MEAC News: Howard Women’s hoops goes down to FIU 76-65 FIU Classic opening round

Title image courtesy of Rodney Pierce Courtesy of Ed Hill, Jr., retired Howard University Sports Information Director 65 HOW 76 Team 1 2 3 4 F HOW 15  14  19  17  65 FIU 27  15  16  18  76 Howard University women’s basketball senior Iyanna Warren (Accokeek, Md.) and graduate Aziah Hudson (Baldwin, N.Y.) each scored 13 points and junior Kaiya Creek (Seat Pleasant, Md.) came off the bench and added 10 points, but it was not enough as the Bison fell to Florida International University (FIU), 76-65, in the first round of the FIU Thanksgiving Invitational…

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MEAC News: Howard Basketball faces Austin Peay Saturday

Courtesy of Ed Hill, Jr., retired Howard University Sports Information Director The Howard University men’s basketball team will be looking to get back to its winning ways when it takes on Austin Peay State University in a nonconference match Saturday (Nov. 26) inside the Winfield Dunn Center. Tipoff is scheduled for 3:30 pm (ET) and broadcasted on ESPN+. It must be noted that the time was changed from 2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. to accommodate Howard’s flight and time schedule. FOLLOW THE ACTION Bison Nation can follow all the action via ESPN+ and/or live stats. MATCHUP PREVIEW Last…

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D.C bragging rights on the line in Howard v George Washington showdown

Courtesy of Ed Hill, Jr., retired Howard University Sports Information Director WASHINGTON, D.C. – There will be a lot at stake when the Howard University women’s basketball team hosts George Washington University in a non-conference tilt at Burr Gymnasium on Monday night. The game will tip off at 7 pm and will be live streamed on http://www.hubison.com. GW (1-1) comes into the game with a 65-50 home win over Maryland Eastern Shore on Thursday following an opening 85-59 road loss to the University of Virginia to start the season. Howard (1-1) opened…

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Howard women’s hoops boat raced by Memphis, 101-54

Courtesy of 54 Howard 1-1,0-0 MEAC 101  Memphis 1-1,0-0 AAC Team 1 2 3 4 F Howard 14  16  17  7  54 Memphis 33  22  25  21  101 Memphis, Tenn. (November 12, 2022) – Howard University women’s basketball team got 12 points from senior forward Brooklynn Fort-Davis (Chicago), but no one else reached double figures as the Bison fell, 101-54, to Memphis in a nonconference game at the Elma Roane Fieldhouse before 1,734. The Tigers (1-1) jumped out to an early 33-14 first quarter lead and never looked back. The Bison (1-1) shot only 21-percent (14-of-65)…

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Howard Basketball gets first win of the year in balanced effort

Courtesy of Ed Hill, Jr., retired Howard University Sports Information Director 74 UDC 87  HOW Team 1 2 F UDC 37  37  74 HOW 36  51  87 WASHINGTON (November 9, 2022) – Steve Settles, III and Jordan Wood each scored 19 points to lead five players in double figures as Howard University held off a pesky University of the District of Columbia team, 87-74 in the home opener at Burr Gymnasium. Playing without their team leader and floor general, sophomore guard Elijah Williams (5-11, SOPH, G, Washington, DC) the Bison (1-1) struggled early with…

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Howard University women’s hoops adds four during signing period

Courtesy of Howard Athletics WASHINGTON, D.C. (November 09, 2022) – The 2022 Signing Period is upon us and Howard University women’s basketball team has covered the nation coast to coast bringing in four new recruits hailing from California to North Carolina. When speaking on the new additions, Coach Grace said, “As we continue to grow our team and the program , I’m excited to bring these young ladies in at a great time for women’s basketball. They all possess an attribute and strength that will make them integral people in the program. As always…

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Howard men’s hoops stomps Gallaudet 96-38

The 12th Battle of the Bison was anything but, as the Bison of Howard opened up a can on the Bison of Gallaudet (2-19) 96-38. Gallaudet enjoyed brief lead at 2-0 off Shannon Cotto’s short jumper in the lane for the first points of the game and then at 4-2 when Corey Smith converted a layup. They would not lead for the rest of the game and once Howard tied it at 4 apiece shortly thereafter, the closest Gallaudet would ever be is down one, that coming on the first…

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Howard Women’s Basketball announces abeyance in activities

Courtesy of Howard University Athletic Media Relations  The Howard University women’s basketball team has paused all activities due to positive COVID-19 test results among the program’s “Tier 1” personnel, consisting of student-athletes, coaches, medical staff, equipment staff, game day operators, and officials.  According to the CDC and Howard University protocols, the team will remain in quarantine and will not return to basketball activities until cleared. As a result, this week’s scheduled games with American University and the University of Dayton have been canceled. Howard University places the safety of our student-athletes…

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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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Three added during early signing period by Howard women’s hoops

Courtesy of Howard University Athletic Media Relations The Howard University women’s basketball team added three new Bison during the early signing period Wednesday, extending its pipeline through North Carolina. “I am very happy with this class of signees,” Howard head women’s basketball coach Ty Grace said. “All three young women embody the athletic and academic characteristics we look for in a student-athlete. I am looking forward to their contribution to the program while coaching them in their next chapter at Howard.” Here is more information on the three newcomers: Nia…

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