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NEAC announces 2012 Men’s Basketball Tournament Bracket; Morrisville State tops field

MORRISVILLE, N.Y. – The North Eastern Athletic Conference (NEAC) office announced its 2012 Men’s Basketball Championship Tournament pairings Monday morning, with Morrisville State College topping the tournament field.

Morrisville State completed its 2011-12 schedule on Saturday, recording a NCAA best 17-8 record, and 14-1 record in conference play, topping the North Division. The Mustangs will face the winner of the Tuesday play-in game between Penn State Berks (9-5 NEAC) and Gallaudet (8-6), Saturday, February 25 at 4 p.m. on the Morrisville State campus.

Penn State Harrisburg, who finished the regular conference schedule with a 12-2 NEAC record, claimed the top spot in the Southern Division and will see rival Wells College (11-4 NEAC), in the first semi-final on Saturday at 2 p.m. in Morrisville.

Winners of the semi-final games will advance to the championship, scheduled for Sunday, February 26 at 2 p.m. in Morrisville.

Additional tournament information will be released Wednesday.

For more information, contact the sports information office at or 315-684-6250.

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