The America East Men's Basketball Quarterfinal Round Playoffs are set for Saturday (March 7) at the home of the top four seeds. Eight of the nine teams in the conference qualified to take part.  Binghamton finished one game behind Maine for the final spot.

Play gets underway at 1:00 PM in Baltimore as the UMBC Retrievers host the New Hampshire Wildcats. UMBC is the # 4 seed and the Wildcats are # 5.

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At 5:00 PM the UMass Lowell River Hawks travel to Hartford to face the Hawks at the Chase Family Arena. Hartford is the # 3 seed while UMass Lowell is the # 6 seed.

Two other Quarterfinals are scheduled to begin at 7:00 PM.  On Long Island the # 2 seed Stony Brook Seawolves host the Albany Great Danes who are the # 7 seed. Also set for a 7:00 PM start in Burlington the # 1 seed Vermont Catamounts host the # 8 seed Maine Black Bears at Patrick Gymnasium.


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WNBF News/Roger Neel Photo

Survivors of Saturday's games will play in the Semifinal Round on Tuesday night at the home of the highest remaining seeds.The winners on Tuesday night will meet on Saturday, March 14 for the conference championship and an automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament.

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