AIC at St. A Men's BBall

St. Anselm’s Tim Guers, shown earlier this season, and his Hawks teammates will host the East Regional starting Saturday.

The Saint Anselm College men’s basketball team will host the eight-team East Regional of the NCAA Division II tournament this coming weekend.

The Hawks are the top seeds and will host No. 8 Molloy in the first round on Saturday at 5 p.m. at Stoutenburgh Gymnasium on the college campus in Goffstown.

Saint Anselm is making its seventh straight appearance in the NCAAs.

The other first-round regional matchups on Saturday are: No. 6 Saint Thomas Aquinas vs. No. 3 Le Moyne, noon; No. 7 Dominican vs. No. 2 Merrimack, 2:30 p.m.; and No. 5 Daemen vs. No. 4 New Haven at 7:30 p.m.

Semifinals are set for 5 and 7:30 p.m. on Sunday.

The championship is scheduled for next Tuesday, March 19, at 7 p.m.

St. Anselm women in NCAAs

The Saint Anselm women’s basketball team earned an at-large bid to the Division II Women’s Basketball Championship and will play nationally ranked Bentley on Friday at 2:30 p.m. in Philadelphia.

The eight-team regional will be played at the University of the Sciences, the region’s top-seeded team. USciences will play No. 8 NYIT.

Saint Anselm is the seventh seed, Bentley (28-3) the second seed.

Other first-round games are: No. 4 Le Moyne vs. No. 5 Saint Thomas Aquinas, and No. 3 Jefferson against No. 6 Stonehill.