Reg 3 Div 2 Basketball Seeding

Region III - Division II/ NJCAA District II Basketball Tournament

A national championships berth will be earned this weekend at the Region III/District II Championship Tournament.  Niagara County Community College earned the right to host the tournament finishing the WNYAC Conference regular season at 8-2.  Opening round games are set to begin Friday, with semifinals set for Saturday, and the championship Sunday.

The tournament opening game features the #5 seed Erie Community College against Region XXI foe Community College of Rhode Island.  The Kats enter the tournament at 15-12 including at 4-6 WNYAC record.  CCRI enters the tournament on a ten game winning streak, finishing their regular season at 19-8.  The second game on Friday evening feature #3 Monroe Community College and #4 Jamestown Community College.  The Tribunes finished third in the conference with a 6-4 record; the Jayhawks finsihed at 5-5.  Monroe took both regular season matchups from Jamestown this year.

Niagara awaits the winner of the matchup between Erie and Rhode Island.  The Trailblazers finished the 2016-17 campaign at 22-5 including a win of CCRI and a pair of wins over Erie.  Genesee Community College earned the tournaments seond seed with a conference record of 7-3.  The Cougars will face the MCC/JCC winner in the second tournament semifinal on Saturday.  Genesee split the season series with Jamestown and won both reuglar season matchups with Monroe.

Tournament results can be found on the Region III Scoreboard.  The updated tournament brackets can be found on the Men's Basketball Championship page.