Morehouse releases 2019-20 Basketball schedule

From Morehouse Athletics: 2019-20 SCHEDULE ATLANTA, Ga. – Fall is approaching, which means that basketball fans are in luck. The Morehouse College basketball team has announced its 2019-20 schedule. This year, there will be 15 home games and 12 away. The schedule is highlighted by a trip to Winston-Salem, North Carolina as the Maroon Tigers compete in the SIAC-CIAA challenge on November 15-16 against Shaw University and Winston-Salem State University. The Maroon and White tip-off the season with an away exhibition contest against the University of Alabama-Birmingham on Nov. 1. MHC…

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‘Buddy Bowl’ ends in defeat for Grambling

By: Candice Dixson, Sports Information Staff  Story Links RUSTON, La. l J’Mar Smith threw for 220 yards, including one touchdown, as Louisiana Tech’s football team delivered a 20-14 victory over Grambling State on Saturday afternoon at Joe Aillet Stadium.  “I thought we did some good things, but we got to play better,” said Grambling State Head Coach Broderick Fobbs.  “We have to finish. We had an opportunity, several opportunities, but we didn’t take advantage of them today.” Saturday afternoon’s game paid homage to Orville Kince (O.K. “Buddy”) Davis, a native of Ruston who…

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Albany State’s women basketball signs first for ‘19-20 class

From thesiac.com : Courtesy of Albany State Athletics ALBANY, Ga. – Albany State University women’s basketball has signed Colorado native Yolanda Fason as its first incoming freshman for the 2019-2020 season, head coach Robert Skinner announced. Fason, a 5-foot-11 forward for Cherokee Trail High School in Aurora, Colorado, is averaging 5.0 points and 5.3 rebounds so far in her senior campaign. She has also competed for the Colorado Lady Swoosh AAU team, where she averaged 7.2 points and shot 52 percent from the field.  “Yolanda is a very complete player, that can play…

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Albany State opens conference play with win over Central State

  Courtesy of Albany State Athletics:   ALBANY, Ga. – Albany State University opened the Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SIAC) season with a 79-71 win over Central State University at the Arena on West Campus on Nov. 24. The Golden Rams opened the game with a 22-6 advantage and led by as many as 16 points during the first half. Orion Monford closed the gap in the final minute of the first half to shave Albany State’s lead down to 47-41. Dwight Richards, Jr., cut the game down to two…

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SWAC Football Week 5 Honors

From SWAC.org:   BIRMINGHAM, ALA. – Prairie View A&M redshirt junior quarterback Jalen Morton, Prairie View A&M redshirt senior defensive lineman Willie Green, Alcorn State junior kicker Corey McCullough and Alcorn State junior running back De’Shawn Waller were all named the Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) Football Players of the Week in week five of the season for their outstanding play.   OffensivePrairie View A&M Jalen Morton (R-JR, QB, Arlington, Texas) Morton secured the honor for a second consecutive week after he accounted for 341 yards and three touchdowns in the…

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MEAC Football Week 5 Football Honors

From meacsports.com:   Norfolk State University quarterback Juwan Carter was selected as the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) Offensive Player of the Week, the conference announced today. Bethune-Cookman’s Kennedy Ndukwe was named Defensive Player of the Week honors while North Carolina A&T State’s Malik Johnson received Offensive Lineman of the Week honors. Norfolk State’s Brandon Savage was tabbed Rookie of the Week while Florida A&M punter Chris Faddoul was named Specialist of the Week.   OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK Juwan Carter Norfolk State QB 6-0 | 175 | So. | Richmond,…

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MEAC week 5 football recap

from meacsports.com:   Visit the MEAC Scoreboard Here Norfolk State 54, Delaware State 28 Florida A&M 55, N.C. Central 14 Bethune-Cookman 35, Savannah State 20         Norfolk State 54, Delaware State 28 NORFOLK, Va. – Juwan Carter passed for a career-high 318 yards and accounted for four touchdowns, and the Norfolk State defense scored twice on its own to lead the Spartans to a convincing 54-28 win over Delaware State in the MEAC opener for both schools on Saturday at Dick Price Stadium. Box Score | Recap    …

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SIAC week 5 football recap

Visit the SIAC Football Scoreboard Here Football Scores: Tuskegee 17, Lane 8 Miles 24, Albany State 30 Allen University 6, Clark Atlanta 31 Benedict 24, Central State 14 Morehouse 23, Kentucky State 21 Virginia University at Lynchburg 31, Fort Valley State 14 –     Tuskegee 17, Lane 8 TUSKEGEE, Ala. – The Tuskegee University football team held Lane College scoreless through three quarters before finally giving up a touchdown in the final five minutes of the game, on its way to a 17-8 victory Saturday afternoon at Cleve Abbott…

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Update on Christion Abercrombie

Yesterday we brought you the awful injury that befell Tennessee State linebacker Christion Abercrombie. He passed out on the sideline in the first half of the Tigers’ game against Vanderbilt. He was taken to Vanderbilt University Medical Cneter for emergency surgery and has been ICU since then. TSU just released an update on Christion’s condition on their Instagram. According to the update, Abercrombie remains in critical condition.   View this post on Instagram ‪Update on Christion Abercrombie – September 30, 2018 ‬ A post shared by TSUTigers (@tsutigers) on Sep…

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Albany State downs Miles 30-24

Saturday’s game between the Albany State Golden Rams and the Golden Bears of Miles College started at 8:05, a little more than an hour later than its scheduled 7p.m. kickoff time due to lightning and heavy rain. Once the game got going, Albany State, powered by their rushing attack, which racked up 303 yards on the evening, was able to defeat Miles 30-24. After neither team could accomplish anything on either of their first two offensive possessions, Miles converted their 9-play, 35-yard drive into points via a 33-yard Jackson Spradlin…

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