The seventh- and eighth-place teams will face off in a single game to clinch a spot in the quarterfinals vs. the regular season's second-ranked team. The ninth- and 10th-place teams will play a single game whose loser will be eliminated. The winner will challenge the other play-in game loser, either the seventh- or eighth-place team, to decide the final playoff spot vs. the top-ranked regular-season team. Each Play-In Showdown game will be hosted by the team with the better regular season finish.
Eight teams play best-of-five series. Series winners advance to the Final Four.
Semifinals, Third Place Game and Championship Game. Single-elimination matchups.