MEAC News: Howard Basketball faces Austin Peay Saturday

Courtesy of Ed Hill, Jr., retired Howard University Sports Information Director The Howard University men’s basketball team will be looking to get back to its winning ways when it takes on Austin Peay State University in a nonconference match Saturday (Nov. 26) inside the Winfield Dunn Center. Tipoff is scheduled for 3:30 pm (ET) and broadcasted on ESPN+. It must be noted that the time was changed from 2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. to accommodate Howard’s flight and time schedule. FOLLOW THE ACTION Bison Nation can follow all the action via ESPN+ and/or live stats. MATCHUP PREVIEW Last…

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Morgan State takes beatdown, 60-36 ,to Stephen F. Austin in Puerto Rico Clasico opener

Courtesy of Kevin C. Paige, MSU Athletics Communications 60  SFA 36 Morgan Team 1 2 3 4 F SFA 10  20  17  13  60 Morgan 4  9  13  10  36 Morgan State spent the Thanksgiving holiday taking part in the Puerto Rico Clasico tournament, as they played Stephen F. Austin in the opener on Thursday evening at Roberto Clemente Coliseum. The Ladyjacks would score the game’s first five points and never looked back, as SFA handed Morgan State its first loss of the season, following a 60-36 defeat. Stephen F. Austin (4-1)…

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Bethune-Cookman falls short 63-60 against Georgia Southern

Courtesy of Bethune-Cookman Atheltics 63  Ga. Southern 3-1,0-0 Sun Belt 60 Bethune-Cookman 0-4,0-0 SWAC Team 1 2 3 4 F Ga. Southern 12  14  18  19  63 Bethune-Cookman 11  14  15  20  60 DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – O’Mariyah Tucker posted a double-double of 10 points and 10 rebounds in Bethune-Cookman’s 63-60 setback to Georgia Southern Tuesday evening in Moore Gym. Tucker’s three-pointer with 1:23 remaining gave B-CU (0-4) a 57-56 lead. Georgia Southern scored the next five points, all on Terren Ward free throws, to take a 61-57 lead. Chanel Wilson sank a…

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22 November 2022 MEAC Basketball Recap

Courtesy of the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference: Maryland Eastern Shore 70, Marist 59Norfolk State 91, St. Mary’s (Md.) 41Towson 83, Coppin State 67 Maryland Eastern Shore 70, Marist 59 PRINCESS ANNE, Md. — Nathaniel Pollard, Jr. led the way with 20 points and eight rebounds Tuesday as Maryland Eastern Shore defeated Marist 70-59 at the W.P. Hytche Athletic Center. The Hawks improved to 2-3 on the season. Pollard was 6-for-13 from the floor and 8-for-10 from the free throw line. Da’Shawn Phillip added 15 points, hitting three 3-pointers, while Chace Davis chipped…

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Coppin State defeats Saint Mary’s 58-53

Courtesy of Coppin State Athletic Communications BALTIMORE – Mossi Staples scored 21 points to lead the Coppin State women’s basketball team to a 58-53 win over Saint Peter’s on Sunday afternoon at PEC Arena.  The Eagles now stand at 2-3 on the season while the Peacocks fall to 0-3. Inside the Numbers How it Happened

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MEAC Basketball Weekly Honorees

NORFOLK, Va., Nov. 15, 2022 – Today, the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) acknowledged Coppin State senior guard Sam Sessoms as the Men’s Basketball Player of the Week, presented by Coca-Cola. Norfolk State graduate forward Kris Bankston was named Defensive Player of the Week, while Norfolk State freshman guard George Beale earned Rookie of the Week honors.  Sam Sessoms (G, 6-0, 189, Sr., Philadelphia, Pa.) Coppin State University finished the Eagles’ game against Georgetown with a double-double: 16 points and 10 assists, becoming the first Coppin State player to accumulate at least 10 assists since 2015. He averaged 23…

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D.C bragging rights on the line in Howard v George Washington showdown

Courtesy of Ed Hill, Jr., retired Howard University Sports Information Director WASHINGTON, D.C. – There will be a lot at stake when the Howard University women’s basketball team hosts George Washington University in a non-conference tilt at Burr Gymnasium on Monday night. The game will tip off at 7 pm and will be live streamed on http://www.hubison.com. GW (1-1) comes into the game with a 65-50 home win over Maryland Eastern Shore on Thursday following an opening 85-59 road loss to the University of Virginia to start the season. Howard (1-1) opened…

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Howard women’s hoops boat raced by Memphis, 101-54

Courtesy of 54 Howard 1-1,0-0 MEAC 101  Memphis 1-1,0-0 AAC Team 1 2 3 4 F Howard 14  16  17  7  54 Memphis 33  22  25  21  101 Memphis, Tenn. (November 12, 2022) – Howard University women’s basketball team got 12 points from senior forward Brooklynn Fort-Davis (Chicago), but no one else reached double figures as the Bison fell, 101-54, to Memphis in a nonconference game at the Elma Roane Fieldhouse before 1,734. The Tigers (1-1) jumped out to an early 33-14 first quarter lead and never looked back. The Bison (1-1) shot only 21-percent (14-of-65)…

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Big third quarter sinks NC Central against Campbell

Courtesy of North Carolina Central Athletics 71  Campbell 55 NCCU Team 1 2 3 4 F Campb 21  12  28  10  71 NCCU 12  13  11  19  55 Freshman Jerni Kiaku and junior Kimeira Burks both had their best performances of the season and they accounted for over half of North Carolina Central University’s scoring in a 71-55 non-conference women’s basketball home loss to Campbell University on Saturday afternoon. The Camels pulled away from the Eagles with a decisive 28-11 third quarter. Junior Christabel Ezumah scored all eight of her points in that frame. Campbell…

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Joe Bryant’s 24 not enough, Norfolk State falls 87-70 to no. 5 Baylor

Courtesy of Alex Lehmbeck, Asst. SID, Norfolk State Athletics 70 Norfolk St. 2-1,0-0 MEAC 87  Baylor 2-0,0-0 Big 12 Team 1 2 F Norfolk St. 34  36  70 Baylor 42  45  87 WACO, Texas – On the road against a top-ten ranked team in the nation, Norfolk State men’s basketball held its own on Friday night against No. 5 Baylor. The Bears (2-0) used a second half push to defeat the Spartans 87-70 at the Ferrell Center. Joe Bryant Jr. paced the Spartans (2-1) on both ends of the floor with 24 points and…

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