Men’s Basketball Begins MAAC Tournament Play Tonight

The men’s basketball team opens up play in the 2013 MAAC Basketball Championship this evening, taking on Saint Peter’s University at the MassMutual Center in Springfield, Mass. The game is scheduled for a 9:30 pm tip.

Seniors Derek Needham, Colin Nickerson, and Desmond Wade will lead the Stags tonight as Fairfield and Saint Peter’s will meet for the third time this year. The Stags won the first two meetings by 61-54 and 61-44 scores. This will mark the ninth time that these two teams have met in the MAAC tournament with each team winning four games in the series history.

You catch all the action on WICC600.com as Bob Heussler and Joe DeSantis will call the game.