WAC tournament bracket: Full TV schedule, scores, results for 2024 basketball championships

The men’s Western Athletic Conference tournament will begin Wednesday with a two-game slate. The tournament will run from March 13-16 at the Orleans Arena in Las Vegas.

The first two games are Utah Valley vs. California Baptist and Stephen F. Austin vs. Abilene Christian.

Eight of the 11 teams in the WAC are invited to the conference tournament. Those not invited were Utah Tech, Southern Utah and UT Rio Grande Valley.

Tarelton is technically ineligible for the NCAA tournament but is eligible to play in the WAC tournament. If an NCAA tournament ineligible team wins the WAC Tournament, the conference’s automatic bid will go to the highest seeded tournament-eligible team.

Finishing the season 17-3, Grand Canyon earned the top seed by one game over Tarleton. Grand Canyon would be the first since New Mexico State in 2019 to win consecutive conference championships.

Here is everything you need to know about the WAC conference tournament, including television and streaming options. 

WAC tournament bracket 2024

The full seeding, bracket and team records for the 2024 WAC tournament are below.

Seed Team Record (WAC)
1 Grand Canyon 27-4 (17-3)
2 Tarleton State 23-8 (16-4)
3 UT Arlington  18-13 (13-7)
4 Seattle U 18-13 (11-9)
5 Utah Valley 16-15 (11-9)
6 Stephen F. Austin 17-14 (10-10)
7 Abilene Christian 15-16 (10-10)
8 California Baptist 15-16 (8-12)

WAC basketball tournament schedule 2024

  • Dates: March 13-16
  • Location: Orleans Arena in Las Vegas

The WAC basketball tournament will be played from Wednesday, March 13, through Saturday, March 16.

Tournament games will be held at Orleans Arena in Las Vegas.

Wednesday, March 13: First round

Game Matchup Time (PT) Live Stream
1 No. 5 Utah Valley vs. No. 8 California Baptist 6 p.m. ESPN+
2 No. 6 Stephen F. Austin vs. No. 7 Abilene Christian 8:30 p.m. ESPN+

Thursday, March 14: Quarterfinals

Game Matchup Time (PT) Live Stream
3 No. 4 Seattle vs. Game 1 Winner 6 p.m. ESPN+
4 No. 3 UT Arlington vs. Game 2 Winner 8:30 p.m. ESPN+

Friday, March 15: Semifinals

Game Matchup Time (PT) TV/Live Stream
5 No. 1 Grand Canyon vs. Game 3 Winner 6 p.m. ESPN+
6 No. 2 Tarleton State vs. Winner of Game 4 8:30 p.m. ESPNU, Sling

Saturday, March 16: Championship

Game Matchup Time (PT) TV/Live Stream
7 Game 5 winner vs. Game 6 winner 8:30 p.m. ESPN2, Sling

How to watch the WAC tournament live

  • TV Channel: ESPNU (semifinal game) ESPN2 (semifinal and championship game)
  • Live stream: ESPN+ | Sling

The championship game will be televised on ESPN2. One semifinal game will be televised on ESPN2, and the other will air on ESPNU.

Every game of leading up to the championship can be streamed on ESPN+. You can stream the championship game on Sling.

WAC tournament tickets 2024

Tickets for games at the WAC basketball tournament are still available on StubHub. You can check out seating charts for games by clicking on the link below.

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