| 12–14 (9–4 MEAC)|
| Darryl Sharp|
| Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference|
Edward Joyner (8th year)
The 2016–17 Hampton Pirates men's basketball team represents Hampton University during the 2016–17 NCAA Division I men's basketball season. The Pirates, led by eighth-year head coach Edward Joyner, play their home games at the Hampton Convocation Center and are members of the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference.
2016–17 Hampton Pirates men's basketball team Wikipedia
The Pirates finished the 2015–16 season 21–11, 13–3 in MEAC play to win the MEAC regular season championship. They defeated Morgan State, Savannah State, and South Carolina State to win the MEAC Tournament and earn the conference's automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament. As a No. 16 seed in the NCAA Tournament, they lost in the First Round to Virginia.
The Eagles were picked to finish in third place in the preseason MEAC poll.