MEAC Men’s Basketball Weekly Honorees

Courtesy the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference : Redshirt junior forward Tyree Corbett of Coppin State has been selected as the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) Men’s Basketball Player of the Week and Defensive Player of the Week, presented by Cola-Cola, it was announced on Tuesday. Corbett (F, 6-7, 200, r-Jr., Philadelphia, Pa.) scored a season high-tying 23 points in the Eagles’ 74-65 win over South Carolina State on Saturday in the conference opener for both teams. Defensively, Corbett grabbed a season-best 22 rebounds in 33 minutes of play to record his seventh double-double of the…

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Norfolk State basketball doubleheaders cancelled due to COVID-19

From Matt Michalec, Asst. AD/Communications Due to COVID protocols with its upcoming opponents, Norfolk State’s first two scheduled MEAC basketball doubleheaders of the season have been postponed. This Saturday’s NSU at Maryland Eastern Shore doubleheader has been pushed back to Monday, Jan. 17 due to COVID protocols within the MDES programs. Tipoff times are slated for 2 and 4 p.m. on Jan. 17 at Hytche Athletic Center. NSU’s home doubleheader with Delaware State scheduled for Jan. 10 has also been postponed due to DSU’s COVID protocols. The NSU and DSU…

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Maryland Eastern Shore v Longwood game postponed

Courtesy of Maryland Eastern Shore Athletic Communications PRINCESS ANNE, Md. — The University of Maryland Eastern Shore’s men’s basketball game with Longwood University that was scheduled for Friday, Dec. 31 is being postponed due to positive COVID-19 tests among Eastern Shore Tier 1 personnel. The NCAA classifies Tier 1 personnel as the highest exposure tier and it consists of student-athletes, coaches, athletic trainers and physical therapists, medical staff, equipment staff and officials. The date of the rescheduled game is to be determined. With the postponement, the Hawks will now play their next…

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MEAC Men’s Basketball Weekly Honorees

From the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference: Redshirt sophomore forward Steve Settle III of Howard has been selected Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) Men’s Basketball Player of the Week, presented by Cola-Cola, it was announced on Tuesday. Meanwhile, sophomore guard Justin Wright of North Carolina Centralis the conference’s Defensive Player of the Week. Settle (F, 6-10, 175, R-So., Glenarden, Md.) scored a team-high 18 points on 6-for-9 shooting against Harvard last Tuesday. He also had four rebounds, two blocked shots and one assist in that contest. Wright (G, 6-1, 200, So., Greenville, N.C.)averaged 6.5 rebounds in games against…

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Coppin State Men’s Basketball cancels next games

Courtesy of Coppin State Athletic Communications BALTIMORE – The Coppin State University men’s basketball games scheduled for Dec. 23 and Dec. 29 against George Mason and Indiana State, respectively, have been canceled due to positive COVID-19 tests within the Coppin program. Next up, the Eagles will open conference play at South Carolina State on Saturday, Jan. 8. Game time is scheduled for 4 p.m.

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Howard Women’s Basketball announces abeyance in activities

Courtesy of Howard University Athletic Media Relations  The Howard University women’s basketball team has paused all activities due to positive COVID-19 test results among the program’s “Tier 1” personnel, consisting of student-athletes, coaches, medical staff, equipment staff, game day operators, and officials.  According to the CDC and Howard University protocols, the team will remain in quarantine and will not return to basketball activities until cleared. As a result, this week’s scheduled games with American University and the University of Dayton have been canceled. Howard University places the safety of our student-athletes…

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December 8, 2021 MEAC Women’s Hoops Recap

Morgan State gets by Loyola, while UMES falls to La Salle From the MId-Eastern Athletic Conference: Morgan State 64, Loyola (Md.) 55La Salle 77, Maryland Eastern Shore 70 Morgan State 64, Loyola (Md.) 55 BALTIMORE, Md. — MEAC Preseason Player of the Year Dahnye Redd led the way on Wednesday, as Morgan State extended its winning streak to six games with a 64-55 win over loyola (Md.). Redd dropped 15 points to go along with four rebounds and three steals. There were three Bears in double figures; Ashia McCalla added 14…

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December 8, 2021 MEAC Men’s Basketball Recap

From the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference: Maryland Eastern Shore 102, Clark Summit 58George Washington 75, Coppin State 62 Maryland Eastern Shore 102, Clark Summit 58 PRINCESS ANNE, Md. — Maryland Eastern Shore men’s basketball showed it was happy to be home for a game after five straight on the road on Wednesday night, when the Hawks defeated the Clarks Summit University Defenders 102-58. Wednesday night was the first time Maryland Eastern Shore has scored in triple digits since Feb. 20, 2017, when the Hawks defeated North Carolina A&T State 106-95 in triple overtime. The…

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MEAC Basketball Weekly Honorees

From the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference: Redshirt sophomore guard Jesse Zarzuela of Coppin State has been named the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) Men’s Basketball Player of the Week, presented by Coca-Cola, it was announced on Tuesday. Zarzuela’s teammate, redshirt junior forward Tyree Corbett, is the MEAC Defensive Player of the Week, while freshman guard T.J. Madlock of South Carolina State is the MEAC Rookie of the Week. Zarzuela (G, 6-3, 170, r-So., Houston, Texas) averaged 26.0 points, 3.0 rebounds, 3.0 assists and 2.0 steals in the Eagles’ games versus St. Bonaventure and Cornell. He shot 47.5 percent…

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December 1, 2021 MEAC Women’s Basketball Recap

From the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference: Howard 61, Loyola (Md.) 59Richmond 69, Maryland Eastern Shore 59Campbell 67, South Carolina State 46 Howard 61, Loyola (Md.) 59 WASHINGTON, D.C. — Iyanna Warren scored Howard’s last five points, over the final 1:04 of the contest, as the Bison came from behind to win their home opener, 61-59 over Loyola (Md.) on Wednesday evening in Burr Gymnasium. Howard (3-4) has won three of its last four games. Destiny Howell led three Bison in double figures with a career-high 21 points on 7-for-12 shooting and three…

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