Dover, Del. (Mar. 8, 2019) --- The Delaware State men’s basketball team will open the 2019 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference Tournament with a first round game against Savannah State on Monday at 6:00 p.m. at the Scope Arena in Norfolk, Va.

The Hornets are the 11th seed in the tournament, while Savannah State is seeded sixth.

This will be the third MEAC Tournament meeting between the Hornets and Tigers. Delaware State won the first meeting 64-58 in 2015. The Hornets advanced to the tournament championship game that season.

Savannah State won the second MEAC Tournament meeting between the teams 63-58 in 2016.

The winner of the Delaware State / Savannah State tournament contest will face No. 3 seed and defending champ North Carolina Central on Thur. (Mar. 14) at 6:00 p.m.

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