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Morgan Men’s Basketball Tried but Failed to Bethune-Cookman

By Blair Young, Sports EditorThe Morgan State Bears played host to the Bethune-Cookman Wildcats on Monday night. After being picked to finish ninth in the preseason poll, the Wildcats have been one of the surprise teams of the conference, currently sitting in third place (10-3). The Bears (6-7) kept the game close, but in the end fell in overtime 97-94. This game featured 17 lead changes and neither team had a lead more than seven points. The first half was slow paced with both teams trying to feel another out. The second half was much faster, and exciting with both […]

by · February 21, 2018 · 0 comments · CAMPUS NEWS, COLLEGE, LOCAL, SPORTS
The official logo for the renewed rivalry between Morgan State University and Towson University.

A preview of ‘The Battle for Greater Baltimore’: Morgan State vs. Towson University

by Ty’Rique Sims, Assistant Sports Editor The Morgan State Bears and the Towson University Tigers will renew their rivalry Saturday Sept. 2 in what is being called ‘The Battle for Greater Baltimore.’ The two Baltimore area programs announced in a press conference July 6 that a home-to-home series will be played this year and in 2018. Present at the mid-summer presser were Towson’s Director of Athletics Tim Leonard and head Coach Rob Ambrose and Morgan’s Director of Athletics Edward Scott and head Coach Fred T. Farrier. Leonard and Scott expressed that they are working to extend the series through 2020. […]

by · September 1, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · CAMPUS, CAMPUS NEWS, COLLEGE, LOCAL, LOCAL NEWS, SECTIONS, SPORTS
Lady Bears Fall Apart Against Savannah State

Lady Bears Fall Apart Against Savannah State

By Benjamin McKnight IIIIn their first home contest since January 19, the Morgan State Lady Bears struggled to find their rhythm when they needed it most against the visiting Lady Tigers of Savannah State University. The Lady Bears were down by two points at halftime, but the intermission only hurt them as the Lady Tigers took a double digit lead midway through the second half two win 72-58. “If we win this, we’re close to second or third,” said assistant coach Ed Davis, who was filling in for head coach, Donald Beasley, who is recovering from an injury. Instead, the […]

by · February 10, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · CAMPUS, CAMPUS NEWS, COLLEGE, LOCAL, SPORTS
Bears Earn Rare Win Against Visiting Tigers

Bears Earn Rare Win Against Visiting Tigers

By Benjamin McKnight IIIIn what has been a highly frustrating season thus far, any win that the Morgan State Men’s Basketball team can get is worth smiling about. On Saturday, February 7, the Bears earned that elusive feeling of satisfaction, leaving Hill Field House with their fifth win of the season after beating the Savannah State Tigers 67-57. The Bears opened up the game with a 10-3 run and lead by as many as eight points in the first half after an emphatic putback dunk from junior guard Rasean Simpson. Even with that score and a handful of other possessions […]

by · February 10, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · CAMPUS, COLLEGE, LOCAL, LOCAL NEWS, SPORTS

Security Update: A Conversation with Adrian Wiggins

Adrian Wiggins walks fiercely into the room, as if prepared for a showdown.  He knows why he’s here. The young journalists and Morgan students closely watch Wiggins, the executive director of the Office of Campus and Public Safety for the past year, as he commands the packed room, forcefully asking students to introduce themselves. After listening to student introductions from Baltimore, Prince George’s County, Philadelphia and New Jersey, he tells them about his upbringing in Jamaica, Queens – a part of New York City.  Today’s real topic though, is Morgan’s safety, or as Wiggins puts it, “hot crimes and hot […]

by · October 25, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · CAMPUS NEWS, CRIME, LOCAL, SECTIONS