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The MEAC Men's Basketball Tournament (popularly known as the MEAC Tournament) is the conference championship tournament in basketball for the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC). The tournament has been held every year since 1972. It is a single-elimination tournament and seeding is based on regular season records. The winner, declared conference champion, receives the conference's automatic bid to the NCAA men's basketball tournament.

MEAC Men's Basketball Tournament
Conference Basketball Championship
SportBasketball
ConferenceMid-Eastern Athletic Conference
Number of teams11
FormatSingle-elimination tournament
Current stadiumNorfolk Scope
Current locationNorfolk, VA
Played1972–present
Last contest2019
Current championNorth Carolina Central Eagles
Most championshipsNorth Carolina A&T Aggies (16)
TV partner(s)ESPNU
Official websitewww.meachoops.com
Sponsors
ESPNU, Russel Athletics, State Farm Insurance, Coca-Cola, Nike, Wachovia
Year Champion Score Runner-up Tournament MVP Location
1972 North Carolina A&T 71–62 Howard Robert Lewis (HU) Cameron Indoor StadiumDurham, NC
1973 North Carolina A&T 86–81 Howard William Harris (NCAT) Cameron Indoor Stadium • Durham, NC
1974 Maryland Eastern Shore 77–62 Morgan State Talvin Skinner (UMES) Baltimore Civic CenterBaltimore, MD
1975 North Carolina A&T 86–77 Morgan State Marvin Webster (MSU) Baltimore Civic Center • Baltimore, MD
1976 Morgan State 82–77 Howard James Sparrow (NCAT) Greensboro ColiseumGreensboro, NC
1977 North Carolina A&T 66–63 Morgan State Eric Evans (MSU) Greensboro Coliseum • Greensboro, NC
1978 North Carolina A&T 82–77 Howard James Sparrow (NCAT) Greensboro Coliseum • Greensboro, NC
1979 North Carolina A&T 48–46 Howard Larry Spriggs (HU) Greensboro Coliseum • Greensboro, NC
1980 Howard 78–69 Maryland Eastern Shore Larry Spriggs (HU) Winston-Salem Memorial ColiseumWinston-Salem, NC
1981 Howard 78–69 Maryland Eastern Shore Larry Spriggs (HU) Winston-Salem Memorial Coliseum • Winston-Salem, NC
1982 North Carolina A&T 79–67 Howard Eric Boyd (NCAT) Winston-Salem Memorial Coliseum • Winston-Salem, NC
1983 North Carolina A&T 71–64 Howard Joe Binion (NCAT) Greensboro Coliseum • Greensboro, NC
1984 North Carolina A&T 65–58 Howard Eric Boyd (NCAT) Greensboro Coliseum • Greensboro, NC
1985 North Carolina A&T 71–69 Howard Eric Boyd (NCAT) The PalestraPhiladelphia, PA
1986 North Carolina A&T 53–52 Howard Thomas Griffis (NCAT) Philadelphia Civic Center • Philadelphia, PA
1987 North Carolina A&T 79–58 Howard Thomas Griffis (NCAT) Greensboro Coliseum • Greensboro, NC
1988 North Carolina A&T 101–86 FAMU Claude Williams (NCAT) Greensboro Coliseum • Greensboro, NC
1989 South Carolina State 83–79 FAMU Travis Williams (SCSU) Greensboro Coliseum • Greensboro, NC
1990 Coppin State 54–50 North Carolina A&T Reggie Isaac (CSU) Greensboro Coliseum • Greensboro, NC
1991 Florida A&M 84–80 Delaware State Kenneth Davis (FAMU) Norfolk Scope • Norfolk, VA
1992 Howard 67–65 FAMU Howard Holley (HU) Norfolk Scope • Norfolk, VA
1993 Coppin State 80–53 Delaware State Dion Schultz (CSU) Norfolk Scope • Norfolk, VA
1994 North Carolina A&T 87–70 South Carolina State[1] Phillip Alien (NCAT) Talmadge L. Hill Field House • Baltimore, MD
1995 North Carolina A&T 66–64 Coppin State Phillip Alien (NCAT) Talmadge L. Hill Field House • Baltimore, MD
1996 South Carolina State 69–56 Coppin State Derrick Patterson (SCSU) Leon County Civic CenterTallahassee, FL
1997 Coppin State 81–74 * North Carolina A&T Terquin Mott (CSU) Joseph G. Echols Memorial Hall • Norfolk, VA
1998 South Carolina State 66–61 Coppin State Roderick Blakney (SCSU) Richmond ColiseumRichmond, VA
1999 FAMU 64–61 UMES Monroe Pippins (FAMU) Richmond Coliseum • Richmond, VA
2000 South Carolina State 70–53 Coppin State Mike Waitre (SCSU) Arthur Ashe Athletic Center and Richmond Coliseum • Richmond, VA
2001 Hampton 70–68 Maryland Eastern Shore Tarvis Williams (HIU) Arthur Ashe Athletic Center and Richmond Coliseum • Richmond, VA
2002 Hampton 80-62 Howard Tommy Adams (HIU) Arthur Ashe Athletic Center and Richmond Coliseum • Richmond, VA
2003 South Carolina State 72–67 Hampton Dustin Braddick (SCSU) Arthur Ashe Athletic Center and Richmond Coliseum • Richmond, VA
2004 FAMU 58–51 Coppin State Terrence Woods (FAMU) Arthur Ashe Athletic Center and Richmond Coliseum • Richmond, VA
2005 Delaware State 55–53 Hampton Jahsha Bluntt (DSU) Arthur Ashe Athletic Center and Richmond Coliseum • Richmond, VA
2006 Hampton 60–56 Delaware State Rashad West (HIU) RBC CenterRaleigh, NC
2007 FAMU 58–56 Delaware State Brian Greene (FAMU) RBC Center • Raleigh, NC
2008 Coppin State 62–60 Morgan State Tywain McKee (CSU) RBC Center • Raleigh, NC
2009 Morgan State 83–69 Norfolk State Reggie Holmes (MSU) LJVM Coliseum • Winston-Salem, NC
2010 Morgan State 68–61 South Carolina State Kevin Thompson (MSU) LJVM Coliseum • Winston-Salem, NC
2011 Hampton 60–55 Morgan State Brandon Tunnell (HIU) LJVM Coliseum • Winston-Salem, NC
2012 Norfolk State 73–70 Bethune-Cookman Kyle O'Quinn (NSU) LJVM Coliseum • Winston-Salem, NC
2013 North Carolina A&T 57–54 Morgan State Adrian Powell (NCAT) Norfolk Scope • Norfolk, VA
2014 North Carolina Central 71–62 Morgan State Jeremy Ingram (NCCU) Norfolk Scope • Norfolk, VA
2015 Hampton 82–61 Delaware State Deron Powers (HIU) Norfolk Scope • Norfolk, VA
2016 Hampton 81–69 South Carolina State Reginald Johnson (HIU) Norfolk Scope • Norfolk, VA
2017 North Carolina Central 67–59 Norfolk State Patrick Cole (NCCU) Norfolk Scope • Norfolk, VA
2018 North Carolina Central 71–63 Hampton Pablo Rivas (NCCU) Norfolk Scope • Norfolk, VA
2019 North Carolina Central 50–47 Norfolk State Raasean Davis (NCCU) Norfolk Scope • Norfolk, VA

* Overtime

Tournament championships by schoolEdit

School # of Tournament Championships Last Tournament Championship
North Carolina A&T 16 2013
Hampton 6 2016
South Carolina State 5 2003
Coppin State 4 2008
FAMU 4 2007
North Carolina Central 4 2019
Howard 3 1992
Morgan State 3 2010
Delaware State 1 2005
Norfolk State 1 2012
UMES 1 1974

Television coverageEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ http://www.meachoops.com/media/2015-16/2016%20-%20MBB%20Tournament%20Results%20-%20Updated.pdf
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2012-03-01. Retrieved 2012-02-29.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  3. ^ http://www.espnmediazone3.com/us/2011/02/28/championship-week-presented-by-dick%e2%80%99s-sporting-goods-schedule/?s-sporting-goods-schedule//
  4. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2010-04-12. Retrieved 2010-12-17.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  5. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2009-03-07. Retrieved 2009-03-01.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  6. ^ http://www.espnmediazone.com/press_releases/2008_03_mar/20080303_ChampionshipWeek.htm[permanent dead link]
  7. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2009-02-07. Retrieved 2009-03-01.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)

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