MEAC announces 7 Feb 2023 Men’s Basketball Weekly Honors

NORFOLK, Va., Feb. 7, 2023 –Norfolk State senior guard Joe Bryant, Jr. has been named the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) Men’s Basketball Player of the Week, presented by Coca-Cola, the league announced today. Maryland Eastern Shore’s Toby Nnadoziee was named Rookie of the Week, and Norfolk State graduate forward Kris Bankston was announced as the Defensive Player of the Week. Joe Bryant (6-1, Sr., G, Norfolk, Va.) Bryant shined in the Invesco QQQ Legacy Classic against rival Hampton, scoring a season-high 29 points on 9-for-13 shooting – including a 5-for-8 effort from behind the arc and a…

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Morgan State defeats Delaware State at 2nd Annual Invesco QQQ Classic

Courtesy of Morgan State University Athletic Communications 65 Delaware St. 4-17,3-4 MEAC 75  MORGAN STATE 12-11,4-3 MEAC Team 1 2 F Delaware St. 34  31  65 MORGAN STATE 42  33  75 Score: Morgan State 75 | Delaware State 65Location: Prudential Center, Newark, N.J.Records: Morgan State 12-11, 4-3 | DSU 4-17, 3-4The short story: Morgan State junior guard Kamron Hobbs scored a game and career-high 24 points and Lewis Djokam added 18 points and nine boards as the Bears defeated Delaware State at the 2023 Michael B. Jordan-led HBCU Legacy Classic with a 75-65 victory over the Hornets in the star-studded…

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Bryant’s 29 helps push Norfolk State past Hampton in Battle of the Bay

Courtesy of Alex Lehmbeck, Asst. SID, Norfolk State University 83  Norfolk St. 16-7,5-2 MEAC 71 Hampton 6-18,3-8 CAA Team 1 2 F Norfolk St. 35  48  83 Hampton 36  35  71 NEWARK, N.J. – Rivalry games bring a chance for players to elevate their game in high pressure moments, and Norfolk State guard Joe Bryant Jr. has seized those opportunities this season. After willing the Spartans to victory in December’s Battle of the Bay against Hampton, Bryant led his team to a sweep of the Pirates on Saturday with a season-high 29 points. Bryant was…

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Norfolk State gets by N.C. Central, 77-71

Courtesy of Alex Lehmbeck, Asst. SID, Norfolk State Atheltics 71 NCCU 77  Norf Team 1 2 F NCCU 27  44  71 Norf 34  43  77 NORFOLK, Va. – Dana Tate Jr. scored 21 points in front of over 3,000 passionate Spartans fans on Monday evening at Echols Hall, leading Norfolk State to a 77-71 victory over the visiting North Carolina Central Eagles. Tate, who notched his second consecutive game scoring over 20 points, shot 7-of-11 from the floor and made five 3-pointers in his offensive outburst. Cahiem Brown paced the Spartans on the glass with…

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Norfolk State gets win over South Carolina State, 82-68

Courtesy of Alex Lehmbeck, Asst. SID, Norfolk State Athletics 68 SCSt 82  Norf Team 1 2 F SCSt 33  35  68 Norf 38  44  82 NORFOLK, Va. – The Norfolk State men’s basketball team bounced back from Monday’s road loss with a comfortable home win over South Carolina State on Saturday. After a neck-and-neck first half, the Spartans pulled away for an 82-68 victory. Joe Bryant Jr. led the way for the home squad, nearly earning the third double-double of his career with a 23-point, nine-rebound performance. Dana Tate Jr.followed closely behind, scoring 21…

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N.C. Central Lady Eagles defeat Delaware State 63-44 to keep home winning streak alive

Title image courtesy of Doug Burt Courtesy of North Carolina Central Athletics 44 DSU 63  NCCU Team 1 2 3 4 F DSU 4  6  12  22  44 NCCU 13  20  20  10  63 DURHAM, N.C. – Junior guard Kimia Carter scored a season-high 15 points to top North Carolina Central University’s scorers in a 63-44 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference women’s basketball home victory over Delaware State University on Saturday afternoon. Sophomore Morgan Callahan and junior Kimeira Burks joined Carter in the double-digit scoring column with 12 and 11 points respectively. Carter and Burks both swish a trio of…

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Delaware State Basketball heads to Durham to take on N.C. Central on Saturday

Title image via Carol Smith Courtesy of Delaware State Athletics 2022-23 DELAWARE STATE UNIVERSITY MEN’S BASKETBALL“HORNETS” (1-15; 0-3 MEAC ) vs. No. Carolina Central “Eagles” (9-8; 2–1 MEAC)Sat. Jan. 21, 2023 – 4:00 pm(Durham, N.C. – McLendon / McDougald Gym – 3,000)Live Video: NCCU 8N THE GAME  Delaware State (1-15; 0-3 MEAC) continues a three-game road swing with a visit to MEAC rival North Carolina Central. The Hornets have dropped 14 straight games since their lone win of the season, 104-67, vs. Immaculata (Pa.) on Nov. 10. Delaware State is coming…

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Howard cleans up Morehouse, 89-65 in MLK Day Classic

Courtesy of Ed Hill, Jr., retired Howard University Sports Information Director 65 More 89  HOW Team 1 2 F More 23  42  65 HOW 40  49  89 Howard University sophomore guard Elijah Hawkins (Washington) scored a team-high 15 points to lead five players in double figures as the Bison rolled to an easy 89-65 win over Morehouse College in the annual Martin Luther King, Jr. (MLK) Day Classic at Burr Gymnasium before an overflow crowd. The Bison (10-10) got off to a slow start that was full of turnovers, missed free throws and…

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Maryland Eastern Shore sneaks by Delaware State, 68-66

Title image via FOTOJOE Photography Courtesy of | Nick Lewis, Maryland Eastern Shore Athletics 66 Delaware St. 1-15,0-3 MEAC 68  UMES 9-8,2-1 MEAC Team 1 2 F Delaware St. 32  34  66 UMES 31  37  68 PRINCESS ANNE, Maryland — The University of Maryland Eastern Shore men’s basketball team endured Saturday evening’s bout against its Route 13 rival, securing a 68-66 win over Delaware State at William P. Hytche Athletic Center. The win moved UMES to 7-0 at home this season, the best start on its home floor since 1996. The team currently…

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Morgan State takes care of Coppin , 83-66 behind Isaiah Burke’s 30

Courtesy of MSU Athletics Communications 83  Morgan St. 9-8,3-0 MEAC 66 Coppin St. 6-14,1-2 MEAC Team 1 2 F Morgan St. 45  38  83 Coppin St. 36  30  66 Score: Morgan State 83 | Coppin State 66Location: PEC Arena, Baltimore, Md.Records: Morgan State 9-8, 3-0 | CSU 6-13, 1-2The short story: Senior guard Isaiah Burke scored 17 of his game-high 30 points in the first half, while Malik Miller added 16 points and a career-high 19 rebounds, as visiting Morgan State defeated crosstown rival Coppin State, 83-66 in a Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) showdown at the Physical Education Complex. OPENING TIP THE…

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