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.