NC Central gets by Southern in OT

from the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference : IOWA CITY, Iowa – North Carolina Central University and Southern University needed a second-helping of basketball to decide a winner, and the Eagles shot over 80 percent in overtime to down the Jaguars, 85-78 in a Thanksgiving Day nail-biter at Carver-Hawkeye Arena. NCCU (1-1) and SU (0-1) were evenly matched in the first half, and both teams took turns going on runs.  The Eagles sprinted ahead with an 11-0 run to lead 22-14 with 9:26 left in the first period, and held the Jaguars without a…

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November 26, 2020 SWAC Men’s Basketball Scores

NC Central and Southern needed overtime to settle their contest, while another day, another absolute thrashing for Mississippi Valley State. SWAC Men’s Basketball Final Scores  Thursday, November 26North Carolina Central 85, Southern 78 OT North Texas 116, Mississippi Valley State 62 About the SWACThe Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) is considered one of the premier HBCU conferences in the country and currently ranks among the elite in the nation in terms of HBCU alumni playing with professional sports teams. Current championship competition offered by the league includes competition for men in Baseball,…

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November 25, 2020 SWAC Men’s Basketball scores

Wednesday saw the SWAC men’s basketball teams take to the court and all of them came away defeated. Some, such as Texas Southern and Prairie View who fell just by 4 points to Washington State and 5 to UALR respectively while UAPB and Alcorn State were ran out of the gym by 39 points. However the biggest ass-kicking of the evening was taken by Mississippi Valley State, who lost by a mind-blowing 80 points to Arkansas, 142-62. SWAC Men’s Basketball Final Scores  Wednesday, November 25UALR 71, Prairie View A&M 66UAB…

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November 25 2020 MEAC Men’s Basketball Recap

For MEAC men’s basketball teams Wednesday it was a collective trip to the woodshed, as not a single team from the conference registered a win. Losses ranged from Morgan State’s 7-point fall to Mount St. Mary’s to the 62-point thrashing Illinois laid on North Carolina A&T. Here is a recap from each contest ( and in some cases that applies very loosely) from the MEAC: Wake Forest 111, Delaware State 51Florida Gulf Coast 65, Florida A&M 56Mount St. Mary’s 62, Morgan State 55Illinois 122, North Carolina A&T State 60Iowa 97,…

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November 25 MEAC Women’s Basketball Recap

From the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference: Morgan State 67, UMBC 58North Carolina Central 70, Campbell 65 (2OT)Penn State 84, Coppin State 45UNC Wilmington 67, Norfolk State 47 Morgan State 67, UMBC 58 BALTIMORE, Md. — Ja’Niah Henson led three Morgan State players in double figures with 19 points, and Dahnye Redd added a double-double (16 points, 12 rebounds) as the Lady Bears opened their season on Wednesday with a 67-58 win over UMBC. Box Score | Recap North Carolina Central 70, Campbell 65 (2OT) BUIES CREEK, N.C. — Senior guard Kieche White scored four straight…

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Phil Mickelson donates $500K to Jackson State University

From the Southwestern Athletic Conference: Jackson State University recently received a $500,000 donation from World Golf Hall of Famer Phil Mickelson.  The University could receive more during the Turner Sports presents Capital One’s The Match: Champions for Change, Friday, Nov. 27, at 2 p.m. CST on TNT. Champions for Change will feature Mickelson and Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Famer Charles Barkley facing three-time NBA Champion Stephen Curry, a near scratch golfer, and two-time Super Bowl Champion Peyton Manning in modified alternate shot match play at Stone Canyon Golf Club in…

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November 25-28 SWAC women’s basketball schedule

Here is the SWAC women’s schedule from November 25-28 Upcoming SWAC Women’s Basketball Games  Wednesday, November 25Grambling State at Florida– 12:00 pm SEC NetworkAlcorn State at Southeastern Louisiana– 1:00 pm ESPN+ Friday, November 27Alabama A&M at Southern Miss– 3:00 pmTexas Southern at Tulane– 5:00 pm ESPN+ UAPB at Arkansas State– 6:00 pm ESPN+ Saturday, November 28 Alabama A&M at Troy– 2:00 pm C-USA TV Philander Smith College at Prairie View A&M– 3:00 pm  All times listed Central Standard Time (CST) Game dates and times are subject to change 2020-21 Composite Schedule2020-21 Preseason Predicted…

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SWAC Men’s Basketball November 25-28 schedule

From the Southwestern Athletic Conference : Here is the schedule of the this week’s SWAC Men’s Basketball : Wednesday, November 25Prairie View A&M vs. UALR– 12:00 pm ESPN3Alcorn State at UAB– 2:30 pm C-USA TVGrambling State at Grand Canyon– 6:00 pm ESPN3Texas Southern at Washington State- 6:00 pm PAC-12 NetworkMississippi Valley State at Arkansas– 6:30 pm SEC NetworkUAPB at Marquette– 9:00 pm FS1  Thursday, November 26 Mississippi Valley State at North Texas– 7:00 pm C-USA TV Friday, November 27 Prairie View A&M at Evansville– 12:00 pm ESPN3Grambling State at Arizona– 2:00 pm…

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#SWAC100 Profile: Southern University

From the Southwestern Athletic Conference: As the nation’s only historically black college system with five campuses in Louisiana’s three largest cities, Southern University and A&M College (SUBR) has a rich history that is filled with pride, excellence and resiliency. Southern originally began in New Orleans, Louisiana in 1880, after a group of black politicians, P.B.S. Pinchback, Theophile T. Allain, and Henry Demas petitioned the State Constitutional Convention in 1879, in order to establish an institution of higher learning for “colored people.” The following year, Southern came into existence and was…

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FAMU Women’s Hoops Opts out of 2020-21

From Florida A&M Sports Information: TALLAHASSEE| The Florida A&M University (FAMU) women’s basketball team will not compete this 2020-21 season due to concerns with COVID-19.  The NCAA directed all member schools to provide student-athletes with an option to “opt-out” of competition this year due to concerns of the virus. In doing so, the NCAA will allow the student-athletes to keep that year of eligibility.   The Rattlers began preseason camp with a limited number of players on the roster. With the recent spike in COVID-19 cases, it has been determined that moving…

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