MEAC Cancels Fall Sports

The MEAC will be canceling fall sports according to a report from HBCU Gameday. The MEAC has also confirmed the news that fall sports will be suspended but left open the possibility of moving sports to the spring.

The MEAC will be following the lead of two other FCS conferences in canceling fall sports – the Ivy League and the Patriot League. The MEAC would also be another HBCU conference to go down this path with the SIAC and CIAA conferences canceling its football seasons last week.

In addition to the other numerous cancellations impacting the MEAC from previous announcements, 54 additional games are now canceled, which are listed below. The Celebration Bowl featuring the MEAC and SWAC Champions is also canceled.

DateRoad TeamHome Team
9/5AlbanyDelaware State
9/5Morgan StateAppalachian State
9/5North Carolina CentralOhio
9/6GramblingSouth Carolina State
9/12North Carolina A&TLiberty
9/12Bethune-CookmanSouth Florida
9/12Delaware StateSouth Carolina State
9/12Florida A&MJackson State
9/12HowardArkansas State
9/12Morgan StateTowson
9/12Norfolk StateCharlotte
9/19South Carolina StateFlorida A&M
9/19Bethune-CookmanArkansas-Pine Bluff
9/19North Carolina CentralTennessee Tech
9/19Norfolk StateEast Carolina
9/19North Carolina A&TNorth Dakota State
9/26Morgan StateNorth Carolina Central
9/26Norfolk StateFlorida A&M
9/26North Carolina A&TDelaware State
10/3Norfolk StateNorth Carolina A&T
10/3Florida A&MNorth Carolina Central
10/3Bethune-CookmanMorgan State
10/3South Carolina StateWofford
10/10HowardNorfolk State
10/10Morgan StateDelaware State
10/10North Carolina CentralBethune-Cookman
10/17Bethune-CookmanNorfolk State
10/17Florida A&MNorth Carolina A&T
10/17Delaware StateHoward
10/17South Carolina StateMorgan State
10/24North Carolina CentralDelaware State
10/24Morgan StateFlorida A&M
10/24Bethune-CookmanSouth Carolina State
10/24North Carolina A&THoward
10/31South Carolina StateNorth Carolina A&T
10/31Florida A&MDelaware State
10/31HowardNorth Carolina Central
10/31Norfolk StateMorgan State
10/31Tarleton StateBethune-Cookman
11/7Morgan StateNorth Carolina A&T
11/7North Carolina CentralNorfolk State
11/7Delaware StateBethune-Cookman
11/7Florida A&MCentral Florida
11/7South Carolina StateHoward
11/14Delaware StateNorfolk State
11/14Florida A&MHoward
11/14North Carolina CentralSouth Carolina State
11/14North Carolina A&TBethune-Cookman
11/21North Carolina A&TNorth Carolina Central
11/21Delaware StateDelaware
11/21Bethune-CookmanFlorida A&M
11/21HowardMorgan State
11/21Norfolk StateSouth Carolina State

The 2020 season was to be the last MEAC campaign for Bethune-Cookman, Florida A&M, and North Carolina A&T. Bethune-Cookman and Florida A&M are headed to the SWAC starting with the 2021 season while North Carolina A&T is joining the Big South.

Photo courtesy of North Carolina A&T University Athletics.

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