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Merrimack playing for NE10 Division Title tonight at Hammel Court

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The Merrimack College men’s basketball program will celebrate Senior Night during Tuesday’s regular-season finale, recognizing the careers of redshirt-senior Tawayne Anderson Jr.  and senior Kyle Howes before the 7:30 p.m. tip-off against Saint Michael’s from Hammel Court. The Warriors need a win and a Saint Anselm loss to clinch their first Northeast Division title since the NE10 changed to a divisional format in 2013-14.

NE10 Postseason Outlook:
The top-five programs in the Northeast Division advance to the NE10 Championship. Merrimack has secured a top-two seed in next week’s tournament, and will have a bye until the quarterfinal round on Sunday, Feb. 25. The Warriors can move up to the No. 1 seed with a win and a Saint Anselm loss, while a loss or a Saint Anselm win locks Merrimack into the No. 2 seed.

  1. Saint Anselm (19-7, 14-6)
  2. Merrimack (17-10, 13-7)
  3. Stonehill (16-10, 12-8)
  4. Bentley (14-11, 11-9)
  5. SNHU (14-11, 10-10)
  6. Franklin Pierce (14-11, 9-11)
  7. Saint Michael’s (7-18, 4-16)
  8. Assumption (7-19, 3-17)

Merrimack women locked in as the No. 5 seed in the NE10 Women’s Tournament

The Merrimack College women’s basketball program plays in its final home game of the regular season on Tuesday night, hosting Saint Michael’s College at 5:30 p.m. from Hammel Court. The contest will be celebrated as Senior Night, with the careers of senior captain Cecilia Reyes and senior Emily Stephens recognized during the pregame ceremony.

NE10 Postseason Outlook:
The five postseason qualifiers out of the Northeast Division have already been decided entering the regular-season finales on Tuesday. The Warriors are locked into the fifth seed in the upcoming NE10 Championship and will travel to the fourth seed from the Southwest on Friday night.

  1. Stonehill (23-2, 19-1)
  2. Bentley (23-3, 17-3)
  3. Saint Anselm (17-10, 13-7)
  4. SNHU (16-10, 12-8)
  5. Merrimack (14-11, 10-10)

 

About Mike McMahon

Mike McMahon is in his 13th year covering Merrimack College for The Eagle Tribune and is the founder and managing editor of The Mack Report. Mike also serves on staff as a senior writer at College Hockey News. Follow him on Twitter @MikeMcMahonCHN

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