Langston extends win-streak to four with 72-67 win over OCU

Courtesy of Kyle Taylor – Langston Sports Information, Langston University Athletics 72  LU 67 OCU Team 1 2 F LU 28  44  72 OCU 30  37  67 EDMOND, Okla. – The No. 3 Langston University Lions pushed their win streak to four games by knocking off Oklahoma City University 72-67 on Thursday night. Despite suiting up a depleted roster, the Lions never wavered. Leading 64-63 with 2:04 remaining, the Lions collected back-to-back free throws from Cortez Mosley. The Langston defense held the Stars in check the rest of the way and…

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FAMU is giving away a free pair of FAMU Lebrons at their next basketball game

Florida A&M students, alumni or fans who live in the Tallahassee area tomorrow will have even more of a reason to attend the Rattlers’ next game. FAMU is taking on Alabama A&M in a doubleheader Saturday, January 28 for Coaches v Cancer/ Sneaker Night. The women tip off at 2:00 PM EST , with the men tipping off a 4 PM EST. One lucky attendee will receive a pair of FAMU Lebrons that will be given away that night. In order to enter, attendees are asked to take a picture…

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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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Clay’s big night not enough as SEMO hangs 92-75 loss on Tennessee State

Courtesy of Tennessee State Athletics 75 TSU 92  SEMO Team 1 2 F TSU 44  31  75 SEMO 43  49  92 CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. — Graduate student Jr. Clay finished with a game-high 26 points and 14 assists, but the Tennessee State men’s basketball team fell 92-75 to the SEMO Redhawks on Thursday evening at the Show Me Center.  The Tigers (11-11, 3-6) had three players score in double figures, led by Jr. Clay, who put together a double-double with 26 points and 14 assists. Dedric Boyd tacked on 13 points and Zool Kuethchipped in as well…

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Florida Memorial ends 5-game losing streak with 83-62 win over Keiser

Courtesy of Habtom Keleta – Assistant Athletics Director for Commuincations, Florida Memorial Athletics 63 Keiser 13-9, 6-5 82  Florida Memorial 11-11, 2-8 Team 1 2 F Keiser 29  34  63 Florida Memorial 37  45  82 MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. |Florida Memorial won a much needed conference contest, snapping a 5-game skid as the Lions smashed Keiser 82-63 at the FMU Wellness Center. FMU guard Rod Boggan played a huge role in the victory, scoring a team-high 17 points to go along with five boards and five assists, but it was Long Island native Tavin Pierre-Philippe who produced…

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Tennessee State women’s hoops drop kicked by SEMO 77-59

59 TSU 77  SEMO Team 1 2 3 4 F TSU 12  15  9  23  59 SEMO 27  11  16  23  77 It was not a successful night at the office for the Tennessee State Lady Tigers fell to the Red hawks of Southeast Missouri, 77-59. After an opening 99 seconds that saw Tennessee State take the lead on two separate occasions, the Red Hawks took the lead and controlled the quarter, bolstered by shooting 10-15 from the field (66.6%) and 3-4 (75%) from downtown, SEMO would build a 15-point…

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West Virginia State comes up short in overtime v Fairmont

Courtesy of James Garcia, Sports Information Director, West Virginia State Atheltics 78 WVSt 85  FairSt Team 1 2 OT 1 F WVSt 29  45  4  78 FairSt 39  35  11  85 FAIRMONT, W.Va. – The No. 24 West Virginia State men’s basketball team (15-4, 9-4 MEC) suffered its third-straight defeat to Fairmont State (15-4, 10-3 MEC) by a final score of 85-78 on Wednesday night at the Feaster Center. The Yellow Jackets trailed by as much as 21 points midway through the second half and came all the way back to…

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West Virginia State women’s hoops ranked nationally for first time in program history

Courtesy of James Garcia, Sports Information Director INSTITUTE, W.Va. – After knocking off two nationally-ranked opponents last week, including No. 2 Glenville State, the West Virginia State women’s basketball team is ranked in both major national Division II polls for the first time in school history. The Yellow Jackets are currently ranked at No. 18 in the D2SIDA National Media Poll and No. 23 in the WBCA National Coaches Poll. Since becoming a member of NCAA Division II in 1997, West Virginia State came closest to breaking into the Top 25…

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Jr. Clay named OVC Co-Player of the Week

Courtesy of Tennessee State Athletics Tennessee State men’s basketball graduate student Jr. Clay was named the OVC Co-Player of the Week, as announced by the league office on Monday.  On Saturday, Clay became the 20th OVC’s 2,000-Point Club member last week, hitting the mark with a 33-point performance at Little Rock on Saturday. The 33 points are the third-most by an OVC player in a game this season; Clay scored 28 of those points after halftime and finished the game 11-of-24 from the field and 10-of-11 at the free throw line. He…

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Tennessee State women’s hoops matchup versus Lindenwood cancelled

Courtesy of Tennessee State Athletics: Due to a cancelation from Lindenwood, the Tennessee State women’s basketball game on Saturday, Jan. 28 has been deemed a no-contest in favor of the Tigers. The game will not be made up due to Lindenwood not having enough available players. With the cancelation, the men’s basketball contest will now be played at 2 PM at the Gentry Center. Broadcasts will still air on ESPN+ and 102.1 FM The Ville.  Per Conference policy, for purposes of the league standings and tiebreakers, the games will count…

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