Morgan State defeats Delaware State at 2nd Annual Invesco QQQ Classic

Courtesy of Morgan State University Athletic Communications 65 Delaware St. 4-17,3-4 MEAC 75  MORGAN STATE 12-11,4-3 MEAC Team 1 2 F Delaware St. 34  31  65 MORGAN STATE 42  33  75 Score: Morgan State 75 | Delaware State 65Location: Prudential Center, Newark, N.J.Records: Morgan State 12-11, 4-3 | DSU 4-17, 3-4The short story: Morgan State junior guard Kamron Hobbs scored a game and career-high 24 points and Lewis Djokam added 18 points and nine boards as the Bears defeated Delaware State at the 2023 Michael B. Jordan-led HBCU Legacy Classic with a 75-65 victory over the Hornets in the star-studded…

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Jackson State spanks Mississippi Valley State, 85-63

Title image Courtesy of William H. Kelly Courtesy of Jackson State Athletics 63 Mississippi Val. 2-19,0-10 SWAC 85  Jackson St. 12-8,9-1 SWAC Team 1 2 3 4 F Mississippi Val. 11  8  17  27  63 Jackson St. 17  22  29  17  85 JACKSON, Miss| Daphane White notched a double-double with 26 points and 11 rebounds to help the Jackson State defeat Mississippi Valley State 85-63 at home Saturday. In addition to White’s impressive outing, the Tigers were led by Ti’lan Boler, who had 14 points, six rebounds and three steals, and by Angel Jackson, who added eight points, nine…

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Bryant’s 29 helps push Norfolk State past Hampton in Battle of the Bay

Courtesy of Alex Lehmbeck, Asst. SID, Norfolk State University 83  Norfolk St. 16-7,5-2 MEAC 71 Hampton 6-18,3-8 CAA Team 1 2 F Norfolk St. 35  48  83 Hampton 36  35  71 NEWARK, N.J. – Rivalry games bring a chance for players to elevate their game in high pressure moments, and Norfolk State guard Joe Bryant Jr. has seized those opportunities this season. After willing the Spartans to victory in December’s Battle of the Bay against Hampton, Bryant led his team to a sweep of the Pirates on Saturday with a season-high 29 points. Bryant was…

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Eastern Illinois takes it to Tennessee State, 78-58

Courtesy of Tennessee State Athletics 58 Tennessee St. 8-14,3-8 OVC 75  Eastern Ill. 19-3,11-0 OVC Team 1 2 3 4 F Tennessee St. 14  11  16  17  58 Eastern Ill. 21  14  25  15  75 CHARLESTON, IL. – The Tennessee State women’s basketball team shot 50 percent from beyond the arc, but fell to the Eastern Illinois Panthers 75-58 on the road Saturday. The Lady Tigers (8-14, 3-8) had three players score in double figures, led by Gia Adams, who had 19 points. Ashley Malone added 11 points and three steals from the bench and Erica Haynes-Overton chipped…

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Tennessee State extends winning streak, defeats Eastern Illinois 65-61

65  Tennessee St. 14-11,6-6 OVC 61 Eastern Ill. 7-18,3-9 OVC Team 1 2 F Tennessee St. 28  37  65 Eastern Ill. 25  36  61 The Tennessee State men’s basketball team extended their winning streak to three and pulled their OVC record to an even 6-6 with a 65-61 win over the Panthers of Eastern Illinois Saturday afternoon. Tennessee State came out strong in the opening 4:35 minutes of play, taking an 11-3 lead on a David Acosta dunk that came off a feed from Marcus Fitzgerald Jr. The Tigers would show the…

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Albany State Softball opens season tomorrow

Courtesy of Dr. Earnest Brown, Albany State Athletics The Albany State Golden Rams softball team will open the 2023 season by hosting the Montreat Cavaliers on the ASU West Campus on February 4-5.  The Golden Rams and Cavaliers will play a double header on Saturday, February 4.  The first pitch is scheduled at 2:00 pm.  The Golden Rams and Cavaliers will also play a double header on Sunday, February 5.  The first pitch is scheduled at 1:00 pm. The Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SIAC) announced its 2023 Softball Preseason Teams as voted on…

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February 4-6 SWAC Men’s Basketball Information

Courtesy of the Southwestern Athletic Conference SWAC Men’s Basketball Information  Schedule Standings Statistics News Archives NCAA Statistics Upcoming SWAC Men’s Basketball Games Live Stats/Watch Links Saturday, February 4 Grambling State at Alabama State– 3:00 pm (HBCU GO) Arkansas-Pine Bluff at Alcorn State– 4:00 pm (ALCN Sports Network) Southern at Alabama A&M– 5:00 pm (AAMU Sports Network) Florida A&M at Texas Southern– 5:00 pm (TSU Sports Network) Bethune-Cookman at Prairie View A&M– 5:30 pm (PVAMU Sports Network) Mississippi Valley State at Jackson State– 5:30 pm (JSU Sports Network) Monday, February 6  Grambling State at Alabama A&M– 7:00 pm (AAMU Sports Network) Southern at Alabama State– 7:30 pm (ASU Sports Network) Florida A&M at Prairie View A&M– 7:30…

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Tennessee State hoops get a win over Southern Indiana

80  Tennessee St. 13-11,5-6 OVC 76 Southern Ind. 13-11,6-5 OVC Team 1 2 F Tennessee St. 33  47  80 Southern Ind. 32  44  76 Spurred by hot from three-point land, the Tennessee State Tigers got a needed win over the Screaming Eagles of Southern Indiana, 80-76. The first half was a back-and-forth affair that featured 3 ties and 14 lead changes, with the largest lead by any team a 5-point advantage USI took on two separate occasions. The Tigers shot a scorcing 7-10 from downtown, but even with that hot shototing from…

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Lady Tigers get needed OVC win, 59-55 over USI

59  Tennessee St. 8-13,3-7 OVC 55 Southern Ind. 9-13,3-8 OVC Team 1 2 3 4 F Tennessee St. 14  13  10  22  59 Southern Ind. 17  14  10  14  55 In a game that they trailed for nearly 85% of the time, the Tennessee State women’s basketball squad defeated the Screaming Eagles of Southern Indiana, 59-55. The Tigers got the scoring started with a three-pointer from Corina Suarez-Tudela on the first posession of the game. USI responded with buckets from Vanessa Stafford and Hannah Haithcock to take a 4-3 lead. Gia Adams…

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Delaware State adds 15 on signing day

Title image via Carlos Holmes Courtesy of Delaware State Athletics Dover, Del. (Feb. 2, 2023) —Delaware State University football has announced that 15  recruits, including three NCAA Div. I transfers and a former junior college standout, have signed to attend the University and compete for the Hornets beginning in the 2023 season. The list includes four receivers,  three offensive lineman, four defensive backs, a running back, two defensive linemen and a long snapper. Among the incoming Hornets is defensive end / outside linebacker Anton Ricumstrict (Mt. Pleasant, Mich.), a transfer…

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