On the third day of Championship Fortnight, the first final was set. UNC Asheville, the No. 3 in the Big South, will face top seed Coastal Carolina on Saturday. There were nothing but upsets in the Atlantic Sun. No. 6 North Florida hung on to upend city rival No. 3 Jacksonville 68-64 in the Atlantic Sun quarterfinals, and No. 5 Mercer leveraged its hosting of the event into a ten-point win over No. 4 Lipscomb. In the 8/9 game of the America East Conference, Binghamton destroyed UMBC 91-65 in a meeting of recent tourney champions. There was also a low-seed upset in the Valley pigtail between Bradley and Drake; the No. 10 Braves beat the No. 7 Bulldogs by 15 points. But the Northeast quarterfinals and the OVC second round went according to seed.On we go into the first full weekend of Championship Fortnight. But first, one of the most action-packed days of the ride. The Atlantic Sun and Ohio Valley semifinals feed into tomorrow's championship game. The Colonial quarterfinals, West Coast and Metro Atlantic first round, and the opening four games of the Southern Conference tourney get underway.Twenty-two seasons will, for all intents and purposes, end today.
America East  Binghamton 91,  Maryland-Baltimore County 65 Star of the Game: Moussa Camara
30 Pts (10-18 FG, 2-3 FT)