Hilbert Men's Basketball Hosts First Round in AMCC Playoffs
Faces Mount Aloysius at 7pm on Tuesday February 22nd
- Release Date:
- February 20, 2011
- The Office of Sports Information
- (716) 649-7900 ext. 333
Hamburg, NY - With the last games of the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference played on Saturday, February 19th, first ranked La Roche College will host the semi-final and championship rounds for both the men's and women's basketball tournament the weekend of February 25 and 26.
On the men's side, La Roche and Penn State Behrend (#2) have first round byes. Medaille College (#3) hosts Pitt-Bradford (#6) and Hilbert College (#4) hosts Mount Aloyisus (#6) on Tuesday, February 22nd at 7pm. The winners of the first round games travel to Pittsburgh, PA to face the #1 and #2 seeds. La Roche will play the winner of #4/#5 (potentially Hilbert) at 1pm and Behrend will play the winner of #3/#6 at 3pm Friday, February 25.
For the women's side of the bracket, Penn State Behrend (#3) hosts (#6) Mount Aloysius College while (#4) Pitt-Bradford hosts (#5) Penn State Altoona at 7 pm Tuesday, February 22. The winners travel to Pittsburgh for the quad-header Friday at La Roche College. La Roche will host the winner of #4/#5 game at 6pm and (#2) Medaille will host the winner of #3/#6 at 8pm.
On Saturday, February 26th AMCC automatic qualifiers to the NCAA tournament will be determined following the men's championship game at 1pm and the women's championship game at 3pm.
Come out and support the Hawks as they take on the Mounties on Tuesday, February 22nd at 7pm in the Hafner Recreation Center.
Hilbert College, located in suburban Hamburg, N.Y., south of Buffalo, is a private four-year college founded in 1957 in the Catholic Franciscan tradition. With nearly 1,100 students, Hilbert is a dynamic Western New York college that offers career-focused majors, including one of the top criminal justice programs in the region, and more than 50 minors and concentrations. The college’s engaging, student-centered campus community offers numerous leadership, internship, and service learning opportunities from which students launch successful careers while making positive changes in their communities. The Hilbert Blueprint promotes a well-rounded student experience over four years – starting with the Foundations Seminar in the freshman year, followed by Sophomore Service, Junior Symposium, and culminating with the Senior Capstone. Hilbert has expanded its academic offerings with the college’s first graduate programs and new Accelerated Degree Programs geared to adult learners.