The No. 5 Penn State Behrend men's basketball team will play against No. 4 Saint Vincent in the ECAC Men's Basketball Quarterfinals hosted by Juniata on Saturday, March 2. The winner will advance to the semifinals on Sunday to play the hosts.

By the Numbers
  • Tommy DiRienzo averaged 20.5 points per game and 12.5 rebounds per game in the conference tournament.
  • Behrend is aiming to win its third ECAC title and first since 2010.
  • Saint Vincent enters the contest with a 23-4 overall record.
  • Sophomore forward Jaden Gales leads Saint Vincent with 17.8 points per game and 7.4 rebounds per game.
  • Saint Vincent leads the all-time series against Behrend, 5-12.
Yes, But

This is the Bearcats first ECAC appearance since they won the Division II Championship in 2008, which could bring a fresh dynamic to the game.

State of Play
  • The No. 5 Penn State Behrend men's basketball team will face No. 4 Saint Vincent in the ECAC Quarterfinals on Saturday, March 2 at Juniata.
  • The winner will progress to the semifinals on Sunday, facing the hosts. Tip-off is scheduled for 3 p.m.
  • Both teams are vying for a spot in the ECAC semifinals and potentially the championship title.
What's Next

The outcome of the Behrend vs. Saint Vincent matchup will determine which team advances to the ECAC semifinals and their chance for the championship title.