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MEAC Women's Basketball Season Opens With Eight Games

Courtesy: MEAC Media Relations
          Release: 11/10/2017

Eight MEAC women's basketball teams were in action on Friday to kick off the 2017-18 season. Five of the eight teams picked up wins, highlighted by Hampton's four-point victory over North Carolina in Carmichael Arena in Chapel Hill, N.C.


Hampton 70, North Carolina 66
North Carolina A&T State 60, Georgia Southern 49
Bethune-Cookman 101, Edward Waters 60
Savannah State 86, LaGrange 44
Maryland Eastern Shore 92, Valley Forge 38

Eastern Michigan 83, Florida A&M 61
Syracuse 95, Morgan State 68
Temple 96, Delaware State 72


Hampton 70, North Carolina 66

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. -- An 18-7 run in the last 6:29 enabled Hampton to score a season-opening 70-66 win over North Carolina on Friday at Carmichael Arena.

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North Carolina A&T State 60, Georgia Southern 49

GREENSBORO, N.C. -- Cinia McCray led three players in double figures for North Carolina A&T State in Friday's season-opening 60-49 win over Georgia Southern at the Corbett Sports Center.

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Bethune-Cookman 101, Edward Waters 60

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- Angel Golden scored a career-high 28 points as Bethune-Cookman opened the season with a 101-60 victory over Edward Waters Friday evening in Moore Gym.

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Savannah State 86, LaGrange 44

SAVANNAH, Ga. -- Donasja Scott had 19 points and 16 rebounds (11 on the offensive end) to lead Savannah State in an 86-44 win over LaGrange College Friday evening in Tiger Arena.

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Maryland Eastern Shore 92, Valley Forge 38

PRINCESS ANNE, Md. -- Dominique Walker led three players in double figures with 21 points as Maryland Eastern Shore defeated Valley Forge 92-38 Friday evening in the W.P. Hytche Athletic Center.

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Eastern Michigan 83, Florida A&M 61

YPSILANTI, Mich. -- Florida A&M opened its 2017-18 schedule Friday afternoon with an 83-61 setback to Eastern Michigan at the EMU Convocation Center.

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Syracuse 95, Morgan State 68

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Temple 96, Delaware State 72

PHILADELPHIA, Pa. -- MEAC Preseason Player of the Year NaJai Pollard dropped 21 points to lead four Delaware State players in double figures in Friday's 96-72 loss at Temple.

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