North Carolina Central University Wins MEAC Championship
No. 6 North Carolina Central won the 2018 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) Tournament Championship for the second consecutive season after topping No. 1 seed Hampton 71-63 inside the Norfolk Scope Arena.
With the victory, the Eagles earned a bid into the NCAA Tournament while capturing its third tournament title in five years. North Carolina Central’s head coach LeVelle Moton was named the tournament’s Most Outstanding Coach.
The 2018 MEAC Men's Basketball Tournament Champion North Carolina Central Eagles will open up NCAA Tournament action in Dayton, Ohio on Wednesday evening as they'll face Texas Southern of the Southwestern Athletic Conference at 6:40 p.m. Wednesday's contest, which is known as the First Four, marks the second consecutive year the Eagles will open in Dayton.
TRADITION wants to give Coach Levelle Moton a Congratulatory Shout Out and we wish the NCCU team the best on Wednesday, March 14th.
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