action:article | category:SPORTS22 | adString:SPORTS22 | zoneID:40

Home » Sports » College Sports

March 09. 2014 11:11PM

St. Anselm men named to NCAA Div. II basketball tourney field

St. Anselm College will face Le Moyne in the opening round of the Division II NCAA East Regional men’s basketball tournament, hosted by newly crowned Northeast-10 conference champion Southern Connecticut State at the Moore Field House March 15-18.

The Hawks, 20-7 under head coach Keith Dickson, received an at-large bid as the East Region’s No. 3 seed, the NCAA Selection Committee announced Sunday night.

It’s the 18th trip to the regionals for the Hawks, who have been selected to the NCAA Tournament field in back-to-back seasons for the first time since 2004-05 and 2005-06.
Last season the Hawks served as the host school for the NCAA East Regional at Southern New Hampshire University’s Fieldhouse.

Le Moyne (17-11) enters the tournament ranked sixth and will play St. Anselm on Saturday. The time of the game will be announced later Monday. The St. Anselm/Le Moyne winner will face the winner between No. 2 seed University of New Haven and No. 7 seed Bloomfield College in a semifinal tilt Sunday.

The other first round match-ups on Saturday feature top-ranked Southern Connecticut State (27-2) hosting No. 8 seed Bridgeport (18-10) and No. 5 Philadelphia University (25-6) will play No. 4 seed Franklin Pierce University (20-7).

St. Anselm and Le Moyne met once during the regular season. The Dolphins prevailed 76-74 at home on Jan. 22.

The Hawks won nine straight games after that defeat before losing to New Haven, 85-58, at home in the semifinal round of the NE-10 tournament. The Hawks won the Northeast-10 regular season title for the second straight season.


 NH Sports Angle more
Links to news and happenings around the world of sports with a Granite State connection, updated daily.

NASCAR: Who the Vegas wise guys like heading into Loudon

Goalie Danny Tirone to enroll at UNH for second semester after star's suspension for domestic violence

'Smoke' blows into New Hampshire with the law in his rear-view mirror

Man found unconscious at Winchester Speedpark Saturday

Too young to drive, but old enough for NHMS

Police examine speed, possible horseplay in golf cart fatality

Mass. man, 27, dies in golf cart accident at The Links at Outlook

Hanover's Sarah Groff competes in the women's triathlon final during the 2012 London Olympic Games.

Hanover Olympian in spotlight at Las Vegas Super Sprint

FHL makes it official, team planned for Berlin will play in North Adams, Mass. instead

Can NH soccer star Charlie Davies make a comeback?

Inside NIKEs secret sports lab; born in Exeter, now located in Oregon.

Concord Monitor decries gender pay gap in professional tennis

FHL franchise slated for Berlin may go to North Adams, Mass. instead

Eagles' Kelly says he learned his offense by studying defense while at UNH

Former Concord area youth baseball coach sentenced to 30 more years in prison

Maine boxer Brandon Berry making Fight to Educate history

Hudson family, classmates working to keep Alvirne soccer standout Raul Stedile in U.S.

Israel unrest moves meet for NH swim star

Race date for Oxford 250 moved from July to Aug. 30 next year

NH's Groff a highlight for U.S. at ITU World Triathlon Series Grand Final

Maine fighters Lamour, Berry on New Hampshire boxing card

Q&A with Matt Bonner as he weighs free agency

Keene State mum on suspension of veteran track coach

Morgan Andrews speaks: Notre Dame star undeterred by U.S. U-20 World Cup snub

MORE

 New Hampshire Events Calendar
    

    SHARE EVENTS FOR PUBLICATION, IT'S FREE!

Upcoming Events

 New Hampshire Business Directory

  

    ADD YOUR BUSINESS TODAY!