Jackson State and Texas Southern Men’s Basketball game to air live on ESPNU

Monday, January 21st at 6:00 p.m. the Jackson State and Texas Southern’s men’s basketball team will face off at TSU’s Health and Physical Education Arena. Both teams roll into the meeting with matching 2-1 SWAC records. Texas Southern is lead offensively by the triumvirate of Jalyn Patterson, Jeremy Combs, and Trayvon Reed, who average 13.9, 13.2 and 13.1 points per game respectively, while Jackson State’s Chris Howell is the man for the Tigers. If you are a fan or alumni of either school and can’t make the trip to Houston…

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SWAC Women’s Basketball Notebook- January 19-21

From swac.org FULL WEEKLY NOTEBOOK This weekend’s matchups:JANUARY 19*UAPB @ Southern3 p.m./Baton Rouge, La.*MVSU @ Alcorn State3 p.m/Lorman, Miss.*Jackson State @ Prairie View A&M3 p.m./Prairie View, Texas*Alabama State vs. Alabama A&M3 p.m./Birmingham, Ala.*Grambling State @ Texas Southern5:30 p.m./Houston, Texas JANUARY 21*Jackson State @ Texas Southern4 p.m./Houston, Texas*UAPB @ Alcorn State5:30 p.m./Lorman, Miss.*MVSU @ Southern5:30 p.m./Baton Rouge, La.*Grambling State @ Prairie View A&M5:30 p.m./Prairie View, Texas Top Storylines, News and Notes: Alabama A&M sits atop league standings but has dropped three of its last four against in-state rival Alabama State. A…

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January 5 SWAC Men’s Basketball Recap

From SWAC.org: Tonight’s Scores:Texas Southern 87, Alcorn State 70Alabama State 73, Grambling State 54Prairie View A&M 82, Southern 73Jackson State 54, Alabama A&M 51 (OT)UAPB 64, Mississippi Valley State 52 TSU cruises past Alcorn State in SWAC openerLORMAN, Miss. – The Tigers of Texas Southern University opened Southwestern Athletic Conference play Saturday with an 87-70 win at Alcorn State. John Jones scored 17 points and Trayvon Reed posted a double-double with 13 points and 11 rebounds to lead the Tigers (6-8). Maurice Howard scored a game-high 18 points to lead Alcorn…

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Big Runs power Alabama State past Grambling 74-53

Courtesy of Grambling Sports Information: MONTGOMERY, Ala. | Two big runs – one late in the first half and one at the beginning of the second half – proved to be the difference as the Grambling State University men’s basketball team opened Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) play on Saturday with a 74-53 loss to Alabama State at the Dunn-Oliver Acadome. Grambling State (6-8 overall, 0-1 SWAC) gave up a 14-5 run late in the first half and surrendered a 16-3 run to begin the second half in dropping the SWAC opener.…

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Winston-Salem powered by bug second half defeat Claflin 96-79

From wssurams.com: WINSTON-SALEM, NC – The Winston-Salem State Rams (6-5) used a big second half to take a 96-79 win over the Claflin Panthers (5-9, 4-5 CIAA), Friday afternoon. After scoring just 38 first half points in the game, the Rams broke out for 58 second half points to claim their first conference win of the season. The Rams utilized a balanced offensive attack to claim the win. As a team, the Rams shot a scorching hot 56.5% (35-of-62) from the floor. The team was especially impressive from the three-point…

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Clark’s career-high not enough for SAU to overcome Virginia Union

by Falcons Sports Information Department RALEIGH, N.C. (Jan. 4) – Shankia Clark (Jr./Orlando, FL) scored a career-high 18 points in 16 minutes for Saint Augustine’s University in a 109-49 women’s basketball loss to nationally-ranked Virginia Union University at Barco-Stevens Hall in Richmond, Va., on Friday. Clark was 5 of 9 from the floor and 8 of 12 from the free throw line off the bench. Her previous career high was 11 points against Claflin University on Nov. 19, 2018. Angela Caraballo (Jr./Richmond, VA) added nine points and Kamya Renwicks (Jr./Baltimore,…

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Virginia Union falls at no.17 Queens University 102-85

From queensathletics.com: Box Score  Highlights CHARLOTTE, N.C. –Shaun Willett scored a career-high 28 points and grabbed 14 rebounds, as the 17th-ranked Queens University of Charlotte men’s basketball team (13-2, 5-0 SAC) defeated Virginia Union University (5-7, 2-1 CIAA), 102-85, on Thursday night at the Levine Center. Willett’s double-double was his NCAA-leading 12th of the season, as Queens earned its eighth-straight win, and its sixth in a row by double figures to complete the season sweep of VUU. Daniel Carr followed with 17 points, while Lewis Diankulu and Blake Morrow each scored 11. Kenny Dye added 10 points as Queens…

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Chowan defeats Shaw 88-73

by Hawks Sports Information Department MURFREESBORO, N.C. – The Chowan Men’s Basketball team held the nation’s leading scorer to a season low as the balanced attack by the Hawks led to an 88-73 victory over Shaw in CIAA action on Thursday evening. THE BASICS FINAL | Chowan 88, Shaw 73 RECORDS | Chowan 9-1 (3-0), Shaw 5-6 (1-2) LOCATION | Murfreesboro, N.C. (Helms Center) INSIDE THE BOXSCORE The Hawks produced a season-high six players in double-figures.  Demetrius Sanders led the balanced attack with 19 points.  Timothy Bing scored 17 points with five assists,…

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Reagan Jackson leads Clark-Atlanta over Spring Hill 76-65

Courtesy of Clark Atlanta Athletics: Reagan Jackson had 22 points, leading three Lady Panthers in double-figures as Clark Atlanta ended 2018 with a 76-65 win over Spring Hill College Monday in L.S. Epps Gymnasium. The win was the second in five games for Clark Atlanta (2-11, 1-4 SIAC) and their first conference win of the season. Spring Hill drops to 5-7 overall, 1-2 in conference play. The Lady Panthers jumped out fast, taking an early lead in the first quarter. But Spring Hill ended the period with a 9-4 run…

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MEAC Basketball tips off conference play this weekend

From meacsports.com: 2018-19 MEAC Men’s Basketball Statistics | 2018-19 MEAC Women’s Basketball StatisticsMEAC Men’s Basketball Notes | MEAC Women’s Basketball Notes With the New Year comes the start of league play in the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC), with a full slate of action coming on Saturday and four more games on the docket for Monday as teams begin jockeying for position in the 2019 MEAC Basketball Tounament. On the men’s side, Howard went 6-8 in non-conference play, and the Bison’s resume’ to this point includes wins over UMass and American. Morgan State, North Carolina…

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