CIAA fans can watch the conference tournament via livestream

If you will be unable to make it down to Charlotte or down to the Bojangles Coliseum and Spectrum Center for the CIAA tournament, you still have a way to take in the games. Earlier today, the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) announced live streaming coverage games for its 2019 Men’s and Women’s conference basketball tournament. The 24 games of the men’s and women’s tournament will be offered on the CIAA Sports Network via a hybrid model accessible via a subscription service or on Aspire TV. Early round games will…

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Bowie State’s Amir Hall wins second consecutive Black College Hall of Fame Player of the Year award

From Bowie State Sports Information: ATLANTA, Ga. – The Black College Football Hall of Fame has announced that Bowie State senior quarterback Amir Hall has once again won the Deacon Jones Trophy, being named the 2018 Black College Football Player of the Year. Black College Football Hall of Fame Trustees James “Shack” Harris and Doug Williams made the announcement during the 2019 Black College Football Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony in Atlanta on Saturday night. The Award recognizes the most outstanding football player from a Historically Black College & University (HBCU)…

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Virginia State defeats Chowan 87-81

From Trojans Sports Information Department: MURFRESSBORO, N.C. (February 13, 2019)–The Virginia State University men’s basketball team (21-4, 13-1 CIAA, 6-1 Northern Division) claimed an 87-81 victory over the Hawks of Chowan University tonight at the Helms Center. Jahmere Howze finished with a double-double performance with a game-high 26 points and 10 rebounds. Jalen Jackson posted a 23-point performance, to go with four rebounds, one assist and one steal. Cyonte Melvin finished the contest with contributing 13 points and six rebounds.  The Trojans forced 15 Chowan turnovers in the contest. Virginia State led…

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Fayetteville State shocks Livingstone 77-69

From Broncos Sports Information Department: Fayetteville, N.C. – Fayetteville State knocked off the giant of Livingstone, 77-69, in Capel Arena tonight. The Broncos, who are now 6-16 overall, 5-10 in the CIAA, and 4-4 in the Southern Division. FSU is now on a two-game win-streak. The Broncos’ three starting guards of Mark Burton, JaQuel Richmond, and Joshua Bryant scored in double figures. Burton made 5-of-9 three-pointers for 15 points while the tag-team play of Richmond and Bryant led to 13 and 12 points, respectively. Livingstone, who drops to 15-8 overall…

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Denzel Horsch’s big night powers Fayetteville State to 94-88 OT win

by Broncos Sports Information Department Fayetteville, N.C. – Denzell Hosch (Shelby, N.C.) had a banner game in Capel Arena as Fayetteville State defeated Johnson C. Smith 94-88 in overtime for FSU’s 10th Annual Ball in Pink game on national television. Hosch put up a career high 45 points in 38 minutes played. To top this accomplishment, Hosch tied the previous school record that he set last season with ten three-pointers made in a game. On November 26, 2017, Denzell scored 34 points against West Florida with 10-of-16 shooting from beyond the…

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Saint Augustine’s takes down Winston-Salem State 68-51

by Falcons Sports Information Department WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (Feb. 9) – Saint Augustine’s University quieted a packed crowd at the Gaines Center with defense and Tyre Gathright (Sr./Wilmington, NC)  as the Falcons toppled Winston-Salem State University 68-51 in a CIAA men’s basketball game on Saturday. The Falcons limited the Rams to 36.7 percent shooting, including 21.1 percent behind the three-point arc. The Rams’ point total is a season-low for a Falcons’ opponent. It is also the Rams’ second-lowest scoring output this season. Gathright provided the Falcons’ offensive spark as he scored a…

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CIAA, Lowe’s to recognize SAU’s Kelsee Arnold and Tyre Gathright

From theciaa.com: Office of Sports Information RALEIGH, N.C. (Jan. 29) – The Lowe’s Corporation and the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) will recognize basketball student-athletes Kelsee Arnold (Sr./Fayetteville, GA) and Tyre Gathright (Sr./Wilmington, NC) of Saint Augustine’s University (SAU) during the men’s and women’s doubleheader against Livingstone College on Wednesday, Jan. 30, at Emery Gymnasium. Both Arnold and Gathright are SAU nominees for the Lowe’s CIAA Senior CLASS Award, given to a male and female basketball senior who excel in the areas of the four C’s – Classroom, Character, Community…

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Three point shooting key in SAU’s 76-74 victory over Shaw

From SAU’s Office of Sports Information: RALEIGH, N.C. (Jan. 26) – Shaw University saw why Saint Augustine’s University (SAU) is the best three-point shooting team in the CIAA. The Falcons rained threes on their crosstown rivals in a 76-74 Southern Division men’s basketball victory inside packed Spaulding Gymnasium on Saturday. SAU was sizzling behind the arc, making a season-high 12 of 21 three-pointers for an astounding 57.1 percent. What’s more amazing is the Falcons have actually shot better from three-point land in three other games this season. The Bears couldn’t tell,…

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CIAA releases men’s and women’s basketball tournament schedule

From the CIAA: Tournament features extended bracket to accommodate 13 men’s and women’s teams Charlotte, NC – The Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) reveals its 2019 conference championship brackets which features two key addition.  The tournamnet slate now features a total of 26 teams (13 men, 13 women) with the addition of Claflin University.  This provides an opportuity to extend the competition to 24 games over the five-day touranment, beginning with two addiitonal play-in games on Monday, February 25.  Championship Saturday sees the men’s game move up to a 4:30 p.m. start with the women’s…

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CIAA Men’s Basketball Players of the Week #11

PLAYERS OF THE WEEKFor the week ending January 20, 2019 Player of the Week#4 Roger Ray, Livingstone(Jr, G – Raleigh, NC) Ray scored a career high of 33 points in win over Claflin and surpasses the 1,000 point mark for his career. In two games, he averaged 21 points per game. He helped the Blue Bears to go 3-0 for the week. Newcomer of the Week#11 Nakia Rivers, Fayetteville State(Jr, G – Charlotte, NC) Rivers averaged 13 points in two games this week, including scoring 19 points on 7/14 shooting…

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