SPRINGFIELD, Mass. - Follow all the action through our live chat as the Marist men's basketball team begins MAAC Tournament play in the opening round against Niagara. The chat will start at approximately 9:30 p.m., and will be moderated by Marist Assistant SID Milena Carrese.

Marist has its best seed (sixth) in the MAAC Tournament since 2008. This is the fifth time the Red Foxes and Purple Eagles have met in the conference tournament, with the teams having split the previous four meetings.