Senior guard Rasean Simpson begins to drive for a layup.
Photo by Terry Wright

Bears Shut Down Nation’s Leading Scorer

by Benjamin McKnight III, Editor-In-ChiefHoward University’s James Daniel III leads the nation in scoring with 28.2 points per game. The second person on that list is Buddy Hield at the University of Oklahoma with 25.9. For any other team that is 3-15 going into a game against an opponent who has the highest scorer in the nation, the pressure would be enough for them to fold early on. For Morgan State, it was nothing more than a slight challenge that they could not back down from. The Bears held Daniel 10 below his season average in an emphatic 83-63 win […]

by · January 31, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · CAMPUS, SPORTS
Sophomore guard Breannan Farrar sizes up her opponent. 
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Team Effort Fuels Lady Bears to Victory

by Benjamin McKnight III, Editor-In-ChiefThe Lady Bears had not played a game in nine days, in which they lost to Bethune Cookman University to end a three game winning streak. After coming out shaky against Howard University, Morgan State eradicated their early issues to beat the Lady Bison, 78-66. “We had to feel ourselves in a game situation,” said head coach Donald Beasley. “You can practice all you want, but it’s not a game.” Howard held a 17-10 lead in the first quarter, the largest lead they would have in the contest. In the second, however, the Lady Bears went […]

by · January 31, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · CAMPUS, SPORTS
Who’s Got Your Money?

Who’s Got Your Money?

by Akira Kyles, Staff WriterThere are about 6,000 full-time undergraduate students at Morgan State University. Hill Field House, home to basketball and volleyball, seats 4,250 people. While only some undergraduate students attend games, all students pay for them.   According to an examination conducted by the Huffington Post and The Chronicle of Higher Education, public universities have gathered more than $10.3 billion in mandatory student fees and other subsidies over the past five years.   For the past five years Morgan State’s athletic department has collected $39,164,175 in student fees and $46,716,133 in total revenues; that’s 83.83 percent of total […]

by · December 3, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · CAMPUS, CAMPUS NEWS, COLLEGE, SPORTS

Lady Bears Surging Towards MEAC Tournament

by Benjamin McKnight IIIAt the end of their opening round loss in the MEAC Volleyball Tournament to Florida A&M University last fall, Morgan State head coach Ramona Riley-Bozier was already thinking about the next season. “I had to have a talk with Ramona,” said Riley-Bozier. For the past few years, the Lady Bears of were stuck in the middle of the pack of in the MEAC standings at the end of the season. Entering her 28th season as the head coach for the Lady Bears, Riley-Bozier said that she was looking for anything that would give her team a new […]

by · November 6, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · CAMPUS, SECTIONS, SPORTS
Sophomore Michaela Collins prepares to score as senior Carmen Fernandez looks on.
Photo by Benjamin McKnight III

Lady Bears Lose Home Opener to Hoyas

For a team such as the Lady Bears volleyball squad, the early parts of the season are often the most challenging. Beginning another campaign with a highly competitive non-conference schedule, the Lady Bears held their first home contest of the season against the visiting Georgetown Hoyas on Sept. 8. With both teams having similar records, the Lady Bears hoped to steal a win before preparing for their next tournament this coming weekend. The Hoyas had other plans, overwhelming the Lady Bears early on and holding off a late rally to win the match 3-0. The first set of the night […]

by · September 13, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · CAMPUS, SECTIONS, SPORTS