February 24, 2013

Mount St. Mary's Men's Basketball Clinches Playoff Berth

After sifting through all of the possible tie-breaking scenarios, the Mount St. Mary's men's basketball team has officially clinched a berth in the Northeast Conference Tournament. 

The Mount has won five games in a row, and seven of their past eight, to move into sixth place in the NEC with a 9-7 league record.  Mount St. Mary's is back in the NEC Tournament after missing last season for the first time since 2005.

The top eight teams advance to the NEC Tournament, which begins on Wednesday, March 6, with the top four teams in the standings earning a home game.  The semifinals will be Saturday, March 9 and championship game on Tuesday, March 12.

The Mount closes out the regular season with a pair of road games, at Monmouth on Thursday, February 28, and at Fairleigh Dickinson on Saturday, March 2.