America East Tournament 2012: Vermont Wins, Earns NCAA Tourney Bid

Vermont defeated Stony Brook in the finals of the America East Conference men's basketball tournament.

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America East Championship 2012: Vermont Wins, Advances To NCAA Tournament

The second seeded Vermont Catamounts defeated the number one seed, Stony Brook Seawolves, in the 2012 America East Tournament Championship Game on Saturday by a final score of 51 to 43, earning an automatic bid into the NCAA Tournament.

Vermont was led by Four McGlynn, who poured in a game-high 14 points off the bench, converting four shots from beyond the arch. Forward Brian Voelkel also turned in a stellar performance for the Catamounts by grabbing 15 rebounds, dishing out seven assists and scoring five points on just one shot attempt.

Stony Brook shot just 29 percent from the field, led by a 2-12 shooting performance from Bryan Dougher and a 4-16 performance from Dave Coley. Together the two shot an atrocious 21 percent from the floor

Check the America East website for more information, including a complete bracket. As always, stay tuned to SB Nation New York for more new and notes.

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America East Tournament 2012: Day Three Schedule, Bracket And TV Coverage

A pair of New York schools, Stony Brook and UAlbany, will meet in one of the two semifinal games Sunday in America East Conference men's basketball tournament action. Stony Brook and Ulbany meet at 5 p.m., while Vermont and Hartford meet at 7:15 p.m.

Games are being played at the University of Hartford and will be shown on ESPN3. Sunday's winners meet Saturday, March 10 in the championship game. That game will be played on the home floor of the highest seed, and will be shown on ESPN2 live beginning at 11 a.m.

Stony Brook (21-8) is the tournament's top seed. Albany (19-13) is the fourth seed. Stony Brook won both regular-season meetings between the two teams.

In the second game, second-seeded Vermont enters with a 21-11 record. Sixth-seeded Hartford enters with a woeful 9-21 record after upsetting Boston University in the opening round.

-- Check the America East website for more information, including a complete bracket.

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America East Tournament 2012: Day Two Results

The semifinals are set for the 2012 America East conference tournament after an action packed Saturday that saw top-seeded Stony Brook fight harder than it likely expected to against Binghamton, who finished the regular season with just two wins.

Stony Brook advanced after defeating the Bearcats 78-69, setting up a semifinals matchup with Albany, who defeated New Hampshire on Saturday, 63-45. The Great Danes were led by Gerardo Suero, who finished with 24 points.

On the other side of the bracket, second-seeded Vermont held Maine to just 18 second half points in a 50-40 win, and they'll go on to face Hartford, who upset Boston University 53-49. The Hawks benefited from playing in front of their home crowd, as Hartford was the site of all of Saturday's games.

For a full link to the schedule and bracket, click here.

-- For more on the American East Tournament, check back to this SB Nation New York StoryStream.

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