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The reason why Morgan State plays schools from larger conferences

by Blair Young, Sports EditorWhen a school the size of Morgan State plays a school the size of Rutgers, the outcome is somewhat predictable. Rutgers is the state university of New Jersey and has more graduate students than Morgan’s total enrollment. So, why does Morgan and other small schools play teams from larger conferences? The answer is simple, money. Morgan is actually paid to come to Rutgers and play. The exact amount is unknown, but it does help significantly with supporting the athletic department. This system is in place so that the small schools get the financial support that is […]

Seven takeaways from the Morgan Bears Home Opener

Seven takeaways from the Morgan Bears Home Opener

by Blair Young, Sports EditorDespite a strong showing from the defense, the Morgan State Bears lost to the Albany Great Danes 26-0, Saturday at Hughes Stadium. This year’s home opener was filled with few highlights for fans to enjoy, but here are seven takeaways from the Albany game. Another zero on the board. For the second week in a row, the team failed to score points. It was another disappointing showing for starting quarterback Elijah Staley. He finished with 170 yards but was erratic with a 45% completion percentage. Even though he did not throw any interceptions, the Bears struggled […]

by · September 10, 2017 · 0 comments · CAMPUS, CAMPUS NEWS, COLLEGE, SECTIONS, SPORTS