Both Binghamton Bearcats basketball teams are in action Saturday as they face the Hartford Hawks.  The women travel to the Chase Family Arena in West Hartford at 2:00 PM and the men host Hartford at 4:00 PM.  Both games will be broadcast on News Radio 1290 WNBF with coverage beginning at 1:45.

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The women take a 7-6 conference record into today's game.  Hartford is winless....0-14 in America East and 0-27 overall.  The Bearcats are in fourth place in the conference after their win over UMass Lowell on Wednesday. The top for regular season finishers will host opening round America East playoff action.

The Binghamton Bearcats men's team hosts Hartford in another key game with post season implications.  Hartford is in fourth place at 7-6 in the conference one game behind third place Albany and one game up on UMBC.

The Bearcats are still alive in the playoff picture but need to keep winning.  At 3-10 BU is one-half game in back of the Maine Black Bears who are 3-9.  The key for the Black Bears is that they swept Binghamton in both meetings.  Should the teams end up with identical records Maine holds the tiebreaker by sweeping the regular season series.