Three-point project: MEAC

Three-point project: MEAC


Against Hampton on Feb. 19, 2011, CJ Reed's three-pointer with four seconds left in overtime forced a second extra session. Reed would later hit a buzzer-beater in the second overtime that gave Bethune-Cookman a 78-76 win and its first MEAC regular season championship since joining Division I in 1980.


Danny Singletary hit a three-pointer with one second remaining on the shot clock at the 1:43 mark of the second half, capping a late 11-4 run that sealed a 78-65 win against South Carolina in an East Regional first-round game March 14, 1997. It marked the Eagles' first and only NCAA tournament win and was the third time a No. 15 seed had beaten a No. 2 seed.


On March 12, 2005, Jasha Bluntt tied the title game of the MEAC tournament with a three-pointer against Hampton with 1:13 to go. Delaware State won on a last-second basket to advance to its first NCAA tournament, losing to Duke in the first round.


Terrance Woods, the school's all-time leader, hit a three-pointer against Hampton in the quarterfinals of the MEAC tournament in 2004. The shot hit the back of the rim, wobbled out and fell in after the buzzer. A&M won the tournament to advance to the NCAAs, where it beat Lehigh in the play-in game and lost to Kentucky in the first round.


Against Liberty in 2010, Kwame Morgan hit a three-pointer to tie the game with less than 25 seconds left. He followed that up with the game-winning three-pointer at the buzzer, 62-59.


The last time the Bison made the NCAA tournament — in 1992 — it drew No. 1 Kansas in the opening round at Dayton, Ohio. There weren't many highlights in a 100-67 loss, but the 17-13 Bison did get a couple of three-pointers from Tommy Brown.


In 2001-02, in a 64-40 win against Coppin State, Antonie Joiner buried four three-pointers.


Reggie Holmes kept the Bears close in the Jan. 7, 2009, game at Maryland, hitting three three-pointers as Morgan State rallied from a 14-point second-half deficit. Jermaine Bolden put Howard ahead 61-59 with 2:16 left, his only three-pointer of the day. And Holmes won it with a three-pointer with 49 seconds left.


On March 13, 2009, Corey Lyons hit a go-ahead three-pointer with 16 seconds remaining and then sank 3 of 4 foul shots to give Norfolk State a 74-71 victory against South Carolina State in the semifinals of the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference tournament, marking the school's first title-game appearance.

North Carolina A&T

The Aggies have never won an NCAA tournament game (0-9), but they gave Arkansas a scare in the first round in 1994. Thanks to a school-record nine three-pointers — five by Phillip Allen and four by Tyrone Brice — A&T trailed the Razorbacks, who would go on to win the NCAA title, 43-39 at halftime before losing 94-79.


After trailing by 21 in the second half, David Young hit a three at the buzzer to beat Elizabeth City State University 72-69 in the first round of the CIAA (Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association) tournament on Feb. 25, 2004. Young went on to become the school's second-highest NBA draft pick when he was selected by Seattle in the second round.


On Feb. 18, 2012, Savannah State won its ninth straight game — the longest streak since 1980-81 —as junior guard Deric Rudolph set a school record in made three-pointers in a season. The Tigers defeated Florida A&M 76-57 as Rudolph made six three-pointers. Rudolph broke the SSU record of 77 three-pointers in a season set by Jovonni Shuler last season.


On March 8, 1998, Tyler Brown's three ignited a 15-2 run that keyed a 66-61 win against Coppin State in the finals of the 1998 MEAC tournament and a berth in the NCAA tournament, the team's second in three years and the school's third overall.

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