2017 Bracketology: No. 16 Seeds
- East: South Carolina State Bulldogs/Texas Southern Tigers
- West: North Dakota State Bison/Wagner Seahawks
- South: Lehigh Mountain Hawks
- Midwest: Weber State Wildcats
Climbing into the stands was only the end of Hampton head coach Edward Joyner's celebration. It started with a chest bump that nearly put him on the ground.
Reginald Johnson Jr. had 21 points and eight assists and top-seeded Hampton beat South Carolina State 81-69 on Saturday to win its second consecutive Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference Tournament.
South Carolina State's Daryll Palmer submitted a SportsCenter Top 10 candidate when he dunked over a Hampton defender. The MEAC championship game is coming down to the wire on ESPN2.
After a back-and-forth first half, Hampton's Brian Darden knocked down this 3-pointer to tie the game at 39 heading into the break. (Live on ESPN2/WatchESPN)
Hampton found an opening along the baseline behind the South Carolina St. pressure, but Najee Pritchett came from halfcourt for the surprise rejection. (Live on ESPN2/WatchESPN)
South Carolina State is trying to topple defending NEAC champ and tournament 1-seed Hampton to advance to the NCAA tournament for the first time since 2004. Live on ESPN2, WatchESPN
Gabe McCray finished with 16 points and eight rebounds, and Ed Stephens hit two free throws with 16 seconds left to lead No. 3 seed South Carolina State to a 67-65 win over Norfolk State in the s
Eric Eaves scored 21 points with eight rebounds, and Tashombe Riley added 18 points and eight boards to help No. 3 seed South Carolina State beat 11th-seeded Coppin State 90-80 in the quarterfina
Eric Eaves had a career-high 35 points Thursday night and South Carolina State beat Bethune-Cookman 85-72 in the regular-season finale for both teams.
Troyce Manassa scored 21 points and Savannah State won its sixth straight game with a 76-64 victory over South Carolina State on Saturday.
Gabriel McCray made all three of his 3-point attempts and scored 18 points on Monday night to lead South Carolina State over Howard 71-63.
Tashombe Riley scored 16 points, Eric Eaves added 15 and South Carolina State upended Maryland-Eastern Shore 62-58 on Saturday.
Troyce Manassa scored 15 points, had four rebounds, three assists and three blocks to lead Savannah State past South Carolina State 60-57 on Saturday night.
Eric Eaves scored 22, Gabe McCray had 17 points with eight rebounds and South Carolina State beat Morgan State 82-78 Monday night.
Ed Stephens scored 23 points as South Carolina State beat Coppin State 88-83 on Saturday.
Eric Eaves scored 20 points on 7-for-12 shooting to lead South Carolina State to a 56-41 win over Delaware State on Saturday.
Eric Eaves scored 18 points, Ty Soloman hit a late 3-pointer and two important free throws, and South Carolina State edged Hampton 67-62 on Monday night.
Charles Oliver scored 19 points, and Zaynah Robinson and D'Shon Taylor each added 13 as Norfolk State rolled to an 87-74 win over South Carolina State on Saturday.
Freshman Eric Eaves scored 26 points and South Carolina State beat Maryland-Eastern Shore 68-63 on Monday night for its fifth straight victory.
|South Carolina State||12-4||1||19-15|
|North Carolina Central||7-9||6||13-19|
|North Carolina A&T||7-9||6||10-22|