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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
Sophomore running back Eric Harrell runs the ball against NCCU.
Photo by Terry Wright.

Bears lose the battle of the defenses on Homecoming weekend

Devon Ashby, Staff WriterMorgan State University’s football team came up just short of pulling off a major upset against the North Carolina Central University Eagles in a 21-17 loss, dropping their second homecoming game in as many years. The Eagles entered the football game with an undefeated record in the MEAC and played like it early on, jumping to a 14-0 lead. The Bears eventually found some production on offense, particularly on the ground with sophomore running back Eric Harrell, and they scored 14 unanswered points to tie the game. Morgan’s offense looked decent for much of the contest but […]

by · October 23, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · COLLEGE, SPORTS
Bears to face off against North Carolina Central for Homecoming

Bears to face off against North Carolina Central for Homecoming

Traevon Benjamin, Staff WriterThe Morgan State University football team has a chance to knock off the top seed in the MEAC, the North Carolina Central Eagles and give them their first conference loss of the season. With the Bears winning two of their last three games, head coach Fred Farrier and the Morgan State Football team look to defend home turf for Saturday’s Homecoming game. The Bears are coming off a 21-12 loss to Hampton University last weekend, in which graduate quarterback Chris Andrews completed 14 of 22 throwing for 172 yards. This week, the offensive line for Morgan State […]

by · October 21, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · COLLEGE, 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