Miles College takes SIAC Tournament Crown

From thesiac.com : Courtesy of Miles Athletics BIRMINGHAM — After years of disappointing starts, finishes, and a bunch of other things in between, the Miles men’s basketball program finally gets to stamp a phrase into its history. SIAC Champions. The Golden Bears completed a stunning one-year turnaround, dismantling LeMoyne-Owen 70-46 Saturday night at Bill Harris Arena to win their first conference title. LaByron Harris had 19 points, five rebounds, two steals and two blocks to earn tournament Most Valuable Player honors as Miles (21-8) earned an automatic berth into the NCAA Division II…

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Albany State ends losing streak with 79-72 win over LeMoyne-Owen

The Albany State Golden Rams Men’s Basketball team returned to post-holiday action by defeating LeMoyne-Owen 79-72. Up until approximately midway point of the first half, the game was a back and forth affair with both teams taking turns leading, with neither team getting out by no more than two points. Albany State would assume a four point lead, 27-23, on Tyrell Williams’ layup with 8:42 left in the half. The Golden Rams would not relinquish the advantage for the duration of the half, opening the lead up to as much…

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