The Dr. Cavil’s HBCU Major Division Men’s Basketball Top 10, with poll rankings, team, first-place votes,o = overall, c = conference record, record in parentheses, total points, and previous ranking:

RANK TEAM (1st PLACE VOTES) O / C RECORD TOTAL POINTS PREVIOUS

1.

North Carolina Central Eagles (10) (28-5, 15-1)

100

 1

2.

Texas Southern Tigers (19-14, 12-6)

  84

 6

3.

Hampton Pirates (18-12, 13-3)

  83

 2

4.

Southern Jaguars (19-13, 15-3)

  77

 3

5.

#-Norfolk State Spartans (19-14, 11-5)

  58

 4

6.

Morgan State Bears (15-16, 11-5)

  54

 5

7.

Alabama State Hornets (19-12, 12-6)

  33

 7

8.

Savannah State Tigers (13-19, 10-6)

  19

 9

9.

Alabama A&M Bulldogs (14-16, 10-8)

  16

10

10.

Arkansas-Pine Bluff Golden Lions (13-18, 11-7)

  15

 8

DROPPED OUT:  N/A

RECEIVING VOTES: Florida A & M Rattlers-(14-18, 8-8)-4

# = Norfolk State-(21-12, 16-0) = TSPN & 3C 2012-2013 HBCU Basketball Men’s Major Division National Champion

Major Division = NCAA Division I

NOTES: Last Game(s): (March 9 – 15) and Next Game(s): (March 16 – 22)

No. 1 North Carolina Central Eagles (28-5, 15-1) after clinching the regular season MEAC championship, swept through the MEAC Tournament at the Norfolk Scope Arena in Norfolk, Va. defeated the Howard Bison 92-46 in the tournament quarterfinals, defeated the Norfolk State Spartans 68-45 in the semifinals, and finally defeated the Morgan State Bears 71-62 in the finals to earn the conference’s NCAA Division I tournament automatic bid.

No. 2 Texas Southern Tigers (19-14, 12-6) swept through the SWAC Tournament in Houston at the Toyota Center defeating the Grambling State Tigers 79-54 in the tournament quarterfinals, the Alabama State Hornets 73-61 in the tournament semifinals, and their instate rival Prairie View A&M 78-73 in the finals to earn the conference’s NCAA Division I tournament automatic bid.

No. 3 Hampton Pirates (18-11, 13-3) were victims in the tournament’s first major upset with a loss to the Coppin State Eagles 83-77 in the MEAC tournament quarterfinals at the Norfolk Scope Arena in Norfolk, Va., the Pirates will face the Penn State Nittany Lions in the CBI Tournament.

No. 4 Southern Jaguars (19-13, 15-3) lost to the Prairie View A&M Panthers 64-46 in the SWAC Tournament quarterfinals at the Toyota Center in Houston.

No. 5 #-Norfolk State Spartans (19-14, 11-5) defeated the Maryland-Eastern Shore Hawks 78-74 in the MEAC Tournament first round game, defeated the Savannah State Tigers 57-54 in the tournament quarterfinals, and lost to the North Carolina Central Eagles 68-45 in the tournament semifinals at the Norfolk Scope Arena in Norfolk, Va., the Spartans will face the Eastern Michigan Eagles in the CIT Tournament.

No. 6 Morgan State Bears (15-16, 11-5) defeated the Florida A&M Rattlers 81-68 in tournament quarterfinals, then defeated the Coppin State Eagles 79-64 in tournament semifinals, but ultimately lost to the North Carolina Central Eagles 71-62 in the MEAC Tournament finals at the Norfolk Scope Arena in Norfolk, Va.

No. 7 Alabama State Hornets (19-12, 12-6) defeated the Alcorn State Braves 64-51 in the tournament quarterfinals and then lost to the Texas Southern Tigers 73-61 in the SWAC Tournament semifinals at the Toyota Center in Houston, the Hornets will face the Sam Houston State Bearkats in the CIT Tournament.

No. 8 Savannah State Tigers (13-19, 10-6) defeated the South Carolina State Bulldogs 61-47 in a MEAC Tournament first round game, and then lost to the Norfolk State Spartans 57-54 in the quarterfinals at the Norfolk Scope Arena in Norfolk, Va.

No. 9 Alabama A&M Bulldogs (14-16, 10-8) defeated the Arkansas-Pine Bluff Golden Lions 69-50 in the tournament quarterfinals and then lost to the Prairie View A&M Panthers 55-49 in the SWAC Tournament semifinals at the Toyota Center in Houston.

No. 10 Arkansas-Pine Bluff Golden Lions (13-18, 11-7) lost to the Alabama A&M Bulldogs 69-50 in the SWAC Tournament quarterfinals at the Toyota Center in Houston.

The Dr. Cavil’s HBCU Major Division Women’s Basketball Top 10, with poll rankings, team, first-place votes, o = overall, c = conference record, record in parentheses, total points, and previous ranking:

RANK TEAM (1st PLACE VOTES) O / C RECORD TOTAL POINTS PREVIOUS

1.

# Hampton Pirates (9) (28-4, 16-0)

  90

 1

2.

North Carolina A&T Aggies (24-6, 13-3)

  77

 2

3.

Southern Jaguars (20-8, 16-2)

  73

 3

4.

Texas Southern Tigers (20-12, 15-3)

  72

 4

5.

Coppin State Eagles (17-14, 12-4)

  43

 5

6.

Prairie View A&M Panthers (14-17, 11-7)

  34

 9

7.

Savannah State Tigers (19-14, 10-6)

  19

 7

8.

Florida A&M Rattlers (17-14, 10-6)

  12

 8

9.

Jackson State Tigers (15-15, 12-6)

  11

 6

10.

Tennessee State Tigers (12-18, 9-7)

  10

 10

DROPPED OUT:  N/A

RECEIVING VOTES: Bethune-Cookman Wildcats-(12-18, 8-8)-8

# = Hampton-(28-6, 16-0) = TSPN & 3C 2012-2013 HBCU Basketball Women’s Major Division National Champion

Major Division = NCAA Division I

NOTES: Last Game(s): (March 9 – 15) and Next Game(s): (March 16 – 22)

No. 1 Hampton Pirates (28-4, 16-0) after clinching the regular season MEAC championship, swept through the MEAC Tournament at the Norfolk Scope Arena in Norfolk, Va., defeating the Howard Bison 71-55 in the MEAC Tournament quarterfinals, then defeated the Savannah State Tigers 65-49 in the tournament semifinals, and finally defeated the Coppin State Eagles 50-47 in the tournament finals to earn their fifth straight conference tournament and the conference’s NCAA Division I tournament automatic bid.

No. 2 North Carolina A&T Aggies (24-6, 13-3) defeated the Bethune-Cookman Wildcats 78-46 in the tournament quarterfinals and were involved in the tournament’s first major upset with a loss to the Coppin State Eagles 57-55 in the MEAC Tournament semifinals at the Norfolk Scope Arena in Norfolk, Va.

No. 3 Southern Jaguars (20-8, 16-2) defeated the Alabama A&M Bulldogs 80-66 in the tournament semifinals and then were blasted in an upset by the Prairie View A&M Panthers 72-43 in the SWAC Tournament semifinals at the Toyota Center in Houston.

No. 4 Texas Southern Tigers (20-12, 15-3) defeated the Grambling State Tigers 82-74 in the SWAC Tournament quarterfinals, then defeated the Jackson State Tigers 79-77 in the tournament quarterfinals before finally losing to their instate rivals the Prairie View A&M Panthers 63-58 in the SWAC Tournament Finals in Houston.

No. 5 Coppin State Eagles (17-14, 12-4) defeated the Maryland-Eastern Shore Hawks (82-60) in MEAC tournament quarterfinals, then upset the North Carolina A&T Aggies 57-55 in tournament semifinals, but ultimately lost to the Hampton Pirates 50-47 in the finals at the Norfolk Scope Arena in Norfolk, Va.

No. 6 Prairie View A&M Panthers (14-17, 11-7) swept through the SWAC Tournament in Houston at the Toyota Center defeating the Alabama State Hornets 71-61 in the SWAC Tournament quarterfinals, punishing the Southern Jaguars 72-43 in the tournament semifinals, and then defeating their instate rival the Texas Southern Tigers 63-58 in the finals to earn their four straight conference tournament and conference’s NCAA Division I tournament automatic bid.

No. 7 Savannah State Tigers (19-14, 10-6) defeat the Morgan State Bears 82-71 in a MEAC Tournament first round game, then defeated the Florida A&M Rattlers 75-84 in the tournament quarterfinals, before losing to the Hampton Pirates 65-49 in the semifinals at the Norfolk Scope Arena in Norfolk, Va.

No. 8 Florida A&M Rattlers (17-14, 10-6) defeated the Delaware State Hornets 86-58 in a MEAC Tournament first round game and then lost to the Savannah State Tigers 75-84 in the tournament quarterfinals in Norfolk, Va.

No. 9 Jackson State Tigers (15-15, 12-6) defeated the instate rival the Mississippi Valley State Delta Devils 74-68, and lost to the Texas Southern Tigers 79-77 in the SWAC Tournament quarterfinals in Houston.

No. 10 Tennessee State Tigers (12-18, 9-7) lost to the Eastern Kentucky Colonels (79-75) in the quarterfinals in OVC Tournament in Nashville, Tenn.



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