The Wichita State Shockers will enter the 2015 Missouri Valley Conference men’s basketball tournament as the event’s No. 1 seed. The University of Northern Iowa will compete as the No. 2 seed.

Missouri Valley Conference Logo

This is the third time in four seasons (and fifth time overall) for Wichita State (27-3, 17-1) to earn the the No. 1 seed. The title is the ninth regular-season title for Wichita State, which has won back-to-back outright MVC crowns for the first time in its history (going 35-1 over the past two years in league play). The last team to win back-to-back MVC regular-season crowns was UNI (27-3, 16-2) in 2009 and 2010.

This year’s tournament is the 39th Missouri Valley Conference post-season tourney (Arch Madness) and 25th-straight in St. Louis.


2015 Missouri Valley Conference Tournament 

Thursday, March 5 -- Session I

  • Game 1 -- #8 Missouri State (11-19, 5-13) vs. #9 Southern Illinois (11-20, 4-14), 6:05 p.m. [MVC TV]
  • Game 2 -- #7 Drake (9-21, 6-12) vs. #10 Bradley (8-23, 3-15), 8:35 p.m. [MVC TV Network]

Friday, March 6 -- Session II

  • Game 3 -- #1 Wichita State (27-3, 17-1) vs. Winner Game 1, 12:05 p.m. [MVC TV Network]
  • Game 4 -- #4 Illinois State (19-11, 17-7) vs. #5 Evansville (19-11, 9-9), 2:35 p.m. [MVC TV Network]

Friday, March 6 -- Session III

  • Game 5 -- #2 UNI (27-3, 16-2) vs. Winner of Game 2, 6:05 p.m. [MVC TV Network]
  • Game 6 -- #3 Indiana State (15-15, 11-7) #6 Loyola (18-12, 8-10), 8:35 p.m. [MVC TV Network]

Saturday, March 7 -- Session IV

  • Game 7 -- Winner Game 3 vs. Winner Game 4, 1:35 p.m. [MVC TV Network]
  • Game 8 -- Winner Game 5 vs. Winner Game 6, 4:05 p.m. [MVC TV Network]

Sunday, March 8 -- Session V

  • Championship -- 1:05 p.m. [CBS Sports, Westwood One]