CONCORD, N.H.— The 2018 Yankee Small College Conference (YSCC) Elite-8 Tournament will be held on the campus of NHTI in Concord, N.H. tipping off Thursday, Feb. 15 with the conference champions crowned Sunday, Feb. 18.
Women’s Basketball Tournament Seeding:
- Central Maine (16-0)
- Me.- Augusta (13-3)
- Southern Maine (12-4)
- NHTI (10-6)
- Me.- Machias (8-8)
- Vermont Tech (5-11)
Women’s Quarter-Final Schedule- Thurs. Feb. 15
6:00 pm #4 NHTI vs. #5 Me.- Machias
8:00 pm #3 Southern Maine vs. #6 Vermont Tech
Women’s Quarter-Final Schedule- Sat. Feb. 17
12:00 pm #1 Central Maine vs. Winner of NHTI/Me.- Machias
2:00 pm #2 Me.- Augusta vs. Winner of Southern Maine/Vermont Tech
The Lady SeaWolves will match up with Vermont Technical College on Thursday, Feb. 15 at 8 p.m. in the quarter-final round. SMCC defeated the Knights in both regular season meetings this season, first by 31-point spread and again 77-60.
A win on Thursday would push SMCC through to the semi-final game to play the University of Maine at Augusta on Saturday, Feb. 17 at 2 p.m. The Moose will be coming off a first-round bye as the #2 seed.
Men’s Basketball Tournament Seeding:
- NHTI (15-1)
- Central Maine (12-4)
- Vermont Tech (11-5)
- Southern Maine (11-5)
- Me.- Machias (10-6)
- Unity (5-11)
- Me.- Augusta (5-11)
- Paul Smith’s (3-13)
Men’s Quarter-Final Schedule- Fri. Feb. 16
2:00 pm #2 Central Maine vs. #7 Me.- Augusta
4:00 pm #4 Southern Maine vs. #5 Me.- Machias
6:00 pm #1 NHTI vs. #8 Paul Smith’s
8:00 pm #3 Vermont Tech vs. #6 Unity
Men’s Semi-Final Schedule- Sat. Feb. 17
4:00 pm Winner of NHTI/Paul Smith’s vs. Winner of Southern Maine/Me.- Machias
6:00 pm Winner of Central Maine/Me.- Augusta vs. Winner of Vermont Tech/Unity
The SMCC men’s basketball team will square off with the University of Maine at Machias on Friday, Feb. 16 at 4 p.m. The SeaWolves made it a season sweep defeating the Clippers 89-71 on the road in December and again 104-70 at The HUB in January.
Should the SeaWolves move on, they will meet the host school NHTI in the semi-final round on Saturday, Feb. 17.
The All-Conference awards banquet will take place Friday at 12 p.m. on the campus of NHTI.
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