Men’s and Women’s Basketball East Regionals to be Streamed Live

Men’s and Women’s Basketball East Regionals to be Streamed Live



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South Easton, Mass. – The Northeast-10 Conference, in conjunction with the Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference (CACC) and the East Coast Conference (ECC), has announced that all games for the men’s and women’s NCAA Division II East Regional will be streamed live and free of charge.

The women’s basketball regional will be streamed live through Pack Network, while the men’s basketball regional will be produced by the NCAA.

The slate of games will be streamed live and will be available free of charge to all fans. Fans can watch the live action of the women’s basketball regional by visiting www.northeast10.tv or by accessing the available link on www.northeast10.org, the official website of Northeast-10 athletics. Fans can also access the women’s regional through the Franklin Pierce athletics website (http://athletics.franklinpierce.edu).

Pack Network webcasts feature all the elements of traditional TV broadcasts, such as multiple camera angles, replays, commentary and more. Steve Zerdelian will provide the play-by-play along with Jacob VanRyn as color commentator.

Links for the men’s regional will be accessible on Northeast10.tv or by visiting www.NCAA.com(.)

The women’s basketball regional tournament tips-off first on Friday, March 12 with quarterfinal action. The first game of the day features #2 Holy Family University of the CACC and #7 University of Bridgeport of the ECC at 12 p.m. and will be followed by #3 Stonehill College and #6 Bentley University in a clash between two NE-10 schools at 2:30 p.m. Session two of the quarterfinals pins host and top seed Franklin Pierce University versus #8 Nyack College of the CACC with a 6 p.m. tip, while #4 Pace University faces #5 Molloy at 8:30 p.m.

The women’s regional continues with the semifinals, which are set for Saturday, March 13 at 5 and 7:30 p.m. and will conclude with the regional final on Monday, March 15 at 7 p.m.

The men’s regional is set to start on Saturday, March 13 with quarterfinal action. The first game of the day features a rematch of the NE-10 semifinals, as #3 Merrimack College faces #6 UMass Lowell at 12 p.m. and is followed by #2 Bentley taking on #7 Bridgeport. Later in the day, session two begins with host and top seed Stonehill taking on #8 Felician College at 6 p.m., while #4 Philadelphia University and #5 Saint Anselm College face each other at 8:30 p.m.

The men’s regional continues with semifinal action beginning at 5 and 7:30 p.m. on Sunday, March 14. The regional concludes on Tuesday, March 16 with the championship final slated for 7 p.m.

With 16 member institutions the Northeast-10 shares the distinction of being the largest Division II conference in the country along with the PSAC and WVIAC. Its 23 championship sports provide athletic opportunities for over 5,500 student-athletes, the largest such program of any Division II conference.

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2010 East Regional Schedule

Friday, March 12
Women’s Quarterfinals
#2 Holy Family (28-2) vs. #7 Bridgeport (20-9) - Noon
#3 Stonehill (23-9) vs. #6 Bentley (19-10) - 2:30 p.m.
#1 Franklin Pierce (28-1) vs. #8 Nyack (21-11) - 6 p.m.
#4 Pace (22-7) vs. #5 Molloy (21-7) - 8:30 p.m.

Saturday, March 13
Men’s Quarterfinals
#3 Merrimack (20-8) vs. #6 UMass Lowell (20-11) - Noon
#2 Bentley (22-6) vs. #7 Bridgeport (23-8) - 2:30 p.m.
#1 Stonehill (23-5) vs. #8 Felician (24-6) - 6 p.m.
#4 Philadelphia (25-7) vs. #5 Saint Anselm (20-10) - 8:30 p.m.

Women’s Semifinals
Holy Family/Bridgeport winner vs. Stonehill/Bentley winner - 5 p.m.
Franklin Pierce/Nyack vs. Pace/Molloy - 7:30 p.m.

Sunday, March 14
Men’s Semifinals
Bentley/Bridgeport winner vs. Merrimack/UMass Lowell winner - 5 p.m.
Stonehill/Felician winner vs. Philadelphia/Saint Anselm winner - 7:30 p.m.

Monday, March 15
Women’s Final
Semifinal winners - 7 p.m.

Tuesday, March 16
Men’s Final
Semifinal winners - 7 p.m.