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NEC, MAAC Tournament fields set

NEC TOURNAMENT

The Northeast Conference tournament is set. LIU (22-8) is the top seed for the second straight season and will host Sacred Heart in a quarterfinal on Thursday night at the Wellness Center. All games will be played at the homecourt at the higher seed. Check out the matchups below.

Quarterfinals
Thursday, March 1
#8 Sacred Heart (14-17) at #1 Long Island (22-8), 7:00 pm
#7 Central Connecticut (13-15) at #2 Wagner (24-5), 7:00 pm
#6 Monmouth (12-19) at #3 Robert Morris (22-9), 7:00 pm
#5 Quinnipiac (17-12) at #4 St. Francis (NY) (15-14), 7:00 pm

Semifinals
Sunday, March 4
Lowest Remaining Seed at Highest Remaining Seed,
12 or 6:00 pm*

3rd Highest Remaining Seed at 2nd Highest Remaining Seed,
12 or 6:00 pm*

Championship
Wednesday, March 7**
At Highest Remaining Seed

* Games to be televised on MSG and Fox College Sports (FCS)
** Game to be televised on ESPN2

MAAC TOURNAMENT

The MAAC Tournament field is set and begins Friday March 2. Iona and Loyola earned the top two seeds and each receives a first-round bye. All games will be played at the Mass Mutual Center in Springfield, Ma.

First Round
Friday, March 2
#8 Marist (13-17) vs. #9 St. Peter’s (5-25), 7:30 p.m. (Game 1)
#7 Niagara (13-18) vs. #10 Canisius (5-24), 9:30 p.m. (Game 2)

Quarterfinals
Saturday, March 3
#4 Fairfield (17-13) vs. #5 Rider (13-18), 2:30 p.m. (Game 3)*
#1 Iona (24-6) vs. #8/#9, 4:30, p.m. (Game 4)*
#2 Loyola (21-8) vs. #7/#10, 7:30 (Game 5)*
#3 Manhattan (20-11) vs. #6 Siena (13-16), 9:30 (Game 6)*

Semifinals
Sunday, March 4
Game 3 Winner vs. Game 4 Winner, 2:00 p.m.*
Game 5 Winner vs. Game 6 Winner, 4:30 p.m.*

Final
Monday, March 5
Sunday’s winners, 7:00 p.m.**

*Games to be televised on ESPN3
**Game will be televised on ESPN2
 

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