Conference USA Standings 2012: SMU Avoids Cellar, No. 11 Seed In Conference Tournement

The SMU Mustangs avoided the cellar in the final 2012 Conference USA regular season standings but will enter next week's conference championship tournament as the No. 11 seed. The Mustangs finished the season with a 4-12 conference record just one game ahead of Tulane for dead last.

Here is a look at the final Conference USA standings:


Conference USA Standings

(updated 3.4.2012 at 3:21 AM EST)

Conf Overall
W L W L
Memphis Tigers 13 3 23 8
Southern Miss. Golden Eagles 11 5 24 7
Central Florida Knights 10 6 21 9
Tulsa Golden Hurricane 10 6 17 13
Marshall Thundering Herd 9 7 18 12
UAB Blazers 9 7 14 15
Rice Owls 8 8 17 14
Houston Cougars 7 9 15 14
UTEP Miners 7 9 14 16
East Carolina Pirates 5 11 14 15
SMU Mustangs 4 12 13 18
Tulane Green Wave 3 13 15 15

The 2012 Conference USA Championship will be played at the FedExForum in Memphis from Wednesday, March 7 through Saturday, March 10. The top four finishers in the regular season all receive byes in the first-round of the tournament.

Here is the complete Conference USA Championship matchups and schedule:

(All times central)

Wednesday, March 7

(7) Rice vs. (10) East Carolina (CSS) 12:00p
(6) Marshall vs. (11) SMU (CSS) 2:30p
(8) UTEP vs. (9) Houston (CSS) 6:30p
(5) UAB vs. (12) Tulane (CSS) 9:00p

Thursday, March 8

(2) Southern Miss vs. Rice/ECU (CBS Sports Network) 12:00p
(3) Tulsa vs. Marshall/SMU (CBS Sports Network) 2:30p
(1) Memphis vs. UTEP/HOU (CBS Sports Network) 6:30p
(4) UCF vs. UAB/Tulane (CBS Sports Network) 9:00p

Friday, March 9

Semifinal # 1 (CBS Sports Network) 3:00p
Semifinal # 2 (CBS Sports Network) 5:30p

Saturday, March 10 Championship Game (CBS) - 10:35a

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