Bowie State Lady Bulldogs get it done against Virginia Union, 54-48

Dr. Jolisa Williams, Asst. AD for Media Relations 48 VUUW 54  BSU-W Team 1 2 3 4 F VUUW 15  8  14  11  48 BSU-W 13  11  15  15  54 BOWIE, MD —  A trio of Bowie State women’s basketball players scored in double figures to feul a deserved 54-48 home victory over the visiting Lady Panthers of Virginia Union (8-10, 2-6 CIAA, 0-3 North) in Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) Northern Division action Saturday afternoon inside A.C. Jordan Arena. Led by sophomore Anii Harris (Ellicott City, MD) with 18 points on 7-of-12 shooting, redshirt…

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Virginia Union stomps Bowie State, 86-60

Courtesy of Virginia Union Sports 86  VUUM 60 BSU-M Team 1 2 F VUUM 50  36  86 BSU-M 26  34  60 Virginia Union University’s Robert Osbornetied his season-high by scoring 33 points as VUU cruised to an 86-60 win over Bowie State University on Saturday, January 21, at Bowie, Md. Osborne also scored 33 points against Livingstone College earlier in the season. VUU’s Raemaad Wright recorded a double-double with 13 points and 11 rebounds while teammate Tahj Harding added 13 points in the win for the Panthers. Virginia Union sophomore Troy Joseph had a career-high of 11…

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Week 10 CIAA Men’s and Women’s Basketball Honors

Courtesy of the CIAA 2022-23 Women’s Basketball Composite Schedule2022-23 Women’s Basketball Conference Leaders (Statistics)2022-23 Women’s Standings 2022-23 Men’s Basketball Composite Schedule2022-23 Men’s Basketball Conference Leaders (Statistics)2022-23 Men’s Standings FOOD LION PLAYERS OF THE WEEKFor the week ending January 16, 2023 FOOD LION WOMEN’S ROOKIE OF THE WEEK #2 Kayiona Willis, Lincoln (PA)(r-Fr., 5-3 Guard – Detroit, MI) In the 83-62 win over Bowie State last week, Kayiona Willis finished with 14 points on five-of-eight shooting as a reserve for the Lions. 14 points by the redshirt freshman from Detroit, MI were tied for second-most on the…

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CIAA Hoops: Shaw Lady Bears squeaks by Johnson C. Smith 70-69 in OT for Coach Jacques Curtis’ 400th victory

Title image via Donald Watkins 69 JCS 70  Shaw Team 1 2 3 4 OT 1 F JCS 14  12  11  21  11  69 Shaw 15  12  13  18  12  70 RALEIGH, NC —Makenzie Pollard put the Shaw women’s basketball team ahead for good with 45 seconds to go in overtime to give the Lady Bears a 70-69 win over the Johnson C. Smith Golden Bulls at historic C.C. Spaulding Gymnasium Wednesday. It was a milestone victory for Head Coach Jacques Curtis, who collected his 400th women’s basketball victory at Shaw. The…

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Bowie State women’s hoops starts 3-game home stand Thursday with Saint Augustine’s

Courtesy of Jolisa Williams, Asst. Athletic Director for Media Relations BOWIE, Md. – Bowie State women’s basketball will be at home for the next three games, beginning Thursday, Jan. 7 against Saint Augustine’s University in Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) cross division action with a 5:30 p.m. tilt inside A.C. Jordan Arena. Game LinksLive Stats | Live Video | Tickets The SeriesThe Bulldogs are 11-5 against the Lady Falcons since 2009. Bowie State owns a seven-game win streak over SAU dating back to 2015-16. The last meeting occurred on Jan. 23, 2022 in Raleigh, N.C.,…

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Week 8 CIAA Basketballers of the Week

Courtesy of the CIAA 2022-23 Women’s Basketball Composite Schedule2022-23 Women’s Basketball Conference Leaders (Statistics)2022-23 Women’s Standings 2022-23 Men’s Basketball Composite Schedule2022-23 Men’s Basketball Conference Leaders (Statistics)2022-23 Men’s Standings FOOD LION MEN’S PLAYER OF THE WEEK #5 Jailen Williams, Claflin(Jr., 6-0 Guard – Salisbury, NC) In the 85-84 overtime win over Clayton State last week, Jailen Williams recorded career-high and game-high totals of 25 points and 13 rebounds. the junior also added a game-high five assists, along with a block and a steal. The Salisbury, NC native shot 9-of-14 from the field and six-of-eight from the free throw line. Tied 81-81…

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Livingstone College basketball player Eric Henderson killed in auto accident

Tragedy has unfortunately touched Livingston College. Monday, Eric Henderson a member of the Livingstone basketball team was killed in a car accident. According to WRAL.com, Henderson was killed in a two-car collision that involved a an off-duty Cumberland County sheriff’s deputy.was travelling west on Highway 13 in Cumberland County , heading back to school, when his car crossed the center line and collided head-on with a pickup truck driven by an off-duty sheriff’s deputy. Officials have indicated that speed may have been a factor in the crash. Henderson was a…

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Livingston College, CIAA mourn the tragic passing of basketball player Eric Henderson

Courtesy of the CIAA: CHARLOTTE, NC (December 27, 2022) — The Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) is mourning the loss of Livingstone College’s Eric Henderson, an honor student and a member of the Blue Bears Men’s Basketball Team. Henderson passed away unexpectedly in a car accident on December 26, 2022. CIAA Commissioner Jacqie McWilliams issued this statement following the tragic death of sophomore student, Eric Henderson: “One of the most profound lessons I’ve learned while leading this great conference is that the tragic loss of one of our student-athletes affects  the entire CIAA family—and…

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Virginia Union Hoops gets past Salem, 75-64

Courtesy of Virginia Union Athletics 64 SALEM 75  VUU-M Team 1 2 F SALEM 26  38  64 VUU-M 38  37  75 Virginia Union University’s Robert Osborne scored 19 points and grabbed 14 rebounds as #14 VUU downed Salem University 75-64 on Saturday, December 10, at Barco-Stevens Hall in Richmond, Va. VUU’s Keleaf Tate and Raemaad Wright each scored 14 points in the game while teammate Devon Sims added 11 points as the Panthers raised their record to 8-1. “It’s always good to get a quality win during finals week,” said VUU Head Men’s Basketball Coach Jay Butler.  “I thought…

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Virginia Union women’s hoops falls to Washington Adventist University, 83-70

Courtesy of Virginia Union Athletics Virginia Union University’s women’s basketball team led Washington Adventist University 39-35 at halftime, but the Shock mounted a fierce comeback to defeat the Lady Panthers 83-70 on Saturday, December 10, in Takoma Park, Md. No stats were available at press time.. “We were not completely focused for this game,” said VUU Head Women’s Basketball Coach Tierra Terry.  “We need to make some major adjustments before we begin conference play to be successful. We did not play team basketball tonight and that resulted in a loss.” The…

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