MEAC Women’s Basketball November 17 Recap

From meacsports: Howard 92, Saint Peter’s 80UNC Greensboro 86, Maryland Eastern Shore 45Omaha 70, Morgan State 64 Howard 92, Saint Peter’s 80 WASHINGTON, D.C. — Howard secured their first home win of the season after running past Saint Peter’s 92-80 inside Burr Gymnasium. With the win, the Bison moved to .500 (2-2) on the young season, while the Peacocks dropped to 2-2. Five Bison scored in double figures, led by freshman forward Brooklyn Fort-Davis and veteran guard Sarah Edmond. The Chicago native recorded her first career double-double with 16 points and 13 boards…

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November 11, 2019 MEAC Basketball Recap

Courtesy of meacsports : Omaha 90, Bethune-Cookman 61North Carolina Central 73, USC Upstate 64South Dakota 85, Florida A&M 82 Omaha 90, Bethune-Cookman 61 OMAHA, Neb. – Joe French scored 19 points in Bethune-Cookman’s 90-61 setback to Nebraska-Omaha Monday night at Baxter Arena. The freshman from Orlando was 7-12 from the field, including 3-6 from behind the arc as he led the Wildcats (1-2) in scoring for the second time this season. Cletrell Pope was the other Wildcat in double figures with 12 points. He also had a team-high eight rebounds.…

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MEAC announces suspensions after FAMU/NCAT game

The Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference announced the fates of three athlete-students involved in a fracas following the Florida A&M and North Carolina A&T game on Sunday. From the MEAC: NORFOLK, Va., Oct. 22, 2019—The Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) has announced the suspension of three student-athletes following an altercation involving the North Carolina A&T State and Florida A&M football teams on Sunday. Following a thorough review of video footage and the referee’s report, two student-athletes from Florida A&M (Cameron Sapp, Jalen Brayboy) and one student-athlete from North Carolina A&T State (Stephen Davis)…

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September 28 MEAC Football Recap

From meacsports.com : Visit the MEAC Scoreboard HERE Bethune-Cookman 37, Howard 29Florida A&M 30, Norfolk State 28NC Central 27, Morgan State 27 Bethune-Cookman 37, Howard 29 WASHINGTON, D.C. – So much for those slow starts … and those second half doldrums as Bethune-Cookman opened Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference play with a 37-29 victory over Howard Saturday at Greene Stadium. Akevious Williams rushed for 101 yards and a career-high three touchdowns as the Wildcats (3-1 overall, 1-0 MEAC) won their league opener for the first time since 2015 and snapped a two-game losing streak to…

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September 21 MEAC Football Recap

From meacsports.com : Visit the MEAC Scoreboard HEREArmy 52, Morgan State 21Howard 24, Delaware State 9Montana State 56, Norfolk State 21NC Central 45, Elizabeth City State 7Florida A&M 27, Southern 21Bethune-Cookman 22, Mississippi Valley State 6 Army 52, Morgan State 21 WEST POINT, N.Y. (AP) — Not even a 31-point victory was enough to put a smile on Army coach Jeff Monken’s face. Army rushed for six touchdowns and a season-high 403 yards on Saturday, but had to overcome some sloppy play that included two lost fumbles and seven penalties to beat…

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MEAC Weekly Football Honorees

From meacsports.com: NORFOLK, Va., Sept. 9, 2019 – Norfolk State quarterback Juwan Carter was named the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) Football Offensive Player of the Week, the conference announced today. South Carolina State’s Roderick Perry was named Defensive of the Week and Norfolk State freshman Kevin Johnson was selected as Rookie of the Week. Earning Offensive Linemen of the Week honors for the second week in a row was South Carolina State’s Alex Taylorand picking up Specialist of the Week honors was South Carolina State’s Dillon Bredesen.  Carter (QB, 6-0, 175, Jr., Richmond, Va.) matched his career high with four…

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Florida A&M Men’s Basketball announces 2019-20 schedule

Courtesy FAMU athletics: TALLAHASSEE, Fla. | Florida A&M University head men’s basketball coach Robert McCullum announced the upcoming 2019-20 schedule, which features two Pac 12 opponents and a team that reached the Sweet 16. Florida A&M will play all 11 non-conference games on the road and will open the 2019-20 season on Nov. 5 against Pac 12 member Southern Cal (USC) in Los Angeles, Calif. The Rattlers leave Los Angeles for Honolulu, Hawai’I as Florida A&M will compete in the Rainbow Classic from Nov. 8-10. FAMU opens Rainbow Classic play against…

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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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Several MEAC baseball players taken in 2019 MLB draft

From meacsports.com: The 2019 Major League Baseball (MLB) Draft concluded on Wednesday, with rounds 10 through 40, and a number of student-athletes from the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) were selected. Leading the way was Bethune-Cookman pitcher Anthony Maldonado, who was selected in the 11th round by the Miami Marlins. Maldonado was named Second Team All-MEAC this past season after tying for the league lead with 97 strikeouts. He went 4-5 with a team-best 81.1 innings in 13 starts and two complete games. His 10.73 strikeouts per-game led BCU starters. Over his three…

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FAMU to face penalties for NCAA infractions

From famuathletics.com : Today, the NCAA released its public infractions report detailing specific infractions by Florida A&M University Athletics and associated penalties: • From 2010-2011 through 2016-2017, a series oferrors resulted in the participation of student-athletes who were not eligible to compete in several sports. However, these ineligibility infractions did not involve unethical behavior but were primarily the result of administrative issues.  •Based upon the findings, FAMU has self-imposed penalties including post-season bans for the 2019-2020 academic year, recruiting and scholarship reductions and the vacation of records of any seasons…

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