Albany State basketball adds eight in 2022 recruiting class

The Albany State University men’s babasketball added eight new players as part of their 2022 recruiting class. ASU brought in players from the prep and high school levels, community College and three D-1 transfers. “We are excited with the 2022 men’s basketball recruiting class that is coming to Albany State University. We look forward to the challenge of competing in the SIAC.” Patrick Gayle, Albany State men’s basketball head coach Here is the full recruiting class: Andy Antoine; 6’9 So. F Advance Prep, Hillsborough CCAndy is a skilled forward that…

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Albany State’s Jordan Simpson named to BOXTOROW All-American Team

Courtesy of Albany State Athletics As the 2021-22 college basketball season begins to wind down, BOXTOROW releases its 13th annual Division II HBCU All-America teams. West Virginia State guard Glen Abrams has been named BOXTOROW Division II Player of the Year. The graduate student from Chicago, Ill. finished seventh in the Mountain East Conference in scoring (19.6), led the conference in three-point field goals made per game (3.0), averaged 4.0 rebounds per game, and averaged 3.0 assists per game. He scored 30 or more points in a game four times,…

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Albany State advances to SIAC Semis

The Albany State women’s basketball team defeated tthe Dragons of Lane College 68-57 to advance to the semi-finals of the SIAC women’s basketball tournament From Albany State Athletics. Kashay Hankerson led the Golden Rams with 23 points in 24 minutes off the bench.  Starting point guard Kayla Milner contributed with 16 points, 2 assist and 2 steals. In the Semi-Finals, the Golden Rams will face a Savannah State Tigers team that beat them twice during the regular season.  On January 29, the Tigers defeated the Golden Rams 72-54.  On February 7, the Tigers beat…

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Albany State Basketball splits with Allen

It was an up-and-down day for Albany State basketball against Allen University as the Golden Rams split their matchup with the Yellow Jackets. The men’s team were victorious 74-64, while the ASU women came up short in overtime 66-59. Jordan Simpson lead the way for men, putting in 20 points and grabbing 11 boards. Khalif Napolean chipped in wth 15 points and pulled in 9 rebounds of his own; Malik Parker also contributed 15 points and dished out 4 assists. Darius Williams led Allen with 22 points in a losing…

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Albany State swept in basketball doubleheader

Courtesy Dr. Earnest Brown , ASU Athletics The Albany State Golden Rams were swept by the Clark-Atlanta Panthers on Monday at the ASU East Campus.   In the women’s game, the Panthers won 62-61.  The Panthers jumped out to a 20-14 lead at the end of the 1st quarter.  But, the Golden Rams outscored the Panthers 18-6 in the 2nd quarter.  At the half, the Golden Rams led 32-26. The Panthers attacked the Golden Rams on the inside in the 3rd quarter and cut the Golden Rams lead to 1 point…

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Albany State falls late to Columbus State 78-75

The Albany State University Men’s basketball team ( 7-14, 5-7) suffered a tough loss to the Cougars of Columbus State University ( 14-6, 5-5) Monday evening. The Golden Rams were up 36-34 at the end of the first half and would continue to hold the advantage in the second half, pushing the lead to 17 points at 55-38 when Maxwell Harris sank a pair of free throws with 13:46 to go in the contest. Over the ensuing nearly twelve minutes, Columbus State would outscore Albany State 37-20, tying the game…

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Albany State v Savannah State Men’s basketball game postponed

Saturday’s men’s basketball game between Savannah State and Albany State has been postponed by SSU due to COVID-19 protocols. However the women’s game between the two schools will play their game as scheduled this Saturday at Tiger Arena with tip=off scheduled for 1p.m.

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Albany State splits double header with Fort Valley

Courtesy Albany State University Athletics: After leading 44-43 at the end of the 3rdquarter, the Golden Rams exploded in the 4thquarter to escape Fort Valley with a 65-55 win over the Wildcats.  The Golden Rams have now won 5 out of their last 6 games. The Golden Rams only shot 33.3% from the field and 28% from the 3-point line in the game.  But, the Golden Rams pressure defense forced the Wildcats into committing 24 turnovers. The Golden Rams recipe to success continued today as their scored 30 points in the paint…

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Golden Rams beat up on Carver College, 91-55

Courtesy of Albany State University Athletics The Golden Rams got back into the win column after defeating Carver College 91-55 at the ASU West Arena on a cold, rainy night in Albany, Georgia. The Golden Rams were able to establish an early 44-31 advantage at the half.  The Golden Rams shot 56% from the field while making 6 out of 11 3-point field goal attempts in the half. The Golden Rams continued to shoot the ball extremely well in the 2nd half as they outscored Carver (47-22).  With the win, the Golden Rams…

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Albany State Basketball swept by Tuskegee

The Albany State men’s and women’s basketball teams both came up on the losing side of the equation when they met up with the Golden Tigers of Tuskegee on Monday. Here is the recap from asugoldenrams: The Albany State Golden Rams men and women basketball teams lost to the Tuskegee Golden Tigers on Monday in a match up of longtime SIAC foes. In the women’s game, Tuskegee defeated Albany State 69-45.  The Golden Rams fell to 2-8 on the season.  After trailing by only 3 points at the end of the…

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