Robert Covington to miss game against Celtics

The list of Timberwolves players on the injury list is growing. Point guards Jeff Teague and Derrick Rose are both sidelined with ankle injuries and now forward Robert Covington will also miss the team’s contest against the Boston Celtics with a knee injury, according to the Timberwolves ‘ injury report.

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December 31 MEAC Women’s Basketball Recap

From meacsports.com: Maryland Eastern Shore 73, UMBC 67 (OT) BALTIMORE, Md. — Bairesha Gill-Miles (16 points, 11 rebounds) and Keyera Eaton (15 points, 10 rebounds) both recorded double-doubles, and Adrienne Jones added 16 points, in Monday’s 73-67 overtime win at UMBC. Box Score | Recap VCU 97, Delaware State 55 RICHMOND, Va. — Delaware State ended its non-conference schedule with a loss to the VCU Rams 97-55 on Monday. Delaware State dropped to 2-9 on the season. Box Score | Recap

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Maryland Eastern Shore finishes 2018 off with win over Chestnut Hill College

From meacsports.com : Box Score PRINCESS ANNE, Md. — Maryland Eastern Shore got in the win column for the first time in over a month on New Year’s Eve, as the Hawks defeated Chestnut Hill College 68-62 inside the W. P. Hytche Athletic Center. The game served as the Hawks’ (2-13) final tune-up before conference play begins in the new calendar year. “I want to commend the guys and the coaching staff for the job they did,” head coach Clifford Reed said. “It’s difficult when you have been getting beat up like we have…

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Central State gets by Paine College 77-74

Courtesy of Central State Athletics: AUGUSTA, Georgia – In Central State’s first game since Dec. 18, the Lady Marauders edged Paine College, 77-74, on Monday afternoon. With the win, CSU improves to 5-8 overall with a 3-3 mark in SIAC play. PC falls to 0-10 on the season with a 0-4 ledger in the SIAC. In a back-and-forth first quarter, Paine’s Keondra Archie scored on a fastbreak to give her team a 13-12 edge heading into the second period. Paine opened the second quarter on a 6-0 run. CSU battled back…

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SWAC Men’s Basketball Player of the Week – January 1

from SWAC.org: BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Texas Southern University guard Jalyn Patterson has been named the Southwestern Athletic Conference Men’s Basketball Player of the Week. The league made the announcement Tuesday morning. Patterson, a 6-1 graduate transfer from Atlanta, Ga., scored a team-best 20 points along with five rebounds and five assists to lead Texas Southern to an 88-73 victory over Texas A&M on Dec. 29. Patterson, who shot 8-of-14 from the field and connected on 3-of-6 from beyond the arc, was particularly effective in helping to close out the Aggies as…

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December 31 SWAC Men’s Basketball Recap

from SWAC.org: Today’s Score: Pepperdine 100, Alabama A&M 64 Bulldogs fall at Pepperdine thanks to hot shooting from deep MALIBU, Calif. – The Alabama A&M University men’s basketball program was topped by Pepperdine 100-64 Monday evening in its final non-conference game of the season. The long ball derailed the Bulldogs in the contest, as Pepperdine (7-7) made 15 3-pointers and led 50-24 at halftime. Alabama A&M fell behind 10-2 after the initial goings but managed to get within six after an Arthur Johnson three-pointer. The contest got away from Alabama…

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Lincoln defeats Washington Adventist 72-67 for sixth straight win

From theciaa.com: by Lions Sports Information Department Five players scored at least eight points with Cameron Campbell’s 18 leading the way as the Lincoln University Men’s Basketball team won their sixth straight game, beating Washington Adventist University 72-67 Sunday night at the Pit in Takoma Park, Maryland. The Lions improve to 10-4 with the win while the Shock fall to 10-6. Campbell connected on six of 11 shots from the field en route to his 18 points.  Tamir Green added 12 points off the bench (5-10 FG) and led the…

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N.C. Central Ladies’Basketball falls to Memphis 77-56

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Senior Rodneysha Martinscored a game-high 25 points and freshman Ashlyn Lockard provided a season-high 10 points for North Carolina Central University in a 77-56 non-conference road loss at University of Memphis on Saturday. The Tigers used a decisive 16-2 run to finish off the second quarter and then a 15-7 run to close the game to seal to improve to 5-7 overall. Martin made half of her field goals (7-14) and all but one free throw (10-11) to finish just two points shy of her career-high point total with 25 points.…

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Raasean Davis dominates as N.C. Central smashes Wilberforce 91-44

Raasean Davis connected on 15 of his 16 shots and scored a career-high 34 points and added 11 rebounds as North Carolina Central laid a 47 point smackdown, 91-44, on Wilberforce. Davis got off to a strong start, scoring NCCU’s first 11 points before Jibri Blount got into the scoring column. Blount would score 22 points of his own along with 6 rebounds. Davis’ scoring output was the first time an Eagle has topped the 30-point mark since Patrick Cole dropped 32 on Northern Kentucky on November 26, 2016. Wilberforce…

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December 30 MEAC Women’s Basketball Recap

From meacsports.com: Tulane 78, Florida A&M 34 CORAL GABLES, Fla. — Autumn Goram came off the bench to lead Florida A&M on Sunday, but the Lady Rattlers fell 78-34 to Tulane on the second day of the Miami Post-Holiday Tournament. Box Score | Recap Wake Forest 63, Norfolk State 61 WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Norfolk State nearly erased a 20-point deficit and had a chance to send the game to overtime or to win it outright with the final shot of the contest, but the Spartans could not complete the comeback, falling 63-61 to…

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