2015 Patriot League Basketball Championship

Holy Cross won the 2016 Patriot League Men's Basketball Tournament, beating Lehigh 59-56 in the championship game on the road on March 9. The Crusaders became the lowest seed to win the Patriot League Tournament as the #9, and also the first to win four games to take the League crown. Holy Cross extended its League record with a sixth tournament title. The Crusaders advanced to the championship with a 60-38 win at #4 seed Army West Point while the #2 seed Mountain Hawks won 78-62 at home against #6 American in semifinal contests of the League Tournament on March 6. In the quarterfinal round on March 3, Holy Cross shocked top-seed Bucknell with a 77-72 win in double overtime while Army West Point won 79-72 at home against #5 Colgate in the top half of the bracket. The bottom half of the bracket featured Lehigh holding off #7 Navy 65-63 and American winning at #3 Boston University 69-64. The tournament began with the first round on March 1 as Navy won 78-70 at home against #10 Lafayette and Holy Cross pulled out a 72-67 win at #8 Loyola.

2016 Men's Basketball Tournament Schedule


March 1 // First RoundTIMECOVERAGE
#7 Navy 78, #10 Lafayette 70 7 p.m. Patriot League Network | Box Score | Recap
#9 Holy Cross 72, #8 Loyola 67 7:30 p.m. Patriot League Network | Box Score | Recap
March 3 // QuarterfinalsTIMECOVERAGE
#9 Holy Cross 77, #1 Bucknell 72 (2OT) 7 p.m. Patriot League Network (CI Exclusive) | Box Score | Recap
#4 Army West Point 79, #5 Colgate 72 7 p.m. Patriot League Network | Box Score | Recap
#2 Lehigh 65, #7 Navy 63 7 p.m. Patriot League Network | Box Score | Recap
#6 American 69, #3 Boston University 64 7 p.m. Patriot League Network | Box Score | Recap
March 6 // SemifinalsTIMECOVERAGE
#9 Holy Cross 60, #4 Army West Point 38 12 p.m. CBS Sports Network | Box Score | Recap
#2 Lehigh 78, #6 American 62 2 p.m. CBS Sports Network | Box Score | Recap
March 9 // ChampionshipTIMECOVERAGE
#9 Holy Cross 59, #2 Lehigh 56 7:30 p.m. CBS Sports Network | Box Score | Recap

2016 Patriot League Conference Tournament Bracket