The Binghamton Bearcats battled the New Hampshire Wildcats to the closing minute but fell short in their bid to go to the America East semi-finals as they dropped a 56-51 decision to the Wildcats in Durham, New Hampshire.Wednesday night.  BU was down 27-25 at the end of the first half.  The Bearcats could not take advantage of New Hampshire's cold shooting of 27 percent in the half and the entire game.

A big factor the Wildcats was offensive rebounds giving them second and third scoring opportunities on many of their possessions  They held a 13-2 advantage in that department.

Binghamton had three players in doubles figures including 17 points from Willie Rodrigue 15 from Timmy Rose and 12 from Everson Davis.  Top gun for the Wildcats was Daniel Dion who came off the.bench to throw in 23 points.

New Hampshire advances  to the semi-finals.  They play at Vermont on Monday night.