CIAA Men’s Basketball Tournament Bracket 2016

    CIAA Men's Basketball Tournament bracket for 2016. Action is set to tip off from Charlotte, NC on Tuesday evening.

    February 23, 2016

    The 71st edition of the CIAA Men’s Basketball Tournament is upon us. On Tuesday evening, the opening round of play will tip off from Time Warner Cable Arena in Charlotte, N.C.

    Game 1 is set to get underway at 6:40 p.m. ET between 5-seed Lincoln University and 6-seed Winston–Salem State University. The winner will advance to play 4-seed Livingstone College in Round 2 on Wednesday.

    Game 2 will pit 5-seed Fayetteville State University and 6-seed Elizabeth City State University against each other at 8:50 p.m. ET. The winner will also advance to Round 2 on Wednesday, and will play 4-seed Chowan University.

    Awaiting the teams who escape the first two rounds are the top three seeds from each division, including the favorite, Virginia State. The Trojans are the No. 1 seed in the Northern division, while Johnson C. Smith is the No. 1 seed out of the Southern division. 

    The quarterfinals are scheduled for Thursday, semifinals are Friday and the championship game will be played on Saturday.

    The quarterfinals and semifinals will be streamed live on Campus Insiders.

    Below is the complete CIAA Tournament bracket. We’ll update here as games are decided.


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