Alabama A&M names Otis Hughley Jr as 10th Men’s Basketball Head Coach

via Joshua L. Darling, AAMU Sports Information Director Alabama A&M Director of Athletics Bryan Hicks has announced the hiring of Olympic and former National Basketball Association (NBA) coach Otis Hughley, Jr. as the Bulldogs head men’s basketball coach on Monday, April 18. “First, I would like to thank the search committee for their tireless work in conducting a national search for our next head men’s basketball coach,” said Hicks. “Not only does Otis bring a wealth of experience at every level possible, but he also knows Alabama having gone to school and coached in the…

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Alabama A&M advances, defats FAMU 61-56 in SWAC quarters

Courtesy of Terrisa Mark, Assistant Sports information Director, AAMU 61 AAMU 56 FAMU Team 1 2 F AAMU 22  39  61 FAMU 25  31  56 No. 5 Alabama A&M (12-17, 10-8 SWAC) delivered an offense barrage in the second half to defeat No. 4 Florida A&M (13-17, 11-7 SWAC) with a 61-56 decision in a Southwestern Athletic Conference Tournament Quarterfinal and an NCAA Division I men’s basketball game on Thursday, March 5. The win advances the Bulldogs to the semifinals for the first time since March 14, 2014. Junior forward Jalen Johnson (Indianapolis, Ind.)…

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Coleman leads Grambling to victory over Alabama A&M

Courtesy of Grambling State Athletic Communications Justice Coleman scored 12 of her team-high 19 points in the first half as the Grambling State University women’s basketball team advanced to the Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) Women’s Basketball Tournament Semifinals with a 62-54 victory over Alabama A&M on Wednesday at Bartow Arena.  Grambling State (14-16), which used a 9-0 run in the fourth quarter to move past Alabama A&M, advances on the 2022 Cricket SWAC Women’s Basketball Tournament Semifinals as the seventh seed and will face the winner of Alabama State (third…

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January 25 SWAC Women’s Basketball Honorees

From the Southwestern Athletic Conference: The Southwestern Athletic Conference has tabbed Alabama A&M’s Dariauna Lewis and Jackson State’s Ameshya Williams-Holliday for SWAC Women’s Basketball Weekly Honors for their outstanding performances during this past week of conference play. Player of the Week– Dariauna Lewis, Alabama A&M Lewis had back-to-back dominating double-double performances this past week. Against Texas Southern she scored 26 points while collecting 18 rebounds. Versus Prairie View A&M Lewis she contributed 27 points for the Lady Bulldogs while also tallying 10 rebounds. For the week she averaged 26.5 points per game…

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