|2012 Northeast Conference Men's Basketball Tournament|
NEC Tournament Logo
|Finals site||Steinberg Wellness Center|
Brooklyn, New York
|Champions||LIU (4th title)|
|Winning coach||Jim Ferry (2nd title)|
|MVP||Julian Boyd (LIU)|
|2011–12 Northeast Conference men's basketball standings|
|St. Francis (NY)||12||–||6||.667||15||–||15||.500|
|Mount St. Mary's||6||–||12||.333||8||–||21||.276|
|Saint Francis (PA)||5||–||13||.278||6||–||23||.207|
|† 2012 Northeast Conference tournament winner |
As of March 17, 2012; Rankings from AP Poll
*Ineligible for conference tournament
The 2012 Northeast Conference Men's Basketball Tournament was held between March 1 and 7. All games were held on the campus sites of the higher seed. LIU Brooklyn won the championship, its fourth, and received the conferences automatic bid to the 2012 NCAA Tournament. This is LIU's second NEC Tournament Championship in a row, having won it last year.
The top 8 teams in the standings will qualify for the tournament. The field will be re-seeded after the Quarterfinals so that the #1 seed will host the highest remaining seed, and #2 will host the lowest remaining seed. Bryant is in its final transition year and remains ineligible to participate in any post-season tournaments.
All games will be played at the venue of the higher seed.
Thursday, March 1
Sunday, March 4
|Championship Game |
Wednesday, March 7
|4||St. Francis (NY)||72|
|(Pairings are reseeded after the first round)||1||Long Island||90|
Tournament MVP in bold.
|Julian Boyd||LIU Brooklyn||Forward||Junior||6-7||San Antonio, Texas|
|Jason Brickman||LIU Brooklyn||Guard||Sophomore||5-10||San Antonio, Texas|
|Jamal Olasewere||LIU Brooklyn||Forward||Junior||6-7||Silver Spring, Maryland|
|Coron Williams||Robert Morris||Guard||Sophomore||6-2||Midlothian, Virginia|
|Velton Jones||Robert Morris||Guard||Junior||6-0||Philadelphia, Pennsylvania|
- "2012 Northeast Conference Men's Basketball Tournament Schedule". Retrieved February 14, 2012.
- "2012 Northeast Conference Men's Basketball Tournament Bracket" (PDF). Retrieved March 1, 2012.
- "NEC men's basketball record book" (PDF). NortheastConference.org. Retrieved 29 October 2015.