Athletic Conference Breakdown 2010: America East

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In honor of the NCAA basketball tournament, U.S. News has taken a look at the Division I conferences. How do the schools in the America East Conference match up based on their America's Best Colleges rankings?

  College Name and Location U.S. News Rank Team Nickname
1 Boston UniversityBoston, MA 56 Terriers
2 Binghamton University–SUNYBinghamton, NY 80 Bearcats
3 University of VermontBurlington, VT 88 Catamounts
4 SUNY–Stony BrookStony Brook, NY 96 Seawolves
5 University of New HampshireDurham, NH 110 Wildcats
6 University at Albany–SUNYAlbany, NY Tier 3 Great Danes
7 University of HartfordWest Hartford, CT Tier 3 Hawks
8 University of MaineOrono, ME Tier 3 Black Bears
9 University of Maryland–Baltimore CountyBaltimore, MD Tier 3 Retrievers
All school rankings listed are within the National Universities ranking category utilized in America's Best Colleges unless otherwise noted.