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Bears move on in the MEAC Tournament

by Devon AshbyMorgan State’s men’s basketball team defeated the University of Maryland Eastern Shore Hawks 65-58 in the first round of the MEAC Tournament Tuesday. The first half of the contest was particularly close, as the two teams exchanged leads four times. Morgan’s first half shooting was abysmal from the three-point line, going just 2-10 attempts; however, they made 41 percent of their shots from the field, and went into the half down 33-29. The Bears showed improvement in all areas offensively in the second half. They shot over 61 percent at the free throw line after they shot just 33 […]

by · March 9, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · SPORTS

Lady Bears survive first round

by Devon AshbyThe Morgan State Lady Bears won their first round matchup against the North Carolina Central Lady Eagles, 52-42, on Monday afternoon to kick off the MEAC Tournament. Sophomore guard Zuri White recorded a double-double, scoring 17 points and grabbing 14 rebounds to lead the way for Morgan. The Lady Bears out-rebounded NCCU, 45-38, with 21 of those coming on the offensive end. Morgan’s defense was the difference in the game, holding the Lady Eagles to a 35.6 percent shooting performance. They also forced 16 turnovers, five more than they committed. Their defense helped them to overcome an underwhelming […]

by · March 7, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · SPORTS
Senior Cedric Blossom puts up a layup against University of Maryland Eastern Shore.
Photo by Terry Wright.

Eagles spoil Senior Night at Hill Field House

by Benjamin McKnight III, Editor-In-ChiefComing off of a narrow victory against crosstown rival Coppin State University over the weekend, Morgan State hoped to add another win to end their season and build momentum to take into postseason play. Instead, the University of Maryland Eastern Shore Hawks sabotaged Senior Night in Hill Field House on Thursday, winning the contest 80-71 and completing a season sweep on the Bears. In the early portion of the game, the Hawks and the Bears traded baskets and neither team could establish a solid lead. Senior Andrew Hampton, who spent most of the season on the […]

by · March 4, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · SPORTS
Sophomore Breannan Farrar attempts a pass against University of Maryland Eastern Shore.
Photo by Terry Wright.

Lady Bears end season on three-game skid

by Devon Ashby, Staff WriterThe Morgan State Women’s Basketball team ended the regular season with a home loss to University of Maryland Eastern Shore, 50-42. In what turned out to be a very defensive oriented showdown on Senior Night for the Bears, both teams shot under 25 percent in the first half and the score at halftime was just 20-18 in favor of Morgan. Even in the second half, UMES struggled to get baskets, but they got to the free throw line constantly, finishing with 23 attempts and making 13 of them. The Lady Bears, on the other hand, had very […]

by · March 4, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · SPORTS
Bears earn 20th loss against North Carolina Central University

Bears earn 20th loss against North Carolina Central University

by Devon Ashby, Staff WriterMorgan State’s Men’s basketball suffered their twentieth loss of the season and snapped a two-game home win streak after a 73-59 loss at home to the North Carolina Central University Eagles. The Eagles came out of the gates on fire and never looked back. They got whatever they wanted offensively, connecting on 6-15 three-pointers and shooting over 50 percent from the field. Morgan State surprisingly wasn’t bad statistically. Their 36 points inside the paint matched NCCU, they made 88.2% of their free-throw shots (15-17) and they protected the ball at a slightly better rate than did […]

by · February 21, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · SPORTS