FAMU prepares to take on Bethune-Cookman in 40th Annual Florida Classic

From Florida A&M Sports Information: TALLAHASSEE, Fla. | The Florida A&M University football team, ranked No. 12 in the Football Championship Subdivision (FCS) polls, will look to conclude the season on Saturday in the 40th Annual Florida Blue Florida Classic against rival Bethune-Cookman. Kickoff is set for 3:30 p.m. from Camping World Stadium. The game will be broadcasted and streamed live on ESPN News as the crew of Tiffany Greene (play-by-play) and Jay Walker (color analyst), along with Lericia Harris (sideline) will call all the action. The broadcast crew of Keith Miles (play-by-play), Albert Chester…

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November 19, 2019 MEAC Men’s Basketball Recap

From meacsports : Morgan State 88, Regent 52Youngstown State 66, NC Central 60Bradley 69, Norfolk State 57North Texas 80, North Carolina A&T State 60Pacific 64, Coppin State 60Stanford 76, Maryland Eastern Shore 55 Morgan State 88, Regent 52 Junior forward Lagio Grantsaan led five Bears in double-figures with a game-high 20 points along with 11 rebounds as the Morgan State men’s basketball team defeated the Regent University Royals 88-52 on Tuesday night at Hill Field House. Grantsaan finished the night shooting 8-for-17 from the field, hit a pair of three-pointers and added three assists.  Senior guard Stanley Davis and junior guard Kyson Rawls tallied…

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Southern obliterates Ecclesia College 121-55

courtesy of Southern U. Athletic Media Relations Box Score SU vs Ecclesia  BATON ROUGE, LA –  Freshman Damiree Burns career high of 33 points on 14-of-19 shooting and four steals helped the Jaguars roll to a 121-55 win over Ecclesia College at the F.G. Clark Activity Center on Monday night. Jayden Saddler and Isaiah Rollins each added 12 points for the Jaguars (2-2) while Ahsante Shivers chipped in 11 points on 5-of-7 shooting. Micah Bradfordadded nine points and dished out a team high seven assist. Coming off the bench and making his first…

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Miles defeats Oakwood 65-50

Courtesy of Miles College Athletics : On the night that players from the Miles’ 2018-19 men’s basketball team received their rings for winning the SIAC title, the current band of Golden Bears showed why they could very well do it again this season. Miles opened a 15-point lead in the first half, watched as it nearly all went away early in the second half, then turned the screws on the defensive end to post a 65-50 win over Oakwood Monday night at Knox-Windham Gymnasium. Avery Brown scored a game-high 15…

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Miles College: playoff bound

Courtesy of Miles College Athletics: For the second time in school history, Miles has been selected to participate in the NCAA Division II Football Championship. The team gathered on campus to watch the Division II selection show Sunday afternoon and the room erupted when the Golden Bears saw they were selected. Miles is seeded seventh and will travel to No. 2 seed Lenoir-Rhyne in the first round. The two teams will play Saturday at noon. It will be the first-ever contest between the two schools. “This is a big deal for…

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November 17, 2019 MEAC Men’s Basketball Recap

from meacsports: Toledo 112, Howard 68Northern Kentucky 82, Coppin State 70#4 Louisville 87, North Carolina Central 58  Toledo 112, Howard 68TOLEDO, OHIO – The Howard University Bison dropped game three of the Men Against Breast Cancer Invitational 112-68 on Sunday afternoon at John F. Savage Arena to the University of Toledo Rockets. “Toledo is a very good team, they are a team that will be playing in the NCAA tournament come March, all credit to them they did a wonderful job,” said first-year head coach Kenny Blakeney. “I think we (Howard)…

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MEAC Women’s Basketball November 17 Recap

From meacsports: Howard 92, Saint Peter’s 80UNC Greensboro 86, Maryland Eastern Shore 45Omaha 70, Morgan State 64 Howard 92, Saint Peter’s 80 WASHINGTON, D.C. — Howard secured their first home win of the season after running past Saint Peter’s 92-80 inside Burr Gymnasium. With the win, the Bison moved to .500 (2-2) on the young season, while the Peacocks dropped to 2-2. Five Bison scored in double figures, led by freshman forward Brooklyn Fort-Davis and veteran guard Sarah Edmond. The Chicago native recorded her first career double-double with 16 points and 13 boards…

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Miles College defeats Albany State 21-6 in SIAC Title Game

From ASU goldenrams: ALBANY, Ga.- The Miles College Golden Bears captured the 2019 SIAC Football Championship with a 21-6 victory over Albany State University Saturday afternoon at the ASU Coliseum. With the victory, Miles snaps the Rams’ win streak at two games and wraps the 2019 season at 7-4 overall. The game was a slow start for both teams they both finished the first quarter not adding points on the board.  Golden Bears offense came alive as they scored in each remaining quarter. Miles finished the day with 283 yards…

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November 11, 2019 MEAC Basketball Recap

Courtesy of meacsports : Omaha 90, Bethune-Cookman 61North Carolina Central 73, USC Upstate 64South Dakota 85, Florida A&M 82 Omaha 90, Bethune-Cookman 61 OMAHA, Neb. – Joe French scored 19 points in Bethune-Cookman’s 90-61 setback to Nebraska-Omaha Monday night at Baxter Arena. The freshman from Orlando was 7-12 from the field, including 3-6 from behind the arc as he led the Wildcats (1-2) in scoring for the second time this season. Cletrell Pope was the other Wildcat in double figures with 12 points. He also had a team-high eight rebounds.…

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Florida A&M moves up in multiple FCS polls

From Florida A&M Sports Information : TALLAHASSEE, Fla. | The Florida A&M University football team, once again, continued to inch closer to the top 10 in the Football Championship Subdivision (FCS) polls on Monday. Despite having a bye week, the Rattlers jumped four spots in the STATS FCS Top 25 to land at No.12. In the FCS Coaches Poll, FAMU moved up one spot to No. 14.  The Rattlers are one of two Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) schools in the FCS Top 25 polls. North Carolina A&T State dropped to 25th in…

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