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2005 America East Men's Basketball Tournament

The 2005 America East Men's Basketball Tournament was held from March 4–6 at the Binghamton University Events Center. The final was held on March 12, at Patrick Gym on the campus of the University of Vermont. Vermont gained its third consecutive berth to the NCAA Tournament with its win over Northeastern. Vermont was given the 13th seed in the Austin Regional of the NCAA Tournament and lost in the second round to Michigan State 72–61, after upsetting #4 Syracuse 60–57 in overtime. Both Boston University and Northeastern gained a bid to the NIT and lost in the first round to Georgetown and Memphis respectively.

2005 America East Men's Basketball Tournament
ClassificationDivision I
Season2004–05
ChampionsVermont (3 title)
Winning coachTom Brennan (3 title)
MVPTaylor Coppenrath (Vermont)
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2006 →
2003–04 America East Conference men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
Vermont 16 2   .889     25 7   .781
Northeastern 15 3   .833     21 10   .677
Boston University 14 4   .778     20 9   .690
Albany 9 9   .500     13 15   .464
Binghamton 8 10   .444     12 17   .414
Maine 8 10   .444     14 15   .483
Stony Brook 6 12   .333     12 17   .414
New Hampshire 5 13   .278     9 19   .321
UMBC 5 13   .278     11 18   .379
Hartford 4 14   .222     8 20   .286
2005 America East Tournament winner

Bracket and ResultsEdit

  First Round
Friday, March 4
Quarterfinals
Saturday, March 5
Semifinals
Sunday, March 6
Final
Monday, March 12
                                     
 
  1 Vermont 76  
    9 UMBC 61  
8 New Hampshire 73
9 UMBC 78  
  1 Vermont 76  
  5 Binghamton 65  
 
 
  4 UAlbany 70
    5 Binghamton 76  
 
  1 Vermont 80
  2 Northeastern 57
 
 
  2 Northeastern 90
    7 Stony Brook 79  
7 Stony Brook 66
10 Hartford 46  
  2 Northeastern 86
  6 Maine 73  
 
 
  3 Boston U. 45
    6 Maine 47  

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