Post Tagged with: "men’s basketball"

Sophomore Martez Cameron sets up to pass to a teammate in Tuesday's loss to High Point.
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Men’s basketball looks to translate regular season success at MEAC Tournament

Blair Young, Staff WriterMarch Madness begins this week for many teams across the country. Hundreds of teams will compete in their conference tournaments to secure a spot in the big dance, the NCAA Basketball Tournament. When the Morgan State University men’s basketball team started this season, expectations were relatively low. They were only picked to be tenth in the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference’s (MEAC) pre-season poll, but this year’s team had much higher goals than that. After storming out the gate with a 7-1 conference record they wound up third in the conference thanks to a tie-breaking win over Hampton. Finishing […]

by · March 6, 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

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