Saturday, February 18, 2017

2017 MEAC Basketball Tournament Ticket Books on Sale Now

NORFOLK, Virginia -- Ticket books are on sale now for the highly-anticipated 2017 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) Men’s and Women’s Basketball Tournament. This year’s tournament gets underway March 6-11 at the Norfolk (Va.) Scope Arena.

Each ticket book contains nine tickets, one for each session, which provides entrance for one (1) person to attend all 23 men’s and women’s games including the championship finals on Saturday, March 11 beginning with the men’s game at 1 p.m. and the women’s title game at 3 p.m.

Ticket books are available for purchase at all 13 member institutions, the Scope Box Office, Ticketmaster outlets, the MEAC Administrative Office and online at Tickets are also available by calling the MEAC at (757) 951-2055 or Ticketmaster at (800) 745-3000.

Ticket books for general admission are available for $140 plus handling fees. Senior and student prices are also available with proper identification for $106.50. Floor seating is also available for weekly packages.

Fans interested in sitting within their university’s fan block are encouraged to contact their institution’s ticket office directly.

For more information about the 2017 MEAC Men’s and Women’s Basketball Tournament visit

Session 1 - Monday, March 6 - 5 games - 11 a.m.
Session 2 - Tuesday, March 7 - 4 games - 12 p.m.
Session 3 - Wednesday, March 8 - 2 games - 12 p.m.
Session 4 - Wednesday, March 8 - 2 games - 6 p.m.
Session 5 - Thursday, March 9 - 2 games - 12 p.m.
Session 6 - Thursday, March 9 - 2 games - 6 p.m.
Session 7 - Friday, March 10 - 2 games - 12 p.m.
Session 8 - Friday, March 10 - 2 games - 6 p.m.
Session 9 - Saturdays, March 10 - 2 games - 1 p.m.

About the MEAC Tournament

The MEAC Basketball Tournament is a single elimination championship playoff that involves Division I historically black colleges and universities located across the Atlantic coastline: Bethune-Cookman, Coppin State, Delaware State, Florida A&M, Hampton, Howard, Maryland Eastern Shore, Morgan State, Norfolk State, North Carolina A&T State, North Carolina Central, Savannah State, and South Carolina State.

The tournament games are played at the Norfolk Scope Arena in Virginia. Both the men’s and women’s champion will receive an automatic bid to the NCAA Division I Tournament. The North Carolina A&T State University Aggies and the Hampton Pirates won the 2016 women’s and men’s titles, respectively and received bids to the NCAA Tournament.


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