Chris Paul Family Foundation Donates $50K to WSSU Athletics Team 250 Campaign

From theciaa.com : WINSTON-SALEM, NC – The Chris Paul Family Foundation made a tremendous donation of $50,000 to Winston-Salem State University Athletics, Friday morning. The support of the foundation will go a long way in the department’s mission to provide quality experiences and opportunities to the student-athletes of Winston-Salem State University. “We appreciate the support from the Chris Paul Family Foundation. We hope that this inspires more individuals to give to the WSSU Team 250 Campaign,” WSSU Interim Director of Athletics George Knox said. “This will help with our commitment…

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ECSU gets by WSSU to advance to CIAA Women’s quarters

From theciaa.com : Bob Heller contributed to this story Charlotte, NC (February 26, 2019) – The #6 seeded Elizabeth City State University women’s basketball team used a big rally in the second quarter to take control of the game as they cruised to a 65-49 CIAA Tournament win over  #3 seed Winston Salem State University  Tuesday afternoon at Bojangles Coliseum. The Vikings (13-15) will advance to play Bowie State University, the #2 seed in the North on Thursday at the Spectrum Center.  Winston Salem State finishes their season with a 15-13…

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Elizabeth City gets by Winston-Salem State in OT to advance in CIAA Tournament

From theciaa.com : Anthony Jeffries contributed to this story CHARLOTTE, N.C. (February 27, 2019) – Elizabeth City State relied on defense to pull out a 62-61 men’s basketball first-round overtime victory over Winston-Salem State in the CIAA Tournament at Bojangles’ Coliseum on Tuesday, Feb. 26. The Vikings outscored the Rams 7-0 in the final seven minutes of regulation to force the extra session. In overtime, the Vikings stopped the Rams in the final seconds for the win. The Vikings, seeded fifth in the Northern Division, advanced to play Virginia State, the…

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Saint Augustine’s takes down Winston-Salem State 68-51

by Falcons Sports Information Department WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (Feb. 9) – Saint Augustine’s University quieted a packed crowd at the Gaines Center with defense and Tyre Gathright (Sr./Wilmington, NC)  as the Falcons toppled Winston-Salem State University 68-51 in a CIAA men’s basketball game on Saturday. The Falcons limited the Rams to 36.7 percent shooting, including 21.1 percent behind the three-point arc. The Rams’ point total is a season-low for a Falcons’ opponent. It is also the Rams’ second-lowest scoring output this season. Gathright provided the Falcons’ offensive spark as he scored a…

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Winston-Salem powered by bug second half defeat Claflin 96-79

From wssurams.com: WINSTON-SALEM, NC – The Winston-Salem State Rams (6-5) used a big second half to take a 96-79 win over the Claflin Panthers (5-9, 4-5 CIAA), Friday afternoon. After scoring just 38 first half points in the game, the Rams broke out for 58 second half points to claim their first conference win of the season. The Rams utilized a balanced offensive attack to claim the win. As a team, the Rams shot a scorching hot 56.5% (35-of-62) from the floor. The team was especially impressive from the three-point…

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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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