2019 ScheduleAll times ET

2019 Schedule
9-10, 1st in MEAC
Norfolk State falls asleep on 1-and-1 (0:19)
NC Central captures MEAC title (0:34)

Biggest tournament upsets: No. 1

The biggest tournament upset in the past 20 years belongs to Norfolk State, a No. 15 seed in 2012, which defied the 21.5-point spread to shock No. 2 Missouri. Biggest upsets

Watch: Norfolk State vs. N.C. Central

The Spartans took down the Eagles the last time the two teams met. But in the rematch during the MEAC tourney's quarterfinals, is a different result in order? Live on ESPN3

Johnson pleased with nonconference play (3:46)

This is not your normal inbounds pass

It resulted in Gary Clark's dunk against Norfolk State.

Cincinnati cruses past Norfolk State (1:07)
Norfolk State - Cincinnati Postgame Breakdown with Farad Cobb (1:26)

Cincinnati sails past Norfolk State

The No. 23 Bearcats rebounded from their loss to rival Xavier to beat the Spartans 75-59 and improve to 9-2. Box score

Cincinnati holds 8-point lead at half

The Bearcats got out to a 15-0 lead to begin the game, but Norfolk State fought back to cut the deficit to 34-26 at halftime. The Spartans' Preston Bungei is the only player in double figures (10) at half. Live on ESPNU, WatchESPN


Norfolk State getting energized

No. 23 Cincinnati still has the lead on ESPNU, but Preston Bungei electrified the Norfolk State bench with this dunk in the first half.


Cincinnati wasting no time vs. Norfolk St.

The No. 23 Bearcats jumped out to a 15-0 lead to start the game, including this alley-oop dunk from Shaq Thomas. Cincinnati is still up big midway through the first half on ESPNU.

Watch: Norfolk State at No. 23 Cincinnati

The 8-2 Bearcats are looking to bounce back from their loss to crosstown rival Xavier as they take on 4-5 Norfolk State. Since the beginning of the 2000-01 season, Norfolk State has dropped five straight to ranked opponents. Live on ESPNU, WatchESPN

Hampton continues Cinderella run

Hampton entered the MEAC tournament 13-17, but the Pirates are just one win away from the Big Dance, after upsetting Norfolk State to reach Saturday's title game.

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You Gotta See This: MEAC

It's college basketball preview season, and you know what that means: tons of preseason info to get you primed for 2013-14. But what do you really need to know?

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Video: Illinois 64, Norfolk State 54

Tenth-ranked Illinois pulls away late to top Norfolk State, 64-54. Brandon Paul had 14 points and eight rebounds for the Illini.

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Hall of Fame Tip-Off Primer

The Hall of Fame Tip-Off is a tournament set up for one marquee team.That's what it did last season for Kentucky. That's what it's doing this season for Ohio State.

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ESPN.com's MEAC preview

Before we get to the Blue Ribbon team-by-team previews for the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference, here is Eamonn Brennan's quick wind sprint through the ...

Team Stats

Points Per Game72.6
Rebounds Per Game34.9
Assists Per Game12.5
Points Allowed70.0Tied-142nd

Tournament History

Final Fours0
Tournament Record1-1
Championship SeasonsNone
Tournament Appearances1