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Morrisville State men's basketball eighth seed for NEAC tournament

MORRISVILLE, N.Y. – The North Eastern Athletic Conference (NEAC) has announced its men’s basketball tournament bracket for the 2010 conference championships, awarding Morrisville State College the eighth seed.

The Mustangs (7-16) are scheduled to face ninth seed Penn State Abington in the opening round of the tournament on Tuesday, February 23rd at 7 p.m. in Morrisville.

Top seed went to SUNY IT, followed by Wells College, Penn State Harrisburg, University of Dallas, SUNY Cobleskill, Penn State Berks, Keuka College, Morrisville State, Penn State Abington and Cazenovia.

The winner of the contest will face SUNYIT in the quarterfinal round on Friday, February 26th at tournament host, Penn State Harrisburg. Semi-finals are scheduled for Saturday with the championship following on Sunday.

Morrisville State College offers more than 80 bachelor and associate degrees and options. Considered to be one of the most technologically advanced colleges in the nation for its ThinkPad University program and wireless technology initiative, the college recently became the first in the nation to comprehensively replace landlines in residence halls with individual cellular phones. Morrisville State College was also chosen as one of the top five colleges in the nation for campus activities by Campus Activities magazine.

The Morrisville State College Norwich Campus offers associate degree programs in accounting, business, computer systems technology, office administration, liberal arts transfer, nursing, early childhood, criminal justice and human services to south central New York residents and employers. Students may also apply coursework to other associate or bachelor degrees at the main campus.