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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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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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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Miles defeats Oakwood 65-50

Courtesy of Miles College Athletics : On the night that players from the Miles’ 2018-19 men’s basketball team received their rings for winning the SIAC title, the current band of Golden Bears showed why they could very well do it again this season. Miles opened a 15-point lead in the first half, watched as it nearly all went away early in the second half, then turned the screws on the defensive end to post a 65-50 win over Oakwood Monday night at Knox-Windham Gymnasium. Avery Brown scored a game-high 15…

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