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Championship Week starts today

Stony Brook's Bryan Dougher drives against Hartford's Clayton

Stony Brook's Bryan Dougher drives against Hartford's Clayton Brothers (32) in the first half of a 69-35 America East conference win for the Seawolves. Dougher had 15 points. Credit: Joseph D. Sullivan

It’s championship week, a time during the college basketball season where anything can happen. In fact, there has already been an upset and a few teams have already punched their tickets to the NCAA Tournament.

Locally, it’s looking pretty good. Iona will play St. Peter’s in the MAAC Championship game tonight at 7 p.m. Stony Brook will face Boston University for the America East championship on Saturday, while LIU will take on Robert Morris for the NEC title on Wednesday at 7 p.m.

Here’s the outlook for the rest of the country

Teams already dancing
Belmont (Atlantic Sun)
Indiana State (Missouri Valley Conference)
Morehead State (Ohio Valley Conference)
UNC Asheville (Big South)

Championship Games
Monday, March 7
CAA Championship – 7 p.m.
VCU vs. Old Dominion – Richmond Coliseum, Richmond, VA.

MAAC Championship – 7 p.m.
Iona vs. St. Peter’s – Webster Bank Arena, Bridgeport CT.

Southern Conference Championship – 9 p.m.
Wofford vs. College of Charleston – McKenzie Arena, Chattanooga, TN

West Coast Championship – 9 p.m.
St. Mary’s vs. Gonzaga – Orleans Arena, Las Vegas, NV

Tuesday, March 8
Horizon Championship – 9 p.m.
Butler at University of Wisconsin at Milwaukee

Summit Championship – Time: TBA
Sioux Falls Arena, Sioux Falls, SD

Sun Belt Championship – Time: TBA
Summit Arena, Hot Springs, ARK

Wednesday, March 9
Big Sky Championship – Time: TBA

NEC Championship – 7 p.m.
LIU vs. Robert Morris – Wellness, Recreation and Athletic Center, Brooklyn

Friday, March 11
Patriot League Championship - 4:45 pm,
Lafayette at Bucknell

Saturday, March 12
America East Championship
Stony Brook vs. Boston University – Agganis Arena, Boston, MA.

Big 12 Championship – Spring Center, Kansas City, MO
Big East Championship – Madison Square Garden
Big West Championship – Honda Center, Anaheim, CA.
Conference USA Championship – Don Haskins Center, El Paso, TX
MAC Championship – Quicken Loans Arena, Cleveland, OH
MEAC Championship – Joel Coliseum, Winston Salem, N.C.
Mountain West Championship – Thomas and Mack Center, Las Vegas, NV
PAC 10 Championship – Staples Center, Los Angeles, CA
Southland Conference Championship – Merrell Center, Katy, TX
SWAC Championship – Special Events Center, Garland, TX
WAC Championship– Orleans Arena, Las Vegas, NV

Sunday, March 13
ACC Championship – Greensboro Coliseum, Greensboro, N.C.
Atlantic Championship – Boardwalk Hall, Atlantic City, N.J.
Big Ten Championship – Conseco Fieldhouse, Indianapolis, IN
SEC Championship – Georgia Dome, Atlanta, GA.

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