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Men's basketball will play NESCAC quarterfinal game at Hamilton

WATERVILLE, Maine -- The seventh-seeded Colby College men's basketball  team will make the long trip to second-seeded Hamilton College for a New England Small College Athletic Conference quarterfinal game Saturday at 3 p.m.
 
The Mules (17-7 overall, 5-5 NESCAC) made the trip already this year and earned an 86-78 victory over then sixth-ranked Hamilton. The loss by the Continentals was the only setback at Scott Field House this season. Hamilton (21-3, 7-3 NESCAC), currently ranked 10th in the country, is 10-1 on its home court.
 
Hamilton clinched the second seed after taking an 81-77 home win over Amherst College on Wednesday night. 
 
Colby went 4-1 in NESCAC road games this year, including wins in the last four league contests. 
 
In the January 26 game against Hamilton, Sam Jefferson (pictured) had 29 points, hit six 3-point shots, and had eight rebounds. Noah Tyson had 19 points, nine rebounds, and four assists. Wallace Tucker scored 12 and dished six assists.
 
2019 NESCAC Men’s Basketball Championship

Quarterfinals – Saturday, February 16 (at Higher Seeds)

No. 8 Tufts at No. 1 Middlebury – 3 p.m.

No. 7 Colby at No. 2 Hamilton – 3 p.m.

No. 6 Wesleyan at No. 3 Amherst – 2 p.m.

No. 5 Trinity at No. 4 Williams – 3 p.m.

Semifinals – Saturday, February 23 (at Highest Remaining Seed)

2 p.m. | 4 p.m.

Highest Remaining Seed vs. Lowest Remaining Seed

Remaining Quarterfinal Winners

Championship – Sunday, February 24

12 p.m.

Semifinal Winners

 
 
 
 
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