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Morgan State University’s Marvin Webster Named to the National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame

Marvin Webster

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Morgan State University athletic legend Marvin Webster will be inducted into the National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame, the organization announced Wednesday. Webster is one of six former players in the Hall of Fame’s 2018 class. The 2018 National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame Induction Celebration, presented by Nike, will take place on Sunday, Nov. 18 in Kansas City, Mo. Dubbed …

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MSU Athletics Announces Bears Football Head Coach Change

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Morgan State University Director of Intercollegiate Athletics Edward Scott announced that head football coach Fred T. Farrier has been released from his contract, effective immediately.  Associate head coach Ernest Jones will serve as the interim head coach for the 2018 season.

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Morgan State University Unveils Legends Plaza, a Tribute to Its Athletic Greats

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Morgan State University unveiled its campus memorial to the institution’s athletic greats today, during a ceremony attended by MSU students, faculty, administrators and guests, members of Morgan’s Board of Regents, and MSU alumni, including several hall of fame players. The memorial, Legends Plaza, designed and created by the artistic vision of Morgan alumnus George Nock, honors two head coaches who, …

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NCAA Awards Morgan State University Nearly $890,000 To Fund Student-Athlete Success

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Accelerating Academic Success Program Comprehensive Grant Aims to Strengthen Degree Attainment In an effort to support academic programs that help student-athletes graduate on time, the NCAA awarded Morgan State University an $887,700 Accelerating Academic Success Program Comprehensive Grant. The funding comes as part of more than $3.1 million in total grants awarded to nine universities. Morgan is one of six Historically Black Colleges and …

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Morgan and Towson Hold Press Conference to Announce Renewed Baltimore Football Rivalry

Today, representatives from Towson University and Morgan State University held a joint press conference atop the Greene Turtle in Towson, Md., to announce the Battle for Greater Baltimore, a renewal of the sports rivalry between the Baltimore area’s only two local universities with a college football program. The competition for local bragging rights begins on September 2, 2017, when the …

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MSU Student-Athlete Awarded MEAC Post-Graduate Scholarship

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (May 29, 2017)–For the eighth year, the NCAA is inviting more than 230 current student-athletes, NCAA scholarship and grant recipients, all with an interest in working within the sports industry, to the Career in Sports Forum in Indianapolis June 1-4. A committee from within the NCAA membership selected one student-athlete from the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) to attend and Morgan …

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6th grader drafted by Morgan State Bears

Friday was draft day at Morgan State and the Bears were ready to meet their new teammate. The rookie has already made an impression. “His outlook is great, his attitude is phenomenal,” said Morgan State head football coach Fred Farrier. Devin McConnell, 12, is a 6th grader at Glenmount Elementary School and the newest member of the Morgan Bears. His …

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