Mountain East Conference Men's Basketball Tournament

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Mountain East Conference Men's Basketball Tournament
Conference Basketball Championship
Sport Basketball
Conference Mountain East Conference
Number of teams 10
Format Single-elimination tournament
Played 2014–present
Current champion Wheeling Jesuit (1st)
Most championships Five teams (1)
Official website MEC men's basketball
Host stadiums
Charleston Civic Center (2014–2018)
Host locations
Charleston, WV (2014–present)

The Mountain East Conference Men's Basketball Tournament is the annual conference basketball championship tournament for the Mountain East Conference. The tournament has been held annually since the MEC's establishment in 2014. It is a single-elimination tournament and seeding is based on regular season records.[1]

Since 2014, the tournament has been hosted each year at the Charleston Civic Center in Charleston, West Virginia. Following several years of low attendance, the league announce it would move the event to the Wheeling Civic Center for at least 2019 and 2020.[2]

The winner, declared conference champion, receives the conference's automatic bid to the NCAA Men's Division II Basketball Championship.

Results[edit]

Year Champions Score Runner-Up MVP Venue
2014 Charleston 63–60 West Liberty Fred Simpson, Charleston Charleston Civic Center Coliseum (Charleston, WV)
2015 Glenville State 65–58 Fairmont State Donte Morales, Glenville State Charleston Civic Center Coliseum (Charleston, WV)
2016 Concord 70–64 Notre Dame (OH) Rob Reed, Concord Charleston Civic Center Coliseum (Charleston, WV)
2017 West Liberty 67–65 Fairmont State David Hoehn, West Liberty Charleston Civic Center Coliseum (Charleston, WV)
2018 Wheeling Jesuit 80–65 Charleston Haywood Highsmith, Wheeling Jesuit Charleston Civic Center Coliseum (Charleston, WV)

Championship records[edit]

School Finals Record Finals Appearances Years
Wheeling Jesuit 1–0 1 2018
West Liberty 1–1 2 2017
Concord (WV) 1–0 1 2016
Glenville State 1–0 1 2015
Charleston 1–1 2 2014
Fairmont State 0–2 2
Notre Dame (OH) 0–1 0
Shepherd 0–0 0
Urbana 0–0 0
Virginia–Wise 0–0 0
West Virginia State 0–0 0
West Virginia Wesleyan 0–0 0
  • Schools highlighted in pink are former members of the Mountain East Conference

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