Patriot League Conference Tournament Predictions: A 7th-seed for the win?

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This may be one of the most exciting mid-major conference tournaments, and none of our brackets look very similar. With only one bid coming out of the conference, but a bevy of teams capable of making a run in the tournament, this will be well worth watching. Here’s a brief breakdown of our brackets and our full predictions are below.
Breakdown
Champion Picks: Colgate (2), Lafayette (1), Bucknell (1)
Runners-Up Picks: Boston University (3), American (1)
Most Common Upset: 5. Lafayette def. 4. Army (3 picks)
First Round
7. Bucknell vs. 10. Holy Cross
8. Lehigh vs. 9. Loyola Maryland
Quarterfinals
1. Colgate vs. Winner Game 2
2. American vs. Winner Game 1
3. Boston U. vs. 6. Navy
4. Army vs. 5. Lafayette

Nathaniel’s Bracket
7. Bucknell def. 10. Holy Cross
8. Lehigh def. 9. Loyola Maryland
Quarterfinals
1. Colgate def. 8. Lehigh
2. American def. 7. Bucknell
3. Boston U. def. 6. Navy
4. Army def. 5. Lafayette
Semifinals
1. Colgate def. 4. Army
3. Boston U. def. 2. American
Championship
1. Colgate def. 3. Boston U. 

Cal’s Bracket
7. Bucknell def. 10. Holy Cross
8. Lehigh def. 9. Loyola MD
Quarterfinals
1. Colgate def. 8. Lehigh
2. American def. 7. Bucknell
3. Boston U. def. 6. Navy
5. Lafayette def. 4. Army
Semifinals
1. Colgate def. 5. Lafayette
2. American def. 3. Boston Univerisity
Finals
1. Colgate def. 2. American

Andrew’s Bracket
7. Bucknell def. 10. Holy Cross
8. Lehigh def. 9. Loyola MD
Quarterfinals
1. Colgate def. 8. Lehigh
7. Bucknell def. 2. American
3. Boston U. def. 6. Navy
5. Lafayette def. 4. Army
Semifinals
7. Bucknell def. 1. Colgate
3. Boston U. def. 5. Lafayette
Championship
7. Bucknell def. 3. Boston U.

Aidan’s Bracket
7. Bucknell def. 10. Holy Cross
9. Loyola def. 8. Lehigh
Quarterfinals
1. Colgate def. 9. Loyola
2. American def. 7. Bucknell
3. Boston U. def. 6. Navy
5. Lafayette def. 4. Army
Semifinals
5. Lafayette def. 1. Colgate
3. Boston U. def. 2. American
Championship
5. Lafayette def. 3. Boston U.

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