The Hampton Pirates men's basketball team is the basketball team that represents Hampton University in Hampton, Virginia, United States. The school's team formerly competed in the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference, but moved to the Big South Conference in 2018-19. Notably, the 2000-01 Hampton team was one of seven 15th seeds ever to upset a 2nd seed in the Round of 64 of an NCAA Tournament, defeating Iowa State in the first round.
Hampton Convocation Center is a 7,200-seat multi-purpose arena in Hampton, Virginia. It was built in 1993 and is home to the Hampton University Pirates basketball team. The arena replaced Holland Hall gymnasium, which holds women's volleyball matches and tournaments. The construction cost was about $4 million-$5 million.