SIAC suspends all 2020 Fall sports and championship events

From the SIAC: ATLANTA, Ga. (July 9, 2020) – The Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SIAC) has made the very difficult decision to extend the suspension of all sporting and championship events through the Fall of 2020. This decision was primarily predicated on the overarching concern shared by all SIAC member institutions with regard to the health and safety of our student-athletes, coaches, students, staff, fans and other campus stakeholders. When the initial decision was made by the SIAC to suspend intercollegiate athletics last spring, the conference harbored a measure of cautious…

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2019-20 SIAC Men’s Basketball All-Conference Honourees

From the SIAC : ROCK HILL, South Carolina (March 1, 2020) – The Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SIAC) has announced its annual men’s basketball awards to cap the 2019-2020 regular season. This year’s all-conference teams, which feature ten student-athletes, were voted on by the league’s head coaches and sports information directors. Miles’s Junior forward, Avery Brown, headlines the 2020 SIAC Men’s Basketball All-Conference team as the conference’s leading vote to earn the 2020 SIAC Player of the Year honor. Central State’s freshman shooting guard Darweshi Hunter, was named both Freshman of…

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SIAC announces women’s hoops All-Conference Honours

From the SIAC: ROCK HILL, South Carolina (March 1, 2020) – The Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SIAC) has announced its annual women’s basketball awards to conclude 2019-2020 regular season. This year’s all-conference teams, which feature fifteen student-athletes, were voted on by the league’s head coaches and sports information directors. Benedict’s forward, Ay’Anna Bey, leads the 2020 SIAC Women’s Basketball All-Conference team as the 2020 SIAC Player of the Year. Savannah State’s Ta’Kyla Austin garnished this year’s Newcomer of the Year award, while teammate, Amari Heard captured the SIAC Freshman of the…

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SIAC releases Men’s and Women’s Basketball Tournament Brackets

From the SIAC: ROCK HILL (February 28, 2020) – The Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SIAC) reveals its 2020 conference championship brackets which feature 13 women’s teams and 14 men’s teams vying for the SIAC crown. The women’s bracket will kick off tournament competition on Monday morning at the Rock Hill Indoor Sport & Event Center at 11 a.m. as No. 4 Eastern Division seed, Clark Atlanta, is slated to take on the No. 5 Western Division seed, Lane. Following, the No. 4 Western Division seed, Spring Hill, will face off against the…

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Albany State women’s hoops defeats Clark-Atlanta 64-55

From asugoldenrams.com: 64 ASUW 55CAUWBB Team 1 2 3 4 F ASUW 10 17 19  18  64 CAUWBB 21  9  14  11  5 ATLANTA, Ga. – After leading most of the first half and late into the fourth quarter, Clark Atlanta wasn’t able to hold off Albany State, falling 64-55 Monday at L.S. Epps Gymnasium. On Senior Night, the Lady Panthers (7-17, 5-10 SIAC) were up 53-51 after a layup with 4:16 remaining. But the Lady Panthers couldn’t hit another basket the rest of the game.  Two Mitchell free throws with 14…

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Erica Jones’ season-high powers Kentucky State past Tuskegee

Courtesy of Kentucky State Athletics FRANKFORT, Ky. – Junior Erica Jones scored a season-high 22 points on Saturday to lead Kentucky State to a 68-56 win over Tuskegee University. This was the second time in less than a week Kentucky State matched up against Tuskegee, as the ‘Breds used a 32-point second half to hold off the Golden Tigers; splitting the season series. Along with Jones (South Haven, Miss.), Kentucky State (6-14, 3-10 SIAC) had three others in double figures. Senior Carnethia Brown (Louisville, Ky.) finished with 13 points and showed her pick…

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Week 8 SIAC Basketball Players of the Week

From thesiac.com: ATLANTA, Ga. (January 21, 2020) – The Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SIAC) has announced its men’s and women’s basketball Players of the Week. For women, Le’Andrea Gillis (Savannah State) was named Player of the Week, while Victoria Blankenship (Kentucky State) earned Newcomer of the Week. For men, Chase Shellman (Spring Hill) was named Player of the Week, while Shaq Athie (Kentucky State) earned Newcomer of the Week, released by the league office on Tuesday. Women’s Basketball PLAYER OF THE WEEK – Le’Andrea Gillis, Savannah StateGuard  |  Sophomore  |  Adrian, Ga. Le’Andrea Gillis, the top scorer in the SIAC, led the Lady Tigers to two victories this week over…

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Albany State women’s hoops comes up short against Paine College

From asugoldenrams: 62ALBW 76 PAINE Team 1 2 3 4 F ALBW 17 15 18 12 62 PAINE 18 20 14 24 76 AUGUSTA, Ga. – The fourth quarter of the Albany State University Women’s Basketball contest against Paine College was too much for the Golden Rams in an 76-62 loss in Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference play on Saturday afternoon despite a strong third quarter performance. THE BASICSFINAL | Albany State 62, Paine College 76RECORDS | Albany State 3-13 (1-7), Paine College 6-10 (5-4)LOCATION | Augusta, Ga. (Heal Complex) INSIDE THE BOXSCOREAlexandria…

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Albany State gets in done against Paine 80-63

From asugoldenrams: 80 ALBM 63PAINE Team 1 2 F ALBM 38 42 80 PAINE 31 32 63 AUGUSTA, Ga. – Two first-half runs and a hot-shooting touch from 3-point range in the opening half from Albany State University were the difference on Saturday afternoon, as the Paine College men’s basketball team fell, 80-63, at home. Paine dropped to 1-13 and 1-8 in the SIAC, while Albany State improved to 10-8 and 7-2 in conference action.  Senior Randy McClure paced the Golden Rams in scoring, with a double-double performance tallying 18 points and 12 rebounds…

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Albany State Men’s and Women’s Hoops take on Paine College Saturday

The Albany State University Men’s and Women’s basketball teams are heading to Augusta to take on Paine College in Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SIAC) play. The ladies tip off at 1p.m. EST, while the men will take the court at 3 p.m. EST. Albany State UniversityWomen’s Basketball Site3-12, 1-3 SIACPlayers to Watch:Alexandria James – 15.2 ppg, 3.3 rpg, 2.5 apgCiera Norman – 14.9 ppg, 3.9 rpg, 2.1 apgAlexis Smith – 9.1 ppg, 5.5 rpg, 0.4 apg Paine College    Women’s Basketball Site5-10, 4-4 SIACPlayers to Watch:Keondra Archie – 16.6 ppgAkirah Robinson – 8.1 ppgJasmine…

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