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1996 North Atlantic Conference Men's Basketball Tournament

The 1996 America East Men's Basketball Tournament was hosted by the Delaware Blue Hens at Bob Carpenter Center . The final was held at Daskalakis Athletic Center on the campus of Drexel University. Drexel gained its third consecutive America East Conference Championship and an automatic berth to the NCAA Tournament with its win over Boston University. Drexel was given the 12th seed in the West Regional of the NCAA Tournament, defeated Memphis in the first round 75–63, and lost in the second round to Syracuse 69–58.

1996 America East Men's Basketball Tournament
ClassificationDivision I
Season1995–96
ChampionsDrexel (3 title)
Winning coachBill Herrion (3 title)
MVPMalik Rose (Drexel)
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1995–96 North Atlantic Conference men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
Drexel 17 1   .944     27 4   .871
Boston University 13 5   .722     18 11   .621
Maine 11 7   .611     15 13   .536
Delaware 11 7   .611     15 12   .556
Towson State 11 7   .611     16 12   .571
Vermont 10 8   .556     12 15   .444
Hofstra 5 13   .278     9 18   .333
New Hampshire 5 13   .278     6 21   .222
Hartford 5 13   .278     6 22   .214
Northeastern 2 16   .111     4 24   .143
1996 NAC Tournament winner

Bracket and resultsEdit

  First round Second round Semifinals Finals
                                     
 
  1 Drexel 83  
    9 Hartford 71  
8 New Hampshire 73
9 Hartford 76  
  1 Drexel 84  
  5 Towson State 74  
 
 
  4 Delaware 78
    5 Towson State 85  
 
  1 Drexel 76
  2 Boston U. 67
 
 
  2 Boston U. 69
    10 Northeastern 54  
7 Hofstra 61
10 Northeastern 71  
  2 Boston U. 66
  3 Maine 64  
 
 
  3 Maine 84
    6 Vermont 75  

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