SWAC Men’s Basketball Player of the Week : February 19

From swac.org : BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – For the third consecutive week, Texas Southern University forward Jeremy Combs has been named the Southwestern Athletic Conference Men’s Basketball Player of the Week after posting standout efforts in wins over Grambling State and Jackson State. The league made the announcement Tuesday afternoon. Combs posted 26 points, 11 rebounds and a pair of steals during Texas Southern’s 86-85 victory over Grambling State, converting the game-winning layup with four seconds left in the contest. The Dallas, Texas native shot 8-of-15 (53.3 percent) from the field and 10-of-13 from…

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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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Prarie View defeats Grambling 92-87

GRAMBLING, La. | Prince Moss posted career highs in points and rebounds, but it wasn’t enough as Prairie View A&M outlasted Grambling State, 92-87, on Monday night in a Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) game at the Fredrick C. Hobdy Assembly Center. Grambling State (13-13 overall, 7-6 SWAC) trailed at the break, 38-33, and both teams poured in 54 points in the second half. Moss finished with a game-high 26 points, on 9-of-14 shooting, along with nine rebounds and one assist. Ivy Smith, Jr. recorded 25 points, four assists and two rebounds,…

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From Grambling Sports Information: Lady Tigers outlast Lady Panthers GRAMBLING, La. | Five Grambling State University women’s basketball players posted double figures in scoring as the Lady Tigers outlasted Prairie View A&M, 73-57, on Monday night in a Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) game at the Fredrick C. Hobdy Assembly Center. Grambling State (12-13 overall, 9-4 SWAC) led, 19-15 at the end of one period, but trailed, 34-28, at the break. The Lady Tigers took control of the game in the third and outscored the Lady Panthers, 22-12, to take a 50-46 advantage into the…

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MEAC Basketball enters the later portion of the season

From meacsports.com : 2018-19 MEAC Men’s Basketball Statistics | MEAC Men’s Basketball Notes2018-19 MEAC Women’s Basketball Statistics | MEAC Women’s Basketball NotesMEACHoops.com There are just three weekends remaining in the 2018-19 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) basketball regular season, and while just one game separates the top two teams in the men’s standings, there appears to be some separation on the women’s side. Norfolk State still sits atop the men’s basketball standings, despite suffering its first MEAC loss this past Saturday at Bethune-Cookman. The Spartans are 9-1 in league play, a game ahead of North…

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TSU hits the road to take on Jacksonville State Saturday

From tsutigers.com : TENNESSEE STATE MEN’S BASKETBALL (8-17, 5-8 OVC) at Jacksonville State (18-8, 10-3 OVC)Date: Saturday, Feb. 16Time: 7 p.m. CTLocation: Pete Mathews Coliseum – Jacksonville, Ala.  Notes:  TSULive Video:  ESPN+ Radio:  102.1 The Ville  ||  Greg Pogue (pbp) and Albert Dawson (analysis) on the callLive Stats:  StatbroadcastSocial Media Updates: Twitter  ||  #BigBlueRising OPENING TIP: The Tennessee State men’s basketball team heads to Jacksonville, Ala. to close the week with a matchup against Jacksonville State. Tip off is set for 7 p.m. in the Pete Mathews Coliseum.  ABOUT THE OPPONENT: Jacksonville State received 20 votes in the Mid-Major Top 25 poll. As the only team…

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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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Grambling men’s basketball to host TxSU and Prarie View in pair of home games

From Grambling State Sports Information: GRAMBLING, La. | The Grambling State University men’s basketball team will look to keep its win streak alive with a pair of Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) games at the Fredrick C. Hobdy Assembly Center. Tip-off against Texas Southern (High School Day) is set for 5 p.m., while Monday’s tilt against Prairie View A&M (Greek Night) is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. Grambling State (13-11 overall, 7-4 SWAC), which currently sits tied for third with Alabama State is behind Prairie View A&M and Texas Southern in the SWAC standings, enters…

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Grambling State Lady Tigers to host TxSU and PVAMU

From Grambling State Sports Information: GRAMBLING, La. | The Grambling State University women’s basketball team will look to remain in the win column as Texas Southern and Prairie View A&M come to town for a pair of Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) games at the Fredrick C. Hobdy Assembly Center. Tip-off against Texas Southern is set for 3 p.m. on Saturday and 5:30 p.m. on Monday against Prairie View A&M. Grambling State (10-13 overall, 7-4 SWAC), which currently sits in fourth place behind Southern, Alabama State and Prairie View A&M, enters Saturday’s tilt with Texas Southern…

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