Monroe Community College will host the Region III-DivisionII/NJCAA District II Men's Basketball Tournament March 9-11. The Tribunes earned the right to host the tournament as the top seed in the tournament after finishing the regular season with a 22-5 overall record including a 13-2 record against divisional foes in Region III. Erie Community College will enter the tournament as the second seed (16-9, 10-5) and earns a bye along with MCC to the tournament semifinal round.
Two quarterfinal matchups are set for Friday, March 9th. Third-seeded Genesee Community College will take on Mercyhurst University - North East at 5:30 p.m. in the first game while Niagara County Community College enters as the fourth seed and will take on the Community College of Rhode Island at 7:30 p.m.
Genesee swept the regular season series with Mercyhurst NE as the Cougars most recently defeated the Saints 109-94 in the teams' regular season finale. Niagara CCC will take on CCRI for the second time this season in their quarterfinal matchup. The two teams faced off in the Genesee CC Holiday Classic in mid-December when Niagara emerged the victor 86-65.
Monroe CC will face off against the winner of the Niagara/Rhode Island matchup on Saturday at 4:00 p.m. while Erie awaits either Genesee CC or Mercyhurst NE in the second semifinal scheduled to tip off at 6:00 p.m.
Tournament results can be found on the Region III Scoreboard at the following link: http://www.njcaaregion3.org/composite
The updated tournament brackets can be found on the Men's Basketball Championship page at the following link: http://www.njcaaregion3.org/sports/mbkb/2017-18/d2/championships