The Savannah State Tigers are the No. 1 seed and have received a bye in the first round of the 2012 MEAC tournament as play begins on Tuesday.
The 2012 MEAC basketball tournament will take place on March 5-10 at the Lawrence Joel Veterans Memorial Coliseum in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.
Savannah State comes into the tournament as the No. 1 overall seed in their first year as members of the MEAC after previously playing as an independent. With a 14-2 conference record and 21-10 overall record, the Tigers are poised to represent the conference in the NCAA tournament.
The top three seeds in the conference standings; Savannah State, Norfolk State and Delaware State, have all received byes in the first-round of the conference tournament and will play their first games on Wednesday.
|Morgan State vs Hampton||11:00 AM||
|Howard vs North Carolina A&T||1:30 PM||
|Maryland-Eastern Shore vs North Carolina Central||4:00 PM||
|South Carolina State vs Bethune-Cookman||6:30 PM||
|Florida A&M vs Coppin State||9:00 PM|
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