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2019 Schedule
8-8, 2nd in NEC
LIU-Brooklyn's Hernandez: 'This is a dream come true' (0:49)
LIU celebrates NEC victory (0:59)
Joel Hernandez 'has the heart of a champion' (0:30)

Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer 

The 2-seed and 3-seed both bounced from the NEC tournament. Bashir Mason and Wagner the only team above .500 overall still alive. Door is open for the top-seeded Seahawks.

Seton Hall's Sanogo uses the pogo stick for slam dunk (0:22)
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2017 NEC basketball tournament: Bracket and schedule

The Northeast Conference tournament began on Wednesday night and will continue on Saturday and Tuesday. Check out the conference tournament bracket, and check back for updates as title games from each conference go final.

No. 18 UConn stunned by Wagner (0:31)
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2017 Bracketology: No. 16 Seeds

  • East: South Carolina State Bulldogs/Texas Southern Tigers
  • West: North Dakota State Bison/Wagner Seahawks
  • South: Lehigh Mountain Hawks
  • Midwest: Weber State Wildcats
See the full bracket

0:46

Wagner links up on fast-break alley-oop

JoJo Cooper and Dwaun Anderson connected in transition as 8-seed Wagner has a double-digit lead over 1-seed St. Bonaventure. (Live on ESPN3)

0:28

Seahawks gets denied at the rim

Wagner's Michael Carey had a big dunk lined up, but St. Bonaventure's Denzel Gregg met him at the summit. (Live on ESPN3)

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No. 1 seeds keep losing in tournaments

Chattanooga remains the only No. 1 seed to win its conference tournament. Top seeds Saint Mary's and Wagner lost Tuesday night.

Fairleigh Dickinson beats Wagner for NEC tourney title (0:48)
FDU guard steps up in second half to win NEC title (2:11)
0:16

Anderson ignites Wagner with putback

Dwaun Anderson put down a powerful dunk off a miss early in the second half, but Fairleigh Dickinson holds a slim lead in the NEC championship game on ESPN2.

0:38

Fairleigh Dickinson rallies, down 2 at half

The Knights closed the half on a 13-4 run -- capped by Earl Potts Jr.'s triple -- to trim Wagner's advantage to 35-33 in the Northeast Conference final. (Live on ESPN2)

0:14

Wagner runs to early lead in NEC final

The Seahawks, who haven't been in the NCAA tournament since 2003, have a 13-2 lead and are shooting 86 percent so far vs. Fairleigh Dickinson. (Live on ESPN2)

Watch: NEC championship game

Top-seeded Wagner enters the title game on a 7-game winning streak, one of which was a 20-point trouncing of tonight's opponent Fairleigh Dickinson. However, FDU beat Wagner earlier this season. Live on ESPN2, WatchESPN

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Four more bids to be awarded on Tuesday

Iona, UNC Wilmington and Chattanooga punched their tickets Monday. Four more NCAA bids will be handed out Tuesday.

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Nine of ten No. 1 seeds have lost so far

Ten No. 1 seeds have completed their conference tournaments, and just one has cut down the nets. Top seeds Saint Mary's, Stony Brook and Wagner have reached title games.

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Joe Lunardi's Bracketology: No. 16 Seeds

  • East: Florida Gulf Coast Eagles/Wagner Seahawks
  • West: Lehigh Mountain Hawks
  • South: Texas Southern Tigers
  • Midwest: Austin Peay Governors/Hampton Pirates
See the full bracket

Wagner punches ticket to NEC finals

The No. 1 Seahawks outscored LIU Brooklyn by 20 points in the second half to win comfortably 81-65. They face No. 5 Mount St. Mary's on Tuesday, where the NEC title and an NCAA tournament bid are on the line. Box score

Wagner trailing Liu Brooklyn at half

Michael Carey's 11 points so far aren't enough to give the Seahawks the lead ahead of halftime. The NEC's No. 1 seed is down 33-29. Box score

Follow live: NEC Semifinals

Wagner, the Northeast's No. 1 seed, is just one win away from the NEC finals. Only No. 6 LIU Brooklyn stands in its way. Follow live

Team Stats

Points Per Game71.3
Rebounds Per Game38.6
Assists Per Game13.3
Points Allowed69.3124th

Tournament History

Final Fours0
Tournament Record0-1
Championship SeasonsNone
Tournament Appearances1