Fantasia to perform for MEAC basketball tournament March 7

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The annual Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) men’s and women’s basketball tournament tips off March 10-15 at the Norfolk Scope Arena in Norfolk, Va.

A concert featuring Fantasia is scheduled March 7 in Norfolk.

A concert featuring Fantasia is scheduled March 7 in Norfolk.

The tournament brings all 13-member teams together under one roof competing for the conference tournament title and a chance to play in the Big Dance, the NCAA Division I Championship.  The tournament schedule of events features an array of community activities and fun-filled entertainment line-up.

A pre-tournament concert featuring Fantasia is scheduled March 7 at 8 p.m. at Chrysler Hall, Norfolk, Va.

Tournament fun begins on Saturday, March 8 from 2 to 4 p.m. with the second annual MEAC Youth Clinic at Echol’s Hall at Norfolk State University. The clinic is a community outreach program that connects youth ages 10-12 with MEAC head coaches of both men’s and women’s programs.

Participants participate in basketball drills with the MEAC head coaches and gain valuable information through open discussions on various youth sports issues.

Participants receive an official clinic T-shirt and basketball.

To see a complete lineup of activities, visit www.MEAChoops.com.

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