Albany State hoops to face Clark-Atlanta in SIAC East matchup

Courtesy of Dr.Earnest Brown, Albany State Athleticcs The Albany State Golden Rams will play the Clark-Atlanta University Panthers in a key SIAC Eastern Division showdown on Monday, January 30, in Atlanta, Georgia.  The women will play at 5:30 pm and the men will follow at approximately 7:30 pm. The Golden Rams men are (6-15) overall and (6-9) in the SIAC while the Panthers are (6-15) overall and (5-10) in the conference.  The Golden Rams and Panthers last played on January 23, 2023.  The Golden Rams won (59-58).    As a team, the Golden…

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Albany State basketball takes pair of Ls courtesy of Morehouse

Couretsy of Dr. Earnest Brown, Albany State Athletics The Albany State Golden Rams lost (66-56) to the Morehouse Maroon Tigers on Saturday afternoon at the Forbes Arena in Atlanta, Georgia.  It was the Maroon Tigers second time defeating the Golden Rams this week. With the loss, the Golden Rams are now (6-15) overall and (6-9) in the SIAC while the Maroon Tigers improved to (10-8) overall and (7-6) in the SIAC.  Malik Parker was the lone Golden Ram in double figures.  Parker finished with 19 points in 28 minutes of action for Albany…

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Albany State drops close one to Morehouse, 60-58

The Albany State men’s basketball team, (6-13 6-8 SIAC) had its three-game winning streak halted, and lost a chance to get back to .500 in conference play, by the Maroon Tigers of Morehouse College in closely contested 60-58 matchup Thursday night. After an opening six and a half minutes that saw the teams swap leads 5 times and a tie, Morehouse took a 10-8 lead on a jumper from Ian Williams. For the balance of the half, the Maroon Tigers would shows the way, building as much as a 11-point…

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Albany State Men’s hoops looks to keep winning going against Morehouse

Courtesy of Dr. Earnest Brown, Albany State Athletics The Albany State Golden Rams men’s basketball team will be seeking their 4thstraight victory when they host the Morehouse Maroon Tigers at the ASU East Campus on Wednesday, January 25.  The game will start at 7:30 pm. The Golden Rams are (6-13) overall and (6-7) in the SIAC.  The Golden Rams are currently on a 3-game winning streak.  The Maroon Tigers are (8-8) overall and (5-6) in the SIAC.  The Golden Rams and Maroon Tigers last played on February 23, 2022.  The Maroon Tigers…

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Albany State hoops to host Clark-Atlanta Monday

Courtesy of Dr. Earnest Brown, Albany State Athletics The Golden Rams will host the Clark-Atlanta University Panthers in a SIAC Eastern Division showdown at the ASU West Campus on Monday, January 23.  The women will play at 5:30 pm and the men will follow at approximately 7:30 pm. The Golden Rams men are (5-13) overall and (5-7) in the SIAC.  The Golden Rams are currently on a 2-game winning streak.  The Panthers are (5-13) overall and (3-8) in the SIAC.  The Panthers have won 3 out of their last 4 games.…

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Albany State Basketball splits Fort Valley State

Courtesy of Dr. Earnest Brown, Albany State Athletics The Albany State basketball teams split with the Fort Valley State University at the HPE Arena on Saturday evening in Fort Valley, Georgia.  Both games were extremely exciting and entertaining.  In the men’s game, the Golden Rams outlasted the Wildcats (69-67) in a thriller in front of a packed HPE gymnasium. With the win, the Golden Rams improved to (5-13) overall and (5-7) in the SIAC.  The Wildcats fell to (8-11) overall and (6-6) in the SIAC.   The Golden Rams used a balanced attack…

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Albany State hoops set to take on rival Fort Valley this weekend

Courtesy of Dr. Earnest Brown, Albany State Athletics The Albany State women and men’s basketball teams will be on the road this weekend when they play Fort Valley State University at the HPE Arena, in Fort Valley, Georgia, on Saturday, January 21.  The women will play at 6:00 pm and the men will follow at approximately 8:00 pm. The Golden Rams men are (4-13) overall and (4-7) in the SIAC.  The Golden Rams are (3-4) on the road.  The Wildcats are (8-10) overall and (6-5) in the SIAC.  The Wildcats are…

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SIAC announces basketballers of the week

Courtesy of the SIAC ATLANTA, Ga. (January 17, 2023) – The Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SIAC) has announced its men’s and women’s basketball Players of the Week. For women, Diamond Jones (Fort Valley State) was named Player of the Week, while Nadia Thorman-McKey (Tuskegee) earned Newcomer of the Week. For men, Malachi McCoy (Benedict) was named Player of the Week, alongside, Floyd Williams (Lane) who earned Newcomer of the Week, released by the league office on Tuesday. Women’s Basketball PLAYER OF THE WEEK –  Diamond Jones, Fort Valley State| Guard  |  Senior  |  Evergreen, Ala. Senior guard D.J. Jones had an extraordinary week for the Wildcats in two games last week. Jones…

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Howard cleans up Morehouse, 89-65 in MLK Day Classic

Courtesy of Ed Hill, Jr., retired Howard University Sports Information Director 65 More 89  HOW Team 1 2 F More 23  42  65 HOW 40  49  89 Howard University sophomore guard Elijah Hawkins (Washington) scored a team-high 15 points to lead five players in double figures as the Bison rolled to an easy 89-65 win over Morehouse College in the annual Martin Luther King, Jr. (MLK) Day Classic at Burr Gymnasium before an overflow crowd. The Bison (10-10) got off to a slow start that was full of turnovers, missed free throws and…

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Benedict opens up can on Albany State, 81-60

It was a rough day at the Arena at West Campus for the Albany State Golden Rams women’s basketball team, as the Tigers of Benedict took it to the Golden Rams 81-60. Albany State got off to a strong start, taking a 12-4 lead on Chelsea Hill’s jumper with 3:5 left in the quarter. Great aided by Golden Rams turnovers on three consecutive possessions, Albany State had 22 turon the afternoon the Tigers were able to score 8 straight points over the next 1:37 seconds to quickly square the game…

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