MEC Men's Basketball Tournament Field Set

MEC Men's Basketball Tournament Field Set

BRIDGEPORT -- The seedings and pairings for the Mountain East Conference men's basketball tournament have been set after the final day of regular season play Saturday.

Regular season champion West Liberty, along with Fairmont State, Concord and Charleston earn the top-four seeds, respectively, and a first-round bye.

Glenville State (fifth), Wheeling Jesuit (sixth), Notre Dame (seventh) and Shepherd (eighth) will have a first round home game on Tuesday evening. West Virginia Wesleyan is seeded ninth, West Virginia State is 10th, Urbana is 11th and UVa-Wise is 12th. 

West Virginia Wesleyan will travel to Shepherd for their first-round contest.

Shepherd took the season series from Wesleyan, winning both games by three points.

Shepherd won on their home court by a 76-73 score on Nov. 24 and won at Wesleyan by a 69-66 score on Feb. 2.

The first round games will be played on Tuesday, March 3.

The men's bracket can be seen here.


MEC Tournament Seeds
1. West Liberty (25-2, 20-2)
2. Fairmont State (19-9, 16-6)
3. Concord (20-8, 15-7)
4. Charleston (19-9, 14-8)
5. Glenville State (18-10, 14-8)
6. Wheeling Jesuit (19-9, 14-8)
7. Notre Dame (15-13, 11-11)
8. Shepherd (14-14, 9-13)
9. West Virginia Wesleyan (11-17, 9-13)
10. West Virginia State (6-24, 6-16)
11. Urbana (6-22, 3-19)
12. UVa-Wise (2-25, 1-21)

First Round Games (Tuesday, March 3)
#12 UVa-Wise at #5 Glenville State, 7:30 p.m.
#11 Urbana at #6 Wheeling Jesuit, 7 p.m.
#10 West Virginia State at #7Notre Dame, 7:30 p.m.
#9 West Virginia Wesleyan at #8 Shepherd, 7 p.m.