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America East field set, SBU top seed

Stony Brook after winning the American East regular

Stony Brook after winning the American East regular season title.


For the second time in three seasons, Stony Brook (20-8) won the regular season America East championship and earned a first-round bye. The Seawolves, who clinched the title after a 55-48 win over Maine on Sunday, will face the Binghamton-UMBC winner in a quarterfinal game on Saturday, March 3. Early-round games will be played at Hartford. The championship game will be played on the homecourt of the highest remaining seed.

First Round***
Thursday, March 1
#9 Binghamton (1-28) vs. #8 UMBC (4-25), 8:15 p.m. (Game 1)

Saturday, March 3
#1 Stony Brook (20-8) vs. #9/#8, 12:05 p.m. (Game 2)
#4 Albany (18-13) vs. #5 New Hampshire (13-15), 2:15 p.m. (Game 3)
#7 Maine (12-16) vs. #2 Vermont (20-11), 6:05 p.m. (Game 4)
#3 Boston U (16-15) vs. #6 Hartford (8-12), 8:15 p.m. (Game 5)

Sunday, March 4
Game 2 Winner vs. Game 3 Winner, 5:02 p.m.*
Game 4 Winner vs. Game 5 Winner, 7:15 p.m.*

Saturday, March 10
Semifinal Winners, 11:02 a.m.**

*Games to be televised on ESPN3
**Game will be televised on ESPN2
***Games played in Hartford
# Game played at homecourt of highest seed


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