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1998 America East Men's Basketball Tournament

The 1998 America East Men's Basketball Tournament was hosted by the Delaware Blue Hens at Bob Carpenter Center. The final was also held at Bob Carpenter Center. Delaware gained its third overall America East Conference Championships and an automatic berth to the NCAA Tournament with its win over Boston University. Delaware was given the 15th seed in the Midwest Regional of the NCAA Tournament and lost in the first round to Purdue 95–56.

1998 America East Men's Basketball Tournament
ClassificationDivision I
Season1997–98
Sitedelaware
ChampionsDelaware (3 title)
Winning coachMike Brey (1 title)
MVPDarryl Presley (Delaware)
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1997–98 America East Conference men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
Delaware 12 6   .667     20 10   .667
Boston University 12 6   .667     19 11   .633
Vermont 11 7   .611     16 11   .593
Hartford 11 7   .611     15 12   .556
Hofstra 11 7   .611     19 12   .613
Drexel 10 8   .556     13 15   .464
Northeastern 9 9   .500     14 14   .500
New Hampshire 6 12   .333     10 17   .370
Towson 4 14   .222     8 20   .286
Maine 4 14   .222     7 20   .259
1998 America East Tournament winner

Bracket and ResultsEdit

  First round Second round Semifinals Finals
                                     
 
  1 Delaware 80  
    9 Towson 60  
8 New Hampshire 65
9 Towson 67  
  1 Delaware 60  
  5 Hofstra 51  
 
 
  4 Hartford 79
    5 Hofstra 90  
 
  1 Delaware 66
  2 Boston U. 58
 
 
  2 Boston U. 87
    7 Northeastern 77  
7 Northeastern 74
10 Maine 54  
  2 Boston U. 53
  6 Drexel 51  
 
 
  3 Vermont 42
    6 Drexel 51  

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