SIAC Week 4 Track and Field Performers of the Week

From thesiac.com : ATLANTA, Ga. (March 26, 2019) – The Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SIAC) has announced its track and field weekly honors, released by the league office on Tuesday. Dedrick Vanover of Morehouse and Yasmine Reynolds of Paine was named this week’s men and women Track Performers of the Week, alongside Shemar Miller of Benedict and Annabel Yates of Spring Hill collected this week’s men and women Field Performers of the Week honor. Women’s Track and Field Track Performer of the Week – Yasmine Reynolds, Paine Reynolds ran personal best times in the 100-meter dash (11.99) and 200-meter dash (24.62) at the Winthrop University Invitational. Reynolds’…

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Benedict College’s James Rice named HBCU Women’s Coach of the Year

Courtesy of Benedict Athletics COLUMBIA, S.C. – Benedict College head women’s basketball coach James Rice has been named HBCU Women’s Basketball Coach of the Year by the website The Undefeated, it was announced Tuesday. The Undefeated surveyed and interviewed 47 players and coaches from 24 HBCUs. Schools from NCAA Division I and Division II and the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics responded to questions. Rice received 26 percent of the votes to edge out Virginia Union’s AnnMarie Gilbert, who had 22 percent. Rice completed his seventh year as head coach of the Lady…

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Lane College wins SIAC Women’s Basketball Tournament

From thesiac.com : Courtesy of Lane Athletics BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (March 2, 2019) – Senior guard Antrice McCoy saw time winding down on the shot clock, drove the lane and, as she was fouled, threw up a prayer. And, someone answered it. After converting the old-fashioned three-point play, Lane College women’s basketball team had a six-point cushion against Kentucky State with 43 seconds remaining as the Lady Dragons downed the Thorobreds 44-42 to win their first-ever SIAC Conference Championship on Saturday evening on the court of the Bill Harris Arena at the Birmingham Crossplex.…

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Day 5 SIAC Basketball Tournament Recap

From thesiac.com : BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (March 1, 2019)– The Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SIAC) kicked off the semifinal round for the 2019 SIAC Basketball Tournament. Game 18 (Women) No. 7 Kentucky State 46, No. 1 Tuskegee 40Box Score | Tuskegee Post Game Conference| Kentucky State Post Game Conference Kentucky State handled business by knocking off top seeded Tuskegee in a thrilling 46-40 overtime win. Senior Brooke Wallace was the Thorobreds only player to notch double-digits with 14 points and 12 rebounds. This will be KSUs fourth championship game appearance since their entrance into the league in…

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2019 SIAC Basketball Quarterfinal Recap

From thesiac.com : BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (February 27, 2019) – The Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SIAC) kicked off day one of the quarterfinals rounds for the 2019 SIAC Basketball Tournament as it featured two No. 1 seeds. Game 10 (Women) No. 1 Tuskegee 72, No. 5 Spring Hill 58Box Score | Tuskegee Press Conference| Spring Hill Press ConferenceWestern division champions, Tuskegee, made their debut in the 2019 SIAC Basketball Tournament defeating Spring Hill, 72-58. Alexis Carter, SIAC Newcomer and Defensive Player of the Year, led Tuskegee’s offensive efforts scoring 32 points to add to Jade Wilson’s 16…

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

From thesiac.com : Birmingham, Alabama(February 23, 2019)– The Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SIAC) reveals its 2019 conference championship brackets which feature 12 women’s teams and 13 men’s teams vying for the SIAC crown. The men’s bracket will kick off tournament competition on Monday afternoon at the Birmingham Crossplex at 1 p.m. as No. 4 eastern division seed, Fort Valley State, is slated to take on the No. 5 western division seed, Tuskegee. Following, the No. 4 western division seed, Kentucky State, will face off against the No. 5 eastern division…

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SIAC Men’s Basketball 2019 All-Conference Awards

From thesiac.com : BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (February 24, 2019) – The Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SIAC) announced its annual men’s basketball awards to cap the 2018-19 season. This year’s all-conference teams, which features fifteen student-athletes, were voted on by the league’s head coaches and sports information directors. Morehouse’s forward, Omar Alston, headlines the 2019 SIAC Men’s Basketball All- Conference team as the conference’s leading vote-getter to earn 2019 SIAC Player of the Year honor. Morehouse’s Robert Andrews who was named Newcomer of the Year. LeMoyne- Owen’s Devin Booker garnered the league’s Freshman…

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SIAC 2019 Women’s Basketball All-Conference Awards

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (February 24, 2019) – The Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference announced its annual women’s basketball awards to cap the 2018-19 season. This year’s all-conference teams, which features fifteen student-athletes, were voted on by the league’s head coaches and sports information directors. Benedict forward, Ay’Anna Bey, headlines the 2019 SIAC Women’s Basketball All- Conference team as the 2019 SIAC Player of the Year. Alexis Carter of Tuskegee was tabbed as this year’s Newcomer of the Year and Defensive Player of the Year while Reagan Jackson of Clark Atlanta was selected as Freshman…

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Benedict Lady Tigers ranked 6th in NCAA South Region Poll

Via Benedict Athletics: COLUMBIA, S.C. – The Benedict College women’s basketball team is ranked sixth in the first official NCAA Division II regional rankings, released by the NCAA. The Lady Tigers, with a 20-5 record against Division II and in-region opponents, are the only SIAC team represented in the top 10. Union College, 22-1, from the Gulf South Conference is ranked No. 1. Eight teams from the South Region will compete in the NCAA Division II National Championship tournament. The conference tournament winners from the SIAC, Gulf South Conference and…

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Kentucky State Ladies’ Basketball defeats Spring Hill 63-60

Courtesy of Kentucky State Athletics MOBILE, AL – The Kentucky State University women’s basketball team shook off a disastrous start to come back and post a 63-60 Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference victory over Spring Hill Monday at the Arthur R. Outlaw Recreation Center. Kentucky State missed nine of its first 10 shots, while Spring Hill connected on seven of its first 11 shots, and when head coach Terrance Slater called a timeout – the Thorobreds trailed 17-2. However, that would be the largest KSU deficit. The Thorobreds trailed by 10 at the…

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