Albany State hoops drops first conference game of the season

Courtesy of Dr. Earnest Brown, Albany State Athletics The Golden Rams men’s basketball team lost their first conference game of the season after being defeated (62-57) by the Lane College Dragons.  The Golden Rams went 1/18 from the 3-point line.  With the loss, the Golden Rams fell to (4-2) overall and (2-1) in the SIAC while the Dragons improved to (2-2) overall and (2-1) in the conference.  Blaise Wallace and Terin Wofford scored in double figures for the Golden Rams.  Blaise Wallace finished with 18 points and 15 rebounds.  Terin Wofford added 12 points and 3 rebounds. Darrell Johnson led…

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Albany State hoops hits the road for a pair of conference matchups

title image via Albany State Athletics Courtesy of Dr Earnest Brown, Albany State Athletics The Golden Rams men’s basketball team will put their undefeated SIAC record on the line when they travel to Tennessee to play Lane College and LeMoyne-Owen College.  The Golden Rams are (4-1) overall and (2-0) in the SIAC.  The Golden Rams are averaging 69.4 points per game.  Shakur Poteat lead the Golden Rams with 14.6 points per game.  Blaise Wallace averages 13.2 points and 10 rebounds per game.  The Golden Rams will play Lane College in the J F Lane Gymnasium at…

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Florida A&M hoops to take on Albany State Wednesday night

Courtesy of FAMU Athletics TALLAHASSEE, Fla. –– The Rattlers are set to host Albany State for their second straight home game Wednesday night as they look for their first win of the season. When, Where, How to Watch:  When: Wednesday, November 29, 7 p.m. EasternWhere: Tallahassee, Florida | Al Lawson CenterWatch: Rattlers+ Coaches in the gameRobert McCullum (Birmingham Southern, 1976) Career Record: 145-235 (14th season)Record at FAMU: 61-114 (7th season) Patrick Gayle Career Record: 56-79 (6th season) Record at Albany State: 56-79 (6th season)  Florida A&M RattlersThe Rattlers enter the game after playing Pac-12’s Oregon…

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Morehouse falls to Clayton State 83-76

Courtesy of Morehouse Athletics 76 More 83 CSU Team 1 2 F More 33  43  76 CSU 36  47  83 The Maroon Tigers winning streak was broken by Clayton State yesterday afternoon, 83-76. Morehouse would jump out to an early 19-8 lead in the first seven minutes of the game.  For the Lakers, Tyler Shirley would knock down pair of threes and Aaron Pitts would also add some points on the board to help close the gap on the Maroon Tigers.  At the score, 23-10, a jumper by the Lakers would spark…

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Albany State women’s hoops blasted by Georgia Southern 97-49 in exhibition matchup

title image via Albany State Athletics Courtesy of Dr. Earnest Brown, Albany State Athletics The Golden Rams women’s basketball team was defeated (97-49) by the Georgia Southern Eagles in an exhibition game on Monday evening at the Hanner Fieldhouse in Statesboro, Georgia.  The Golden Rams started strong against the Eagles and trailed (22-14) at the end of the 1st quarter.  The Golden Rams continued to fight but found themselves trailing (46-31) at the half. But, the Golden Rams were outscored (51-18) in the 2nd half.  Ultimately, the Eagles size bothered the Golden…

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Tuskegee takes third place in Chris Paul HBCU Tip-Off Classic

Title image via Stefan Smith Courtesy of Tuskegee Athletics 75 Tuskegee 1-3,0-0 SIAC Final 39 Cheyney 0-4 Team 1 2 F Tuskegee 32  43  75 Cheyney 25  14  39 Tuskegee men’s basketball (1-3, 0-0 SIAC) took down Cheyney (0-4, 0-0 Southland) Sunday night at the Mohegan Sun Arena in dominant fashion, 75-39, to take home third place in the Chris Paul HBCU Tip Off. The Golden Tiger defense was sharp in the win, forcing a season-high 18 turnovers, and holding the Wolves to just 28.3 percent (15-of-53) from the field and…

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Tuskegee’s Kusamae Draper named to Chris Paul HBCU Tip-Off All-Tournament Team

Courtesy of Tuskegee Athletics TUSKEGEE, Ala. __Kusamae Draper of the Tuskegee men’s basketball team was named to the Chris Paul HBCU Tip-Off All-Tournament Team, announced over the weekend by the tournament media relations staff. The sophomore claimed the honor after his performances in the two games played inside of the Mohegan Sun Arena against Winston-Salem State and Cheyney. He averaged 17.0 points and 3.5 rebounds per game in the two-game event over the weekend, helping Tuskegee go 1-1. The forward from Conyers, Ga., shot 44.0 percent (11-of-25) from the field and 85.7…

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Morehouse basketball announces 2023-24 non-conference schedule

Courtesy of Morehouse Athletics The rest of the schedule has arrived! The Morehouse College basketball team and third year head coach Douglas Whittler have finalized the Maroon Tigers’ 10-game 2023-24 non-conference schedule featuring five home games on Arthur J. McAfee Jr. Court in Forbes Arena, three NCAA Division I exhibition games, and more. The Maroon Tigers officially open up their season with an Oct. 29 away exhibition game against Georgia State University. The very next day, Morehouse will travel to Birmingham, AL. on Oct. 30 to face off against the University of Alabama Birmingham…

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Tuskegee hires Chiante Wester as new women’s basketball coach

Courtesy of Tuskegee Athletics Chiante Wester has been named the new head coach of the women’s basketball program at Tuskegee University, Director of Athletics Reginald Ruffin announced on Wednesday. “The goal of this department is to always continue to build on the standard that has been set,” Ruffin stated. “In the hiring of Coach Wester, we believe that Tuskegee women’s basketball will again have a coach that can carry the recent momentum along with maintain the duty to educate, dominate, and graduate our student-athletes.” Wester comes to lead the Golden Tiger…

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Courtesy of the SIAC ATLANTA, Ga. (January 24, 2023) – The Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SIAC) has announced its men’s and women’s basketball Players of the Week. For women, Jazmin Grayson (Benedict) was named Player of the Week, while Keyshuna Fair (Allen) earned Newcomer of the Week. For men, Cameron Sembly (Allen) was named Player of the Week, alongside, Deshawn Bartley (Benedict) who earned Newcomer of the Week, released by the league office on Tuesday. Women’s Basketball PLAYER OF THE WEEK –  Jazmin Grayson, Benedict Guard  |  Senior  |  Evergreen, Ala. Grayson scored a career-high 22 points in Benedict’s 72-62 victory over Allen, giving the Lady Tigers a three-game winning streak. Grayson hit…

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