January 24, 2021 MEAC Men’s Basketball Recap

From the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference: Morgan State 99, Delaware State 83Coppin State 81, Norfolk State 77North Carolina A&T at North Carolina Central, PPD Morgan State 99, Delaware State 83 BALTIMORE, Md. (January 24, 2021) — Junior guard De’Torrion Ware scored a career-high 36 points off the bench to help the Bears beat Delaware State 99-83 on Sunday at Hill Field House. Ware, who recorded a 30-point outing at Norfolk State (Jan. 10), made 11 of his 20 shots, including 6 of 11 from 3-point range. He also grabbed four rebounds, two steals and had a blocked…

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January 24, 2021 MEAC Women’s Basketball Recap

From the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference: North Carolina A&T State 86, Delaware State 59North Carolina Central 57, Norfolk State 44 North Carolina A&T State 86, Delaware State 59 DOVER, Del. — Four North Carolina A&T State women’s basketball players scored in double figures as the Aggies used a big fourth quarter to secure their seventh consecutive win, 86-59 over Delaware State at Memorial Hall on Sunday.  N.C. A&T (7-1) put the Hornets (2-7) away with an impressive 32-2 run that started midway through the third quarter and lasted until midway through the…

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From the MEAC: Howard 60, Coppin State 51Morgan State 72, Delaware State 65North Carolina A&T State 49, Norfolk State 32South Carolina State at North Carolina Central, PPD Howard 60, Coppin State 51 WASHINGTON, D.C. — Howard University moved into a first-place tie in the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) Northern Division standings after defeating Coppin State 60-51 inside Burr Gymnasium on Sunday afternoon. With the victory, Howard improved to 7-2 overall and 3-1 in league play. Defensively, the Bison held the Eagles to 29-percent (16-of-55) shooting, including 26-percent (5-of-19) behind the arc,…

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January 17 MEAC Men’s Basketball Recap

From the MEAC: Coppin State 89, Morgan State 79Norfolk State 83, Delaware State 79 (OT)South Carolina State at North Carolina Central, PPD (now Feb. 13)Florida A&M at North Carolina A&T, PPD Coppin State 89, Morgan State 79BALTIMORE – Anthony Tarke notched a double-double with 21 points and 12 rebounds while Koby Thomas added 19 points as Coppin State’s men’s basketball team got revenge on crosstown rival Morgan State with an 89-79 victory over the Bears on Sunday afternoon at Hill Field House.  The Eagles are now 4-9 overall and lead the MEAC North with…

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Howard v Notre Dame MLK Day game cancelled

Courtesy of Howard University Athletic Media Relations WASHINGTON, D.C., Jan. 16, 2021 – Monday’s contest between the Howard University men’s basketball team and Notre Dame Fighting Irish has been cancelled due to concerns relating to COVID-19 in the Howard men’s basketball program. “We are all incredibly disappointed by this cancellation,” Howard Director of Athletics Kery Davis said. “This was a tremendous opportunity to bring national exposure to our basketball team and the University. However, it goes without saying that the health and welfare of our student-athletes is our priority first and…

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NC Central lays 29-point beatdown on North Carolina Wesleyan 87-58

Courtesy of North Carolina Central Athletic Communications DURHAM, N.C. — Junior forward Kiyana Brown scored a career-high 22 points and freshman guard Paris McBride flirted with a triple-double to lead the North Carolina Central women’s basketball team to an 87-58 non-conference victory over North Carolina Wesleyan on Monday afternoon inside McDougald-McLendon Arena. Brown led all scorers, swishing 22 points in her first start of the season. She had a hot hand throughout the contest, shooting with 11-of-16 precision (68.9%) from the field. Brown, whose previous best was 12 points at Long…

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January 9,2021 MEAC women’s basketball recap

from the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference: North Carolina A&T State 78, South Carolina State 39Drexel 70, Delaware State 47 North Carolina A&T State 78, South Carolina State 39 ORANGEBURG, S.C. — Four Aggies scored in double figures, and another recorded her first career double-double as the North Carolina A&T State women’s basketball team defeated South Carolina State 78-39 in both teams’ MEAC opener played at Smith-Hammond-Middleton Memorial Center on Saturday.  The same two teams will play again on Sunday at S-H-M Memorial, starting at 4 p.m.  Sophomore guard Jada Smith finished with 10…

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Troy Baxter’s strong game leads Morgan State over Norfolk State, 78-74

Courtesy of Morgan State Athletic Communications Box Score NORFOLK, Va., Jan. 9, 2021 – Senior standout Troy Baxter helped the Morgan State’s basketball team make a statement Saturday on the road for its Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) opener, defeating Norfolk State 78-74. Baxter scored a game-high 24 points and got the Bears going early as he had 11 of the team’s first 13 points. The 6-foot-9 sharpshooter scored off the dribble, behind the arc and had a couple of sensational dunks to give the Bears an excellent start. Morgan State (5-2) grabbed its first…

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Howard University Men’s Basketball pauses all activities

Courtesy of Howard University Athletic Media Relations WASHINGTON, D.C., Jan. 8, 2020 — The Howard men’s basketball program has paused all activities due to positive COVID-19 test results among “Tier 1” personnel, which consists of student-athletes, coaches, medical staff, equipment staff, gameday operators and officials.  The team will remain in quarantine and will not return to basketball activities until cleared pursuant to CDC and Howard University protocols. This weekend’s scheduled games with Delaware State have been postponed.  Howard University places the safety of our student-athletes first and foremost. We will continue to conduct…

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NC Central Women’s Hoops adds North Carolina Wesleyan for Monday home game

Courtesy of North Carolina Central Athletic Communications DURHAM, N.C. — The North Carolina Central women’s basketball team has added a non-conference home game to its schedule for Monday, Jan. 11, when the Eagles will host North Carolina Wesleyan College inside McDougald-McLendon Arena at 12 p.m. A game preview with notes will be published on Friday for Monday’s game against the Battling Bishops. Fans will have the opportunity to watch the Eagles’ first game of 2021 on the NCCU Sports Network.

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