America East Basketball Tournament: Bracket, Schedule, And More



Get ready for the America East conference tournament with all the information you need right here.


It’s the most exciting time of the year for college basketball fans: March Madness. Get ready for the thrills of Cinderella stories and enjoyment of watching the best teams in the country go head-to-head on the biggest stage in college sports.

Conference tournaments are set to begin, and for the teams in the America East, the local tournament serves as the only path to the Big Dance.

The top overall seed for the America East goes to the Stony Brook Seawolves, who’ve recorded a remarkable 14-2 record in conference play and went 23-6 overall. There are four players averaging double figures for the Seawolves, led by senior forward Jameel Warney, who averages an outstanding 18.7 points and 10.2 rebounds per game.

However talent is stacked from top to bottom in this conference. New Hampshire’s Tanner Leissner (15.6 PPG), UMass Lowell’s Jahad Thomas (14.2 PPG), and Hartford’s Pancake Thomas (19.0 PPG) are all names to know now that the calendar has turned to march.

Here’s how the 2016 America East’s tournament will look.

America East Tournament Seeds

1. Stony Brook
2. Albany
3. Vermont
4. New Hampshire
5. Binghamton
6. Maine
7. Hartford
8. UMBC

Last Five America East Tournament Winners

2015: Albany
2014: Albany
2013: Albany
2012: Vermont
2011: Boston University

America East Conference Tournament Schedule

Quarterfinals (March 2)

No. 1 Stony Brook vs. No. 8 UMBC, 7:00 p.m.

No. 2 Albany vs. No. 7 Hartford, 7:00 p.m.

No. 3 Vermont vs. No. 6 Maine, 7:30 p.m.

No. 4 New Hampshire vs. No. 5 Binghamton

Semifinals (March 7)

No. 7 Hartford at No. 1 Stony Brook 7:00 p.m.
No. 4 New Hampshire at No. 3 Vermont 7:30 p.m.

Championship

America East Tournament Bracket

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