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|Sunday, January 27, 2013|
Ticket books are on sale now for the 2013 MEAC Men’s and Women’s Basketball Tournament scheduled for March 11-16 at the Norfolk Scope Arena in Virginia.
Each ticket book provides entrance for one (1) person to attend all 24 men’s and women’s games including the championship final slated for Saturday, March 16 with the men’s game starting at 1 p.m. followed by the women’s game at 5 p.m.
Ticket books can be purchased at all 13 MEAC university ticket offices, Norfolk Scope Arena Box Office, Ticketmaster outlets, the MEAC Administrative Office and online at Ticketmaster.com. Tickets are also available by calling the MEAC at 757-951-2055 or Ticketmaster at 800-745-3000.
Fans interested in sitting within their university’s fan block are encouraged to contact their institution’s ticket office directly.
The annual MEAC Basketball Tournament marks in first year back to the City of Norfolk since 1997. Norfolk will serve as the tournament’s host through 2015. The Hampton University Lady Pirates and the Norfolk State Spartans men’s and women’s teams earned the tournament crowns last year and are favorites to win this year’s titles.
About the MEAC Basketball Tournament
The MEAC Basketball Tournament is a single elimination championship playoff that involves Division I historically black colleges and universities located across the Atlantic coastline: Bethune-Cookman, Coppin State, Delaware State, Florida A&M, Hampton, Howard, Maryland Eastern Shore, Morgan State, Norfolk State, North Carolina A&T State, North Carolina Central, Savannah State, and South Carolina State.
The tournament is played at the Norfolk Scope Arena in Virginia. Both the men’s and women’s champion will receive an automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament.
About Norfolk, Virginia
Norfolk, Virginia is a city of some 242,803 residents and more than 100 diverse neighborhoods. It is the cultural, educational, business and medical center of Hampton Roads, hosts the world's largest naval base, the region's international airport and is one of the busiest international ports on the East Coast of the United States. The city is
undergoing a successful renewal, including new office, retail, entertainment and new residential development along the rivers and bay front, and revitalization projects in many of its neighborhoods. Norfolk's residents and city officials have long supported sports programs at all levels.
VisitNorfolk is the official Destination Marketing Organization for the City of Norfolk. VisitNorfolk, a non-profit organization is dedicated to enhancing the role of travel and tourism in our economy by producing high volumes of both leisure and convention visitors, tax revenues and travel related jobs in Norfolk. VisitNorfolk also provides the resources and tools to ensure our visitors stay in Norfolk is both a productive and enjoyable one. For more information, visitnorfolktoday.com or call 800-368-3097. #Norfolk, Virginia