Week 4 CIAA Football Recap

Courtesy of the CIAA 22 CIAA Football Standings2022 CIAA Football Composite Schedule2022 Statistics  CHARLOTTE – Week four of the 2022 football season means it is another week of conference play within the CIAA and we saw a game-winning field goal as time expired and we saw one nationally ranked program recover from an early 14-point deficit. Across the league, we also saw players begin stake their claim for postseason honors and teams start to assert themselves in the postseason discussion. Without further ado, let’s take a look at the week four…

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Sixty-six CIAA student-athletes named on 2021-22 D2 ADA Academic Acheivement Awards List

From the CIAA The Division 2 Athletics Directors Association (D2 ADA) announced its 2021-22 recipients of the D2 ADA Academic Achievement Awards with 66 student-athletes from three Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) schools receiving recognition. The Academic Achievement Awards, in its 15th year, is a program that recognizes the academic accomplishments of student-athletes at the Division II level. Saint Augustine’s University led all CIAA schools with 25 honorees, followed by Lincoln University and Bowie State, with 22 and 19, respectively. In total, there were a record-breaking 16,802 student-athletes from 171…

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Lincoln Women and Fayetteville State Men’s hoops on their way to the D-II NCAA Tourney

Courtesy of the CIAA: The 2022 NCAA Division II Men’s and Women’s Basketball Championship brackets were announced today with one men’s team and one women’s team from the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) among the 64 teams in each field. Lincoln University will represent the conference in the women’s bracket while Fayetteville State will be the lone representative from the CIAA on the men’s side. Both teams earned the league’s automatic bid after winning the conference tournament titles in February. Winning their first CIAA title in school history, the Lincoln women enter…

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2022 CIAA Basketball Tournament Day 1: Men’s and Women’s Recap

Courtesy the CIAA 2022 CIAA Men’s Basketball Tournament Bracket 2022 CIAA Women’s Basketball Tournament Bracket Tournament Central BALTIMORE, MD – The 2022 CIAA Men’s and Women’s Basketball Tournament tipped off on Tuesday, February 22. Check out recaps from the first day of action inside Royal Farms Arena.  Women’s – #12 Livingstone 49, #5 Fayetteville State 38 (Opening Round) Jamiah Lane played an excellent all-around game as the No. 12 seed Livingstone women shocked No. 5 seed Fayetteville State 49-38 in the opening game of the CIAA Tournament at Royal Farms Arena on…

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Lincoln men’s bball defeats Shaw 96-90

Courtesy of Lincoln University Athletics Box ScoreRALEIGH, N.C. – To say freshman Bakir Cleveland (Newark, N.J. /University) was struggling for the last three games would be an understatement.However, got to work before and after practice, and he realized the fruits of his labor as the guard tallied a career-high 25 points as the Lincoln University men’s basketball team defeated Shaw, 96-90, Wednesday in Central Intercollegiate Athletic Conference action. After shooting just 2-of-24 in the previous three games, Cleveland shot 9-of-16 from the floor – including 3-of-8 from beyond the arc to record his…

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Lincoln Women’s Hoops clinches CIAA North

Courtesy of Lincoln University Athletics There was going to be no leaving their opponent hanging around and gaining confidence this time. With a Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association North Division crown on the line, the Lincoln University women’s basketball team dominated Shaw from start to finish in avenging an earlier season loss with the 97-47 pasting of the Bears.  With the Elizabeth City State loss earlier in the day, Lincoln clinched the CIAA’s Northern Division. A victory Saturday and the Lions will be the top seed in the upcoming CIAA Tournament.…

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Virginia State takes care of Bowie State, 78-61

Courtesy of Bowie State Athletics 61BSU-M 78 VSU-M Team 1 2 F BSU-M 20  41  61 VSU-M 40  38  78 Despite another leading performance from sophomore David McCullough (Bowie, MD), the Bowie State men’s basketball team dropped a 78-61 contest to Virginia State (9-14, 6-9 CIAA) in a Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) division tilt at the VSU Multipurpose Center Wednesday night. The loss dips the Bulldogs (7-19, 5-10 CIAA) to sixth in the North as BSU will likely be playing on the first night of the 2022 CIAA Tournament next week. McCullough…

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Fayetteville State beats Claflin 71-67

Courtesy of Fayetteville State Athletics 56 62 Team 1 2 F Claflin 33  23  56 Fayetteville State 37  25  62 On a night after celebrating its seniors, the Fayetteville State men’s basketball program defeated Claflin University 71-67 to improve to 12-3 in CIAA play and 6-3 in the Southern Division. The Broncos are 17-8 overall as Claflin drops to 6-19, 5-10 in the conference, and 3-6 in the Division. Senior Darian Dixon (Bowie, MD), who opened the game with a dunk, led the game with 23 points. He had his second-biggest game of…

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Virginia Union extends home winning streak with 57-51 win over Elizabeth City

51ECMB 57 VUU-M Team 1 2 F ECMB 25  26  51 VUU-M 23  34  57 The Virginia Union men’s basketball team defeated a very game Elizabeth City State basketball team, 57-51 Wednesday night at Barco-Stevens Hall. The first half was a hotly contested affair that featured 5 ties and and six lead changes , as Elizabeth City was able to take a two-point lead, 25-23 heading into halftime. Early in the second half, ECSU took a four-point lead at 27-23 off a Jayden Beloti layup. Virginia Union responded with back-to-back layups…

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Fayetteville State Women and Virginia State Men out front after Day 1 of 2022 CIAA Indoor Track & Field Championships

Courtesy the CIAA: DAY 1 RESULTS WINSTON-SALEM, NC– The Virginia State men and the Fayetteville State women are the first-day leaders at the 2022 CIAA Indoor Track & Field Championships at the JDL Fast Track on Sunday. Virginia State leads the men’s division with 38 points. Bowie State is second with 27 points and Saint Augustine’s is third with 25 points. The Trojans and Falcons were the 2020 co-champions, and the Falcons have won outright or shared the last 23 conference titles. Jalen Brownlee paced the Trojans with a victory in…

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