Men's and Women's Basketball Headed To NCAA Tournament

Men's and Women's Basketball Headed To NCAA Tournament

PHILADELPHIA The Thomas Jefferson University men's and women's basketball teams are included in their respective NCAA Division II Tournament fields as the brackets were announced late Sunday night.

The men (27-4) are the third seed in the East Region and will face the sixth seed, Stonehill (18-11), on Saturday, March 14 at 12 p.m. The East Regional is being held at Bridgeport. The Rams received an at-large bid after falling to Dominican in the CACC Championship Game.

The Jefferson women (20-11) are seeded eighth in the East and will take on the tournament host and top seed, Adelphi (27-3), on Friday, March 13 at 5 p.m. The Rams have won 12 in a row and captured their second straight CACC title and fourth overall.

The men are making their 37th NCAA appearance and fifth in the last seven years. The women are in the national tournament for the third consecutive season and for the fifth time in the last six years. It is their 12th bid overall.

NCAA Division II Men's Basketball East Regional (Host: Bridgeport)
Saturday, March 14
#3 Jefferson vs. #6 Stonehill, 12 p.m.
#2 St. Thomas Aquinas vs. #7 Dominican, 2:30 p.m.
#1 Bridgeport vs. #8 Daemen, 5 p.m.
#4 St. Anselm vs. #5 Le Moyne, 7:30 p.m.

Sunday, March 15
Semifinal #1, 5 p.m.
Semifinal #2, 7:30 p.m.

Tuesday, March 17
Regional Championship, 7 p.m.

NCAA Division II Women's Basketball East Regional (Host: Adelphi)
Friday, March 13
Game 1: #3 St. Anselm vs. #6 Le Moyne, 12 p.m.
Game 2: #2 Stonehill vs. #7 Daemen, 2:30 p.m.
Game 3: #1 Adelphi vs. #8 Jefferson, 5 p.m.
Game 4: #4 USciences vs. #5 Molloy, 7:30 p.m.

Saturday, March 14
Semifinal #1, 5 p.m.
Semifinal #2, 7:30 p.m.

Monday, March 16
Regional Championship, 7 p.m.