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AE Men's Gameday 02-25-23

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2:00 PM

  • Maine

    (11-16, 5-9 Am. East)

  • Binghamton

    (12-15, 8-6 Am. East)

  • Previous meeting was a 78-57 home win for Maine

  • For Maine it's a chance to build some momentum heading into the playoffs and a chance to stay ahead of NJOT for seeding. For Binghamton it is must win time if they want to claim a home playoff game. They can't afford to be dropping games to the bottom half of the conference.

4:00 PM

  • Vermont

    (18-10, 12-2 Am. East)

  • Bryant

    (17-10, 8-6 Am. East)

  • Previous meeting was a UVM home win 74-64

  • For Bryant it's a shot at some redemption after a hideous turnover filled performance on national TV. Obviously there are plenty of seeding implications for the Bulldogs as well since they can finish anywhere from 2nd to 6th depending on how the tiebreaks fall. For Vermont there are no seeding implications. There is the benefit of tweaking Jared Grasso's nose one more time. I expect Vermont to come out and half ass it since that's what they've done the last two games and now with the one seed locked up, they'll probably lose by double digits.

5:00 PM

  • New Hampshire

    (13-13, 8-6 Am. East)

  • UMass Lowell

    (23-7, 10-5 Am. East)

  • Previous meeting was a UNH home win 69-65

  • For UML it's the final day of the regular season, senior day, and a chance to lock up the 2 seed and 2 playoff home games. For UNH it's a chance to grab ahold of a home playoff game with both hands. A win here will almost certainly give them the edge in any tiebreak scenario.

7:00 PM

  • NJIT

    (7-20, 4-10 Am. East)

  • Albany

    (7-22, 2-12 Am. East)

  • Previous meeting was a NJOT home win 74-67

  • Awww Yesssss...And the primetime game is AE Playoffception. The Playoff game to get a Playoff game. How could this get any more high stakes. For Albany it's win or your fat lady has sung. For NJOT it's win and your in with the possibility of passing Maine in the seeding and avoiding that long trip to Burlington.
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Think of how good NJOT would be if games were only 30 minutes long...
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Since the loss to UMBC, Binghamton seems to be around 50% shooting every night. They’ve been much, much better, especially from 3 the last few weeks.
They're moving the ball on offense much better, so that's what happens.
They're moving the ball on offense much better, so that's what happens.
or at least they were.
What is NJOT?
It's me amusing myself. NJIT has played 4 OT games in conference this season. That's in addition to also losing two really close games at home in which they lead against UML and Bryant up until the waning minutes.
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This has been a fun game to watch.
Mental mistake from Tynes. Gotta know the situation.
Lol. Two teams still learning how to win big games.
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This game is fantastic.
That was a beautiful cut from Gedi.
Big free throws from the freshman.
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Great Job by the Black Bears.
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Alright time to go watch the Lady Cats.
Giving Brooks from Lowell a T there is embarrassingly bad officiating.
True. Brooks should be playing for Alabama cause he was in the wrong place at the wrong time.
Just atrocious. You have to wonder what they think when they go to the monitor and see the guy did absolutely nothing wrong. The double technical is just too easy of a cop out call for officials in that situation.

Regardless, pretty convincing win in process for Lowell here to wrap up #2 seed. And to keep the complete free for all below that intact. UMBC had a productive day today without playing.
I was just thinking the same thing.
Crazy to think about but with only one game left, UMBC can end up anywhere from a 3 seed to a 7 seed, and Binghamton can end up anywhere from a 3 seed to a 6 seed.
The good news is Binghamton has full control of their own destiny. Win and they're the 3 seed.
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If anyone who understands all the scenarios and wants to post them prior to Wednesday, I'd be very appreciative.
UMBC is the 3 seed if they beat Binghamton and both UNH and Bryant lose. They are the 4 seed if they beat Binghamton and 1 of either Bryant or UNH lose. They are the 5 seed if they beat Bing, but both UNH and Bryant win. If UMBC loses to Bing and Bryant wins they are the 6 seed. If UMBC loses and Maine beats Bryant than they are screwed and the seventh seed, good luck at Costello cafeteria.
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So, IF Maine beats Bryant and Binghamton beats UMBC, Maine has the tiebreaker over UMBC by virtue of a better record against Lowell and would finish 6th and UMBC 7th.
So as far as I can tell, correct me if I am wrong. Here are the best and worst-case finishes for each team.
Vermont: Best: 1st Worst: 1st
UML: Best 2nd Worst 2nd
Binghamton: Best 3rd Worst 6th
UMBC: Best: 3rd Worst 7th
UNH: Best: 3rd Worst 6th
Bryant: Best: 3rd Worst 6th
Maine: Best: 6th Worst 7th
NJIT: Best: 8th Worst 9th
Albany: Best: 8th Worst 9th
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