Top seeds advance to MAAC semifinals

By Nick Veronica

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. – All four top seeds won their quarterfinal games Saturday at the MAAC Tournament. 

No. 1 Iona opened the day with a 94-71 romp of Rider, No. 4 Canisius beat Siena 71-65, No. 2 Manhattan beat Saint Peter’s 72-58 and No. 3 Quinnipiac closed the day with an 89-80 defeat of Niagara. 

Here’s the updated MAAC bracket. Canisius and Iona play at 4:30 p.m. Sunday, Manhattan and Quinnipiac follow at 7.
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