FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

February 22, 2007

 

Rhode Island College To Host 2007
Little East Conference Menís Basketball Tournament

Providence, RIóThe Murray Center at Rhode Island College will be the site for the 2007 Little East Conference Menís Basketball Tournament Semifinal and Championship Games on Friday, Feb. 23 and Saturday, Feb. 24.

 

Sixth-seeded UMass Boston will play second-seeded Keene State on Friday, Feb. 23 at 6 p.m., followed by fourth-seeded UMass Dartmouth vs. top-seeded Rhode Island College at 8 p.m.

 

The Championship Game, with an automatic berth into the NCAA Div. III Menís Basketball Tournament on the line, will be played on Saturday, Feb. 24 at 3 p.m.

 

Admission will be $3.00 for adults, $2.00 for students with ID and seniors, and $1.00 for children under 12.

 

All games of the tournament will be audio/video cast via the internet. The link to view the UMass Boston vs. Keene State game is: http://ibn.ihigh.com/play/index.cfm?id=64349

 

The link to view the UMass Dartmouth vs. Rhode Island College game is: http://ibn.ihigh.com/play/index.cfm?id=64328

 

The link to view the Championship game: http://ibn.ihigh.com/play/index.cfm?id=64376

 

Rhode Island College Head Coach Bob Walshís team is 22-3 overall and finished the regular season with a 12-2 mark in the Little East Conference, capturing the second LEC Regular Season Championship, and the programís first outright title, in school history. The Anchormen advanced to the semifinals with a 72-69 overtime win over eighth-seeded Southern Maine on Tuesday evening.

 

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