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Atlantic 10 Tournament 2012: La Salle, St. Joseph's Play Tuesday; Temple Awaits Opponent

The Atlantic 10 Conference Tournament tips off Tuesday, as four first-round game will be played at different locations. Locally, the St. Joesph's Hawks, the No. 5 seed, will host the No. 12 Charlotte 49ers, while the No. 7 La Salle Explorers host the No. 10 Richmond Spiders.

All games Tuesday start at 7 p.m. ET.

Meanwhile, the top-seeded Temple Owls will await their second-round opponent, the winner of Duquesne and UMass, who they will play Friday, March 9, in Atlantic City, NJ, the site of the last three round of the A10 tourney.

Here's a look a the full bracket:

Tuesday, March 6, First Round (games played at lowest-seeded team):

7 p.m.: (No. 9-seeded) Duquesne Dukes at (8) UMass Minutemen
7 p.m.: (12) Charlotte 49ers at (5) St. Joseph's Hawks
7: p.m.: (10) Richmond Spiders at (7) La Salle Explorers
7: p.m: (11) George Washington Colonials at (6) Dayton Flyers

Friday, March 9, Quarterfinals (on CBS Sports Network, Atlantic City):

Noon: (1) Temple Owls vs. (Winner of No. 9/8 game)
2:30 p.m.: (4) St. Bonaventure Bonnies vs. (Winner of No. 12/5 game)
6:30 p.m.: (2) Saint Louis Billikens vs. (Winner of No. 10/7 game)
9 p.m.: (3) Xavier Musketeers vs. (Winner of No. 11/6 game)

Saturday, March 10, Semifinals (on CBS Sports Network):

1 p.m.: Winners of Friday's early games
3:30 p.m.: Winners of Friday's late games

Sunday, March 10, Championship Game (on CBS):

1 p.m.: Winners of Saturday's games

For more on the A10 Tournament, check back to this StoryStream. Meanwhile, SB Nation's college basketball hub will prepare you for the month of March and the madness it brings.