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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
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
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