Norfolk State defeats Grambling 70-63 in HBCU Challenge

70 Norfolk State 8-1 63 Grambling 2-5 From Norfolk State Athletics: Team 1 2 F Norfolk State 33  37  70 Grambling 30  33  63 PHOENIX, Ariz. – Led by another dominant performance by forward Kris Bankston, Norfolk State finished the Boost Mobile HBCU Challenge hosted by Chris Paul 2-0 by outlasting Grambling State 70-63 on Monday night at the Footprint Center. Bankston, a transfer from Little Rock, tied his career with 20 points and also had 10 rebounds to notch his second double-double as a Spartan. He was 7-of-10 from the floor and 6-of-6 from the…

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Alexiss Robinson is MEAC ‘s new Senior Associate Commissioner

From the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference: The Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) has announced the hiring of Alexiss Robinson, who will join the conference as the Senior Associate Commissioner for Administration and Compliance. “I am elated to have Alexiss back in the conference office,” MEAC Chief of Staff/Chief Operating Officer and Commissioner-Elect Sonja Stills said. “She has come full circle from an intern into now the Senior Associate Commissioner for Administration & Compliance for the MEAC. I am excited for the future of the Conference with her as a part of the leadership…

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November 20, 2021 MEAC Football Recap

From the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference: Morgan State 28, Georgetown 21South Carolina State 31, Norfolk State 21North Carolina Central 34, Delaware State 28 Morgan State 28, Georgetown 21 BALTIMORE, Md. — Alfonzo Graham ran for a season-high 160 yards and two scores and Morgan State scored four straight touchdowns to earn a 28-21 win over Georgetown in the season finale for both schools Saturday. Morgan State won two of its final three games to finish 2-9. The Hoyas, who had their season opener with Marist canceled due to a COVID-19 pause during training camp, lost…

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November 16, 2021 MEAC Women’s Basketball Recap

From the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference: Maryland Eastern Shore 86, Bryn Athyn 28Penn State 120, Delaware State 51Indiana 72, Norfolk State 42USC Upstate 70, South Carolina State 51 Maryland Eastern Shore 86, Bryn Athyn 28 PRINCESS ANNE, Md. — Maryland Eastern Shore jumped out to a 33-6 lead in the first half, behind a strong six minutes by the starting lineup and then coasted to an 86-28 win against Division III Bryn Athyn (1-1) on Tuesday. None of the 14 players on the roster played less than four minutes and everyone scored.…

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November 16, 2021 MEAC Men’s Basketball Recap

From the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference: Villanova 100, Howard 81Delaware State 84, Regent 30Norfolk State 91, William & Mary 74Georgia 76, S.C. State 60Iowa 86, N.C. Central 69 Villanova 100, Howard 81 VILLANOVA, Pa. – Howard fell 100-81 to Villanova on Tuesday night at Finneran Pavilion. Kyle Foster led the Bison (3-1) with 19 points. Box Score | Recap  Delaware State 84, Regent 30 Dover, Del. (Nov. 16, 2021) — Delaware State set modern-day school records for fewest points by an opponent and lead at the half in an 84-30 victory over Regent…

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November 13, 2021 MEAC Football Recap

From the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference: Albany 41, Morgan State 14Delaware State 28, Norfolk State 26North Carolina Central 45, Howard 27 North Carolina A&T State 27, South Carolina State 17 Albany 41, Morgan State 14ALBANY, N.Y. — On a rainy, soggy Saturday in Albany, the Bears struggled to get into any sort of offensive rhythm. Meanwhile, it was the exact opposite for the Great Danes. Jeff Undercuffler threw for 328 yards and two touchdowns and Karl Mofor ran for 90 yards and three scores as Albany rolled to a 41-14 victory over Morgan…

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October 7, 2021 MEAC Football Recap

From the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference: North Carolina Central 38, Norfolk State 36 (2 OT)South Carolina State 15, Howard 12 North Carolina Central 38, Norfolk State 36 (2 OT) DURHAM, N.C. — North Carolina Central overcame a 21-point deficit to capture a thrilling, double-overtime, homecoming victory over Norfolk State, 38-36, in front of 10,027 fans at O’Kelly-Riddick Stadium on Saturday. Norfolk State (6-3, 2-1 MEAC) entered the contest riding a six-game win streak with an unbeaten conference record, and stormed out to a 21-0 lead early in the second quarter. However, the…

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Week 9 MEAC Football Players of the Week

From the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference: NORFOLK, Va., Nov. 1, 2021 – Norfolk State quarterback Juwan Carterwas named the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) Football Offensive Player of the Week, presented by Coca-Cola, the conference announced today. Norfolk State linebacker Tyler Longwas named Defensive Player of the Week, while Norfolk State running back J.J. Davis was named Rookie of the Week, Norfolk State’s Colby Byrd was named Offensive Lineman of the Week and earning Specialist of the Week honors was Delaware State’s Matt Noll.   Carter (QB, 6-0, 175, r-Sr., Richmond, Va.) threw for a MEAC-best 368 yards against Morgan State,…

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Making a Difference: SWAC and MEAC initiate inaugural “Toy Drive Challenge”

From the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference: NORFOLK, Va., October 28, 2021 – Today, the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) and Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) launched their first-ever “Toy Drive Challenge,” in partnership with Toys for Tots. Each conference’s member institutions are hosting a toy drive on their campus and serving as drop sites for children’s toy donations for the holidays. The toy drives will run through Dec. 1, 2021. Reinforcing the historic rivalry between the two conferences, the MEAC and SWAC institution that collects the most toy donations will receive a block of free…

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October 23, 2021 MEAC Football Recap

From the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference: Norfolk State 45, Howard 31North Carolina Central 28, Morgan State 17South Carolina State 13, Delaware State 7 Norfolk State 45, Howard 31 WASHINGTON, D.C. – Juwan Carter broke the school record for consecutive completions on the way to a 332-yard day passing and Cameryn Brent rushed for two touchdowns, including the clinching score with less than two minutes left, as Norfolk State won its fifth straight game, 45-31, over Howard on Saturday at Greene Stadium. Carter completed 26 of 29 passes and one score to carry the Spartans (5-2, 1-0…

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