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  • Hofstra is top seed as CAA Championship set to begin Saturday

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    Hofstra is the top seed for the 2020 CAA Men’s Basketball Championship, which will be held March 7-10 at the Entertainment and Sports Arena in Washington, D.C.

    First-round action opens on Saturday as eighth-seeded Drexel (13-18, 6-12 CAA) faces No. 9 UNCW (10-21, 5-13 CAA) at 4 p.m., followed by No. 7 Elon (11-20, 7-11 in CAA) against No. 10 James Madison (9-20, 2-16 in CAA) at 6:30 p.m.

    The CAA quarterfinals tip off at Noon on Sunday with the Drexel/UNCW winner meeting regular-season champion and top-seeded Hofstra (23-8, 14-4 CAA). At 2:30 p.m., No. 4 Charleston (17-13, 11-7 CAA) takes on No. 5 Delaware (21-10, 11-7 CAA). The evening session features second-seeded William & Mary (21-10, 13-5 CAA) facing the Elon/JMU winner at 6 p.m., and No. 3 Towson (19-12, 12-6 in CAA) challenging No. 6 Northeastern (15-15, 9-9 CAA) at 8:30 p.m. All games in the first round and quarterfinals can be seen on FloHoops.

    The semifinal games of the CAA Men’s Basketball Championship are set for 6 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. on Monday, with the two winners facing off for the conference title and an automatic bid to the NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, March 10. The semifinal games and championship game will air nationally on CBS Sports Network.

    Tickets are available via Ticketmaster and the Entertainment and Sports Arena box office (202-437-4591).

    For more information on the 2020 CAA Basketball Championship, visit our official championship page at CAASports.com/MBB. Fans can join the social media conversation by using the official CAA Basketball hashtag, #CAAHoops, on both Instagram and Twitter.

    2020 Hercules Tires CAA Men’s Basketball Championship

    Entertainment and Sports Arena – Washington, D.C.

    Opening Round – Saturday, March 7 (all times Eastern)

    Game 1: #8 Drexel vs. #9 UNCW – 4 p.m. (FloHoops)

    Game 2: #7 Elon vs. #10 James Madison – 6:30 p.m. (FloHoops)

    Quarterfinals – Sunday, March 8

    Game 3: # 1 Hofstra vs. Game 1 winner – Noon (FloHoops)

    Game 4: #4 Charleston vs. #5 Delaware – 2:30 p.m. (FloHoops)

    Game 5: #2 William & Mary vs. Game 2 winner – 6 p.m. (FloHoops)

    Game 6: #3 Towson vs. #6 Northeastern – 8:30 p.m. (FloHoops)

    Semifinals – Monday, March 9

    Game 7: Game 3 winner vs. Game 4 winner – 6 p.m. (CBS Sports Network)

    Game 8: Game 5 winner vs. Game 6 winner – 8:30 p.m. (CBS Sports Network)

    Championship – Tuesday, March 10

    Game 9: Game 7 winner vs. Game 8 winner – 7 p.m. (CBS Sports Network)

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    Adam Zagoria is a Basketball Insider who covers basketball at all levels. A contributor to The New York Times and SportsNet New York (SNY), he is also the author of two books and is an award-winning journalist and filmmaker. His articles have appeared in ESPN The Magazine, SLAM, Sheridan Hoops, Basketball Times and in newspapers nationwide. He also won an Emmy award for his work on the SNY mini-documentary on Syracuse guard Tyus Battle. A veteran Ultimate Frisbee player, he has competed in numerous National and World Championships and, perhaps more importantly, his teams won the Westchester Summer League (WSL) championships in 2011 and 2013. He lives in Manhattan with his wife and children.