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Morgan Men’s basketball preview for the 2017-2018 season

by Ty’rique Sims, Assistant Sports EditorThe 2017 Morgan State men’s basketball season begins tonight, and the team is returning ten players who were on the team that tied for third in the MEAC last season, including two all-conference players in forward Phillip Carr and guard Tiwian Kendley. The Bears rank No. 1 in the MEAC Preseason polls, and with key players returning they will be in contention to punch their ticket to the NCAA tournament for the first time since 2010. BACKCOURT All eyes will be on Kendley, who instantly took over as a prominent scorer last season. Kendley missed […]

by · November 10, 2017 · 0 comments · CAMPUS NEWS, SPORTS

The Lady Bears look to improve and go all the way as the new season begins

by Derrell Russell, Contributing WriterAs the Morgan State Lady Bears prepare to tip off their 2017-18 basketball season, new changes in coaching and two preseason All-MEAC players on the team look to have a successful campaign. Edward Davis Jr. begins his first full season as the head coach after spending his previous four seasons serving as an assistant coach for the Lady Bears. He was named interim head coach last summer and the announcement came before the semester started. Davis experience as a head coach has been a success with multiple National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) tournament appearances including a […]

by · November 2, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · CAMPUS, CAMPUS NEWS, COLLEGE, SPORTS

Morgan State’s Carr and Kendley Awarded MEAC Preseason Honors

by Ty’rique Sims, Assistant Sports EditorThe Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference awarded two Morgan State Men’s basketball standouts. In an announcement Thursday, forward Phillip Carr was named Preseason Player of the Year and guard Tiwian Kendley was named to the Preseason All-MEAC First Team. Carr, a Brooklyn, New York native, led the Bears in rebounding, and was second on the team in scoring last season. Carr becomes the first Bear to be named the MEAC Preseason Player of the Year since former Morgan standouts Kevin Thompson (2010) and Reggie Holmes received it (2009). Carr made the All-MEAC First-Team for the first time […]

by · October 27, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · CAMPUS, COLLEGE, SPORTS

The Bears fall to Howard U’s Bison after costly mistakes

by Blair Young, Sports EditorThe Morgan State Bears traveled to play the Howard University Bison for their homecoming game but came up short, losing to Howard 39-14, as mistakes and frustrations led to the loss. This game fit a pattern that Morgan has followed as of late: The Bears start out their games strong, then the momentum tends to fade towards the end of games. Most teams are this way due to fatigue, but the Bears are like two different teams. This performance was a perfect example of the tale of two teams. “We’re still at times making too many […]

by · October 22, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · COLLEGE, SPORTS

The Bears travel to battle Howard University at their homecoming (Preview)

by Ty’rique Sims, Assistant Sports EditorThe Morgan State Bears (1-5, 1-2)  are coming off their first win of the season from homecoming, defeating the Savannah State Tigers 48-28. Bears quarterback Elijah Staley had his best game of the season against the Tigers tossing three touchdowns, for 220 yards and zero interceptions. Senior running back Eric Harrell ran for 114 yards and a touchdown. The win against Savannah State gave the Bears offensive unit some positives. It was the second game of the season where Staley didn’t turn the ball over (he has thrown nine interceptions so far this season) and […]

by · October 20, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · CAMPUS, CAMPUS NEWS, LOCAL NEWS, SPORTS