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The 2019 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference Championship will be returning to Orangeburg, during a special presentation at halftime of the men’s basketball game versus Florida A&M on Saturday at Smith-Hammond-Middleton Memorial Center.

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MEAC Commissioner Dr. Dennis Thomas will be on hand to present Bulldogs head coach Buddy Pough and the South Carolina State football team with the trophy for clinching a share of the 2019 MEAC Championship this past season.

The Bulldogs finished 8-3 overall, 6-2 in the conference, capturing their 17th league crown and seventh (7th) under Pough.

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Redshirt freshman quarterback Corey Fields was named MEAC Rookie of the Year, while Pough earned his third (3rd) MEAC Coach of the Year accolade. Eight Bulldogs earned All-MEAC honors.

Tip-off for the women's basketball game is 2 p.m., followed by the men's game in a 4 p.m. start.

Tickets are on sale now at the SC State Ticket Office with a special rate of $10 for reserved, $7 for general admission and $5 for students with ID.

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