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Bears continue MEAC dominance with win against visiting Rattlers

Bears continue MEAC dominance with win against visiting Rattlers

Devon Ashby, Staff WriterThe Morgan State University men’s basketball team defeated Florida A&M University, 77-60, to remain first in conference standings. The first half saw the Rattlers miss eight of their first nine shots and while they started to find their rhythm, it was tough to overcome; the Bears shot over 50 percent from the field and connected on several long-range shots. “I’m always going to bring a ton of energy into a game,” said junior guard Tiwian Kendley, who lead all scorers with 21 points. “When I bring energy, it picks [the rest of the team] up.” “Tiwian’s been […]

by · January 31, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · COLLEGE, SPORTS
Visiting Panthers erase double-digit lead to win at the buzzer

Visiting Panthers erase double-digit lead to win at the buzzer

Devon Ashby, Staff WriterAfter having a 13-point lead diminish one in the final two minutes of Tuesday’s game, Morgan State University’s men’s basketball team headed to the free-throw line needing two points and a defensive stop to win the game. Freshman Stanley Nelson missed the front end of his two free throws and, with four seconds left, High Point University sophomore Anthony Lindauer got open and hit a three-pointer as time expired to give the Panthers a 62-61 win. The Bears defense forced High Point into a mistake-filled first half, keeping them from scoring until nearly eight minutes into the half. […]

by · November 29, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · COLLEGE, SECTIONS, SPORTS

Bears drop final home contest of the season

Ty’Rique Sims, Staff WriterMorgan State University’s football could not get it done in their final home game of the season as they were defeated 41-10 by the Bethune-Cookman University Wildcats. Both the Bears and Wildcats entered the game with identical 2-5 records, but BCU proved to be the better team. The Wildcats got off to a quick start with a 69-yard drive on the opening possession that was capped off by a 23-yard field goal by sophomore kicker Uriel Hernandez field. Sophomore William King’s 49-yard kick return set up good field position for Morgan’s first possession but the Bears were […]

by · November 6, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · COLLEGE, SPORTS
Sophomore running back Eric Harrell runs the ball against NCCU.
Photo by Terry Wright.

Bears lose the battle of the defenses on Homecoming weekend

Devon Ashby, Staff WriterMorgan State University’s football team came up just short of pulling off a major upset against the North Carolina Central University Eagles in a 21-17 loss, dropping their second homecoming game in as many years. The Eagles entered the football game with an undefeated record in the MEAC and played like it early on, jumping to a 14-0 lead. The Bears eventually found some production on offense, particularly on the ground with sophomore running back Eric Harrell, and they scored 14 unanswered points to tie the game. Morgan’s offense looked decent for much of the contest but […]

by · October 23, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · COLLEGE, SPORTS
Morgan State defenders attempt to tackle a Delaware State player in Saturday's home contest.
Photo by Terry Wright.

Bears lean on defense to stifle visiting Hornets

Traevon Benjamin, Contributing WriterIn a game where lots of rain played a factor, Morgan State University finished out on top with a 20-17 win over Delaware State University. Senior receiver Ricky Fisk set the tone for the Bears with a huge 44-yard reception from Andrews which led to a 12-yard touchdown pass to redshirt junior receiver Amonta Poteat. The defense for the Bears played exceptionally well, forcing the Hornets’ quarterback into throwing tough passes and ending plays in the backfield. “We had to put pressure on them,” said junior defensive lineman Jai Franklin. “The defense was very big; we set […]

by · October 2, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · COLLEGE, SPORTS