The seeding for the 2012 Atlantic 10 Tournament has been set now that all the conference games for the day have concluded. Temple has secured the No. 1 seed in the Atlantic 10 Tournament and by doing so secured a first-round bye in the tournament. The other teams securing first-round byes include the No. 2 seed Saint Louis, the No. 3 seed Xavier, and the No. 4 seed St. Bonaventure. All four teams will play the winners of the opening rounds.
Dayton, La Salle, Massachusetts, and Saint Joseph's make up the next tier of seeds that will play in the opening round on Tuesday. The Hawks will host a home game Tuesday, welcoming in No. 12 Charlotte. The Saint Joseph's-Charlotte winner advances to face St. Bonaventure in the quarterfinals at 2:30 p.m. on Friday.
Dayton earned No. 6 seed and will host No. 11 George Washington Tuesday, who the Flyers beat on Saturday to end the season. The Dayton-George Washington winner will advance to face No. 3 Xavier Friday at 9:00 p.m. ET.
La Salle is the No. 7 seed and will host No. 10 seed Richmond Tuesday. The Richmond-La Salle winner advances to play Saint Louis in Friday's third quarterfinal at 6:30 p.m. ET.
Massachusetts is the No. 8 seed and will host No. 9 Duquesne. The UMass-Duquesne winner gets top seed Temple on Friday at Noon.
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