Albany State Men’s and Women’s Hoops take on Paine College Saturday

The Albany State University Men’s and Women’s basketball teams are heading to Augusta to take on Paine College in Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SIAC) play. The ladies tip off at 1p.m. EST, while the men will take the court at 3 p.m. EST. Albany State UniversityWomen’s Basketball Site3-12, 1-3 SIACPlayers to Watch:Alexandria James – 15.2 ppg, 3.3 rpg, 2.5 apgCiera Norman – 14.9 ppg, 3.9 rpg, 2.1 apgAlexis Smith – 9.1 ppg, 5.5 rpg, 0.4 apg Paine College    Women’s Basketball Site5-10, 4-4 SIACPlayers to Watch:Keondra Archie – 16.6 ppgAkirah Robinson – 8.1 ppgJasmine…

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Coppin State upends Loyola Marymount 74-71

From meacsports: LOS ANGELES, Calif. – Troy Baxter scored a game-high 27 points with five rebounds and two blocks and Morgan State stunned Loyola Marymount  74-71 on Saturday night at Gersten Pavilion. Baxter was 8 of 15 from the field for the Bears (6-8), including 5 of 9 from beyond the arc. Stanley Davis added 12 points and six boards, Malik Miller had nine points and Lagio Grantsaan chipped in eight. Morgan State shot 48 percent from the field compared to 44 percent for LMU and outscored the Lions in the paint by a 26-14 margin. LMU (6-8) trailed 40-32…

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December 7 MEAC Women’s Basketball Recap

From meacsports : Bethune-Cookman 68, Palm Beach Atlantic 45Delaware State 89, Saint Peter’s 66Howard 64, Fairleigh Dickinson 56Norfolk State 77, Hampton 56No. 24 South Dakota 82, Coppin State 44 Bethune-Cookman 68, Palm Beach Atlantic 45 DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Tatum Hayes scored 18 points and Daniella Hatcher 13 as Bethune-Cookman scored the first 16 points en route to a 68-45 victory over Palm Beach Atlantic Saturday in Historic Moore Gym. Hayes, a freshman, was 6-for-10 from 3-point range as the Wildcats (6-1) posted their best start after seven games since the 1985-86…

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SIAC Basketball Week 2 Honorees

From thesiac.com: ATLANTA, Ga. (November 26, 2019) – The Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SIAC) has announced its Men and Women Basketball Players of the Week. For women, Shanassia White (Benedict) was named Player of the Week, while teammate, Wykira Johnson-Kelly (Benedict) earned Newcomer of the Week for the second time. For men, Jordan Little (Kentucky State) was named Player of the Week, while Darweshi Hunter (Central State) earned Newcomer of the Week for the second consecutive week, released by the league office on Tuesday. Women’s Basketball PLAYER OF THE WEEK – Shanassia White, BenedictForward  |  Junior  |  St. Mathews, S.C. In Benedict’s only game last week, White had a double-double with 16…

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FAMU Women’s basketball announces two signings

From Florida A&M Sports Information: TALLAHASSEE, Fla. | Florida A&M University head women’s basketball coach Kevin Lynum announced a pair of signings on Monday. Lynum announced that Malerie Brooks and Tyshonne Tollie have signed with the program. Brooks, a 5-foot-11 guard, is a senior at Camden County High School in Kingsland, Ga.  “Brooks is the type of player that can make an immediate impact in our league,” Lynum said. “She has a high basketball IQ and has the ability to score the ball in a variety of ways. She is a…

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Benedict defeats Limestone College 81-70

from Benedict College Athletics: COLUMBIA, S.C. – The Benedict College Tigers defeated Limestone College 81-70 on Saturday afternoon. Benedict improves to 3-3 on the season, while Limestone College falls to 1-6. Tajh Green led the Tigers with 18 points and seven rebounds. Deon Joyner added 13 points and seven rebounds in only 17 minutes of play, while Joseph Staton contributed with 12 points and five assists. Benedict got off to a strong start, taking an 8-0 lead after four minutes into the first half. Limestone would go on a 12-6…

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Southern falls to Nebraska 93-86

Courtesy of Southern University Athletics: LINCOLN, NE — The Southern men’s basketball team opened up its first of three games in the state of Nebraska Friday night at Pinnacle Bank Arena dropping a heartbreaker in overtime to the Huskers 93-86. Graduate transfer Micah Bradford had a career and season-high 31 points, including 6-of-11 shooting from 3-point range, three rebounds, three steals and three assist to lead three Jaguars in double figures. Senior Darius Williams had his first career double-double and season-high 14 points and 13 rebounds. Freshman Damiree Burns had 14 points and seven rebounds. Sophomore…

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November 19, 2019 MEAC Men’s Basketball Recap

From meacsports : Morgan State 88, Regent 52Youngstown State 66, NC Central 60Bradley 69, Norfolk State 57North Texas 80, North Carolina A&T State 60Pacific 64, Coppin State 60Stanford 76, Maryland Eastern Shore 55 Morgan State 88, Regent 52 Junior forward Lagio Grantsaan led five Bears in double-figures with a game-high 20 points along with 11 rebounds as the Morgan State men’s basketball team defeated the Regent University Royals 88-52 on Tuesday night at Hill Field House. Grantsaan finished the night shooting 8-for-17 from the field, hit a pair of three-pointers and added three assists.  Senior guard Stanley Davis and junior guard Kyson Rawls tallied…

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Southern obliterates Ecclesia College 121-55

courtesy of Southern U. Athletic Media Relations Box Score SU vs Ecclesia  BATON ROUGE, LA –  Freshman Damiree Burns career high of 33 points on 14-of-19 shooting and four steals helped the Jaguars roll to a 121-55 win over Ecclesia College at the F.G. Clark Activity Center on Monday night. Jayden Saddler and Isaiah Rollins each added 12 points for the Jaguars (2-2) while Ahsante Shivers chipped in 11 points on 5-of-7 shooting. Micah Bradfordadded nine points and dished out a team high seven assist. Coming off the bench and making his first…

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Miles defeats Oakwood 65-50

Courtesy of Miles College Athletics : On the night that players from the Miles’ 2018-19 men’s basketball team received their rings for winning the SIAC title, the current band of Golden Bears showed why they could very well do it again this season. Miles opened a 15-point lead in the first half, watched as it nearly all went away early in the second half, then turned the screws on the defensive end to post a 65-50 win over Oakwood Monday night at Knox-Windham Gymnasium. Avery Brown scored a game-high 15…

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