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NCCU to Face Iowa State in the NCAA Division I Tournament
Written By: Associated Press         Release: 03/17/2014
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North Carolina Central will face Iowa State in the second round of the NCAA Division I Tournament on Friday, March 21 at the AT&T Center in San Antonio, Texas.

The game will broadcast live on TNT, featuring all-start trio of Marv Albert as the play-by-play announcer, former NBA player and General Manager Steve Kerr managing the color analysis and Craig Sager as the sideline reporter, beginning approximately at 8:50 p.m. (CT). 

NCCU received a 14 seed after winning its first Division I men’s basketball title with a 71-62 victory over Morgan State in the MEAC championship game on Saturday.  The Eagles earned the conference’s regular season title with a 15-1 MEAC mark and currently boast a 25-8 overall record.

Iowa State earned a No. 3 seed in the East Region after defeating Baylor in the Big 12 Tournament, its first conference title since 2000.  The Cyclones will be making their third straight trip to the NCAA Tournament.

The No. 3 seed is Iowa State’s highest seeding since the 2001 seed when it was a No. 2 seed.  Ironically, the Cyclones were upset by MEAC member Hampton (No. 15) in the first-round game.  It was the second time in MEAC history that a conference member seeded No. 15 defeated a No. 2 seed.  Coppin State (1997) and Norfolk State (2012) have also defeated No. 2 seeded teams while seeded No 15 in the NCAA Tournament.

NCCU enters the NCAA Tournament with an impressive resume that includes a win against the No. 12-seed in the Midwest region, Wolfpack of NC State, on Nov. 20 (82-72), and a number of close loses to the No. 5-seed in the East Region Bearcats of Cincinnati (74-61) on Nov. 8, and lost to the No. 1-seed in the Midwest, Wichita State (77-66) on Dec. 22.

 Click here to view the 2014 NCAA Tournament Bracket.

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Delaware State
57
Radford
78
03/18
Men's Basketball
High Point
70
Maryland Eastern Shore
64
03/18
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Eastern Kentucky
81
Norfolk State
75
03/17
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Miami FL
75
North Carolina Central
71
03/17
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Hampton
74
Manhattan
64
03/17
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Delaware State
61
Hampton
82
03/14
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Norfolk State
64
Hampton
75
03/13
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North Carolina Central
57
Delaware State
63
03/13
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Howard
60
Delaware State
65
03/12
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Maryland Eastern Shore
71
Hampton
76
03/12
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Norfolk State
68
South Carolina State
54
03/11
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North Carolina Central
91
Coppin State
43
03/11
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South Carolina State
63
North Carolina A&T
54
03/10
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Bethune-Cookman
60
Coppin State
64
03/10
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Hampton
91
Morgan State
71
03/09
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Delaware State
64
Savannah State
58
03/09
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Florida A&M
64
Savannah State
57
03/05
Men's Basketball
North Carolina Central
69
North Carolina A&T
58
03/05
Men's Basketball
Hampton
69
Norfolk State
80
03/05
Men's Basketball
Bethune-Cookman
72
South Carolina State
62
03/05
Men's Basketball
Coppin State
92
Delaware State
104
03/05
Men's Basketball
Maryland Eastern Shore
89
Morgan State
76
03/05
Men's Basketball
New Jersey Inst Tech
71
Howard
62
03/04
Men's Basketball
Howard
61
Norfolk State
59
03/02
Men's Basketball
Delaware State
85
Hampton
75
03/02
Men's Basketball
North Carolina A&T
67
Bethune-Cookman
50
03/02
Men's Basketball
Savannah State
49
North Carolina Central
62
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Howard
67
Hampton
68
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South Carolina State
57
Savannah State
68
02/28
Men's Basketball
North Carolina Central
72
Bethune-Cookman
49
02/28
Men's Basketball
North Carolina A&T
77
Florida A&M
65
02/28
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Delaware State
65
Maryland Eastern Shore
69
02/28
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Morgan State
77
Coppin State
88
02/28
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Savannah State
58
Bethune-Cookman
49
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Savannah State
63
Florida A&M
52
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Norfolk State
81
Delaware State
71
02/23
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North Carolina A&T
60
Morgan State
57
02/23
Men's Basketball
South Carolina State
65
Howard
73
02/23
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Savannah State
48
Howard
50
02/21
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South Carolina State
56
Maryland Eastern Shore
68
02/21
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Hampton
71
Delaware State
74
02/21
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Coppin State
81
Norfolk State
99
02/21
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Bethune-Cookman
64
Florida A&M
57
02/21
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North Carolina Central
74
Morgan State
59
02/21
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Morgan State
65
Hampton
93
02/16
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Bethune-Cookman
77
North Carolina A&T
56
02/16
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Delaware State
92
Coppin State
96
02/16
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Florida A&M
48
North Carolina Central
73
02/16
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Maryland Eastern Shore
71
Howard
60
02/16
Men's Basketball
Florida A&M
57
North Carolina A&T
50
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