|1988 Sun Belt Conference Men's Basketball Tournament|
|Champions||UNC Charlotte (2nd title)|
|Winning coach||Jeff Mullins (2nd title)|
|MVP||Byron Dinkins (UNC Charlotte)|
|1987-88 Sun Belt Conference men's basketball standings|
|+ 1988 Sun Belt Tournament winner |
Rankings from AP Poll
The 49ers, in turn, received an automatic bid to the 1988 NCAA Tournament. No other Sun Belt members received at-large bids to the tournament.
There were no changes to the existing tournament format. All eight conference members were placed into the initial quarterfinal round and each team was seeded based on its regular season conference record.
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