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Hawks show guts, heart in tight season-ending loss to Bethune

Thu, 08 Mar 2018 02:22:00 EDT

The last thing the University of Maryland Eastern Shore wanted to happen in Wednesday's Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference Tournament second-round contest against defending champion Bethune-Cookman (24-5) was to get off to a slow start.Then, less than three minutes into the game, the Hawks were staring at a 14-0 deficit. Eastern Shore (11-20) battled back to take their first lead of the game, 30-29, seconds before the half. But, the Wildcats then used a 16-0 run to begin the third quarter burying the Hawks again.The fourth quarter saw another comeback as The Shore would cut the lead to five with 23 second left despite seeing three starters foul out, but ended up on the wrong end of a 71-65 final.

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Hawks will face Bethune for third time, this time in MEAC 2nd round

Tue, 06 Mar 2018 22:04:00 EDT

If there is one thing that the University of Maryland Eastern Shore has learned about matching up with Bethune-Cookman (23-5) through two meetings this season, it's that the Wildcats will not give you anything.Eastern Shore (11-19) was within one point of the Wildcats with just minutes remaining in the fourth quarter at Bethune, but a pair of empty possessions on offense and back-to-back 3's by the Wildcats put them on a path to a 73-61 victory.Earlier in the season at home, the Hawks managed just six points in the final quarter at home while the Bethune-Cookman scored eight. But that Wildcat total was enough to escape the William P. Hytche Athletic Center with a 55-48.Now the Hawks will lace ‘em up one more time against The Wildcats in the second round of the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference Tournament.

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Hawks advance in MEAC Tourney after beating Hornets

Tue, 06 Mar 2018 18:38:00 EDT

The University of Maryland Eastern Shore suffered through the swarm in the first half of its Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference opening round game on Tuesday (March 6) and trailed a hot-shooting Hornets squad 33-27 at the break.But the Hawks used a 26-15 third quarter and saw four different players reach double digits in scoring as they ran away with a 77-60 victory in the second half.

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The Shore looking for repeat of performance against Hornets in MEAC Tourney

Tue, 06 Mar 2018 11:17:00 EDT

When the pairings were released for the opening round of the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference tournament, University of Maryland Eastern Shore coach Fred Batchelor wasn't taking anything for granted.Despite coming off a 76-56 home win against Delaware State (6-23, 5-11 MEAC) the veteran coach was looking at the bigger picture. He knew The Shore was about to play the same team — March 6 at 1:30 p.m. — on a neutral court. And he knew that the Hawks (10-19, 7-9 MEAC) has struggled with making shots at different time this season.

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Gill-Miles is MEAC Rookie of the Year

Fri, 02 Mar 2018 12:32:00 EDT

Freshman forward Bairesha Gill-Miles spent almost the entire season leading the University of Maryland Eastern Shore in scoring and rebounding — giving up the lead for only a few games.From the moment she stepped on the court for the Hawks she has stood out.On Friday, the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference took notice as she was named the Rookie of the Year as voted on by the league's coaches and sports information directors.

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Hawks draw Hornets in MEAC opening round

Fri, 02 Mar 2018 12:23:00 EDT

When the dust settled on Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference regular season on Thursday night, The University of Maryland Eastern Shore finished slotted in at No. 7.That will bring them a matchup with Delaware State in the opening round of the 2018 MEAC Basketball Tournament, March 6, at 1:30 p.m. at the Scope Arena in Norfolk, Va.

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Hawks end regular season with win against Hornets

Tue, 27 Feb 2018 00:23:00 EDT

The University of Maryland Eastern Shore took care of business in the season finale at home on Monday (Feb. 26) with a 76-56 win on senior night.

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Regular season finale brings Delaware State

Mon, 26 Feb 2018 17:14:00 EDT

The University of Maryland Eastern Shore will look to finish the regular season on a high note and take that momentum into the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference Tournament (March 5-10) in Norfolk, Virginia.Hawks (9-18, 6-9 MEAC) host Delaware State at 5:30 p.m. on Monday (Feb. 26) in the only matchup of the season.

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Spartans too much for Hawks in 63-53 loss

Sat, 24 Feb 2018 22:07:00 EDT

The University of Maryland Eastern Shore dropped another Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference on Saturday at home, reducing the odds of moving out of seventh place before the tournament beginning on March 5.This time it was the visiting Spartans of Norfolk State who spoiled Homecoming for the Hawks (9-18, 6-9 MEAC) by handing them a 63-53 loss.

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Hawks host Homecoming battle with Spartans

Sat, 24 Feb 2018 12:03:00 EDT

With just two games remaining in the regular season, the University of Maryland Eastern Shore finds itself in seventh place in the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference standings looking to overtake sixth-place Howard.The Hawks (9-17, 6-8 MEAC) hold the tiebreaker over the Bison, but with two games to go and HSU with three left to play, every game counts.Enter Norfolk State (16-9, 9-4 MEAC) visiting for a Homecoming matchup at 2 p.m. on Saturday (Feb. 24). The fourth-place Spartans, are in the midst of a solid season, with the help of an eight-game, 56-day road trip that ended in January and already clinched their first winning season in 16 years.

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Hawks make Aggies sweat, lose late

Mon, 19 Feb 2018 23:36:00 EDT

A free throw by junior Keyera Eaton (Winston-Salem, North Carolina) with 21 second left brought the University of Maryland Eastern Shore within two points (62-60) of host North Carolina A&T State Monday night at the Corbett Sports Center.After a Mikaya Wilson free throw put the Aggies up 63-60, senior Alexus Hicks (Raleigh, North Carolina) had her first attempt at a 3-pointer blocked and her second come off the rim with 3.9 seconds left as A&T escaped their home finale with a 65-60 victory.

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The Shore looks to extend win streak to 3 at A&T

Mon, 19 Feb 2018 15:46:00 EDT

The University of Maryland Eastern Shore got huge games from its trio of North Carolina guards on Saturday at North Carolina Central and will be looking for someone to step up again as they travel to North Carolina A&T State on Monday (Feb. 19).

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The Shore buries Central behind 55 from N.C. backcourt trio

Sat, 17 Feb 2018 20:38:00 EDT

The University of Maryland Eastern Shore used a 30-point second quarter -- capped by a half-court 3 by Ciani Byrom (Winston-Salem, North Carolina)as time expired -- to get out to a 45-27 lead and hung on for an 80-69 win at McDougald-McLendon Arena.

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Potentially peaking Hawks hope to prey on Eagles

Sat, 17 Feb 2018 13:33:00 EDT

Four weeks ago the University of Maryland Eastern Shore was coming off a 57-45 home loss to North Carolina A&T State and needing to find themselves. They seemed to do so with an 84-73 victory against North Carolina Central that kicked off a streak that saw them win four of their last six contests.During that run the Hawks (8-16, 5-7 MEAC) have picked up victories against not only the Eagles, but also a pair against Howard and one matchup with Florida A&M.Coming full circle to face NCCU one more time during the regular season -- this time at McDougald-McLendon Arena -- is an opportunity to maintain that momentum as they continue the road swing at A&T.

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Survival Name of Game for Hicks

Tue, 13 Feb 2018 12:57:00 EDT

Alexus Hicks began her basketball career fighting for the right to merely stay on the court. A precocious five-year-old in Raleigh, North Carolina, she noticed her older brother playing the game in the backyard with his friends. Little Alexus wandered outside to join in the fun, but big brother would have none of it, sending her back into the house.

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