2009 MEAC Men's Basketball Tournament

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2009 MEAC Men's Basketball Tournament
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2009 Tournament Logo
Classification Division I
Season 2008–09
Teams 11
Site Lawrence Joel Veterans Memorial Coliseum
Winston-Salem, North Carolina
Champions Morgan State (2nd title)
Winning coach Todd Bozeman (1st title)
MVP Reggie Holmes (Morgan State)
Attendance 40,046
Television ESPNU
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The 2009 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference Men's Basketball Tournament, the culmination of the 2008–09 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference men's basketball season and a part of the 2008-09 NCAA Division I men's basketball season, took place from March 10–March 14, 2009, at the Lawrence Joel Veterans Memorial Coliseum in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. The tournament was broadcast on the ESPNU.

The championship game matched Morgan State against Norfolk State, who made its first appearance in the MEAC championship game since it joined the league in 1997. Morgan State won 83–69, for its 2nd tournament title, the first won in 1977. As champion, Morgan State received the MEAC's automatic bid to the 2009 NCAA Tournament.[1]

Bracket[2][edit]

  First Round Quarterfinals Semifinals Championship Game
                                     
       
  1 Morgan State 71  
    8 Florida A&M 41  
8 Florida A&M 71
9 Howard 58  
  1 Morgan State 75  
  5 Coppin State 67  
       
       
  4 North Carolina A&T 63
    5 Coppin State 66  
     
       
  1 Morgan State 83
  3 Norfolk State 69
       
       
  2 South Carolina State 57
    7 Hampton 56  
7 Hampton 51
10 Delaware State 32  
  2 South Carolina State 71
  3 Norfolk State 74  
       
       
  3 Norfolk State 63
    6 Bethune-Cookman 58  
6 Bethune-Cookman 52
11 Maryland-Eastern Shore 47  

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "MEACHOOPS.com". Archived from the original on 2 April 2009. Retrieved 4 March 2009. 
  2. ^ "2009 MEAC Tournament Bracket" (pdf). Archived (PDF) from the original on 2009-07-30. Retrieved 2009-03-06.