December 31 MEAC Women’s Basketball Recap

From meacsports.com: Maryland Eastern Shore 73, UMBC 67 (OT) BALTIMORE, Md. — Bairesha Gill-Miles (16 points, 11 rebounds) and Keyera Eaton (15 points, 10 rebounds) both recorded double-doubles, and Adrienne Jones added 16 points, in Monday’s 73-67 overtime win at UMBC. Box Score | Recap VCU 97, Delaware State 55 RICHMOND, Va. — Delaware State ended its non-conference schedule with a loss to the VCU Rams 97-55 on Monday. Delaware State dropped to 2-9 on the season. Box Score | Recap

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Maryland Eastern Shore finishes 2018 off with win over Chestnut Hill College

From meacsports.com : Box Score PRINCESS ANNE, Md. — Maryland Eastern Shore got in the win column for the first time in over a month on New Year’s Eve, as the Hawks defeated Chestnut Hill College 68-62 inside the W. P. Hytche Athletic Center. The game served as the Hawks’ (2-13) final tune-up before conference play begins in the new calendar year. “I want to commend the guys and the coaching staff for the job they did,” head coach Clifford Reed said. “It’s difficult when you have been getting beat up like we have…

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N.C. Central Ladies’Basketball falls to Memphis 77-56

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Senior Rodneysha Martinscored a game-high 25 points and freshman Ashlyn Lockard provided a season-high 10 points for North Carolina Central University in a 77-56 non-conference road loss at University of Memphis on Saturday. The Tigers used a decisive 16-2 run to finish off the second quarter and then a 15-7 run to close the game to seal to improve to 5-7 overall. Martin made half of her field goals (7-14) and all but one free throw (10-11) to finish just two points shy of her career-high point total with 25 points.…

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December 30 MEAC Women’s Basketball Recap

From meacsports.com: Tulane 78, Florida A&M 34 CORAL GABLES, Fla. — Autumn Goram came off the bench to lead Florida A&M on Sunday, but the Lady Rattlers fell 78-34 to Tulane on the second day of the Miami Post-Holiday Tournament. Box Score | Recap Wake Forest 63, Norfolk State 61 WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Norfolk State nearly erased a 20-point deficit and had a chance to send the game to overtime or to win it outright with the final shot of the contest, but the Spartans could not complete the comeback, falling 63-61 to…

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MEAC Weekly Women’s Basketball Honors

From meacsports.com: NORFOLK, Va., Dec. 26, 2018—Delaware State senior NaJai Pollardwas selected as the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) Women’s Basketball Player of the Week, the conference office announced today. Bethune-Cookman’s Kiana Williams and Florida A&M’s Mya Moye shared Rookie of the Week honors, while Coppin State junior Chance Graham was named Defensive Player of the Week. Pollard (5-11, F, Sr., Richmond, Va.) had yet another monster game this past week, dropping a season-high 36 points and grabbing 10 rebounds in the Hornets’ heartbreaking loss at Robert Morris this past Tuesday. It was her third 30-point game of…

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MEAC Women’s Basketball December 15 Recap

From meacsports.com: Bethune-Cookman 76, North Florida 60Howard 89, FIU 62North Carolina Central 66, Wofford 59Niagara 71, Coppin State 69Cornell 94, Delaware State 59Michigan 70, Morgan State 47High Point 83, Norfolk State 51 Bethune-Cookman 76, North Florida 60 DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Angel Golden became Bethune-Cookman’s 11th recorded 1,000-point scorer, and Kiana Williams posted 23 points, 10 rebounds and eight assists as the Lady Wildcats defeated North Florida 76-60 Saturday afternoon in Historic Moore Gym. Box Score | Recap Howard 89, FIU 62 MIAMI, Fla. — Sarah Edmond had 16 points and 10 assists, and Jayla…

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MEAC Men’s Basketball December 15 Recap

From meacsports.com: North Carolina A&T State 78, Tennessee State 76Pittsburgh 78, Maryland Eastern Shore 43South Carolina Upstate 88, South Carolina State 84Jacksonville 79, Bethune-Cookman 71 North Carolina A&T State 78, Tennessee State 76NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Kameron Langley’s layup with 25 seconds left pushed North Carolina A&T past Tennessee State 78-76 on Saturday. Box Score | Recap Pittsburgh 78, Maryland Eastern Shore 43 PITTSBURGH –  After three minutes had been played in Saturday’ game (Dec. 15), the University of Maryland Eastern Shore men’s basketball team held a 5-0 advantage over the University of Pittsburgh Panthers. The…

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North Carolina A&T defeats Alcorn State 24-22 to win Celebration Bowl

From meacsports.com: BOX SCORE ATLANTA, Ga. –  North Carolina A&T State quarterback Lamar Raynard passed for 292 yards and two scores to lift the Aggies to a 24-22 Air Force Reserve Celebration Bowl win over Alcorn State of the Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) Saturday before a crowd of 31,672 at Mercedes Benz Stadium and a national ABC television audience.  The Aggie win gave the MEAC a 3-1 advantage in the bowl season-opener which annually pits the MEAC champion against the winner of the SWAC. The victory also gave NC A&T back-to-back wins in the event and its third triumph in three appearances in the…

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2018 Celebration Bowl Predictions

Saturday the Alcorn State University Braves and the North Carolina A&T Aggies will meet in the 4th annual Air Force Reserve Celebration Bowl to determine HBCU football supremacy.  Alcorn State heads into the contest after an exciting defeat of Southern University 37-28 in the SWAC championship game. North Carolina A&T finds themselves in their third Celebration Bowl after FAMU refused to win the MEAC after dropping their final three games of the season.  The Braves’ offense seemed to find its groove as the season progressed, as they scored over 30…

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December 8 MEAC Men’s Basketball Recap

Morgan State 74, Towson 69Howard 85, American 83North Carolina A&T State 92, Greensboro 67Appalachian State 82, North Carolina Central 73Jacksonville State 81, Delaware State 54Cal Poly 80, Bethune-Cookman 78 (OT) Morgan State 74, Towson 69 BALTIMORE, Md. – Trailing by 14 points in the first half, Morgan State appeared headed for a fifth straight loss to the Tigers since 2013. Box Score | Recap Howard 85, American 83 WASHINGTON, D.C. – Coach Kevin Nickelberry and the Howard University Men’s Basketball team held on to knock off crosstown rival American (AU), 85-83, inside Burr Gymnasium. Box Score | Recap North Carolina A&T State…

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