MEAC Tournament Bracket 2012: Savannah State Suffers Upset Loss To Hampton

Top seeded Savannah State suffered a 59-46 upset loss to Hampton in the first-round of the MEAC Tournament.

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MEAC Tournament 2012: Schedule, Bracket And More

The 2012 MEAC Tournament continues play on Thursday with two more quarterfinal games after an eventful Wednesday that saw the top seed in the tournament, Savannah State bounced by the No. 8 seed Hampton. The No. 2 seed, Norfolk State survived a close encounter with Howard to advance to the semifinals.

Thursday's matchups include Delaware State taking on the No. 11 seed, Florida A&M who pulled off a first-round upset over the six seed Coppin State. The late game will feature a matchup between the fourth and fifth seeds with Bethune-Cookman taking on North Carolina Central.

Here is a look at the rest of the 2012 MEAC Tournament Schedule:

Thursday, March 8 Quarterfinals

6:00 PM No. 3 Delaware State Vs. No. 11 Florida A&M
8:00 PM No. 4 Bethune-Cookman Vs. No. 5 North Carolina Central

Friday, March 9 Semifinals

6:00 PM No. 8 Hampton Vs. Bethune-Cookman/North Carolina Central
8:00 PM No. 2 Norfolk State Vs. Delaware State/Florida A&M

Saturday, March 10 Championship (ESPN2) 1:00 PM

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MEAC Tournament 2012 Score Update: Hampton Upsets Savannah State 59-46

The 2012 MEAC Tournament rolls along and into Wednesday. The first of two night games in the conference championship tournament pits the No. 1 Savannah St. Tigers against the No. 8 seed Hampton Pirates. The Tigers experienced a tougher fight than they may have expected from the No. 8 seed with Hampton pulling off the upset 59-46

The Tigers fell behind in the first half and seemed stunned in the games final minutes, as the Pirates stretched a single-digit lead all the way up to 13.

Christopher Tolson had quite a game for Hampton leading all scorers with 16 points, eight rebounds and three assists. Only one of the Savannah State players -- Preston Blackman -- reached double digits in scoring.

Here is a look at the complete bracket for the MEAC tournament, from meachoops.com.

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MEAC Tournament 2012 Bracket, Schedule Update: Savannah State To Face Hampton In Second Round

Savannah State (21-10, 14-2) is riding a 13 game winning streak and is the No. 1 overall seed in the MEAC Tournament in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, and the state of Georgia's best shot at sending a team to the NCAA Tournament. They'll start tournament action on Wednesday, facing No. 8 Hampton in the second round of the MEAC Tournament. Hampton advanced after beating Morgan State on Tuesday when Jasper Williams scored a season-high 20 points off the bench in a 69-65 win.

Wednesday action will feature the two seeds with byes - Savannah State and Norfolk State, while the rest of the field has a day off before resuming play Thursday. For a complete look at the MEAC bracket, click here.

#8 Hampton vs #1 Savannah State, 6 p.m. ET

#10 Howard vs #2 Norfolk St., 8 p.m. ET

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MEAC Tournament 2012: Day One Schedule, Bracket And More

Who will Savannah State play after Day One of the MEAC tournament?

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MEAC Basketball Tournament 2012: Bracket, Schedule Set, First Games On Tuesday

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.

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