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Men’s Basketball Tournament Tiebreakers

Feb 27, 2015, 1:16 PM EST

William & Mary and UNCW are battling for the top seed in the CAA Men's Basketball Championship.

Here’s the list of tiebreaker scenarios heading into the final CAA men’s basketball regular-season games on Saturday.

William & Mary will be the #1 seed with a victory over Drexel or a loss by UNCW. The Tribe wins the head-to-head tiebreaker with UNCW (2-0 record) and also would win any 3 or 4-team tiebreakers involving JMU and Northeastern. If William & Mary loses to Drexel and UNCW beats Elon, the Tribe would be the #2 seed.

UNCW will be the #1 seed with a victory over Elon and a loss by William & Mary. The Seahawks lose the head-to-head tiebreaker with W&M, but UNCW wins any head-to-head or 3-team tiebreakers with Northeastern and JMU and can’t be seeded any lower than #2.

Northeastern will be the #3 seed with a victory over College of Charleston since the Huskies own the head-to-head tiebreaker over JMU. NU loses tiebreakers to W&M and UNCW and can’t be seeded higher than #3. NU would also be the #3 seed with a loss to CofC if Hofstra beats JMU. NU owns the head-to-head tiebreaker over Hofstra and would win a 3-way tiebreaker with Hofstra and JMU. NU is the #4 seed if it loses to CofC and JMU beats Hofstra.

James Madison will be the #3 seed with a victory over Hofstra and a Northeastern loss. JMU is the #4 seed with a victory over Hofstra and a Northeastern win, since the Dukes lose the head-to-head tiebreaker with NU. JMU is the #5 seed if it loses to Hofstra, since the Dukes would lose a tiebreaker with Hofstra based on the Pride’s victory over UNCW and would also lose a 3-way tiebreaker with Northeastern and Hofstra.

Hofstra will be the #4 seed with a victory over James Madison. The Pride owns the tiebreaker over JMU based on its win over UNCW, but would lose a tiebreaker with Northeastern (0-2). Hofstra is the #5 seed if it loses to JMU.

Delaware will be the #6 seed with a victory over Towson or a Drexel loss to William & Mary. Delaware split head-to-head with Drexel, but would win the tiebreaker over the Dragons based on its 2-0 record against William & Mary. Delaware is the #7 seed if it loses to Towson and Drexel beats William & Mary.

Drexel will be the #6 seed if it beats William & Mary and Delaware loses to Towson. Drexel is the #7 seed if it loses to William & Mary.

Towson will be the #8 seed with a victory over Delaware or an Elon loss. Towson wins the head-to-head tiebreaker with Elon (2-0). Towson is the #9 seed if it loses to Delaware and Elon beats UNCW.

Elon will be the #8 seed with a victory over UNCW and a Towson loss. Elon is the #9 seed if it loses to UNCW or Towson beats Delaware.

College of Charleston will be the #10 seed.

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