Monday, March 3, 2008

MAAC: The Schedule Emerges

Finally! After a weekend of chaos and tiebreakers, we finally get a little clarity on how this weekend will shake out in terms of games and times. Moments after 'The Mirror' learned the Fairfield point guard Jon Han was named to the second-team All MAAC - the MAAC tourney schedule was released.

Here's how things shape up for the Times-Union Center this weekend:

P.I.G. games - Friday, March 7th:
#9 St. Peter's vs. #8 Manhattan - 7:30p.m.
#10 Canisius vs. #7 Iona - 1op.m.
(FYI - the third-seeded Fairfield Women play earlier against sixth-seeded Siena at 11:30a.m. - in case you have time to check it out before brunch.)

Saturday, March 8th:
#5 Fairfield vs. #4 Loyola (Md.) - 2:30p.m.
(Winner of Manhattan/St. Peters) vs. #1 Siena - 4:30p.m.
(Winner of Iona/Canisius) vs. #2 Rider - 7:30p.m.
#6 Marist vs. #3 Niagara - 10p.m.
(For the Ladies, a win over Siena in the opening round would mean a bright and early start and a 9:30a.m. game on Saturday against the winner of Iona/(Loyola/Rider)

Sunday, March 9th:
(Winner of Fairfield/Loyola) vs. (Winner of Siena/(Manhattan/St. Peter's)) - 6:00p.m.
(Winner of Niagara/Marist) vs. (Winner of Rider/(Iona/Canisius) - 8:00p.m.
The Women's Championship game will be played on Sunday at 11:00a.m.

Monday, March 10th:
MAAC Tournament Men's Finals - 7:00p.m. (ESPN2 - TV)

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