The 2012 Patriot League Basketball Tournament will tip off Wednesday, with every team in play during the quarterfinals. The Bucknell Bison earned the conference's top seed with a 12-2 conference record, led by big man Mike Muscala (16.7 points, 9.1 rebounds). They will host a Navy squad that went winless in Patriot League games.
The Lehigh Mountain Hawks (11-3, Patriot League) earned the league's No. 2 seed, and will play host to the Colgate Raiders. The Lafayette Leopards were given the conference's 5-seed after going 7-7 in-conference. They will have to play on the road against the higher-seeded Holy Cross Crusaders.
Here's the full 2012 Patriot League Tournament bracket and schedule (higher seed hosts each round).
Quarterfinals - Wednesday, February 29
No. 8 Navy at No. 1 Bucknell, 7 p.m.
No. 5 Lafayette at No. 4 Holy Cross, 7 p.m.
No. 7 Colgate at No. 2 Lehigh, 7 p.m.
No. 6 Army at No. 3 American, 7 p.m.
Semifinals - Saturday, March 3
Navy/Bucknell vs. Lafayette/Holy Cross, 2 p.m. or 4:30 p.m. (CBS Sports Network)
Colgate/Lehigh vs. Army/American, 2 p.m. or 4:30 p.m. (CBS Sports)
Championship - Wednesday, March 7
Lower seed at higher seed, 7 p.m. (CBS Sports Network)
For more on this year's tournament, stay tuned to SB Nation Philly.