2017 America East Women's Basketball Tournament

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2017 America East Women's Basketball Tournament
Classification Division I
Season 2016–17
Teams 8
Quarterfinals site Cross Insurance Arena
Portland, ME
Semifinals site Cross Insurance Arena
Portland, ME
Finals site SEFCU Arena
Albany, NY
Champions Albany (6th title)
Winning coach Joanna Bernabei-McNamee (1st title)
Television ESPNU/ESPN3
← 2016
2018 →
2016–17 America East Conference women's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
New Hampshire 15 1   .938     26 6   .813
Albany 12 4   .750     21 12   .636
UMBC 10 6   .625     15 16   .484
Maine 9 7   .563     18 16   .529
Binghamton 8 8   .500     13 17   .433
Hartford 7 9   .438     17 14   .548
Vermont 6 10   .375     9 20   .310
Stony Brook 5 11   .313     12 18   .400
UMass Lowell* 0 16   .000     3 26   .103
2017 America East Tournament winner
As of March 18, 2017
*ineligible for postseason play due to Div. I transitions; Rankings from AP Poll

The 2017 America East Women's Basketball Tournament will begin on March 4 and conclude with the championship game on March 10 at the SEFCU Arena. Albany won their 6th straight American East tournament title earn an automatic bid to the 2017 NCAA Tournament.

Seeds

Teams are seeded by record within the conference, with a tiebreaker system to seed teams with identical conference records.

Seed School Conf Overall Tiebreaker
#1 New Hampshire 15–1 25–4
#2 Albany 12–4 18–11
#3 UMBC 10–6 15–14
#4 Maine 9–7 16–15
#5 Binghamton 8–8 13–16
#6 Hartford 7–9 16–13
#7 Vermont 6–10 9–19
#8 Stony Brook 5–11 12–17

Schedule

All tournament games are nationally televised on an ESPN network:

Session Game Time* Matchup# Television Attendance
Quarterfinals – Saturday, March 4
1
1
12:00 PM
#1 New Hampshire 58 vs. #8 Stony Brook 49
ESPN3
941
2
2:30 PM
#4 Maine 57 vs. #5 Binghamton 40
2
3
6:00 PM
#2 Albany 65 vs. #7 Vermont 45
4
8:30 PM
#3 UMBC 40 vs. #6 Hartford 74
Semifinals – Sunday, March 5
3
5
2:00 PM
#1 New Hampshire 52 vs. #4 Maine 61
ESPN3
1,847
6
4:30 PM
#2 Albany 67 vs. # 6 Hartford 65
Championship Game – Friday, March 10
4
7
4:30 PM
#4 Maine at #2 Albany
ESPNU
*Game Times in EST. #-Rankings denote tournament seeding.

Bracket and Results

Quarterfinals
Saturday, March 4, 2017
ESPN3
Semifinals
Sunday, March 5, 2017
ESPN3
Championship Game
Friday, March 10, 2017
ESPNU
                 
3 UMBC 40
6 Hartford 74
6 Hartford 65
2 Albany 67
2 Albany 65
7 Vermont 45
2 Albany 66
4 Maine 50
1 New Hampshire 58
8 Stony Brook 49
1 New Hampshire 52
4 Maine 61
4 Maine 57
5 Binghamton 40

All times listed are Eastern

External links

  • 2017 America East Women's Basketball Championship

See also

References

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