Brooklyn College Men’s Hoops Set to Take on Local NYU in NCAA D-III Basketball Tournament


Brooklyn College Men's Basketbal team
Brooklyn College Men’s Basketball team celebrates championship after beating Baruch College, 76-67, in the 2015-16 CUNYAC Championship at CCNY Friday night.

By Jerry Del Priore  

It’s official: The Bulldogs are set to dance against opponents from Manhattan.

On Monday, Division III NCAA Tournament officials announced that the Brooklyn College (22-6) Men’s Basketball Team will take on New York University (20-5) in the first round at host Christopher Newport University, on Friday, March 4th.  Tipoff is scheduled for 5:30 PM in Newport News, Virginia.

The Bulldogs earned the automatic bid by capturing the CUNYAC Championship on Friday, besting Baruch College, 76-67, in the championship final. 

In the other first round action, host Christopher Newport will play Lycoming in the night cap. 

The winners of both games will face off in the second round on Saturday, March 5th, at Christopher Newport. 


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