Dover, Del. (Mar. 8, 2019) --- Delaware State will face North Carolina Central in the opening round of the 2019 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference Women’s Basketball Tournament in Norfolk, Va., next week.

The eighth-seeded Lady Hornets and No. 9 Lady Eagles will meet on Tues. Mar. 12 at 1:00 p.m. at the Scope Arena.

Delaware State and N.C. Central met twice during the 2018-19 regular season, with each team winning on its home court. The Lady Hornets won the first meeting 71-61 on Jan. 14 in Dover, Del. The Lady Eagles won the second contest 65-64 on Feb. 11 in Durham, N.C.

This will be the first MEAC Tournament meeting between the teams.

The winner of the DSU / NCCU first round game will face No. 1 tournament seed and defending champ North Carolina A&T in the first quarterfinal round contest  on Wed. (Mar. 13) at 12:00 p.m.

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