Coach Prime’s daughter signs NIL deal

The daughter of Deion Sanders, Alabama A&M guard Shelomi Sanders, has signed a NIL deal with Dexcom U. Dexcom U is the NIL arm of Dexcom, the company is a “pioneer in continuous glucose monitoring (CGM). CGM is a way of observing and checking glucose levels via a small wearable device.  Dexcom U is the NIL arm of Dexcom and touts itself as “the only NIL program dedicated to supporting college athletes with diabetes.” The program shines a light on collegiate athletes with diabetes and has a goal of inspiring…

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Alabama A&M defeats Austin Peay 81-71

title image via Carlton Rice Courtesy of Brian Howard, Assistant AD for Communications, Alabama A&M Athletics CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. | The Alabama A&M University men’s basketball shot over 53 percent from the floor in the opening half and led by as many as 17 points as the Bulldogs stunned Austin Peay, 81-71, during the Hugh Durham Classic in the CollegeInsider.com Postseason Tournament, presented by BSN SPORTS, on Wednesday night at the F&M Bank Arena. Alabama A&M (12-22) advances to semifinals and will travel to Norfolk State for the John McLendon Classic on…

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Second half surge power Alabama A&M past FAMU

title image via BPO+ Digital Media Courtesy of Brian Howard, Assistant AD for Communications, Alabama A&M Athletics 61 Final Feb. 03, 2024 73 Winner Team 1 2 F Florida A&M 34  27  61 Alabama A&M 30  43  73 HUNTSVILLE, Ala. | The Alabama A&M University men’s basketball team had four players in double figures as the Bulldogs used a big second half to end a five-game losing streak with a 73-61 victory over Florida A&M on Saturday in a Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) game a the AAMU Event Center. Alabama A&M…

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Alabama A&M blown out by Georgia Tech, 70-49

title image via Georgia Tech Athletics Courtesy of Brian Howard, Assistant AD for Communications, Alabama A&M Athletics ATLANTA, Ga. | The Alabama A&M University men’s basketball team could not get much going offensively, struggling from the floor by shooting nearly 28 percent as the Bulldogs fell, 70-49, to Georgia Tech on Saturday afternoon at McCamish Pavilion.  Alabama A&M (1-7), which went nearly six minutes without a basket late in the first half as Georgia Tech, which shot 47.8 percent from the floor in the opening period, took a 17-point lead (32-15).…

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Tennessee State comes up short in overtime against Alabama A&M, 85-83

title image via Tennessee State Athletics Courtesy of Tennessee State Athletics 83 TSU 85 Winner AAMU Team 1 2 OT 1 F TSU 37  38  8  83 AAMU 29  46  10  85 HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – The Tennessee State men’s basketball team out-rebounded the Alabama A&M Bulldogs 42-41, but fell 85-83 on the road Wednesday. The Tigers (5-3) had four players score in double figures, led by Kinyon Hodges, who had 19 points, six rebounds, four assists and five steals. Ej Bellinger added 19 points and Christian Brown helped out with 17 points and seven rebounds…

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SWAC announces officiating errors were made in Alabama A&M v Alabama State Men’s hoops game

Courtesy of the Southwestern Athletic Conference BIRMINGHAM, Ala.- The Southwestern Athletic Conference, upon review of the closing seconds of regulation during the Alabama A&M at Alabama State men’s basketball game, has announced an incorrect adjudication of the playing rules. Alabama State’s Eric Coleman converted a successful three-point shot attempt with 4.1 seconds on the game clock subsequently giving ASU a 53-51 lead. Upon the officials’ review of the play, it was determined that a flagrant 1 foul occurred prior to the shot attempt with 6.9 seconds remaining in regulation. The successful…

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UAPB gets by Alabama A&M, 60-57

Courtesy of UAPB Athletics 57 AAMU 60  UAPB Team 1 2 3 4 F AAMU 14  9  23  11  57 UAPB 22  10  16  12  60 PINE BLUFF, AR —The University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff women’s basketball team kept Alabama A&M to just 8.3 percent from beyond the arc in a 1-for-12 shooting performance on the way to a 60-57 win against the Bulldogs at home Monday. The Lady Lions had three players score in double figures, led by Maya Peat, who had 18 points and four blocks. Jelissa Reese…

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Alabama A&M looks to keep wins rolling against Florida A&M

Courtesy of Alabama A&M Athletics HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – The Alabama A&M women’s basketball program will head to Tallahassee this weekend looking to build on momentum with a meeting against Florida A&M inside the Al Lawson Center on Saturday afternoon.  The Bulldogs (8-9, 6-1 SWAC) are currently tied for first place in the conference standings and have won three consecutive games, starting with the neutral site victory over rival Alabama State (Jan. 16), followed by home wins over Texas Southern (Jan. 21) and Prairie View A&M (Jan. 23). A&M boasts one the league’s top…

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SWAC Hoops: Alabama A&M Lady Bulldogs keep winning going with 63-56 defeat of Alcorn

Courtesy of Alabama A&M Athletics 63  AAMU 56 Alcorn Team 1 2 3 4 F AAMU 13  18  11  21  63 Alcorn 11  17  8  20  56 Alabama A&M women’s basketball (5-8, 3-0 SWAC) continued their strong play on the road on Saturday afternoon as they took down Alcorn State, 63-56, inside of the Davey L. Whitney Complex. The game started slowly on both ends, as the Braves opened the scoring at the 7:40 mark of the first quarter. The Bulldogs got on the board nearly a minute later but trailed 6-3…

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Alabama A&M women’s hoops gets road win over Central Arkansas, 53-51

Courtesy of Alabama A&M Athletics 53  AAMU 51 UCA Team 1 2 3 4 F AAMU 14  14  10  15  53 UCA 11  15  17  8  51 The BasicsScore: Alabama A&M University 53  – University of Central Arkansas 51Record: AAMU (2-8, 0-0 SWAC), UCA (5-6, 0-0 ASUN)Location: Conway, Ark. – Farris CenterAttendance: 212 CONWAY, Ark. – The Alabama A&M women’s basketball team finished 2022 with a road win at Central Arkansas on Thursday afternoon, 53-51. The Lady Bulldogs improve to 2-8, 0-0 SWAC, while the Sugar Bears fall to 5-6, 0-0 ASUN. Turning PointTrailing 51-42…

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