NORFOLK, Va., Dec. 15, 2020 – Four regular-season match-ups and two tournament championship games will be on ESPN networks in the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference’s (MEAC) 2021 basketball TV schedule.
The slate tips off on Monday, Jan. 4, when highly-touted freshman Makur Maker and Howard travel to Norfolk, Va., to take on Norfolk State at 7 p.m. on ESPNU. Saturday, Jan. 23, will see a 12 p.m. ESPNU tip-off for the rivalry between North Carolina A&T State and North Carolina Central in Durham, N.C.
The three-time defending MEAC Tournament champion Eagles of NCCU will head to Washington, D.C. on Monday, Feb. 1 to take on Howard at 9 p.m. on ESPN2.
The slate wraps up on Monday, Feb. 8, when Morgan State makes the short trek to Howard for a 7 p.m. ESPNU tip.
All games on ESPN networks are available to stream on the ESPN App, which is accessible on computers, smartphones, tablets and connected devices to fans who receive their video subscription from an affiliated provider.
The men’s and women’s championship games of the 2021 MEAC Basketball Tournament will be live on ESPN Networks, with specific network designations determined later in the season.
In addition, there will be 20 games aired on ESPN’s digital platforms.
2021 MEAC ESPN Men’s Basketball Schedule
Monday, Jan. 4: Howard at Norfolk State, 7 p.m. on ESPNU
Saturday, Jan. 23: North Carolina A&T State at North Carolina Central, 12 p.m. on ESPNU
Monday, Feb. 1: North Carolina Central at Howard, 9 p.m. on ESPN2
Monday, Feb. 8: Morgan State at Howard, 7 p.m. on ESPNU
About the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference
The Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) celebrates its 50th year of intercollegiate competition with the 2020-21 academic school year. Located in Norfolk, Va., the MEAC is made up of 11 outstanding historically black institutions across the Atlantic coastline: Bethune-Cookman University, Coppin State University, Delaware State University, Florida A&M University, Howard University, University of Maryland Eastern Shore, Morgan State University, Norfolk State University, North Carolina A&T State University, North Carolina Central University and South Carolina State University.