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Bears hold of visiting Wilmington University for first win of the season

Bears hold of visiting Wilmington University for first win of the season

Devon Ashby, Staff WriterMorgan State University men’s basketball team picked up their first win of the season over the previously-unbeaten Wilmington University Wildcats, 88-73.  The first half saw the Bears execute efficiently on offense, especially from behind the arc; they connected on 5 of 12 attempts, shooting over 40 percent. Morgan’s defense in the first half gave the Wildcats problems, as they blocked 3 shots and stole the ball 5 times.  Tiwian Kendley, a junior guard and the Bears’ leading scorer so far this season, had another strong night with 19 points and six assists, but he also played well on […]

by · November 18, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · COLLEGE, SPORTS
Visiting Towson Tigers spoil home opener for Bears

Visiting Towson Tigers spoil home opener for Bears

Traevon Benjamin, Contributing WriterIn Morgan State University’s men’s baskegball home opener, the Bears defense could not find an answer for fellow Baltimore County rival Towson University as the Tigers defeated Morgan State 78-72 at Hill Field House. Tiwian Kendley, a junior college transfer for Morgan who scored a game-high 26 points knocked down the first seven points of the game for the Bears, but the Tigers held a one-point lead going into the first media time-out Morgan lead 21-15 midway through the half, rallying behind a few key blocks from freshman David Syfax and solid shooting performance from senior Kyle […]

by · November 16, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · COLLEGE, SPORTS
Junior guard Breanan Farrar dribbles for an opening against Howard University last season.
Photo by Terry Wright.

Lady Bears prepare to begin the 2016-2017 season

Traevon Benjamin, Contributing WriterThis year’s Morgan State University women’s basketball team will be entering this season hungry for a MEAC title after finishing last season with a 13-16 record. The Lady Bears will be led behind the interim head coach Ed Davis who will begin his first year as head coach at Morgan State after former head coach Donald Beasley was reassigned to a new position at the university in June amidst verbal abuse allegations. A second coaching change was made on Oct. 24 when Davis announced the promotion of Wanika Owsley to associate head coach. The Lady Bears look […]

by · November 14, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · COLLEGE, SPORTS

Bears drop final home contest of the season

Ty’Rique Sims, Staff WriterMorgan State University’s football could not get it done in their final home game of the season as they were defeated 41-10 by the Bethune-Cookman University Wildcats. Both the Bears and Wildcats entered the game with identical 2-5 records, but BCU proved to be the better team. The Wildcats got off to a quick start with a 69-yard drive on the opening possession that was capped off by a 23-yard field goal by sophomore kicker Uriel Hernandez field. Sophomore William King’s 49-yard kick return set up good field position for Morgan’s first possession but the Bears were […]

by · November 6, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · COLLEGE, SPORTS
Countdown begins for Morgan’s sesquicentennial celebration

Countdown begins for Morgan’s sesquicentennial celebration

Akira Kyles, Campus News EditorFounded in 1867, Morgan State University will end its fall semester celebrating their 150th anniversary, launching a celebration of its sesquicentennial during the December 16 commencement. David Wilson, Morgan’s president, knows and understands the importance of Morgan through the 150 years, to now. “Morgan is truly a national treasure in the United States of America, we have been designated as such by the National Trust for Historic Preservation, because for nearly 150 years we have produced a cadre of outstanding leaders in politics, in medicine, education, in law, in science, in engineering to lead this country,” […]

by · October 25, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · CAMPUS NEWS