2014 Patriot League Men's Basketball Championship

American earned the Patriot League's automatic berth to the NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament with a 55-36 win over Boston University on Wed., March 12 at Agganis Arena in Boston, Mass.

In their first season under coach Mike Brennan, the second-seeded Eagles led from start to finish in the decisive victory while holding the top-seeded Terriers to the lowest point total in Patriot League Championship game history. American point guard Darius Gardner scored 18 points on 7-of-9 shooting and was named Tournament MVP.

The Eagle advance to the NCAA Tournament for the first time since winning their second of back-to-back titles in 2009. As the regular season Patriot League champion, Boston University automatically receives a spot in the National Invitational Tournament field.

2014 Men's Basketball Tournament Schedule


March 3 // First RoundTIMECOVERAGE
No. 7 Colgate 57, No. 10 Navy 51 7 p.m. Patriot League Network | Box Score | Recap
No. 9 Lafayette 84, No. 8 Loyola 71 7:30 p.m. Patriot League Network | Box Score | Recap
March 5 // QuarterfinalsTIMECOVERAGE
No. 1 Boston University 91, No. 9 Lafayette 54 7 p.m. Patriot League Network | Box Score | Recap
No. 5 Army 72, No. 4 Bucknell 71 7 p.m. Patriot League Network | Box Score | Recap
No. 2 American 59, No. 7 Colgate 50 7:30 p.m. Patriot League Network | Box Score | Recap
No. 3 Holy Cross 54, No. 6 Lehigh 48 7 p.m. Patriot League Network | Box Score | Recap
March 8 // SemifinalsTIMECOVERAGE
No. 1 Boston University 91, No. 5 Army 70 3:30 p.m. CBS Sports Network | Box Score | Recap
No. 2 American 57, No. 3 Holy Cross 46 5:30 p.m. CBS Sports Network | Box Score | Recap
March 12 // ChampionshipTIMECOVERAGE
No. 2 American 55, No. 1 Boston University 36 7:30 p.m. CBS Sports Network | Box Score | Recap

* All games played at site of higher seed.

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