The Norfolk State women's basketball team secured their second consecutive MEAC Women's Basketball Tournament Championship title with a 51-46 victory over Howard, marking the first back-to-back win in the tournament since 2015.

The Big Picture

The Spartans' victory signifies a significant achievement in MEAC history with their consecutive championship wins, underlining their dominance in the conference.

By the Numbers
  • Diamond Johnson named MEAC Tournament Most Outstanding Player with 12 points, 4 rebounds, and 2 assists.
  • Kierra Wheeler, MEAC Player of the Year, led NSU with a 22-point, 15-rebound double-double in the final. She achieved her 14th double-double of the season.
State of Play
  • Victory gave Norfolk State a 27-5 season record, securing their third-ever MEAC Tournament Title.
  • The win ensured Norfolk State's second consecutive appearance in the NCAA Women's Basketball Tournament, highlighting their strong performance.
What's Next

The Spartans will progress to the NCAA Women's Basketball Tournament, having earned an automatic bid and anticipating the tournament committee's announcement of the field on Sunday evening.

Bottom Line

The Norfolk State women's basketball team's successive MEAC Tournament victories demonstrate their dominance and set a new standard in the conference, cementing their status as a formidable force in collegiate women's basketball.