MEAC announces weekly Track&Field Honorees

From meacsports.com: NORFOLK, Va., March 27, 2019—South Carolina State senior Tyrell Richard was named Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) Men’s Track Athlete of the Week, the conference office announced today, while North Carolina A&T State sophomore TeJyrica Robinson was selected as Women’s Track Athlete of the Week. Bethune-Cookman senior Jeremiah Peters earned Men’s Field Athlete of the Week honors, while Bethune-Cookman sophomore Monae Nichols was named Women’s Field Athlete of the Week. Richard (Sr., Georgetown, S.C.) picked up right where he left off from the indoor season, winning the 200-meter dash at the Buccaneer Invitational this past weekend with…

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March 26 MEAC Baseball Recap

From meacsports.com: Coppin State 4, Mount St. Mary’s 2 (10 innings) EMMITSBURG, Md. — Nazier McIlwain led off the top of the 10th inning with a solo home run and the Eagles added another run in the frame as Coppin State got a 4-2 victory at Mount St. Mary’s on Tuesday afternoon. Box Score | Recap Alabama A&M 8, Bethune-Cookman 2 DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Alabama A&M scored four runs in the final two innings to break open the game en route to an 8-2 win over Bethune-Cookman on Tuesday at Jackie Robinson Ballpark.…

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North Carolina A&T upsets nationally-ranked South Carolina

From meacsports.com : Box Score COLUMBIA, S.C. – North Carolina A&T State baseball’s historic weekend carried over into this week. Days after sweeping Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) foe Bethune-Cookman for the first time, the Aggies earned one of the biggest upset wins in program history by defeating the University of South Carolina 2-0 Tuesday night at Founders Park. The Aggies beat a Gamecocks program out of the Power Five conference SEC with two national championships, six College World Series championship game appearances and 11 College World Series appearances. More importantly, the Aggies (15-9) have…

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Colorado defeats Norfolk State 76-60 in NIT Second Round

From meacsports.com: BOULDER, Colo. – A big first half run made the difference on Monday night, as Colorado defeated the Norfolk State men’s basketball team by a 76-60 margin in the NIT second round at the CU Events Center. The Buffaloes turned a tight game toward their favor thanks to a 19-3 run. They went into half up by 20, although the Spartans outscored them by four in the second half. NSU saw its season come to a close at 22-14 following its second ever postseason victory last Wednesday at Alabama.…

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Golden’s 25 not enough for Bethune-Cookman in Tourney Debut

From meacsports.com: Box Score SOUTH BEND, Ind. — Bethune-Cookman’s first trip to the NCAA Women’s Basketball Tournament ended with a 92-50 loss to defending national champion Notre Dame, a life-defining experience to cap off an incredulous run and one more 20-point outburst from Angel Golden. The senior from Tampa, Fla., scored a game-high 25 points, but the Fighting Irish’s height, depth and just about everything else sent Notre Dame to the second round, where it will host Michigan State Monday evening. Arike Ogunbowale scored 23 points and Jessica Sheppard 22 as…

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Norfolk State shocks Alabama 80-79 in NIT First Round

From nsuspartans.com: TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – Seven seasons ago, the Norfolk State men’s basketball team pulled off one of the biggest upsets in NCAA tournament history. On Wednesday evening at Coleman Coliseum, the Spartans scored another in a different postseason tournament. n an NIT first-round game on the road, No. 8 seed Norfolk State stunned No. 1 seed Alabama by an 80-79 score in overtime. Norfolk State kept its season alive while securing the MEAC’s fourth win in the NIT and the first during the current format of the tournament. Delaware State…

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Norfolk State to meet Alabama Wednesday in NIT First Round

From meacsports.com : NORFOLK, Va. – MEAC regular-season champion Norfolk State will take on Alabama on Wednesday on the road in the National Invitation Tournament (NIT) first round after the bracket was announced on Sunday evening on ESPNU. The Spartans will be the No. 8 seed in the tournament and will face No. 1 seed Crimson Tide at 7 p.m. on Wednesday at Coleman Coliseum in Tuscaloosa, Ala. Norfolk State secured the MEAC’s automatic bid to the NIT after capturing the regular season title at 14-2. The Spartans own a 21-13 overall record. The…

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Howard to play in 2019 Roman College Basketball Invitational

From meacsports.com : PRINCETON, N.J., March 17, 2019 – The Roman College Basketball Invitational (CBI) committee finalized its 16-team field, where Howard was among the squad’s invited to this year’s tournament. The announcement came Sunday evening after the NCAA Selection Show. “I’m happy for this team,” said Howard men’s basketball head coach Kevin Nickelberry. “Our student-athletes get an opportunity to be rewarded for their efforts this year and get a chance to participate in the postseason.” The 12th annual CBI Tourney begins Tuesday with one first-round game, followed by the remaining seven contests…

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North Carolina Central wins its third straight MEAC Basketball Tournament

From meacsports.com : Final Bracket NORFOLK, Va., March 16, 2019–North Carolina Central parlayed a 12-0 run to start the second half and some suffocating defense into a 50-47 win over Norfolk State in the championship game of the 2019 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) Basketball Tournament at the Scope Arena on Saturday. The Eagles (18-15), the No. 3 seed, receive the automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament, whose field will be announced on Sunday. The game was a physical affair where every possession was a struggle for both teams. Despite winning…

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Bethune-Cookman wins 2019 MEAC Women’s Basketball Tournament

From meacsports.com : Box Score | Final Bracket NORFOLK, Va., March 16, 2019—Angel Golden dropped 18 points and Chasimmie Brown grabbed 16 rebounds as No. 3 Bethune-Cookman used a strong second half to overtake Norfolk State 57-45 to claim the 2019 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) women’s basketball championship Saturday at the Scope Arena. The Wildcats (21-10) won their second ever MEAC tournament title and claim the MEAC’s automatic NCAA Tournament bid. The NCAA women’s field will be unveiled Monday on ESPN at 7 p.m. EST. B-CU last won the title in 1984.…

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