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America East Releases Basketball Conference Schedules
Bearcat men tip off at Hartford Jan. 2, women host Hawks on same night
August 28, 2012Tweet
VESTAL, N.Y. - The America East Conference has released its composite men’s and women’s basketball schedules for the 2012-13 season. The Binghamton men’s squad opens up conference play at Hartford on Wednesday Jan. 2 while the women’s team hosts the Hawks on that same night. Starting times for all conference games have yet to be finalized.
The 16-game slate winds up on Saturday, March 2 for the women’s team at home against UMBC. The men’s team finishes their conference schedule at UMBC the following day.
On Saturday, Feb. 9, Binghamton will host its annual Winter Madness doubleheader. Both Bearcat teams will face Boston University.
Last year’s women’s conference champion was Albany and the Great Danes will come to Binghamton on Saturday, Jan. 5. On the men’s side, defending champion Vermont visits the Events Center on Wednesday, Jan. 16.
This year, the America East Men’s and Women’s Basketball Championship quarterfinal and semifinal round games will take place March 8-10 at Albany. Both championship games will then be held the following week at the site of the highest remaining seeds. The men’s championship game will be on Saturday, March 16. The women’s final is tentatively scheduled for that date, but subject to change due to television.
The league’s full television schedule will be announced at a later date.
Season tickets for both basketball teams are now on sale. For all ticket information, visit bubearcats.com or call (607) 777-3741.