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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
Bears drop to second-place in the MEAC with loss to NCCU

Bears drop to second-place in the MEAC with loss to NCCU

Stephen-Michael Thomas, Staff WriterAfter a typically tough non-conference schedule, the Morgan State University Bears have been clicking on all cylinders to win seven of their last eight games en route to a first-place ranking in the conference. North Carolina Central University visited Morgan on Saturday looking to overtake the Bears atop the MEAC standings, and did just that with a 68-60 victory. Morgan started slow to begin the game, allowing NCCU break the game wide open with an 19-9 lead after 10 minutes of play. The Eagles continued their dominance with an 27-15 lead with 3:43 left to go. The […]

by · February 6, 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
Tiwian Kendley attempts a layup in Tuesday's double overtime win against Manhattan.
Photo by Traevon Benjamin.

Late game herorics give Bears double-overtime win

Ty’Rique Sims, Staff WriterOne can do a lot in three seconds. Especially in basketball. Morgan State University’s junior guard Tiwian Kendley too realized three seconds was a plenty of time and hit a shot near half-court at the end of regulation to send the Bears into overtime. Kendley’s running three-pointer tied the game up at 67 en route to a Bears 85-82 double-overtime victory Tuesday night against the Manhattan Jaspers at Hill Field House. That tying shot as regulation ended came in response to Manhattan’s Thomas Capuano’s three that gave the Jaspers a 67-64 lead. After seven lead changes and […]

by · December 7, 2016 · 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