BALTIMORE – Coppin State’s Anthony Tarke has been named the College Sports Madness MEAC Player of the Week; it was announced by the website on Monday. This is not the official MEAC Player of the Week award which is released every Tuesday during the basketball season.
Tarke averaged 23.0 points, 9.0 rebounds, 6.5 assists, 2.0 blocks and 1.5 steals as the Eagles won back-to-back games at Delaware State to clinch at least a share of the MEAC Northern Division Championship.
A redshirt senior from Gaithersburg, Md., Tarke notched a double-double with 15 points and 15 rebounds along with five assists, four blocks and two steals in Saturday’s win. The following night, Tarke made a school-record 11-of-11 shot attempts, including three 3-pointers to finish with 31 points to go with eight assists, matching a career-high.
Tarke’s 11 field goals without a miss were the second-most in the NCAA this season, one short of Mercer’s Kamar Robertson who made 12-of-12 shots against Chattanooga on February 24.
The Eagles’ seeding for the 2021 MEAC Tournament has yet to be determined as they are tied with Norfolk State with an 8-4 mark in league play. Morgan State is currently 6-4 in the MEAC and is scheduled to play Delaware State on March 4-5