The NEC Conference Championship stretches from March 6th to March 9th, with games on the home floors of the higher seeds. The championship game will be hosted by the highest remaining seed remaining. The tournament will include four teams, who will play single-elimination games with no reseeding.
The Wagner Seahawks are the top seed following a 13-5 conference season. The second seeded Bryant Bulldogs are viewed better in the analytics. Bryant ranks No. 184 in the KenPom rankings and No. 130 in the NET Rankings from the NCAA, while Wagner ranks 209 and 153 in the two rankings, respectively.
Saturday, March 6
Semifinal 1: No. 4 Mount St. Mary’s 66-60 over No. 1 Wagner
Semifinal 2: No. 2 Bryant 85-55 over No. 3 Sacred Heart
Tuesday, March 9
Championship: No. 4 Mount St. Mary’s 73-68 over No. 2 Bryant
Mount St. Mary’s advances to the NCAA Tournament via automatic bid.