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Full schedule, bracket for 2023 Northeast Conference Tournament

We have the brackets, dates, time, matchups, TV channels, live streaming outlets and more for the 2023 Northeast Conference Tournament here.

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The Northeast Conference Tournament will be held from Wednesday, March 1 to Tuesday, March 7 at team campus sites.

Eight teams will compete in the tournament, and none of the eight get a bye from the first round. However, after the first round, the tournament is re-seeded so that the highest-seeded remaining team plays the lowest-seeded remaining team. The NEC tournament winner will get an automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament, and will likely be the only team from the conference to make it to the Big Dance.

If the regular season conference champion Merrimack is not the winner, they will receive an automatic berth into the 2023 NIT Tournament. Stonehill is transitioning to Division I, and will not be eligible for the NCAA, NIT, or conference tournament until 2027.

2023 Northeast Conference Tournament Bracket: Date, time, TV, live stream

* All times ET

March 1 Quarterfinals

Game 1: No. 1 Merrimack 91, No. 8 LIU 76
Game 2: No. 4 Sacred Heart 67, No. 5 Wagner 55
Game 3: No. 2 FDU 83, No. 7 St. Francis BK 75
Game 4: No. 3 St. Francis (PA) 83, No. 6 Central Connecticut 69

March 4 Semifinals

Game 5: No. 1 Merrimack 71, No. 4 Sacred Heart 57
Game 6: No. 2 FDU 70, No. 3 St. Francis (PA) 50

March 7 Championship

Game 7: No. 1 Merrimack 67, No. 2 FDU* 66

* Because of Merrimack transitioning to Division I, FDU will receive the automatic bid to the 2023 NCAA Tournament.

Odds to win Northeast Conference Tournament from DraftKings Sportsbook

Pre-Semifinal Odds

Merrimack -115
Fairleigh Dickinson +205
Saint Francis PA +700
Sacred Heart +1200

Pre-Tournament Odds

Merrimack -105
Fairleigh Dickinson +230
Saint Francis PA +650
Wagner +1200
Sacred Heart +1200
Central Connecticut State +3000
Saint Francis Brooklyn +7500
LIU +30000