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Atlantic 10 Tournament 2012: St. Joesph's, La Salle Advance To Atlantic City

The first round of the Atlantic 10 Conference Tournament is complete, and two local men's college hoops teams survived and advanced to the second round on Tuesday. Both the St. Joesph's Hawks, a No. 5 seed, and La Salle Explorers (No. 7) each will move on to Atlantic City, NJ where the last three rounds of the A10 Tournament will be played.

St. Joseph's will face No. 4 St. Bonaventure Bonnies, while La Salle will play the Saint Louis Bilikens. Meanwhile, the top-seeded Temple Owls finally found out who they will play, No. 8 UMass Minutemen.

Here's a look a the updated bracket after Tuesday's first round:

Tuesday, March 6, First Round (games played at lowest-seeded team):

7 p.m.: (8) UMass Minutemen 92, (9) Duquesne Dukes 83
7 p.m.: (5) St. Joseph's Hawks 80, (12) Charlotte 49ers 64
7: p.m.: (7) La Salle Explorers 80, (10) Richmond Spiders 72
7: p.m: (6) Dayton Flyers 67, (11) George Washington Colonials 50

Friday, March 9, Quarterfinals (on CBS Sports Network, Atlantic City):

Noon: (1) Temple Owls vs.(8) UMass Minutemen
2:30 p.m.: (4) St. Bonaventure Bonnies vs.(5) St. Joseph's Hawks
6:30 p.m.: (2) Saint Louis Billikens vs. (7) La Salle Explorers
9 p.m.: (3) Xavier Musketeers vs. (6) Dayton Flyers

Saturday, March 10, Semifinals (on CBS Sports Network):

1 p.m.: Winners of Friday's early games
3:30 p.m.: Winners of Friday's late games

Sunday, March 10, Championship Game (on CBS):

1 p.m.: Winners of Saturday's games

For more on the Atlantic 10 Tournament, check back to this StoryStream. Meanwhile, SB Nation's college basketball hub will prepare you for the month of March and the madness it brings.