Clark’s career-high not enough for SAU to overcome Virginia Union

by Falcons Sports Information Department RALEIGH, N.C. (Jan. 4) – Shankia Clark (Jr./Orlando, FL) scored a career-high 18 points in 16 minutes for Saint Augustine’s University in a 109-49 women’s basketball loss to nationally-ranked Virginia Union University at Barco-Stevens Hall in Richmond, Va., on Friday. Clark was 5 of 9 from the floor and 8 of 12 from the free throw line off the bench. Her previous career high was 11 points against Claflin University on Nov. 19, 2018. Angela Caraballo (Jr./Richmond, VA) added nine points and Kamya Renwicks (Jr./Baltimore,…

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MEAC Basketball tips off conference play this weekend

From meacsports.com: 2018-19 MEAC Men’s Basketball Statistics | 2018-19 MEAC Women’s Basketball StatisticsMEAC Men’s Basketball Notes | MEAC Women’s Basketball Notes With the New Year comes the start of league play in the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC), with a full slate of action coming on Saturday and four more games on the docket for Monday as teams begin jockeying for position in the 2019 MEAC Basketball Tounament. On the men’s side, Howard went 6-8 in non-conference play, and the Bison’s resume’ to this point includes wins over UMass and American. Morgan State, North Carolina…

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Central State defeats Benedict 65-55 to end losing streak

Courtesy of Central State Athletics: COLUMBIA, South Carolina – The Central State Marauders rang in the new year with a 65-55 road win over Benedict College on Wednesday night. Snapping a nine-game losing streak, CSU improves to 2-12 on the season with a 1-7 ledger in SIAC play. BC falls to 2-10 overall with a 1-4 SIAC mark. The Marauders, who never trailed through the entire 40 minutes of play, opened the game on a 9-2 run. BC fought back to even the score at 10-10 before CSU mounted a 11-1…

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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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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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October 27 SIAC Football Recap

From thesiac.com:     Visit the SIAC Football Scoreboard Here Tuskegee 36, Central State 40 Miles 28, Clark Atlanta 27 Fort Valley State 27, Morehouse 22 Albany State 21, Benedict 0 Lane 34, Kentucky State 23 – Tuskegee 36, Central State 40 WILBERFORCE, Ohio – Playing host to the defending SIAC Champion Tuskegee University, the Central State Marauders erased a 14-point deficit in the third quarter and went on to beat the Golden Tigers, 40-36, on Saturday. –Central State Sports Information Box Score   |   Recap – Miles 28, Clark Atlanta…

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Magic Johnson donates $1 million to Central State University

From Central State University:   XENIA, Ohio – NBA legend and business mogul Earvin “Magic” Johnson continues to show his dedication to improving the educational opportunities for today’s youth with a $1 million donation to Central State University. Speaking at CSU’s Hall of Fame Luncheon on Friday, Johnson spoke about the importance of giving back. “It is so important for our young people to move on and get a degree from a quality institution. I love making sure that they receive a quality education and go on to become successful…

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Update on Christion Abercrombie

Yesterday we brought you the awful injury that befell Tennessee State linebacker Christion Abercrombie. He passed out on the sideline in the first half of the Tigers’ game against Vanderbilt. He was taken to Vanderbilt University Medical Cneter for emergency surgery and has been ICU since then. TSU just released an update on Christion’s condition on their Instagram. According to the update, Abercrombie remains in critical condition.   View this post on Instagram ‪Update on Christion Abercrombie – September 30, 2018 ‬ A post shared by TSUTigers (@tsutigers) on Sep…

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2018 CIAA Football Championship makes its return to Salem Football Stadium

The Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) announced it will host its 2018 Football Championship game Saturday, November 10 at Salem Stadium located in Salem-Roanoke, VA. The game pits the Conference’s Northernand Southern Division Champions against each other and  is scheduled for a 1:00 p.m. EST kickoff. The attendees to the game will have many family friendly activities-  a free Fan Zone including giveaways, interactive events, the Coca-Cola/Food Lion Tailgate Cook Off and appearances from drum lines and cheerleading squads from rival schools. Tickers for the game go on sale Monday,…

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