West Liberty & Charleston earn top seeds for MEC Tournament

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — The West Liberty and Charleston men and Charleston and Notre Dame women have secured the top seeds for the 2021 Mountain East Conference Basketball Tournaments. First round games are scheduled for campus sites on Monday. Quarterfinal play begins Thursday at WesBanco Arena in Wheeling.

On the men’s side, the Hilltoppers (13-3) enter the postseason as winners of their last nine games. West Liberty secured the North Division title with a win over Fairmont State on Wednesday.

MEC Men’s Basketball Tournament

First round games on campus sites (Monday at 7 p.m.):

No.4S Concord 107, No. 5S Davis & Elkins 100, 2OT

No. 5N Wheeling 97, No. 4N Alderson Broaddus 91

Quarterfinals (Friday):

No. 2S Glenville State (7-3) vs. No. 3N Notre Dame (8-8) – 11 a.m.

No.4S Concord (9-7) vs. No. 1N West Liberty (13-3) – 2 p.m.

No.5N Wheeling (6-11) vs. No. 1S Charleston (12-2) – 5 p.m.

No. 3S WV State (9-5) vs. No. 2N Fairmont State (11-4) – 8 p.m.

Semifinals (Saturday):

Quarterfinal #3 winner vs. Quarterfinal # 4 winner – 5 p.m.

Quarterfinal #1 winner vs. Quarterfinal #2 winner – 8 p.m.

Championship (Sunday):

Semifinal winners – 4:30 p.m.

 

For the ladies, Charleston secured the South Division title with a win Saturday afternoon over West Virginia State.

MEC Women’s Basketball Tournament

First round games on campus sites (Monday at 7 p.m.):

No. 5S WV Wesleyan 100, No. 4S Concord 84

No. 5N Alderson Broaddus 85, No. 4N Fairmont State 79

Quarterfinals (Thursday):

No. 3N West Liberty (8-8) vs. No. 2S Glenville State (10-2) – 11 a.m.

No.5S WV Wesleyan (6-10) vs. No. 1N Notre Dame (13-3) – 2 p.m.

No.5N Alderson Broaddus (7-10) vs. No. 1S Charleston (14-2) – 5 p.m.

No. 3S Concord (9-6) vs. No. 2N Wheeling (8-8) – 8 p.m.

Semifinals (Saturday):

Quarterfinal #3 winner vs. Quarterfinal # 4 winner – 11 a.m.

Quarterfinal #1 winner vs. Quarterfinal #2 winner – 2 p.m.

Championship (Sunday):

Semifinal winners – 1 p.m.





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