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Junior forward Phillip Car dribbles for better position against Coppin State University.
Photo by Wyman Jones.

Bears end senior night with season sweep of Eagles

Traevon Benjamin, Staff WriterIn the final 10 seconds of Senior Night, Morgan State University held a two-point lead over Coppin State University. Hoping for a chance to get the ball back and go for a tie or the win, the Eagles instead made the mistake of fouling the Bears, allowing them to put away the game 71-66. Junior guard Tiwian Kendley finished with 21 points and five rebounds, junior forward Phillip Carr had a double-double and senior Kyle Thomas finished with 16 points and three rebounds in his last game at the Field House. “I was definitely excited about tonight’s […]

by · February 28, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · COLLEGE, SPORTS
Senior guard Ivy Harrington playing defense against the Hampton Lady Pirates on Saturday.
Photo by Wyman Jones.

Lady Bears winning streak snapped at home

by Ty’Rique Sims, Staff WriterThe Lady Bears basketball team saw their five-game winning streak come to an end Saturday, as they lost 71-58 to the Lady Pirates of Hampton University at Hill Field House. Hampton (15-12, 9-5 MEAC) improved to 31-11 all-time against Morgan State and has now won 13 straight against the Lady Bears. The win also ended a three-game losing skid for the Lady Pirates, while stopping a four-game home court winning streak by the Lady Bears. The Lady Bears (7-20, 5-9 MEAC) were led by junior Braennan Farrar’s 19 points. Sophomore Chelsea Mitchell fell short of a […]

by · February 27, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · COLLEGE, SPORTS
Basketball teams sweep Savannah State University over the weekend [Lookbook]

Basketball teams sweep Savannah State University over the weekend [Lookbook]

Benjamin McKnight III, Editor-In-Chief and Wyman Jones, Visuals EditorIn a double-header against visiting Savannah State University, both the men’s and women’s basketball teams avenged early-season losses to the Tigers on Saturday afternoon. The Lady Bears opened the front end of the games with a 50-43 win, lead by junior Breannan Farrar’s 17 points. Savannah State held a four point lead at the halftime mark, holding Morgan to a 22 percent shooting performance which included 0-7 from beyond the three-point line. Junior Zuri White added eight points, eight rebounds and three steals for the Lady Bears, who have now won four […]

by · February 19, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · COLLEGE, SECTIONS, SPORTS

Bears drop consecutive conference games for the first time this season

Stephen-Michael Thompson Jr., Staff WriterWith a seemingly safe five point lead coming out of the halftime break against a mid-tier conference opponent, the Morgan State University men’s basketball team looked poised to rebound from their second conference loss of the season against the Delaware State Hornets. The Hornets had a different set of plans, slowly chipping away at the Bears then-growing lead, before a 17-4 run gave them a lead that they held on to the rest of the game to win 56-45. The Bears struggled offensively in the first half. They missed many layups and did not turn their […]

by · February 12, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · COLLEGE, SPORTS
Lady Bears put an end to losing streak

Lady Bears put an end to losing streak

Ty’Rique Sims, Staff WriterIt took a team effort for the Morgan State University Lady Bears (3-19, 1-8 MEAC) to pick up their first MEAC victory of the season. Morgan defeated the North Carolina Central University Lady Eagles (3-16, 2-6 MEAC) 44-42 Saturday at Hill Field House. Senior guard Ivy Harrington came off the bench scoring a team high eight points. The team’s leading scorer, junior guard Braennan Farrar also had eight points. Junior forward Tykyrah Williams and sophomore guard Chelsea Mitchell each scored seven points. Junior guard Zuri White grabbed a game-high seven rebounds and Williams finished with six. Morgan […]

by · February 5, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · COLLEGE, SPORTS