MEAC News: Howard Women’s hoops goes down to FIU 76-65 FIU Classic opening round

Title image courtesy of Rodney Pierce Courtesy of Ed Hill, Jr., retired Howard University Sports Information Director 65 HOW 76 Team 1 2 3 4 F HOW 15  14  19  17  65 FIU 27  15  16  18  76 Howard University women’s basketball senior Iyanna Warren (Accokeek, Md.) and graduate Aziah Hudson (Baldwin, N.Y.) each scored 13 points and junior Kaiya Creek (Seat Pleasant, Md.) came off the bench and added 10 points, but it was not enough as the Bison fell to Florida International University (FIU), 76-65, in the first round of the FIU Thanksgiving Invitational…

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North Carolina Central Women’s hoops to host Elon on Sunday

Courtesy of North Carolina Central Athletics DURHAM, N.C. — The North Carolina Central University women’s basketball team will try and conclude the first month of the season with a winning record at home when the Eagles host Elon University inside McDougald-McLendon Arena on Sunday at 2 p.m. GAME INFO: GAME NOTES 7 vs. Elon  vs. Elon                                                            DATE: Sunday, Nov. 27, at 2 p.m.LOCATION: McDougald-McLendon Arena, Durham, N.C.WATCH: NCCU Sports NetworkFOLLOW: Live Stats; @NCCUAthletics NC CENTRAL BENCH:                                                                                        The Eagles ended a four-game losing streak by doubling up North Carolina Wesleyan University, 82-41, on Tuesday. NC Central…

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Delaware State overwhelmed by Michigan, on wrong side of 53-point donkey kicking

Courtesy of Jared Wilcox, Delaware State Athletics 30 DSU 83  Mich Team 1 2 3 4 F DSU 4  14  3  9  30 Mich 19  21  21  22  83 ANN ARBOR, Mich. — The Delaware State women’s basketball team completed its second of three road games to open the 2022-23 season with an 83-30 loss to No. 25 University of Michigan in Ann Arbor on Wednesday. Freshman guard Deyonce Thompson led the offensive efforts for the Hornets with 15 points off 5-of-15 shooting from the field including knocking down a team-high three three-pointers. Brishonne…

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Coppin State’s upset bid against Georgetown runs out of steam in overtime

Courtesy of Steve Kramer, Coppin State Athletics 89 Coppin 99  GTown Team 1 2 OT 1 F Coppin 34  49  6  89 GTown 36  47  16  99 WASHINGTON, D.C. – Four players scored in double figures as Coppin State’s men’s basketball team took Georgetown to overtime, but the Eagles fell just short, 99-89 in a nationally televised game on Tuesday night at Capital One Arena.  Playing in their second game in as many days, Coppin now stands at 0-2 on the season. View this post on Instagram A post shared by…

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Norfolk State Men’s Hoops strong first half powers to 87-59 win over Cairn

Courtesy of Matt Michalec, Asst. AD/Communications 59 Cairn 87  Norf Team 1 2 F Cairn 22  37  59 Norf 50  37  87 NORFOLK, Va. – Four Norfolk State players scored 16 points apiece, and Norfolk State used a fast start to the game to coast to an 87-59 win over Cairn University on Wednesday night at Echols Hall. Christian Ings, Dana Tate Jr., Kris Bankston and Cahiem Brown all poured in 16 and Joe Bryant Jr.added 15 for the Spartans, who moved to 2-0 on the young year. Like Monday’s win over Virginia Lynchburg, this one came…

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NC Central Women’s Hoops defeats Johnson C. Smith 69-56 in season opener

Courtesy of North Carolina Central Athletics 56 Johnson C. Smith 0-0,0-0 CIAA 69  N.C. Central 1-0,0-0 MEAC Team 1 2 3 4 F Johnson C. Smith 15  12  17  12  56 N.C. Central 16  15  18  20  69 DURHAM, N.C. – Sophomore Morgan Callahanscored 14 points and both junior Blessing Okoh and freshman Jerni Kiaku poured in 13 points to lead the North Carolina Central University women’s basketball team to a 69-56 win in its home and season opener on Monday evening inside McDougald-McLendon Arena. Callahan played nearly 37 minutes as she filled up the box score with 14…

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Norfolk State annihilates VUL by record margin, 125-19

Courtesy of Alex Lehmbeck, Asst SID, Norfolk State Athletics 19 V-L 125  Norf Team 1 2 3 4 F V-L 4  0  7  8  19 Norf 29  23  40  33  125 NORFOLK, Va. – The Norfolk State women’s basketball team unveiled banners before Monday evening’s season opener, celebrating the team’s first share of a MEAC regular season title in program history. It only took a couple of hours for the Spartans to hurdle past a few more barriers, breaking multiple records in a 125-19 blowout over Virginia University of Lynchburg. The 106-point differential…

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Four staff additions announced for N.C. Central Women’s hoops

Courtesy of North Carolina Central Athletics DURHAM, N.C. – Sixth-year head coach Trisha Stafford-Odom has announced the addition of four members to the North Carolina Central University women’s basketball coaching and support staff for the 2022-23 season. The new Eagles are assistant coach N’Dea Bryant, assistant director of operations Ashlyn Lockard, director of player development Melvin Scott and special assistant to the head coach George Williams. NCCU women’s basketball also returns second-year associate head coach Fred Applin, second-year assistant coach Terrence Baxter and sixth-year director of operations Clarissa Adams. NCCU Women’s Basketball New Coaching & Support Staff… NCCU assistant coach N’Dea Bryant moves into the collegiate coaching…

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Upcoming Game Notes: NC Central v Coppin State

Courtesy of North Carolina Central Athletics GAME NOTES2021-22 Regular SeasonNorth Carolina Central (12-11, 5-2 MEAC)atCoppin State (5-18, 4-4 MEAC)Monday, Feb. 14, 2022 – 7:00 p.m.Physical Education Center – Baltimore, Md.TV: ESPNUStats: CoppinStateSports.com Complete Game Notes (PDF) STARTING FIVE:1. LeVelle Moton is now the third coach in program history to reach 200 wins.2. NCCU is 116-43 in the Division I era in regular-season MEAC games.3. NCCU ranks third or higher in the MEAC in 10 different team statistics.4. NCCU is 27-15 in the month of February since the 2016-17 season.5. NCCU is 51-28 on the road in…

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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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