Albany State hoops defeated by Benedict College, 63-54

54 ASU 63  BEN Team 1 2 F ASU 25  29  54 BEN 25  38  63 Albany State put in a valiant effort but ultimately fell to Benedict, 63-54 Monday night in Columbia, SC. The Golden Rams scored the first bucket of the night on a Maurice DIckson layup on their intial possession of the game and led up until the 11:06 mark of the half, when Tim Moore’s layup put the Tigers up 10-9. Benedict showed the way for nearly the rest of the half , until Albany State…

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SIAC 2023 Preseason Softball Honorees

Courtesy of the SIAC The 2023 preseason team returns 14 of the 30 players from the 2022 Baseball All-Conference Teams. Savannah State paced this year’s preseason team with nine selections after closing last season with one of the best records in modern Tigers’ history at 34-12. They led the regular season with a 28-2 conference mark and entered last year’s tournament as the No. 1 seed. The Tigers return 2022 SIAC Player of the Year, Joe Smith, who had an incredible redshirt-junior season. The Brunswick, Georgia native led the Tigers…

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SIAC Announces Preseason Baseball Honours

Courtesy of the SIAC The 2023 preseason team returns 14 of the 30 players from the 2022 Baseball All-Conference Teams. Savannah State paced this year’s preseason team with nine selections after closing last season with one of the best records in modern Tigers’ history at 34-12. They led the regular season with a 28-2 conference mark and entered last year’s tournament as the No. 1 seed. The Tigers return 2022 SIAC Player of the Year, Joe Smith, who had an incredible redshirt-junior season. The Brunswick, Georgia native led the Tigers…

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Albany State basketball takes pair of Ls courtesy of Morehouse

Couretsy of Dr. Earnest Brown, Albany State Athletics The Albany State Golden Rams lost (66-56) to the Morehouse Maroon Tigers on Saturday afternoon at the Forbes Arena in Atlanta, Georgia.  It was the Maroon Tigers second time defeating the Golden Rams this week. With the loss, the Golden Rams are now (6-15) overall and (6-9) in the SIAC while the Maroon Tigers improved to (10-8) overall and (7-6) in the SIAC.  Malik Parker was the lone Golden Ram in double figures.  Parker finished with 19 points in 28 minutes of action for Albany…

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Albany State drops close one to Morehouse, 60-58

The Albany State men’s basketball team, (6-13 6-8 SIAC) had its three-game winning streak halted, and lost a chance to get back to .500 in conference play, by the Maroon Tigers of Morehouse College in closely contested 60-58 matchup Thursday night. After an opening six and a half minutes that saw the teams swap leads 5 times and a tie, Morehouse took a 10-8 lead on a jumper from Ian Williams. For the balance of the half, the Maroon Tigers would shows the way, building as much as a 11-point…

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Albany State’s Stephan Pierre and James Hawkins to play in HBCU Legacy Bowl

Albany State linebacker Stephan Pierre and defensive back James Hawkins were selected to play in the 2023 HBCU Legacy Bowl. After winning the SIAC MVP and Defensive Player of the Year last season, Pierre followed that up with SIAC All-Conference First Team season. The Tallahassee, Florida product recorded 84 total tackles ( 58 solo), 9 tackles for loss, 5 sacks, 1 forced fumble and a 1 fumble recovery. Fayetteville, Georgia’s James Hawkins also was named to the SIAC All-Conference First Team. The senior defensive backs finished the season with 32…

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Courtesy of the SIAC ATLANTA, Ga. (January 24, 2023) – The Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SIAC) has announced its men’s and women’s basketball Players of the Week. For women, Jazmin Grayson (Benedict) was named Player of the Week, while Keyshuna Fair (Allen) earned Newcomer of the Week. For men, Cameron Sembly (Allen) was named Player of the Week, alongside, Deshawn Bartley (Benedict) who earned Newcomer of the Week, released by the league office on Tuesday. Women’s Basketball PLAYER OF THE WEEK –  Jazmin Grayson, Benedict Guard  |  Senior  |  Evergreen, Ala. Grayson scored a career-high 22 points in Benedict’s 72-62 victory over Allen, giving the Lady Tigers a three-game winning streak. Grayson hit…

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Albany State hoops to host Clark-Atlanta Monday

Courtesy of Dr. Earnest Brown, Albany State Athletics The Golden Rams will host the Clark-Atlanta University Panthers in a SIAC Eastern Division showdown at the ASU West Campus on Monday, January 23.  The women will play at 5:30 pm and the men will follow at approximately 7:30 pm. The Golden Rams men are (5-13) overall and (5-7) in the SIAC.  The Golden Rams are currently on a 2-game winning streak.  The Panthers are (5-13) overall and (3-8) in the SIAC.  The Panthers have won 3 out of their last 4 games.…

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Albany State sports HOFer Dr. John I. Davis, Jr. passes at 77

Courtesy of Albany State Athletics: Albany State University’s Sports Hall of Fame member, Dr. John Ira Davis, Jr., passed on January 11, 2023, at the age of 77.  After graduating from Monroe High School, Davis earned a basketball scholarship to attend Albany State College.  Davis had a stellar basketball career as he played for the legendary Coach Robert Rainey.  Davis earned his B.S. Degree in Health & Physical Education in 1969.Davis’ professional career at Albany State College began in 1976, when he accepted the role as the men’s assistant basketball…

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2023 Albany State Baseball season preview

Courtesy of Albany State Atheltics Albany State University is coming off a 32-16 record last year under head coach Scot Hemmings. The Albany State Golden Rams ended their season playing in the SIAC championship game, losing to Spring Hill College 8-7. The Albany State Golden Rams also participated in the Black College World Series in Montgomery, AL. The Rams are looking forward to the 2023 baseball season with a shot at winning the SIAC conference championship and returning to the NCAA regionals. The last time ASU Baseball played in the…

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