Coppin State upends Loyola Marymount 74-71

From meacsports: LOS ANGELES, Calif. – Troy Baxter scored a game-high 27 points with five rebounds and two blocks and Morgan State stunned Loyola Marymount  74-71 on Saturday night at Gersten Pavilion. Baxter was 8 of 15 from the field for the Bears (6-8), including 5 of 9 from beyond the arc. Stanley Davis added 12 points and six boards, Malik Miller had nine points and Lagio Grantsaan chipped in eight. Morgan State shot 48 percent from the field compared to 44 percent for LMU and outscored the Lions in the paint by a 26-14 margin. LMU (6-8) trailed 40-32…

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Southern falls to Wright State on the road

From Southern University Media Relations: DAYTON, OH –  Freshman Damiree Burns and Junior Brendon Brooks each had 16 points for the Jaguars but that wasn’t enough as Southern drops one on the road as Wright State defeated SU 85-62 at the Nutter Center on Thursday night.  Isaiah Rollins contributed eight points and four rebounds and Delor Johnson chipped in six points off the bench, as Southern (3-7) was lead by Burns with a team high nine rebounds. Micah Bradford, Isaiah Rollins, James Edwards and Brendon Brooks each had four rebounds.  SU went…

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Southern falls 72-57 at Akron

from Southern University Media Relations: AKRON, OH –  Senior transfer Amel Kuljuhovic had career and season-high of 18 points but wasn’t enough as Southern’s late charge falls short as Akron defeated SU 72-57 at James A. Rhodes Arena on Sunday afternoon. Montese Blake was the only other Jaguar in double figures contribuiting 13 points off the bench, Southern (3-6) was lead by Kuljuhovic with a team high six rebounds. Lamarcus Lee had five rebounds. Darius Williams had eight points and four rebounds. Damiree Burns had four points and four rebounds off the…

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December 7 MEAC Women’s Basketball Recap

From meacsports : Bethune-Cookman 68, Palm Beach Atlantic 45Delaware State 89, Saint Peter’s 66Howard 64, Fairleigh Dickinson 56Norfolk State 77, Hampton 56No. 24 South Dakota 82, Coppin State 44 Bethune-Cookman 68, Palm Beach Atlantic 45 DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Tatum Hayes scored 18 points and Daniella Hatcher 13 as Bethune-Cookman scored the first 16 points en route to a 68-45 victory over Palm Beach Atlantic Saturday in Historic Moore Gym. Hayes, a freshman, was 6-for-10 from 3-point range as the Wildcats (6-1) posted their best start after seven games since the 1985-86…

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SIAC Basketball Week 2 Honorees

From thesiac.com: ATLANTA, Ga. (November 26, 2019) – The Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SIAC) has announced its Men and Women Basketball Players of the Week. For women, Shanassia White (Benedict) was named Player of the Week, while teammate, Wykira Johnson-Kelly (Benedict) earned Newcomer of the Week for the second time. For men, Jordan Little (Kentucky State) was named Player of the Week, while Darweshi Hunter (Central State) earned Newcomer of the Week for the second consecutive week, released by the league office on Tuesday. Women’s Basketball PLAYER OF THE WEEK – Shanassia White, BenedictForward  |  Junior  |  St. Mathews, S.C. In Benedict’s only game last week, White had a double-double with 16…

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Southern defeats IUPUI 83-77

From Southern University Media Relations: OMAHA, NE –  Juniors Lamarcus Lee and Montese Blake each had career and season-highs of 17 points that helped Southern defeat IUPUI 83-77 at Baxter Arena on Tuesday night in the final round of the Cayman Island Classic – Mainland Tournament. Brendon Brooks had a season-high 14 points off the bench for the Jaguars (3-4) while Damiree Burns chipped in nine points and team high 13 rebounds. Darius Williams had eight points and eight rebounds along with Amel Kuljuhovic who also chipped in eight points and had two…

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Florida A&M Basketball signs Jai Clark

From Florida A&M Sports Information: TALLAHASSEE, Fla. | Florida A&M University head men’s basketball coach Robert McCullum announced the signing of Jai Clark on Tuesday. Clark, who played at Apopka High School in Apopka, Fla., comes to FAMU from Indian River State College. Last season as a freshman, the 6-foot-3 guard, averaged 14.9 points, 1.9 rebounds and 1.3 assists in 31 games played. He shot 42.5 percent from the floor, 43.0 percent from behind the 3-point line and 78.6 percent from the free-throw line. In addition, Clark was named First-Team All-Conference…

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Norfolk State ends Fort Myers tournament with Caldwell, Monmouth

From Mike Bello, Norfolk State University Assistant SID WEST LONG BRANCH, N.J. – Norfolk State will finish out the Fort Myers Tip-Off Tournament with two games in two days at Monmouth. Up first, the Spartan men’s basketball team faces Caldwell University on Tuesday in the first game of a doubleheader. Tip-off is set for 5 p.m. at OceanFirst Bank Center. Monmouth and Radford will play right after. NSU will then take on Monmouth on Wednesday night at 7. Media CoverageFans can catch both games live on ESPN+, available through the ESPN app,…

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Benedict defeats Limestone College 81-70

from Benedict College Athletics: COLUMBIA, S.C. – The Benedict College Tigers defeated Limestone College 81-70 on Saturday afternoon. Benedict improves to 3-3 on the season, while Limestone College falls to 1-6. Tajh Green led the Tigers with 18 points and seven rebounds. Deon Joyner added 13 points and seven rebounds in only 17 minutes of play, while Joseph Staton contributed with 12 points and five assists. Benedict got off to a strong start, taking an 8-0 lead after four minutes into the first half. Limestone would go on a 12-6…

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Spring Hill edges Albany State 69-66

Courtesy of Spring Hill Athletics: ALBANY, Ga. – The Spring Hill College (SHC) women’s basketball opened the Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SIAC) portion of their season with a 69-66 victory over the Albany State University (ASU) Golden Rams in The Arena at West Campus on Saturday afternoon. SHC used outside shooting to take a quick 6-1 lead over the Golden Rams (0-4, 0-1 SIAC East) and switched to an inside game to maintain a 21-18 advantage at the end of the 1st period. ASU rallied to take a 34-33 lead into the locker…

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