Howard University Men’s Basketball pauses all activities

Courtesy of Howard University Athletic Media Relations WASHINGTON, D.C., Jan. 8, 2020 — The Howard men’s basketball program has paused all activities due to positive COVID-19 test results among “Tier 1” personnel, which consists of student-athletes, coaches, medical staff, equipment staff, gameday operators and officials.  The team will remain in quarantine and will not return to basketball activities until cleared pursuant to CDC and Howard University protocols. This weekend’s scheduled games with Delaware State have been postponed.  Howard University places the safety of our student-athletes first and foremost. We will continue to conduct…

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SWAC Women’s Basketball Player of the Week: Ameshya Williams of Jackson State University

From the Southeastern Athletic Conference: BIRMINGHAM, Ala.- The Southwestern Athletic Conference has named Jackson State’s Ameshya Williams its SWAC Women’s Basketball Player of the Week for her outstanding performances during games played Jan. 2-4. Williams (Gulfport, Miss.) averaged a double-double tallying 19.5 points per game to go along with 20.5 rebounds per game. She was a significant contributor on both ends of the floors for the Lady Tigers as she also averaged 4.0 blocks along with 1.0 steals per game during the week of competition. Other Notable Performances: Alabama A&M’s Dariauna…

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SWAC Men’s Basketball Player of the Week: Shaun Doss Jr. Of Arkansas-Pine Bluff

From the Southwestern Athletic Conference: BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – The Southwestern Athletic Conference has named Arkansas-Pine Bluff’s Shaun Doss Jr. its SWAC Men’s Basketball Player of the Week for his outstanding performance during games played Jan. 2-4. Doss (Marion, Ark.) contributed 23 points, 13 rebounds, one block, one steal, and two assists during the Golden Lions win over Mississippi Valley State on Saturday (92-52). It was also Doss’ second consecutive 20-point, 10-rebound game, as he recorded 25 points and 10 rebounds at #2 Baylor on Dec. 21. He has recorded 10 or…

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January 3, 2021 MEAC Women’s Basketball Recap

Morgan State 71, Howard 58North Carolina A&T State 102, Averett 36 Morgan State 71, Howard 58 BALTIMORE, Md. — Ja’Niah Henson poured in a game-high 19 points to lead four Morgan State players in double figures on Sunday afternoon as the Lady Bears defeated Howard 71-58 in Hill Field House to split the weekend series. The Lady Bears improved to 4-2 overall and 1-1 in MEAC play on the season. Henson was 6-for-13 from the floor and made six of her eight free throws, while also recording three assists and three…

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January 3, 2020 MEAC Men’s Basketball Recap

From the MId-Eastern Athletic Conference : Morgan State 80, James Madison 73North Carolina A&T State 73, South Carolina State 66 Morgan State 80, James Madison 73 HARRISONBURG, Va. — De’Torrion Ware led four Bears in double figures with 18 points Sunday evening as Morgan State picked up a non-conference road win, defeating James Madison 80-73 in Atlantic Union Bank Center. Ware was 7-for-17 from the floor off the bench and hit three 3-pointers. Lapri Pace-McCray had 15 points for the Bears (4-2), while Trevor Moore added 11 points and Sherwyn Devonish-Prince…

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MEAC Men’s Basketball Week 1 Player Honours

From the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference: NORFOLK, Va., Dec. 1, 2020 — North Carolina Central redshirt senior guard C.J. Keyser is the first Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) men’s basketball Player of the Week for the 2020-21 season, presented by Coca-Cola, it was announced today. Meanwhile, redshirt seniors Anthony Tarke of Coppin State and J.J. Matthews of Norfolk State are the Co-Defensive Players of the Week. Kenan Sarvan of Coppin State is the MEAC Rookie of the Week. C.J. Keyser (G, 6-3, r-Sr., Baltimore, Md.) had impressive showings in leading the Eagles with a career-high 33 points along with two steals, one…

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Week 2 MEAC Men’s Basketball

By Noah Goodin of meacsports.com: 2020-21 MEAC Men’s Basketball Statistics | MEAC Men’s Basketball Weekly NotesMEAC Men’s Basketball Weekly Honors MEAC teams will be back in action for the second week of a highly unusual 2020-21 season. This week features a number of intriguing matchups against Power Five schools, some strong mid-majors, and local rivals. Morgan State will start the week by playing host to CIAA foe Lincoln (Pa.) on Tuesday On Wednesday, Howard will welcome La Salle to Burr Gymnasium, while South Carolina State will take on in-state rival Clemson and Norfolk State will…

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November 25, 2020 SWAC Men’s Basketball scores

Wednesday saw the SWAC men’s basketball teams take to the court and all of them came away defeated. Some, such as Texas Southern and Prairie View who fell just by 4 points to Washington State and 5 to UALR respectively while UAPB and Alcorn State were ran out of the gym by 39 points. However the biggest ass-kicking of the evening was taken by Mississippi Valley State, who lost by a mind-blowing 80 points to Arkansas, 142-62. SWAC Men’s Basketball Final Scores  Wednesday, November 25UALR 71, Prairie View A&M 66UAB…

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Lincoln University’s Jason Armstrong ranked amongst top D-2 assistant coaches

from lulions.com: Lincoln University Associate Head Coach Jason A. Armstrong is ranked as one of the top assistant coaches in Division II. The Minority Coaches Association has ranked the first-year assistant as the sixth best assistant coach. “It’s no surprise at all that Jason is rated as one of the top assistant coaches in the country,” said Lincoln University head men’s basketball coach Corey Lowery. “He has a championship pedigree, has developed numerous All-Conference players, he genuinely cares about the players, is a great recruiter, and has a great mind for the game. These…

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Howard holds first basketball practice of the 2020-21 season

From Howard University Athletic Media Relations : WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Howard University men’s basketball team officially kicked off the 2020-21 season on Wednesday afternoon in Burr Gymnasium. The practice was the first of the preseason in advance of their season opener at the end of November.  “Collectively, our guys had a sense of urgency in the way they practiced, our guys played hard and competed.” head coach Kenneth Blakeney said.  The Bison welcomes 10 new players, headlined by five-star recruit Makur Maker. Maker shocked the basketball world on July 3 when…

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