December 8 MEAC Men’s Basketball Recap

Morgan State 74, Towson 69Howard 85, American 83North Carolina A&T State 92, Greensboro 67Appalachian State 82, North Carolina Central 73Jacksonville State 81, Delaware State 54Cal Poly 80, Bethune-Cookman 78 (OT) Morgan State 74, Towson 69 BALTIMORE, Md. – Trailing by 14 points in the first half, Morgan State appeared headed for a fifth straight loss to the Tigers since 2013. Box Score | Recap Howard 85, American 83 WASHINGTON, D.C. – Coach Kevin Nickelberry and the Howard University Men’s Basketball team held on to knock off crosstown rival American (AU), 85-83, inside Burr Gymnasium. Box Score | Recap North Carolina A&T State…

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December 8 SWAC Men’s Basketball Recap

From SWAC.org Today’s Scores:Texas Southern 107, Concordia 70Alcorn State 109, Champion Christian 45Central Florida 70, Grambling State 45Pepperdine 69, Jackson State 66California-Santa Barbara 55, UAPB 45 Crosby records triple-double as Braves rout Champion ChristianLORMAN, Miss. – A historic night for Troymain Crosby saw the sophomore register 18 points, 10 rebounds 10 assists to headline a 109-45 drubbing for the Alcorn State University men’s basketball program over Champion Christian on Saturday at the Davey L. Whitney Complex. Crosby becomes just the second student-athlete in the history of Braves (3-6) basketball to finish…

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December 8 SWAC Women’s Basketball Recap

SWAC.org: Today’s Scores:Texas Southern 69, Texas-Rio Grande Valley 55Alcorn State 67, Fisk 64Rice 68, Prairie View A&M 58 Turner leads TSU past Texas-Rio Grande ValleyEDINBURG, Texas – Behind a 26-point effort from Marquia Turner, the Texas Southern University’s women’s basketball team snapped the four-game win streak of Texas-Rio Grande Valley, winning a 69-55 contest Saturday afternoon at the UTRGV Fieldhouse. Texas Southern (3-5) jumped out to a 14-3 lead over the first six and a half minutes as Turner scored eight points during the initial surge. UTRGV managed a pair of baskets…

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Winston-Salem State defeats Morris 84-75

AWinston-Salem State extended their winning-streak to three with a 84-75 win over Morris. The first ten-plus minutes of the first half was a back-and-forth affair with Morris taking their largest of the half at five points points on two separate occasions and Winston-Salem pushing their advantage to seven during that time at 29-22 on a three-point shot by Julius Barnes. Morris would fight back to within one at 31-30 when Ahmad People knocked down a three. Winston-Salem would push the lead back to eight , 38-30 on William Crandell’s layup…

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Virginia Union falls to Queens University of Charlotte 92-72

From vuusports.com:   Virginia Union University’s Demarius Pitts scored a team-high 17 points, but 25th-ranked Queens University of Charlotte defeated the Panthers 92-72 on Monday, December 3, in Barco-Stevens Hall in Richmond, Va. Pitts hit seven of 16 shots from the field including a three-pointer. VUU’s Raemaad Wright scored in double-figures for the first time in his collegiate career by adding 11 points in the game. Virginia Union’s Will Jenkins scored 10 points while tying Wright in leading the team with five rebounds apiece. VUU’s playmaker, Jemal Smith, dished off…

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Virginia State dominant in 95-67 victory over Piedmont International

From govsutrojans.com: WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (December 3, 2018) – Virginia State University senior forward Jahmere Howze led the way for the Trojans securing 20 points and six rebounds tonight to lift the Trojans to a 95-67 victory over Piedmont International University. VSU improves to 5-3 on the year, while the Bruins fall to 4-7 overall. KEY STATS – VSU shot 56.7 percent from the field; Piedmont International shot 29.6 percent – Virginia hit 11 triples (47.8 percent); PIU knocked down eight threes on 34.8 percent shooting – The Trojans were 8-for-13 at the free throw…

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Elizabeth City wins CIAA opener 77-69 over Claflin

From ecsuvikings.com:   ELIZABETH CITY, NC (Dec. 3, 2018) – Elizabeth City State rode bullet-proof free throw shooting down the stretch and 3-point field goal accuracy to a 77-69 win over Claflin in the Vikings’ CIAA opener in the Robert L. Vaughan Center. Junior forward John Maynor, who netted a game-high 22 points, connected on six of 11 jumpers from beyond the arc, while senior guard Shyheid Petteway sank 12 of 14 free throws on his way to 20 points and a team-high seven rebounds as ECSU (3-5, CIAA 1-0)…

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Claflin stuns Elizabeth City State at buzzer 47-45

ELIZABETH CITY, NC (Dec. 3,2018) – Claflin University guard Ashley Fields tossed in a buzzer-beating desperation jumper as Elizabeth City State lost its CIAA opener, 47-45, in the Robert L. Vaughan Center. Deadlocked at 45-45, Claflin inbounded the ball of the left side with 10 seconds remaining.  Senior guard Deja Dickens launched a 3-pointer with five seconds remaining from the right side of the key.  Fields and a pair of Vikings went after the long rebound which came down right of the free throw stripe.  Fields controlled the ball and…

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Chowan University Men’s basketball ranked #6 in D2SIDA Region Poll

From gocuhawks.com : MURFREESBORO, N.C. – Off to their best start in Division II history, the Chowan Men’s Basketball team enters the D2SIDA Atlantic Regional Poll for the first time in program history. Chowan is soaring high with a 6-0 record after coming off the win against Claflin on Saturday afternoon in CIAA action. The Hawks are averaging 85.0 points a game with a scoring margin of 17.8 points a contest.  CU is shooting a blistering 51.8% from the floor to rank in the top-15 in the country in field goal…

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December 1 SWAC Men’s basketball recap

Around the SWAC Alcorn State 103, Rust College 66 LORMAN, MS – Maurice Howard scored a game-high 26 points on 9-of-17 shooting from the field while Troymain Crosby added 22 points, six rebounds, six assists, two steals as the Braves built a 31-point halftime advantage before comfortably winning at the Davey Whitney Complex. Reginald Johnson came off the bench and scored 15 points in 18 minutes of action.  Johnson was 6-of-6 from the charity stripe.  Jael Scott and Kobe Wilson scored 10 points apiece. LSU 78, Grambling State 57 BATON…

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