With the Atlantic 10 Basketball Tournament seeding information to be released later today, the UMass Minutemen did their part to improve their position in the standings as they defeated the Rhode Island Rams, 89-83 on Senior night.
With the win, the Minutemen (20-10, 9-7 Atlantic 10) clinched the eight seed in the A10 Basketball Tournament. UMass will battle No. 9 seeded Duquesne in the first round of the conference tournament.
For more on the Atlantic 10 Basketball Tournament picture, check out the final conference standings, after the jump:
Atlantic 10 Basketball Standings-- As Of March 4, 2012
Atlantic 10 Conference Standings
(updated 3.4.2012 at 3:20 AM EST)
|Saint Louis Billikens||12||4||24||6|
|St. Bonaventure Bonnies||10||6||17||11|
|La Salle Explorers||9||7||20||11|
|St. Joseph's Hawks||9||7||19||12|
|George Washington Colonials||5||11||10||20|
|Rhode Island Rams||4||12||7||24|
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