Men's Basketball Seeded Fourth for Playoffs
- Rams Finish 15-5 in the Skyline and will host #5 Old Westbury on Tuesday night -
The Farmingdale State men's basketball team has been seeded fourth for the 2011 Skyline Conference Men's Basketball playoffs, which will be held February 22-26 on campus sites. Purchase is the top seed for the Championship, followed by #2 Mount Saint Mary and #3 St. Joe's.
The Panthers captured the regular season title with a mark of 17-3 entering this week's Championship, riding an 11-game winning streak. Also earning a first round bye is Mount Saint Mary, which finished tied for second with St. Joseph's, but claimed the No. 2 seed by virtue of the league's tie-breaking procedures.
Championship action commences on Tuesday, February 22nd as No. 3 St. Joseph's hosts sixth-seeded Mount Saint Vincent while No. 5 Old Westbury visits fourth-seeded Farmingdale State. Semifinal matchups will be held on Thursday, February 24th, while the championship game will take place on Saturday, February 26th.
For complete coverage of the 2011 Championship, log on to www.skylineconference.org
Skyline Conference Men's Basketball Championship
Quarterfinals – Tuesday, Feb. 22 (Skyline Record/Overall Record)
#6 Mount Saint Vincent (10-10/15-10) at #3 St. Joseph's-L.I. (16-4/20-5) - 7:00pm
#5 Old Westbury (11-9/12-13) at #4 Farmingdale State (15-5/16-9) - 6:00pm
Semifinals – Thursday, Feb. 24
#5 Old Westbury/#4 Farmingdale State winner at #1 Purchase (17-3/21-4) - 7:00pm
#6 Mount Saint Vincent/#3 St. Joseph's-L.I. winner at #2 Mount Saint Mary (16-4/18-7) - 6:00pm
Championship Game – Saturday, Feb. 26
Semifinal winners (at campus site of highest remaining seed) - TBA
Note: If a men's and women's quarterfinal or semifinal contest is scheduled at the same campus site, the men will play at 6:00pm and the women's contest will begin at 8:00pm. For a championship doubleheader, the starts times are 4:00pm (men's) and 7:00pm (women's).