Golden Rams beat up on Carver College, 91-55

Courtesy of Albany State University Athletics The Golden Rams got back into the win column after defeating Carver College 91-55 at the ASU West Arena on a cold, rainy night in Albany, Georgia. The Golden Rams were able to establish an early 44-31 advantage at the half.  The Golden Rams shot 56% from the field while making 6 out of 11 3-point field goal attempts in the half. The Golden Rams continued to shoot the ball extremely well in the 2nd half as they outscored Carver (47-22).  With the win, the Golden Rams…

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Week 2 CIAA Men’s and Women’s Indoor Track&Field honourees

Courtesy of the CIAA: FOOD LION MEN’S TRACK ATHLETE OF THE WEEK Warren Williams, Johnson C. Smith(Fr – N/A) Williams ran a NCAA Division II provisional qualifying time of 8.07 in the 60m hurdles, finishing first overall at the Mondo College Invitational. The freshman sprinter’s time is the ninth fastest in Division II this indoor season.  FOOD LION MEN’S FIELD ATHLETE OF THE WEEK Jocolbi Morgan, Claflin(Fr – Saint Petersburg, FL)  Morgan finished sixth overall at the Gamecock Opener with a mark of 6.99m (22’11.25″) in the long jump, posting the highest mark of any DII athlete…

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Norfolk State mourns passing of coach Wilhelmina Harrison

Courtesy of Norfolk State Athletic Communications NORFOLK, Va. – The Norfolk State University Athletics Department is mourning the loss of long-time coach Wilhelmenia Wright Harrison, who passed away Jan. 7. She was 72. Harrison most recently served as NSU’s head bowling coach from 2005-20. A three-time MEAC Coach of the Year (2011-13), Harrison led the Spartans to four straight MEAC Northern Division bowling titles (2010-14) and the school’s first-ever MEAC bowling title in 2012. Under Harrison’s tutelage, the Spartans reached their highest-ever ranking in the National Tenpins Coaches Association (NTCA) Poll,…

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MEAC Men’s Basketball Weekly Honorees

Courtesy the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference : Redshirt junior forward Tyree Corbett of Coppin State has been selected as the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) Men’s Basketball Player of the Week and Defensive Player of the Week, presented by Cola-Cola, it was announced on Tuesday. Corbett (F, 6-7, 200, r-Jr., Philadelphia, Pa.) scored a season high-tying 23 points in the Eagles’ 74-65 win over South Carolina State on Saturday in the conference opener for both teams. Defensively, Corbett grabbed a season-best 22 rebounds in 33 minutes of play to record his seventh double-double of the…

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Willis Reed to be honoured during Grambling’s Legends Night

Courtesy of Grambling State Athletic Communications: GRAMBLING, La. | The Grambling State University Department of Athletics will honor former GSU alum and NBA legend Willis Reed during pregame and halftime festivities during Legend’s Night as the Tigers face off against rival Southern at 5:30 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 15, 2022 at the Fredrick C. Hobdy Assembly Center.  Reed, a two-time NBA champion with the New York Knicks, will receive numerous honors, including the retirement of his jersey and the naming of the court. The Bernice, La. native played at Grambling State from 1960-1964 and was selected second round…

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Moton’s late game bucket lifts Grambling 68-66 over Bethune-Cookman

From Grambling State Athletic Communications Tra’Michael Moton drained a jumper with one second remaining as the Grambling State University men’s basketball team edged Bethune-Cookman, 68-66, on Saturday afternoon in a Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) game at the Moore Gymnasium.   Grambling State (4-11 overall, 2-1 SWAC) led by as many as 11 points with 2:20 remaining, but Bethune-Cookman rallied and tied the game at 66 after a pair of free throws by Joe French with 23 seconds left.  That set the stage for Moton, who hit the game-winner jumper with 1 second left…

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Tennessee State women’s BB stays undefeated with 83-64 win over SEMO

Courtesy of Tennessee State Athletics: 64 SEMO 83 TSU Team 1 2 3 4 F SEMO 13  22  17  12  64 TSU 12  19  26  26  83 Saniah Parker finished with a season-best 18 points to lead the Tennessee State women’s basketball team to its sixth-straight victory with an 83-64 win over Southeast Missouri on Saturday afternoon at the Gentry Center.  With the win, TSU has now won its first four Ohio Valley Conference games this season, the first time the team has started 4-0 since the 1993-94 season. The program has…

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Tennessee State Men’s BB defeats Southeast Missouri 95-84

Courtesy of Tennessee State Athletics: NASHVILLE – The Tennessee State men’s basketball team secured their first OVC victory on Saturday afternoon against Southeast Missouri, 95-84. FIRST HALF: Marcus Fitzgerald Jr. drained a three-pointer on the game’s first possession. TSU grabbed the initial momentum with a 9-4 run to open the game, as Shakem Johnson‘s registered four of the nine points. With less than two minutes remaining, Emmanuel Dowuona contributed four points to an 8-0 scoring stretch to give TSU their largest lead of the half, 38-25. Fitzgerald Jr. led the team with 11 points and two assists in…

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Tennessee State loses Conference opener to UT Martin

94 UTM 78 TSU Team 1 2 F UTM 49  45  94 TSU 34  44  78 From Tennessee State Athletics: NASHVILLE – The Tennessee State men’s basketball team began Ohio Valley Conference play on Thursday evening with a home loss against UT Martin, 94-78. TSU had not played since December 21 due to COVID-19 protocols. FIRST HALF: The Skyhawks ignited the scoring as UTM’s Bernie Andre and Chris Nix registered the initial seven points of the contest. The Tigers responded as Kassim Nicholson tallied four of the first six points for TSU. With 9:14 remaining…

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Norfolk State basketball doubleheaders cancelled due to COVID-19

From Matt Michalec, Asst. AD/Communications Due to COVID protocols with its upcoming opponents, Norfolk State’s first two scheduled MEAC basketball doubleheaders of the season have been postponed. This Saturday’s NSU at Maryland Eastern Shore doubleheader has been pushed back to Monday, Jan. 17 due to COVID protocols within the MDES programs. Tipoff times are slated for 2 and 4 p.m. on Jan. 17 at Hytche Athletic Center. NSU’s home doubleheader with Delaware State scheduled for Jan. 10 has also been postponed due to DSU’s COVID protocols. The NSU and DSU…

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