2011 America East Men's Basketball Tournament

The 2011 America East Men's Basketball Tournament was held from March 3–6, 2011 at the Chase Arena at Reich Family Pavilion in West Hartford, Connecticut. The tournament final was held on March 12 at Agganis Arena. Boston University, the highest remaining seed, defeated Stony Brook by a score of 56–54 to win its sixth America East men's basketball title. Boston U also earned an automatic bid into the 2011 NCAA Tournament, where it lost in the first round to number one seed Kansas.

2011 America East Men's Basketball Tournament
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2011 America East Tournament logo
ClassificationDivision I
Season2010–11
First round siteChase Arena at Reich Family Pavilion
West Hartford, CT
Quarterfinals siteChase Arena at Reich Family Pavilion
West Hartford, CT
Semifinals siteChase Arena at Reich Family Pavilion
West Hartford, CT
Finals siteAgganis Arena
Boston, MA
ChampionsBoston University Terriers (6th title)
Winning coachPatrick Chambers (1st title)
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Contents

Bracket and ResultsEdit

  First Round
Thursday, March 3
Quarterfinals
Saturday, March 5
Semifinals
Sunday, March 6
Championship Game
Saturday, March 12
                                     
       
  1 Vermont 57  
    9 Binghamton 46  
8 UMBC 65
9 Binghamton 91  
  1 Vermont 47  
  5 Stony Brook 69  
       
       
  4 Albany 61
    5 Stony Brook 67  
     
       
  5 Stony Brook 54
  2 Boston U 56
       
       
  2 Boston U 69
    7 New Hampshire 60  
     
       
  2 Boston U 55
  6 Hartford 49  
       
       
  3 Maine 63
    6 Hartford 66  
     

Asterisk denotes game ended in overtime

2010–11 America East men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
Vermont 13 3   .813     23 9   .719
Boston University 12 4   .750     21 14   .600
Maine 9 7   .563     15 15   .500
Albany 9 7   .563     16 16   .500
Stony Brook 8 8   .500     15 17   .469
Hartford 7 9   .438     11 20   .355
New Hampshire 6 10   .375     12 18   .400
Binghamton 4 12   .250     8 23   .258
UMBC 4 12   .250     5 25   .167
2011 America East Tournament winner
As of March 18, 2011; Rankings from AP Poll


RecapEdit

Opening-RoundEdit

  • Binghamton vs UMBC: Binghamton played an impressive opening round game against UMBC in which the team made 17 three-pointers, breaking the record for the most three's in the America East Tournament.[1] Binghamton took the lead early on in the game and kept a point deferential of at least 12 points for most of the game, they went on to win by 91–65 score with a 51% FG percentage, 53% from the arc. Greer Wright led the game with 31 points, while Laurence Jolicoeur led UMBC with 11.

Quarter-FinalsEdit

  • Stony Brook vs Albany:
  • Vermont vs Binghamton:
  • Boston.U vs New Hampshire:
  • Hartford vs Maine:

See alsoEdit

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