2017 MEAC Women's Basketball Tournament

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2017 MEAC Women's Basketball Tournament
Classification Division I
Season 2016–17
Teams 13
Site Norfolk Scope
Norfolk, Virginia
Television ESPN3
← 2016
2018 →
2016–17 MEAC women's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
Bethune-Cookman 15 1   .938     19 9   .679
Howard 12 4   .750     16 12   .571
Hampton 11 5   .688     17 12   .586
Norfolk State 9 7   .563     14 14   .500
Florida A&M 9 7   .563     11 18   .379
North Carolina A&T 8 8   .500     12 17   .414
Savannah State 8 8   .500     11 18   .379
Coppin State 8 8   .500     8 20   .286
Morgan State 7 9   .438     9 20   .310
North Carolina Central 7 9   .438     8 20   .286
Maryland-Eastern Shore 6 10   .375     12 15   .444
South Carolina State 2 14   .125     5 22   .185
Delaware State 2 14   .125     3 26   .103
2017 MEAC Tournament winner
As of March 6, 2017; Rankings from AP Poll

The 2017 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference Women's Basketball Tournament will take place March 6–11, 2017 at the Norfolk Scope in Norfolk, Virginia.[1] First round games will be played March 6 and March 7, with the quarterfinal games played on March 8 and 9. The semifinals will be held March 10, with the championship game on March 11.[2]

Seeds

The top 13 teams are eligible for the tournament.

Teams were seeded by record within the conference, with a tiebreaker system to seed teams with identical conference records.

Seed School Conference Tiebreaker
1 Bethune Cookman 15–1
2 Howard 12–4
3 Hampton 11–5
4 Florida A&M 9–7 1–0 vs Norfolk State
5 Norfolk State 9–7 0–1 vs. Florida A&M
6 Coppin State 8–8 2–0 vs. North Carolina A&T/Savannah State
7 North Carolina A&T 8–8 1–1 vs. Coppin State/Savannah State
8 Savannah State 8–8 0–2 vs. North Carolina A&T/Coppin State
9 Morgan State 7–9 1–0 vs. NC Central
10 NC Central 7–9 0–1 vs. Morgan State
11 Maryland-Eastern Shore 6–10
12 Delaware State 2–14 1–0 vs. SC State
13 South Carolina State 2–14 0–1 vs. Delaware State
† – MEAC regular season champions.
Overall records are as of the end of the regular season.

Schedule

Session Game Time* Matchup# Score Television
First round – Monday, March 6
1 1 11:00 am #4 Florida A&M vs. #13 South Carolina State 65–62 ESPN3
2 1:00 pm #5 Norfolk State vs. #12 Delaware State 60–40
3 3:00 pm #6 Coppin State vs. #11 Maryland-Eastern Shore 59–62
First round – Tuesday, March 7
2 4 12:00 pm #8 Savannah State vs. #9 Morgan State 59–51 ESPN3
5 2:00 pm #7 North Carolina A&T vs. #10 NC Central 71–53
Quarterfinals – Wednesday, March 8
4 6 12:00 pm #1 Bethune Cookman vs. #8 Savannah State 53–43 ESPN3
7 2:00 pm #4 Florida A & M vs. #5 Norfolk State 65–77
Quarterfinals – Thursday, March 9
5 8 12:00 pm #2 Howard 58 vs. #7 North Carolina A&T 68 58–68 ESPN3
9 2:00 pm #3 Hampton 66 vs. #11 Maryland Eastern Shore 56 66–56
Semifinals – Friday, March 10
6 10 12:00 pm #1 Bethune Cookman vs. #5 Norfolk State 59–42 ESPN3
11 2:00 pm #7 North Carolina A&T vs. #3 Hampton 62–64
Championship – Saturday, March 11
7 12 4:00 pm #1 Bethune Cookman vs. #3 Hampton 49–52 ESPN3
*Game times in EST. #-Rankings denote tournament seeding.

Bracket

  First round
March 6 and 7
Quarterfinals
March 8 and 9
Semifinals
March 10
Championship
March 11
ESPN3
                                     
       
  1 Bethune Cookman 53  
    8 Savannah State 43  
8 Savannah State 59
9 Morgan State 51  
  1 Bethune Cookman 59  
  5 Norfolk State 42  
4 Florida A&M 65  
13 South Carolina State 62  
  4 Florida A&M 65
    5 Norfolk State 77  
5 Norfolk State 60
12 Delaware State 40  
  1 Bethune Cookman 49
  3 Hampton 52
       
       
  2 Howard 58
    7 North Carolina A&T 68  
7 North Carolina A&T 71
10 North Carolina Central 53  
  7 North Carolina A&T 62
  3 Hampton 64  
       
       
  3 Hampton 66
    11 Maryland Eastern Shore 56  
6 Coppin State 59
11 Maryland-Eastern Shore 62  

References

  1. ^ "2017 MEAC Basketball Tournament" (PDF). MEAC. 
  2. ^ "2017 MEAC Men's & Women's Basketball Championship". MEAC. 

External links

  • Official site
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