Eleven division one historically black colleges and universities along the /*Atlantic coast*/ will compete beginning Tuesday.
/*ESPN*/ Sportscenter co-host Jay Harris is emceed the tip-off banquet Monday.
In addition to basketball, fans can also enjoy fashion shows, live music and standup comedy.
The crowds over the last two years have not been nearly as large as expected.
/*MEAC*/ officials are not sure where the tournament will be played next year.