Senior guard Ray Willis scored 19 points to help North Carolina Central remain unbeaten in Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference men's basketball Monday with a 69-61 victory over Morgan State at McDougald-McLendon Gymnasium in Durham, N.C.
Dylon Cormier and Erik Etherly scored their 1,000th career points within eight minutes of each other as visiting Loyola won for the fifth time in six games, beating Fairfield, 65-60, on Monday in a Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference men's basketball game in Bridgeport, Conn.
Senior Leola Spotwood scored a team-high 19 points, but Saadia Doyle had 26 points and 15 rebounds, leading Howard to a 67-54 victory over host Coppin State in the Eagles' Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference women's basketball home opener Monday.
After a slow start against Delaware State at Comcast Center, the Terps were led out of their early afternoon slumber by freshman Charles Mitchell and the rest of a group ranked among the top 15 coming out of high school.
Coming off its most impressive win of the season ¿ and by far its best half ¿ in Tuesday¿s road win at Northwestern in the ACC-Big Ten Challenge, Maryland¿s expectations (or at least the expectations surrounding the Terps) were certainly raised going into this game.
In the days following last month's nationally televised announcement that Texas twins Andrew and Aaron Harrison had chosen Kentucky over Maryland, there was a lot of message board chatter about Mark Turgeon possibly losing out on other top recruits, including Roddy Peters of Suitland.
In some ways, Prince George's is to Washington, D.C., as Brooklyn is to Manhattan when it comes to basketball. While the District has produced hoop legends such as Elgin Baylor and Dave Bing, Prince George's has several of its own, such as Kevin Durant and Ty Lawson, currently in the NBA. Laurel, which also includes parts of Anne Arundel and Howard County, also has its own share of basketball standouts.
Near the bottom of the MEAC standings with only two games remaining, Morgan is playing for pride and the upperclassman on senior day. Last week, the Bears suffered their third consecutive heartbreaking loss, when they were stopped on a fourth down late in the game.
North Carolina Central tight end Detwan Robinson broke tackle after tackle in the waning moments of Saturday's Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference game at Morgan State. Simultaneously, he managed to break the spirits of the announced 11,465 on homecoming day at Hughes Stadium.
When Towson athletic director Mike Waddell broached the idea with Rob Ambrose of taking his football team down to play LSU in Baton Rouge for the fourth game of the 2012 season, the Tigers' coach was decidedly lukewarm.
Sophomore Seth Higgins likes to think of himself as a student of the game. This offseason, Morgan State coach Donald Hill-Eley found out first-hand just how intent his starting quarterback is on becoming a football scholar.