SIAC Basketball Week 2 Players of the Week

From the SIAC : The Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SIAC) has announced its men’s and women’s basketball Players of the Week. For women, Ay’Anna Bey (Benedict) was named Player of the Week, while Taylor Christmas (Benedict) earned Newcomer of the Week. For men, Raymon Adams (Central State) was named Player of the Week, while K.J. Doucet (Fort Valley State) earned Newcomer of the Week, released by the league office on Tuesday. Women’s Basketball PLAYER OF THE WEEK – Ay’Anna Bey, BenedictForward  |  Senior  |  Blackwood, NJ In 2 games, Bey averaged 16.5 points, 8 rebounds, 4 assists, 1.5 steals, as Benedict went 1-1. Had 22 points, 8 rebounds, 3…

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Week 1 SIAC basketball players of the week

from the SIAC: The Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SIAC) has announced its men’s and women’s basketball Players of the Week. For women, La’Quanza Glover (Edward Waters) was named Player of the Week, while Imani Williams (Miles) earned Newcomer of the Week. For men, Roger Davis (Miles) was named Player of the Week, while Raymon Adams (Central State) earned Newcomer of the Week, released by the league office on Tuesday. Women’s Basketball PLAYER OF THE WEEK – La’Quanza Glover, Edward WatersGuard/Forward  |  Graduate Student  |  Jacksonville, Fla. Glover scored 22 Points and 13 rebounds in a 107-55 win over Paine College. NEWCOMER OF THE WEEK– Imani Williams, MilesForward  |  Freshman  |  Kankakee, IL Williams averaged…

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SIAC Football Week 9 Players of the Week

From the SIAC: Week 9: Football Players of the Week ATLANTA, Ga. (November 1, 2021) – Eric Phoenix (Benedict) was named Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SIAC) Football Offensive Player of the Week, while N’Ktavious Floyd (Miles) earned Defensive Player of the Week, released by the league office on Monday. Rigoberto Tinoco (Benedict) was also tabbed Special Teams Player of the Week alongside, Jamal Holloway (Central State) who earned Newcomer of the Week. OFFENSIVE – Eric Phoenix, Benedict , Quarterback  |  6’3  |  Sophomore  |  Savannah, Ga. Phoenix completed 27-of-34 passes for 280 yards and 3 TDs against Clark Atlanta in a 24-21 victory. The Savannah, Ga. native had one interception, and…

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Benedict gets by Clark-Atlanta 24-21 game-winning field goal

from the SIAC ATLANTA, Ga. – Benedict used a field goal as time expired to defeat Clark Atlanta 24-21 in SIAC play on Saturday afternoon in Panther Stadium.  Rigoberto Tinoco kicked a 17-yard field goal with no time left on the clock to help BC (4-5, 1-4 SIAC) to snap a two-game skid. The Tigers got the ball after a Clark Atlanta punt with 1:29 left in the tied game and drove 51 yards in the final minute and a half to set up the winning score. On offense, the…

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2021-22 SIAC Men’s Basketball preseason honors and predicted order of finish

From the SIAC:  Senior guard Gregg Boyd of Tuskegee has been voted the 2021 Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SIAC) Preseason Player of the Year and senior forward Jaquan Lawrence of LeMoyne-Owen has earned the Preseason Defensive Player of the Year selection, announced Wednesday by the league office. The preseason honors and predicted order of finish are voted on by the league’s head coaches and sports information directors.  Tuskegee has been picked as one of the top teams for the 2021-22 SIAC Men’s Basketball Western Division. The Golden Tigers feature a squad led…

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2021-22 SIAC Women’s Basketball Preseason Honors and Predicted Order of Finish

From the SIAC: Senior forward Ay’Anna Bey of Benedict has been voted the 2021 Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SIAC) Preseason Player of the Year and senior guard Jutoreyia Willis of Tuskegee has earned the Preseason Defensive Player of the Year selection, announced Wednesday by the league office. The preseason honors and predicted order of finish are voted on by the league’s head coaches and sports information directors.  Benedict has been voted as the preseason favorite to win the 2021-22 SIAC Women’s Basketball Eastern Division. The Tigers feature a squad led…

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Chris Paul, the Basketball Hall of Fame and Boost Mobile join forces for the Boost Mobile HBCU Challenge

From Grambling State Athletic Communications: NBA ALL-STAR Chris Paul, the Basketball Hall of Fame, and Boost Mobile Team Up for the  Boost Mobile HBCU Challenge on November 28and 29;   Games to air on ESPN Networks  Two-Day Event to Take Place at the Footprint Center, the Current Home of the Phoenix Suns  Phoenix, Ariz. (September 23, 2021): Today, 11-time NBA All-Star and current Phoenix Suns Point Guard Chris Paul, in partnership with the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame and Boost Mobile, announced the inaugural Boost Mobile HBCU Challenge Hosted by Chris Paul. The first-of-its-kind event for…

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Albany State postpones start of Winter/Spring sports until March 2021

From Albany State University: In consideration of the health and safety of its student-athletes and staff, the Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SIAC) has announced delaying the remainder of winter and spring sports until March 1, 2021. Impacted sports include men’s and women’s basketball, tennis, track and field, baseball, and softball. Albany State University (ASU) agrees with and will follow this decision. ASU’s top priority remains the health, safety, and well-being of our campus community, alumni, and supporters. For more information, please see the official SIAC release.

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SIAC makes announces plans for resumption of 2021 sports

from the SIAC: The Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SIAC), announced that it will seek to cautiously and prudently move forward with the 2021 winter and spring sports schedule.  The SIAC men’s and women’s basketball schedule will begin on January 9 and will feature a 12-14 game conference schedule that will culminate with the SIAC Basketball Championship Tournament featuring all SIAC men and women teams – including recently admitted SIAC member (provisional), Allen University. The spring 2021 season will feature men’s and women’s tennis, golf, men’s and women’s track and field, softball, and…

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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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