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Bethune-Cookman (2-5, 2-3 MEAC) at Morgan State (2-5, 2-3)

When: Saturday, 1 p.m.


Site: Hughes Stadium

Radio: 88.9 FM

Series: Bethune-Cookman leads, 20-8

What's at stake: The Bears are desperate to avert a four-game skid for the first time since 2013. It won't be easy against Bethune-Cookman. Despite their record, the Wildcats are four-time defending Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference champions or co-champs; moreover, they've defeated Morgan State in their past four meetings, and are still buoyed by the appearance of Hillary Clinton at their homecoming game last Saturday. Meanwhile, Morgan State hit the skids last week, losing to a team (Norfolk State) that had dropped its previous six games. Interim head coach Fred Farrier says the mistake-prone Bears are really just beating themselves.

Key matchup: Can Morgan State's defense stop a team that rolled up 493 yards in its last game, a 41-10 rout of Delaware State?

Player to watch: The Bears' Landen Malbrough, a senior receiver who had a career-high six receptions for 75 yards and two touchdowns last week. He had five catches and a touchdown against Bethune-Cookman last year.

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