CALGARY, Alta. — Another Monday has arrived, and with it comes more news from the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference.
The 2017-18 season is another week closer, and things are slowly starting to fall into place for teams all across the country. Schedules are coming out, and we are getting a clearer picture as to how things will play out as the road to March Madness gets underway on November 10th.
A quiet week on the recruiting trail for the MEAC doesn’t mean there’s nothing to talk about.
NORFOLK, Va. — A two-game losing streak to enthe regular season is all but a distant memory for the North Carolina Central Eagles.
Losses to the Savannah State Tigers and North Carolina A&T Aggies generated a bit of concern surrounding the Eagles heading into the MEAC Tournament. However, the Eagles had the top seed in the tournament locked up, and they weren’t too concerned with their level of play.
On Wednesday, in their quarter-final match-up with the Bethune-Cookman Wildcats, the Eagles flexed their muscle and showed why they are the team to beat.
The Wildcats were playing their second game in as many days, and were coming off a win over the Delaware State Hornets in the First Round on Tuesday, 69-62. With the Eagles having several days of rest in between games, they came out with fresh legs and pulled away early.
DURHAM, N.C. — After inclement weather forced changes to the schedule for both the Maryland-Eastern Shore Hawks and the North Carolina Central Eagles, the two teams finally squared off on Wednesday afternoon.
The two teams were supposed to square off on Saturday afternoon in Durham, but snow forced the game to be postponed until Wednesday.
It wasn’t an easy weekend for the Eagles, as their tilt with the Delaware State Hornets was also postponed due to the weather. The Eagles fell to the Hornets on Tuesday night, 69-68.