SPRINGFIELD, Mass. - For the third-consecutive year, the University of New England has earned the top seed for the Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC) women's basketball championship. The 2014 tournament begins with quarterfinal matchups on campus sites Tuesday.
The Nor'easters (23-2 overall) captured the top seed in the upcoming conference tournament after compiling a conference-best 17-1 record in CCC play. Ranked 20th in the most recent USA Today Top 25 Coaches' Poll, UNE will be seeking to capture its second consecutive CCC Tournament title and third league crown in the last five years.
On Tuesday at 7:00 p.m., UNE will host #8 seed Wentworth (8-16, 5-13), while #2 seed Roger Williams (20-5, 15-3) will host #7 seed Nichols (11-14, 6-12), #3 seed Endicott (19-6, 14-4) will host #6 seed Western New England (10-15, 7-11), and #4 seed Salve Regina (13-12, 11-7) will host #5 seed Curry (13-12, 9-9) at 6:00 p.m., prior to the Salve Regina vs. Endicott men's quarterfinal.