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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
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