NCAA Basketball

2018 MEAC Women’s and Men’s Tournament Seedings

The Mid-Eastern Atheltic Conference regular season is now complete.

North Carolina A&T picks up another MEAC trophy this year as they are tied for 1st in the MEAC with Bethune-Cookman. But due to tiebreaker rules, A&T will be seeded number one in the MEAC Women’s Tournament.

In the Men’s tournament, the departing Hampton Pirates clinched the number one seed due to tiebreaker rules. In terms of their regular season finish; they tied for 1st place with Bethune Cookman and Savannah State.

Despite some teams having better records, most MEAC games were competitive across the board this season. And like other Mid-Majors, a loss will mean the end of the Season for most teams. This means that every second of this tournament will be very close and down to the wire to the end.

The winners of both tournaments will receive an automatic bid in the NCAA Tournament.

Women’s Tournament Seedings

No. 1 N.C. A&T State, No. 2 Bethune-Cookman, No. 3 Hampton

No. 4 Norfolk State, No. 5 Howard, No. 6 Morgan State

No. 7 Maryland E. Shore, No. 8 N.C. Central, No. 9 S.C. State

No. 10 Delaware State, No. 11 Coppin State, No. 12 Florida A&M, No. 13 Savannah State

Women’s Tournament Games

First Round | Monday, March 5 – SESSION 1

Game 1: No. 4 Norfolk State vs. No. 13 Savannah State (11 a.m)

Game 2: No. 5 Howard vs. No. 12 Florida A&M (1:30 p.m)

Game 3: No. 6 Morgan State vs. No. 11 Coppin State (4 p.m)

First Round | Tuesday, March 6 – SESSION 2

Game 6: No. 8 N.C. Central vs. No. 9 S.C. State (11 a.m)

Game 7: No. 7 Maryland E. Shore vs. No. 10 Delaware State (1:30 p.m)

Quarterfinals | Wednesday, March 7 -SESSION 3

Game 11: No. 1 N.C. A&T State vs. Winner of Game 6 (Noon)

Game 12: No. 2 Bethune-Cookman vs. Winner of Game 7 (2 p.m)

Quarterfinals | Thursday, March 8 – SESSION 5

Game 15: No. 3 Hampton vs. Winner of Game 3 (Noon)

Game 16: Winner of Game 2 vs. Winner of Game 1 (2 p.m)

Semifinals | Friday, March 9 – SESSION 7

Game 19: Winner of Game 11 vs. Winner of Game 16 (Noon)

Game 20: Winner of Game 12 vs. Winner of Game 15 (2 p.m.*)

Championship | Saturday, March 10 – SESSION 9

Game 24: Winner of Game 19 vs. Winner of Game 20 (3:30 p.m.)

Men’s Tournament Seedings

No. 1 Hampton, No. 2 Bethune Cookman, No. 3 Savannah State

No. 4 N.C. A&T State, No. 5 Norfolk State, No. 6 N.C. Central

No. 7 Morgan State, No. 8 Howard, No. 9 Florida A&M

No. 10 South Carolina State, No. 11 Coppin State

Men’s Tournament Games

First Round | Monday, March 5 – SESSION 1

Game 4: No. 4 N.C. A&T State vs No. 13 Delaware State (6:30pm)

Game 5: No. 5 Norfolk State vs No. 12 Maryland E. Shore (9:00pm)

First Round | Tuesday, March 6th – SESSION 2

Game 8: No. 8 Howard vs. No. 9 Florida A&M (4:00 p.m)

Game 9: No. 6 N.C. Central vs. No. 11 Coppin State (6:30pm)

Game 10: No. 7 Morgan State vs. No. 10 South Carolina State (9:00 p.m)

Quarterfinals | Wednesday, March 7 -SESSION 4

Game 13: No. 1 Hampton vs. Howard/Florida A&M winner (6:00pm)

Game 14: No. 2 Bethune Cookman vs Morgan State/South Carolina State winner (8:00 p.m)

Quarterfinals | Thursday, March 8 -SESSION 6

Game 17: No. 3 Savannah State vs. NC Central/Coppin State winner (6:00pm)

Game 18: Winner of Game 4 vs. Winner of Game 5 (8:00 p.m)

Semifinals | Friday, March 9 – SESSION 8

Game 21: Winner of Game 13 vs. Winner of Game 18 6 p.m.

Game 22: Winner of Game 14 vs. Winner of Game 17 8 p.m.

Championship | Saturday, March 10 – SESSION 9

Game 23: Winner of Game 21 vs. Winner of Game 22 1 p.m.#

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(Photo Credit: Norfolk State University)