Miles Lady Bears beat Clark Atlanta 78-64 for third straight win

Courtesy of Miles Athletics Miles shot a season-high 53.4 percent from the field as it defeated Clark Atlanta 78-64 in a non-conference affair Thursday night at Knox-Windham Gymnasium. The 78 points tied a season high and the win was the third straight for the Lady Bears (15-8), which swept the season series from the Panthers (6-18). Sakina Wynn scored a career-high 32 points on 12-of-18 shooting and she matched Ashley McCrear’s effort at Fort Valley State in 2017 for the most points by a Lady Bear this decade. She was perfect…

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No. 11 Morehouse falls to Clark Atlanta 68-60

Courtesy of Clark Atlanta Athletics Every L.S. Epps Gymnsium seat filled, the Mighty Marching Panthers Band playing and the 11th ranked team in the country in Atlanta University Center rival Morehouse College had Clark Atlanta University head basketball coach George Lynch fired up as if he were getting ready to play. It was everything Lynch had heard leading up to his first time coaching in the intense, but respectful, Clark Atlanta-Morehouse rivalry. “I was excited.  I wanted to put my uniform on,” Lynch said after Clark Atlanta defeated Morehouse 68-60.  “That’s what college…

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Albany State defeats Clark Atlanta 62-55

Courtesy of Albany State Athletics ATLANTA, Ga. | Albany State took on Clark Atlanta on Saturday afternoon with second place in the SIAC East Division on the line. The Golden Rams carried a four point lead into halftime and maintained the lead for the first eight minutes of the second half until Clark Atlanta used a 7-0 run to capture their first lead of the game with 11:49 left in the contest. The two teams swapped leads over the next six minutes of game time before Napoleon Harris made a layup…

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The 2018 Don Hansen All-Super Region Two Team announced

From thesiac.com: BROOKFIELD, Ill. — The Don Hansen Football Committee has released the 2018 Don Hansen NCAA Division II All-Super Region Two squad today (Jan. 11). The Don Hansenteam carries out the legacy of long-time small college football advocate Don Hansen, who passed away at age 75 on Aug. 29, 2010. Hansen, from Brookfield, Ill., started and published Don Hansen’s National Weekly Football Gazette for three decades, selecting NCAA Division II All-America teams for the first time in 1988.  Don Hansen’s Football Gazette began selecting Division II All-Region squads in 2003. The first-team and second-team All-Region…

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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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Albany State defeats Clark-Atlanta 36-3

Returning to the confines of historic Hugh Mills Stadium for the first time in over ten years, Albany State won its fifth game in row by rolling over Clark-Atlanta 36-3 in ASU’s homecoming game. It was the Albany State special teams that got things going for the Golden Rams. A blocked punt on the first possession of the game by Antonio Leroy set the Albany State offense up at the CAU 19 yard line. Two plays for losses pushed ASU back and they ultimately would have to settle for a…

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Benedict edges Clark-Atlanta 27-24

(Photo credit Dennis Switzer) From benedicttigers.com:  ATLANTA, Ga. – The Benedict College Tigers blocked two field goals in the last 4:34 of the game, including the second one with just 45 seconds left, to hold on to a 27-24 victory over the Clark Atlanta Panthers on Saturday and spoil the Panthers’ Homecoming at Panther Field. Benedict improves to 5-1 overall with its fifth straight win, and 3-0 in the SIAC. Clark Atlanta falls to 2-5 overall and 1-2 in the SIAC. Clark Atlanta had a 21-20 lead at the half,…

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Central State beats Clark-Atlanta 7-0 in muddy battle

It was a rainy, windy day in Wilberforce, Ohio. The center of McPerson Stadium , grass was once present, became a muddy quagmire that bogged down both offenses. The conditions limited the teams to less than 300 yards of offense between them ( 155 for Clark-Atlanta and 100 for Central State) and only 14 first downs ( 10 for CAU and only 4 for CSU) in the game. When Clark-Atlanta reached Central’s 21 only to be stuffed on a 4th and 2, that ended their only real scoring threat in…

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Claflin University wins 2018 Men’s Basketball Tournament

The Claflin University took the 2018 SIAC Men’s tournament crown by defeating Clark Atlanta University 69-61 in the championship game. It was a wire-to-wire win for Claflin, who jumped out to a 6-1 lead in the early going and never looked back, leading by as much as 13 in the first half. Claflin would take a 35-22 lead into the half. An Akil Douglas for CAU three-point play lead off the scoring in the second half, to cut the lead to 10 at 35-25. Claflin would respond with four straight…

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Clark-Atlanta comes from behind to beat Benedict in SIAC Semis

Clark-Atlanta rallied from 13 down to defeat Claflin and earn a spot Saturday’s SIAC championship game. Despite their All-Conference and All-American forward Brandon Morris picking up two early fouls, Benedict was able to build a ten-point halftime lead off the strength of blistering shoot from behind the arc. Benedict shot 8-15 from three-point range in the first half and shot 50% overall (14-28) from the floor. Benedict would build a 15 point lead at 47-32, its largest of the evening, on Dimitri Cook’s layup with 15:24 remaining in the ballgame.…

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