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Men’s Basketball Fall and Rise to Beat Howard

By Blair Young, Sports Editor The Morgan State men’s basketball team started this season with high expectations after being picked to win the conference in the preseason polls. Unfortunately, the season that started with so much promise, has turned into a frustrating affair for the team and Bear’s fans. After Monday’s win against Howard their record is 9-14 overall, and 5-5 in the MEAC. That is good for seventh place out of 13 teams. For a team that people thought were going to dominate the conference, they have fallen short of their goals. They started the year off with an […]

by · February 6, 2018 · 0 comments · SPORTS
Men’s Basketball Winter Recap

Men’s Basketball Winter Recap

By Blair Young, Sports EditorWith the high expectations that the men’s basketball team are facing this season, they are playing like a team with a target on their backs. Every conference game has been a battle this year, with many teams playing to try to knock off the conference favorites. They have begun the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) season with a 4-3 record and hope to build towards a championship. Over the winter break the team opened up MEAC play with a comeback win over the University of Maryland Eastern Shore in early January. Here is a recap of the […]

by · January 23, 2018 · 0 comments · SPORTS
Lady Bears Winter Recap

Lady Bears Winter Recap

By Ty’rique Sims, Assistant Sports EditorAfter the Morgan State Lady Bears came up victorious against Savannah State, on January 8, they went on to make a two-stop tour in North Carolina. While on the road in the Tar Heel state, the Lady Bears dropped games to North Carolina A&T and North Carolina Central. The team returned to Baltimore to play cross town rival Coppin State on January 20, to conclude a three-game road trip. Morgan Vs. North Carolina A&T (60-67) The Lady Aggies put an end to the Lady Bears four game winning streak while extending their own against Morgan. […]

by · January 23, 2018 · 0 comments · SPORTS
Junior guard Breanan Farrar dribbles for an opening against Howard University last season.
Photo by Terry Wright.

The chance of a lifetime and a lasting impact for Morgan women’s basketball

Ty’Rique Sims, Staff WriterWhen the Lady Bears Traveled to the University of Richmond for a non-conference match-up earlier this season, they would lose their fourth straight game and hold a 2-10 record on the young season. Many frustrations, confusion and doubts but the Lady Bears still had something to celebrate. Junior guard Braennan Farrar scored her 1,000 career points. Farrar scored on a lay-up in the game against the Spiders solidifying her as the 14th player in Morgan State women’s basketball history to reach the milestone. She is currently the team’s leading scorer this season and shows no signs of stopping. […]

by · March 16, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · COLLEGE, SPORTS
Sophomore Martez Cameron sets up to pass to a teammate in Tuesday's loss to High Point.
Photo by Terry Wright

Men’s basketball looks to translate regular season success at MEAC Tournament

Blair Young, Staff WriterMarch Madness begins this week for many teams across the country. Hundreds of teams will compete in their conference tournaments to secure a spot in the big dance, the NCAA Basketball Tournament. When the Morgan State University men’s basketball team started this season, expectations were relatively low. They were only picked to be tenth in the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference’s (MEAC) pre-season poll, but this year’s team had much higher goals than that. After storming out the gate with a 7-1 conference record they wound up third in the conference thanks to a tie-breaking win over Hampton. Finishing […]

by · March 6, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · COLLEGE, SPORTS