Colorado defeats Norfolk State 76-60 in NIT Second Round

From meacsports.com: BOULDER, Colo. – A big first half run made the difference on Monday night, as Colorado defeated the Norfolk State men’s basketball team by a 76-60 margin in the NIT second round at the CU Events Center. The Buffaloes turned a tight game toward their favor thanks to a 19-3 run. They went into half up by 20, although the Spartans outscored them by four in the second half. NSU saw its season come to a close at 22-14 following its second ever postseason victory last Wednesday at Alabama.…

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ASU Men’s Track places third, women twentieth at Emory Invitational

From ASUGoldenRams.com: ATLANTA, Ga. (March 23, 2019) – The Albany State University track & field teams finished (20th(women’s ) / 3rd(men’s)) at the Emory Invitational in their fifth competition of the outdoor season. The meet was hosted by Emory University at the Woodruff P.E. Center Track in Atlanta, Georgia. On the men’s side, ASU finished third with 65.5 points. Tennessee Wesleyan finished first with 78 points followed by Taylor who finished in second and third place while Albany State (65.6) and Hope (54.5) rounded out the top-five. The men grabbed three individual…

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Shaw Athletics unveil new logo

Courtesy of Shaw University Office of Sports Information RALEIGH, N.C. – After months of research and preparation, Shaw University Athletics has taken on a bold and dynamic branding identity that will set the visual direction of the department for the future. The new logo features a new bear. This innovative design pays tribute to the University’s past while modernizing the look through graphics, colors and lettering. The brand rollout will be on Friday, Mar. 22 at 10 a.m. on the third floor in the President’s Conference room in Estey Hall. Shaw…

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Prairie View wins Men’s SWAC Basketball Tournament

From swac.org : Prairie View A&M 92, Texas Southern 86Box Score  BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Overcoming a 13-point deficit early on, Prairie View A&M (22-12) topped Texas Southern (21-13) in a thrilling 92-86 contest to win the 2019 Toyota SWAC Basketball Tournament. The win takes Coach Byron Smith and the Panthers to March Madness for the first time since 1998. With Tyrik Armstrong having the hot hand early, Texas Southern rushed to a 13-4 advantage over the top-seeded Panthers. The Tigers built a 20-7 lead following a Trayvon Reed dunk with a…

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Grambling Men’s Basketball advance to SWAC semifinals

From Grambling Sports Information: GRAMBLING, La. | The Grambling State University men’s basketball team built a 12-point first-half lead and held on late down the stretch for a 59-52 victory over Arkansas-Pine Bluff on Tuesday night in the 2019 Toyota Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) Men’s Basketball Tournament Quarterfinals at the Fredrick C. Hobdy Assembly Center. Grambling State (17-15), the fourth seed, secured its first back-to-back winning season since 2004-2006. The Tigers advance to Friday’s semifinals and will meet top seed Prairie View A&M at 2:30 p.m. on Friday at the Bill Harris Arena in Birmingham,…

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Grambling Women’s hoops finishes off season at home against ASU and AAMU

From Grambling State Sports Information: GRAMBLING, La. | The Grambling State University women’s basketball team closes out its regular season home campaign with a pair of Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) games against Alabama State on Thursday and Alabama A&M on Saturday. Tip-off for Thursday’s game is set for 5:30 p.m.at the Fredrick C. Hobdy Assembly Center as Grambling State will hold Faculty and Staff Appreciation Night. On Saturday, Grambling State will hold Senior Day, as tip-off against the Lady Bulldogs is scheduled for 3 p.m. Grambling State (13-15 overall, 10-6 SWAC) currently sits…

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Grambling Men’s Hoops finishes road trip with UAPB and MVSU

From Grambling State University Sports Information: GRAMBLING, La. | The Grambling State University men’s basketball team will look to get back into the win column as the Tigers conclude their three-game road trip this weekend against Arkansas-Pine Bluff and Mississippi Valley State in a pair of Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) games. Tip-off from H.O. Clemons Arena on Saturday against UAPB is set for 5:30 p.m., while the Monday tilt with the Delta Devils is set for 7:30 p.m. from the Harrison HPER Complex. Grambling State (13-14 overall, 7-7 SWAC), which fell into the sixth…

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MEAC Women’s Basketball February 23 Recap

From meacsports.com : Bethune-Cookman 52, Florida A&M 50Delaware State 65, Maryland Eastern Shore 62Howard 88, Coppin State 81Norfolk State 64, Morgan State 49North Carolina A&T State 59, South Carolina State 52North Carolina Central 77, Savannah State 65 Bethune-Cookman 52, Florida A&M 50 TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Angel Golden’s jumper with 9.1 seconds remaining lifted Bethune-Cookman to a 52-50 rivalry game victory at Florida A&M on Saturday. Box Score | Recap Delaware State 65, Maryland Eastern Shore 62 DOVER, Del. — NaJai Pollard’s 20 points and 10 rebounds were key on Saturday, as Delaware State upset…

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2019 Men’s and Women’s CIAA Basketball Tournament brackets set

From theciaa.com : Charlotte, NC (February 23, 2019) – The Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) releases its 2019 Women’s and Men’s Championship Brackets. The single-elimination tournament will be held in two venues again this year: Bojangles’ Coliseum February 25-27 and Spectrum Center February 28-March 2. Championship Saturday will tipoff at 1:00 p.m. for the women followed by the men at 4:30 p.m. on Saturday, March 2. Final Men’s Regular Season Standings Final Women’s Regular Season Standings The Virginia Union University Panthers solidified the women’s Northern Division title with a win over Elizabeth City…

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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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