North Carolina A&T faces big test against Duke

From ncataggies.com : No. 14/15 North Carolina A&T (1-0, 0-0 MEAC) vs. Duke (1-0, 0-0)       Date: September 7, 2019Time: 6 p.m.  City/Venue:  Durham, N.C./Wallace Wade Stadium (40,000)Series: First Meeting TV/Stream: ACC Network ESPN Triad Radio: Donal Ware (play-by-play); Al Swann (analyst) Radio Stations: 600 AM/101.5 FM Winston-Salem 1320 AM/93.7 FM Greensboro1230 AM/104.9 FM High Point 920 AM/104.5 FM Burlington1200 AM/95.1 FM Burlington The Matchup: North Carolina A&T will try to do the unheard of on Saturday when it faces Power Five Duke out of the ACC. The Aggies will try to defeat a school from the Division I-FBS ranks for the fourth time…

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Norfolk State Football 2019 Season Preview: Spartans look to get over the hump

From nsuspartans.com: NORFOLK, Va. – With a third-year starter at quarterback, experience along both sides of the line of scrimmage and experience back at every position, the Spartan football team is eager to improve on last year’s 4-7 overall record as the 2019 season nears. Following is a look at the Spartans’ roster heading into the season, which kicks off Saturday at Old Dominion University: OFFENSEThe Spartans bring back nine starters to their offensive unit. NSU is positioned to be as experienced as any of its teams in recent memory under…

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MEAC Announces ESPN schedule for 2019 Football Season

From meacsports.com : NORFOLK, Va., July 1, 2019—The Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) has announced its ESPN football package for the 2019 season, which features nine regular-season match-ups on ESPN2, ESPNU, ESPNEWS, ESPN3 and one postseason appearance on ABC. The nationally-televised games are a part of the MEAC’s ongoing partnership with ESPN. The 15th annual MEAC/SWAC Football Challenge kicks off the first full week of the 2019 season, featuring Bethune-Cookman against Jackson State of the SWAC, which will be televised live on ESPN2 at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 1. Bethune-Cookman…

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Morgan’s Joshua Miles and NC A&T’s Darryl Johnson Jr taken in NFL Draft

From meacsports.com : North Carolina A&T State defensive end Darryl Johnson Jr. and Morgan State offensive tackle Joshua Miles were both selected in the 2019 NFL Draft on Saturday in Nashville, Tenn. Johnson, the reigning MEAC Defensive Player of the Year who helped lead the Aggies to back-to-back MEAC championships and Air Force Reserve Celebration Bowl titles, was picked up in the seventh round on Saturday by the Buffalo Bills. He was the 225th overall pick. He led the MEAC in sacks this past season with 10.5, nearly a sack…

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April 5-7 MEAC Track&Field Recap

From meacsports.com : S.C. State’s Richard Sets World’s Fastest Time in 400 JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Tyrell Richard, the reigning NCAA indoor champion at 400 meters, set the world’s fastest time in that event this weekend at the North Florida Invitational, running a facility-record 44.81 and winning by nearly three seconds. Results | Recap NCAT’s Debose-Epps Wins Twice at Elon ELON, N.C. — North Carolina A&T State took many of its up and coming track & field athletes a few miles down the road to Elon University Saturday to compete in the Phoenix Invitational…

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Norfolk State’s Robert Jones wins CollegeInsider’s Skip Prosser Award

From meacsports.com : NORFOLK, Va. – CollegeInsider announced on Friday its recipients for several national coaching awards, and Norfolk State head men’s basketball coach Robert Jones beat out 24 other finalists to take home one of those honors; the organization announced that Jones has been named the winner of the 2019 Skip Prosser Award. The award is named for former Wake Forest head coach Skip Prosser, who died suddenly in 2007. It is presented annually to a Division I coach who not only achieves success on the court, but also displays…

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MEAC weekly Track & Field Honorees

From meacsports.com : NORFOLK, Va., April 3, 2019—North Carolina A&T State junior Trevor Stewart 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 senior Kayla White was selected as Women’s Track Athlete of the Week. North Carolina A&T State freshman Brandon Hicklin earned Men’s Field Athlete of the Week honors, while Bethune-Cookman sophomore Monae Nichols was named Women’s Field Athlete of the Week. Stewart (Jr., Lorton, Va.) set the nation’s fastest time in the 400 meters this past weekend at the prestigious Florida Relays, winning…

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Howard’s R.J. Cole receives ECAC Honors

From meacsports.com : DANBURY, Conn., April 3, 2019 – The Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) committee uncovered its 2019 Division I Men’s Basketball All-ECAC teams, where Howard University sophomore guard RJ Cole was selected to the First Team. The announcement came a day after the New Jersey native earned Associated Press (AP) All-American Honorable Mention. A year ago, Cole won the 2017-18 ECAC Rookie of the Year after setting a new Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) record with 13 rookie of the week honors. In his sophomore campaign, Cole took home MEAC…

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Six MEAC players named to BOXTOROW Men’s Basketball All-America Team

from meacsports.com : BOXTOROW unveiled its 2018-19 men’s basketball All-America teams on Thursday, and six players from the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) were honored — including four members of the First Team. Highlighting BOXTOROW’s All-America First Team are Howard teammates RJ Cole and Charles Williams, while North Carolina Central’s Raasean Davis and Bethune-Cookman’s Cletrell Pope are also on the team. Cole is the reigning MEAC Player of the Year, and earlier this week, he was named All-America Honorable Mention by the Associated Press (AP). Cole and Williams were also First…

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2019 MEAC Hall of Fame: Dwayne Harper spotlight

From meacsports.com : By Roscoe Nance South Carolina State has produced a long list of outstanding defensive football players. From Deacon Jones to Donnie Shell, from Harry Carson to Barney Bussey, from Robert Porche to Javon Hargrave and Darius Leonard, the Bulldogs seem to have always boasted athletes dedicated to the proposition of shutting down opposing offenses. Dwayne Harper, a member of the 2019 MEAC Hall of Fame Class, belongs on that list as well, but his Hall of Fame career wearing the garnet and blue nearly ended before it…

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