Men's Basketball Championship Picture Clears Vermont has won the top seed for the America East Men's Basketball Championship, which begins with quarterfinal and semifinal games on March 2 and 3 at Northeastern's Matthews Arena.
The Catamounts defeated Hartford, 75-66, on Sunday to finish the regular season at 13-3 in America East. Boston University was also 13-3 in the conference, but Vermont earns the top seed by virtue of its 2-0 record vs. the Terriers in the regular season.
AMERICA EAST CHAMPIONSHIP:
Saturday, March 2, at Matthews Arena, Boston, Mass.
Game 1- No. 2 Boston University vs. No. 7 Northeastern, 12 noon
Game 2- No. 3 Hartford vs. No. 6 Albany, 2:15 p.m. (approx.)
Game 3- No. 1 Vermont vs. No. 8 Stony Brook, 6 p.m.
Game 4- No. 4 New Hampshire vs. No. 5 Maine, 8:15 (approx.)
Sunday, March 3, at Matthews Arena, Boston, Mass.
Game 5- Winner Game 1 vs. Winner Game 2, 12 noon
Game 6- Winner Game 3 vs. Winner Game 4, 2:30 p.m.
Saturday, March 9, at higher remaining seed
Game 7- Winner Game 5 vs. Winner Game 6, 11:30 a.m. (ESPN)