|2005 Northeast Conference Men's Basketball Tournament|
|Finals site||Rothman Center|
|Champions||Fairleigh Dickinson (4th title)|
|Winning coach||Tom Green (4th title)|
|MVP||Tamien Trent (FDU)|
|2004–05 Northeast Conference men's basketball standings|
|Saint Francis (PA)||10||–||8||.556||15||–||13||.536|
|St. Francis (NY)||9||–||9||.500||13||–||15||.464|
|Mount St. Mary's||5||–||13||.278||7||–||20||.259|
|† 2005 NEC Tournament winner |
The 2005 Northeast Conference Men's Basketball Tournament was held in March. The tournament featured the league's top eight seeds. Fairleigh Dickinson won the championship, its fourth, and received the conferences automatic bid to the 2005 NCAA Tournament.
Departing from last years format, the NEC Men’s Basketball Tournament will consist of an eight-team playoff format with all games played at the home of the higher seed. After the quarterfinals, the teams will be reseeded so the highest remaining seed plays the lowest remaining seed in the semifinals.
|Quarterfinals||Reseeded Semifinals||Championship Game|
|7||St. Francis (NY)||60|
|(Pairings are reseeded after the first round)||2||Fairleigh Dickinson||58|
|5||Saint Francis (PA)||67|
Tournament MVP in bold.
|2005 NEC All-Tournament Team|
Tamien Trent, FDU
- "NEC men's basketball record book" (PDF). NortheastConference.org. Retrieved 29 October 2015.