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MEAC Tournament

Posted by: Editor-Bonitta Best on Friday, March 8, 2019 at 12:00:00 am

The MEAC Tournament seedings are set.

On the women’ side, North Carolina A&T is the top seed after finishing the regular season 16-0. Maryland Eastern Shore is No. 2. Both teams have first-round byes.

Games start Monday with No. 5 Howard vs. No. 12 Florida A&M at 1 p.m., followed by No. 6 Morgan State vs. No. 11 Coppin State at 3:30 p.m.

See the entire women’s bracket, here.

On the men’s side, Norfolk State takes the No. 1 seed for the first time since the 2012-13 season. That year the Spartans were 16-0 with a player by the name of Kyle O’Quinn. By winning the  regular-season title, NSU automatically qualifies for the NIT but, of course, like all teams, they want a shot at the Big Dance, which will only happen if they win the conference tourney.

No. 6 seed Savannah State vs. No. 11 Delaware State will open the men’s tourney on Monday at 6 p.m.

All preliminary games will be live streamed on FloHoops. If you’re too cheap to pay like me, live stats will be available on the MEAC’s website.

See the entire men’s bracket, here.

 

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