The Binghamton Bearcats men's basketball team notched a 78-66 victory over the Maine Black Bears at the Events Center Saturday (February 27)to close out the regular season for both teams.  Binghamton's win gives the Bearcats a 5-11 mark in America East and earns them a fifth seed in the upcoming conference tournament.  Binghamton will travel to Durham, New Hampshire to meet the Wildcats at 7:30 PM Wednesday night (air at 7:15 PM on News Radio 1290 WNBF.

Willie Rodriguez led Binghamton scorers with 24 points.  Marlon Beck followed with 14 points including four three-points baskets.  Also reaching double digits was Bobby Ahearn with 10 points on 5-8 shooting from the field.

The Black Bears were paced by Isaac Vann with 26 points.  Aaron Calixte also finished with a double digit game ending up with 14 points for Maine.