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After 35-year drought, Morgan State football wins share of MEAC title
After 35-year drought, Morgan State football wins share of MEAC title

When North Carolina Central closed out a 21-14 win over North Carolina A&T Saturday, the reverberations were felt 300 miles north in Baltimore. When the Eagles won, that meant Morgan State had clinched a share of the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference championship and earned the league’s automatic bid to the Football Championship Subdivision playoffs. Minutes after the Bears routed Delaware State, 69-7, at Hughes Stadium Saturday, players and coaches rushed into the fieldhouse to watch the North Carolina Central-North Carolina A&T game and then, celebrate. “It erupted knowing that we were at least co-champs,” coach Lee Hull said. “We reached our goal. That was...

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