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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January 16, 2021 MEAC Men’s Basketball Recap

From the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference: Morgan State 92, Coppin State 72Norfolk State 87, Delaware State 76North Carolina A&T 112, Carver College 45South Carolina State at North Carolina Central, PPD (now Feb. 13)Florida A&M at North Carolina A&T, PPD Morgan State 92, Coppin State 72 BALTIMORE, Md. (January 16, 2021) — Junior guard De’Torrion Ware had a game-high 29 points as Morgan State rolled past Coppin State 92-72 on Saturday at Hill Field House. Senior Troy Baxter added 22 points for the Bears, while junior Malik Miller chipped in 21 points. Ware, who posted 30 points at Norfolk State…

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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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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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Delaware State Lady Hornets add Saturday game at Drexel

Courtesy of Delaware State Athletic Media Relations DOVER, Del., Jan. 6, 2021 — Facing a break of 11 days between games, the Delaware State women’s basketball team has added a Saturday contest at Drexel to its schedule. The Lady Hornets and Dragons are scheduled to tip-off at 2:00 p.m. at Drexel’s Daskalakis Athletic Center in Philadelphia. Delaware State (2-3; 1-1 MEAC) is coming off a 60-45 victory at Coppin State on Jan. 5. Prior to scheduling the contest against Drexel, the Lady Hornets’ next game was set for Jan. 16 at home against…

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January 3, 2021 MEAC Women’s Basketball Recap

Morgan State 71, Howard 58North Carolina A&T State 102, Averett 36 Morgan State 71, Howard 58 BALTIMORE, Md. — Ja’Niah Henson poured in a game-high 19 points to lead four Morgan State players in double figures on Sunday afternoon as the Lady Bears defeated Howard 71-58 in Hill Field House to split the weekend series. The Lady Bears improved to 4-2 overall and 1-1 in MEAC play on the season. Henson was 6-for-13 from the floor and made six of her eight free throws, while also recording three assists and three…

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