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Men's Basketball Travels to Penn State Behrend in First Round of AMCC Tournament
02/19/2006

FROSTBURG, MD — The Frostburg State men’s basketball team will travel to Penn State Behrend on Tuesday, February 21 for the first round of the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference Tournament for an 8:00 pm tipoff.

The No. 6 Bobcats enter the tournament with an 11-14 overall record and an 8-10 conference mark while the No. 3 Lions enter the game with an 18-6 overall record and a 12-5 league record. PSB swept FSU during the regular season.

FSU enters the tournament having lost two-straight games including a double-overtime setback to Pitt-Greensburg on Saturday evening.

PSB enters the tournament having won three-straight games including a win over regular-season champion Lake Erie. The Lions claimed the 2004-05 AMCC Tournament championship.

No.1 Lake Erie earned a first round bye and will host the tournament for the first time after posting a 19-5 overall record and a 15-2 mark in the AMCC during the regular season. No. 2 Pitt-Greensburg earned a first round bye as well after finishing the regular season with a 16-9 overall mark and a 14-4 AMCC record.

No. 5 seeded La Roche will play at No. 4 Hilbert with the winner playing LEC.

The AMCC championship match is scheduled for Saturday, February 25 at 3:00 pm. The AMCC Tournament champion will receive an automatic bid the NCAA Division III Tournament.

2006 AMCC Men’s Basketball Tournament

First Round - Tuesday, Feb. 21
7:00 pm: #4 Hilbert vs. #5 La Roche (at Hilbert)
8:00 pm: #3 Penn State Behrend vs. #6 Frostburg State (at Penn State Behrend)

Semifinals (at Lake Erie) - Friday, Feb. 24
6:00 pm: Winner 4v5 vs. #1 Lake Erie
8:00 pm: Winner 3v6 vs. #2 Pitt-Greensburg

Championship (at Lake Erie) - Saturday, Feb. 25
3 pm: Semifinal Winners

For further information on this release, contact:

Office of Sports Information
Frostburg State University
101 Braddock Road
Frostburg, MD  21532-2303

Telephone: 301-687-4371
Fax: 301-687-4780
E-mail: sportsinfo@frostburg.edu