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Atlantic 10 Tournament 2012: Bracket, Schedule And More: Xavier Earns No. 3 Seed

Xavier earned the No. 3 overall seed in the 2012 Atlantic 10 Tournament, and they have work to do to get off the NCAA Tournament bubble.

The 2012 Atlantic 10 Tournament bracket and schedule are out, and Xavier will be the No. 3 seed when action begins later next week. The Musketeers will earn a bye to the quarterfinals, where they'll face the winner of the matchup between No. 6-seeded Dayton and No. 11-seeded George Washington on Friday at 9 p.m.

The Musketeers are squarely on the NCAA Tournament bubble after finishing the regular season 19-11 and 10-6 in the Atlantic 10. The Musketeers are one of the last four teams in the field in the latest SBNation.com Bracketology.

Here's a complete 2012 Atlantic 10 Tournament schedule.

Tuesday, March 6

TBA: No. 10 Richmond (16-15, 7-9 A-10) at No. 7 La Salle (20-11, 9-7 A-10)

TBA: No. 12 Charlotte (13-16, 5-11 A-10) at No. 5 St. Joseph's (19-12, 9-7 A-10)

TBA: No. 9 Duquesne (16-14, 7-9 A-10) at No. 8 Massachusetts (19-10, 9-7 A-10).

TBA: No. 11 George Washington (10-20, 5-11 A-10) at No. 6 Dayton (19-11, 9-7 A-10)

Friday, March 9

Noon: Duquense/UMass winner vs. No. 1 Temple (24-6, 13-3 A-10)

2:30 p.m.: St. Joseph's/Charlotte winner vs. No. 4 St. Bonaventure (17-11, 10-6 A-10)

6:30 p.m.: Richmond/La Salle winner vs. No. 2 St. Louis (24-6, 12-4 A-10)

9 p.m.: George Washington/Dayton winner vs. No. 3 Xavier (19-11, 10-6 A-10)

Saturday, March 10

1 p.m.: Temple/Duquense/UMass winner vs. St. Bonaventure/St. Joseph's/Charlotte winner

3:30 p.m.: St. Louis/Richmond/La Salle winner vs. Xavier/Dayton/George Washington winner

Sunday, March 11

1 p.m.: Semifinal winners

Click here for more on the 2012 Atlantic 10 Tournament.

Photographs by spatulated, Triple Tri, and chrischappelear used in background montage under Creative Commons. Thank you.