MEAC Basketball Tournament: Aggies defeat Eagles in OT thriller

From meacsports.com : Box Score | Updated Bracket NORFOLK, Va., March 13, 2019–Ronald Jackson came off the bench to score five of his game-high 21 points in overtime to help second-seeded North Carolina A&T State outlast No. 7 seed Coppin State 82-79 in an overtime thriller in the quarterfinals of the 2019 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) Basketball Tournament at Scope Arena on Wednesday. The Aggies advance to the semifinals to take on the winner of the North Carolina Central-Delaware State game on Friday at 8 p.m. The two teams were tied at…

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Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference announces weekly Track & Field Honors

From meacsports.com : NORFOLK, Va., Feb. 13, 2019—North Carolina A&T State junior Kermani Mighty was named Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) Men’s Track Athlete of the Week, presented by the U.S. Marines, 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 North Carolina A&T State sophomore Nazah Reddick was named Women’s Field Athlete of the Week. Mighty (Jr., Brooklyn, N.Y.) won the 400-meter dash at the Darius Dixon Memorial hosted by…

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North Carolina A&T defeats Alcorn State 24-22 to win Celebration Bowl

From meacsports.com: BOX SCORE ATLANTA, Ga. –  North Carolina A&T State quarterback Lamar Raynard passed for 292 yards and two scores to lift the Aggies to a 24-22 Air Force Reserve Celebration Bowl win over Alcorn State of the Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) Saturday before a crowd of 31,672 at Mercedes Benz Stadium and a national ABC television audience.  The Aggie win gave the MEAC a 3-1 advantage in the bowl season-opener which annually pits the MEAC champion against the winner of the SWAC. The victory also gave NC A&T back-to-back wins in the event and its third triumph in three appearances in the…

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2018 Celebration Bowl Predictions

Saturday the Alcorn State University Braves and the North Carolina A&T Aggies will meet in the 4th annual Air Force Reserve Celebration Bowl to determine HBCU football supremacy.  Alcorn State heads into the contest after an exciting defeat of Southern University 37-28 in the SWAC championship game. North Carolina A&T finds themselves in their third Celebration Bowl after FAMU refused to win the MEAC after dropping their final three games of the season.  The Braves’ offense seemed to find its groove as the season progressed, as they scored over 30…

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North Carolina A&T defeats Jacksonville State University 20-17 in FCS Kickoff game

Although it was pretty at times, North Carolina A&T managed to hang on to defeat Jacksonville State, 20-17 in the Guardian Credit Union FCS Kickoff. Aggies’ quarterback Lamar Raynard did not look like himself and struggled, completing only 12 of his 34 passes for 111 yards, two touchdowns and an interception. A&T got the scoring going when a 9 play, 65 yard drive ended in a 24-yard touchdown pass from Raynard to Zachary Leslie. The Noel Ruiz extra point put the Aggies up 7-0. After several fruitless drives from both…

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Week 0 HBCU Analysis and Predictions

The start of the 2018 college football season will be upon us this Saturday and two HBCUs will be taking part in the opening day action. Here are the games and our predictions: Prairie View A&M at Rice, 7 p.m. (ESPN+) Prarie View A&M Panthers travel to Houston, Texas to take on the Rice Owls. Both teams feature first time head coaches who recently assumed the role, Eric Dooley for Prairie View and Mike Bloomgren for Rice. The Panthers were picked to finish fourth in the Southwestern Athletic Conference’s (SWAC)…

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