Albany State splits double header with Fort Valley

Courtesy Albany State University Athletics: After leading 44-43 at the end of the 3rdquarter, the Golden Rams exploded in the 4thquarter to escape Fort Valley with a 65-55 win over the Wildcats.  The Golden Rams have now won 5 out of their last 6 games. The Golden Rams only shot 33.3% from the field and 28% from the 3-point line in the game.  But, the Golden Rams pressure defense forced the Wildcats into committing 24 turnovers. The Golden Rams recipe to success continued today as their scored 30 points in the paint…

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TSU Women’s Hoops drops close one to Austin Peay

From Tennessee State Athletics: The Tennessee State University women’s basketball team fell in a heartbreaker, 72-69, to Austin Peay on Saturday afternoon at the Gentry Center.  Dominique Claytor led the Lady Tigers with 18 points in 35 minutes. Three other Lady Tigers finished in double figures — Gia Adams (13), Sierra McCullough and Tatyana Davis each had 10 points.  TSU forced 31 turnovers, its second most of the season. The Lady Tigers forced 33 turnovers on opening night vs. Fisk.  Austin Peay held a small lead at the half, 37-33, but the Lady Tigers bounced back in…

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“FAMU” Nike LeBron 18 Low PE

Florida A&M Athletics unveiled this Lebron XVIII low, which is the latest edition in its fleet of Player Exclusive footwear. It sports a double-lasted orange synthetic upper overlaid with green and black up front and solely green wrapping the heel. Rattler logo adorn the left tongue, while a Lebron signature occupies the same space on the opposite tongue. White swooshes are found on the sides, with an embossed version is found on the heel. On the inner Lebron’s name is seen in an Lakers-inspired look, with a “LJ” logo on…

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Another ”FAMU” Nike Lebron XIX sighted

Back in December we reported on FAMU Athletics unveiling their Lebron XIX PEs for their basketball program but it appears that was not the only XIX the Rattlers had in their seemingly ever-growing footwear bag. An image emerged of a second colorway of the Lebron XIX in FAMU colours. Where as the first color was primarily white-based, the second one featured a green upper with orange serving as the secondary complimentary hue. From this angle is difficult to see any FAMU-specific markings/graphics. Look for these on the feet of Rattler…

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Two games in three days coming up for TSU Men’s Hoops

It will be a busy few days for the Tennessee State University men’s basketball team. TSU ( 7-11, 2-4 OVC) will play host to the Governors of Austin Peay Saturday afternoon at 3pm and then hitting road Monday to Morehead, KY to take on Morehead State; tip-off for that contest is scheduled for 7:00 pm CST. The Matchup: Tennessee State Tigers (7-11, 2-4 OVC) vs. Austin Peay Governors (5-9, 1-3 OVC)Date/Time: Saturday, January 22 || approx. 3:00 p.m. (CST)Location: Gentry Center || Nashville, Tenn. The Matchup: Tennessee State Tigers (7-11, 2-4 OVC) vs. Morehead State…

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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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January 17, 2022 SWAC Men’s Basketball Recap

There were four games on the men’s side in MLK Day 2022 Southwestern Athletic Conference action, with eight teams taking the hardwood. From the Southwestern Athletic Conference: Team Standings Monday, January 17 Arkansas-Pine Bluff 69, Bethune-Cookman 63– Box Score | Recap Prairie View A&M 74, Alcorn State 73 – Box Score | Recap Jackson State 61, Texas Southern 58 – Box Score | Recap Florida A&M 78, Mississippi Valley State 70 – Box Score | Recap About the SWACThe Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) is considered one of the premier HBCU conferences in the country and currently ranks among…

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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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