2012 America East Men's Basketball Tournament

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2012 America East Men's Basketball Tournament
Classification Division I
Season 2011–12
Teams 9
First round site Chase Arena at Reich Family Pavilion
West Hartford, CT
Quarterfinals site Chase Arena at Reich Family Pavilion
West Hartford, CT
Semifinals site Chase Arena at Reich Family Pavilion
West Hartford, CT
Finals site Stony Brook University Arena
Stony Brook, NY
Champions Vermont (5th title)
Winning coach John Becker (1st title)
MVP Brian Voelkel (Vermont)
Attendance 4,423
America East Men's Basketball Tournaments
«2011  2013»
2011–12 America East men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
Stony Brook 14 2   .875     22 10   .688
Vermont 13 3   .813     24 12   .667
Boston University 12 4   .750     16 16   .500
Albany 9 7   .563     19 15   .559
Hartford 7 9   .438     9 22   .290
New Hampshire 7 9   .438     13 16   .448
Maine 6 10   .375     12 17   .414
UMBC 3 13   .188     4 26   .133
Binghamton 1 15   .063     2 29   .065
2012 America East Tournament winner
As of March 16, 2012; Rankings from AP Poll

The 2012 America East Men's Basketball Tournament was held from March 1–4 at Chase Arena at Reich Family Pavilion in West Hartford, Connecticut,[1] with the final held March 10 between the Stony Brook Seawolves and the Vermont Catamounts. As per America East tournament regulations, the final took place at Stony Brook University Arena, on the campus of Stony Brook University, the top and highest remaining seed.[2] The Catamounts prevailed, 52-43, and earned an automatic bid to the 2012 NCAA Tournament. All games except the play-in game was televised by the ESPN family of networks, including the Championship game on ESPN2.

Bracket and Results[3][edit]

  First Round
Thursday, March 1, 2012
Quarterfinals
Saturday, March 3, 2012
ESPN3
Semifinals
Sunday, March 4, 2012
ESPN3
Championship Game
Saturday, March 10, 2012
ESPN2
                                     
        
  1  Stony Brook 78  
    9  Binghamton 69  
8  UMBC 67
9  Binghamton 73*  
  1  Stony Brook 57  
  4  Albany 55  
        
        
  4  Albany 63
    5  New Hampshire 45  
      
        
  1  Stony Brook 43
  2  Vermont 51
        
        
  2  Vermont 50
    7  Maine 40  
      
        
  2  Vermont 77**
  6  Hartford 73  
        
        
  3  Boston U. 49
    6  Hartford 53  
      

Championship game hosted by Stony Brook

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Basketball Championships to return to Hartford in 2012". americaeast.com. America East. June 8, 2011. Retrieved October 13, 2011. 
  2. ^ "2011–12 America East Men's Basketball Prospectus". americaeast.com. America East. October 2011. Retrieved October 13, 2011. 
  3. ^ "2012 America East Basketball Tournament Schedule". NCAATournamentBracket.org. NCAATournamentBracket.org. June 8, 2011. Retrieved October 13, 2011. 

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