Morehouse releases 2019-20 Basketball schedule

From Morehouse Athletics: 2019-20 SCHEDULE ATLANTA, Ga. – Fall is approaching, which means that basketball fans are in luck. The Morehouse College basketball team has announced its 2019-20 schedule. This year, there will be 15 home games and 12 away. The schedule is highlighted by a trip to Winston-Salem, North Carolina as the Maroon Tigers compete in the SIAC-CIAA challenge on November 15-16 against Shaw University and Winston-Salem State University. The Maroon and White tip-off the season with an away exhibition contest against the University of Alabama-Birmingham on Nov. 1. MHC…

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Albany State announces Men’s Basketball 2019-20 schedule

From asugoldenrams.com : ALBANY, Ga. (September 12, 2019) – Albany State University head men’s basketball coach Patrick Gayle announces the 2019-20 schedule. The 28-game schedule includes 14 home games, and 14 road contests. The Albany State University Golden Rams will tip-off their 2019 season on the road at Valdosta State University on November 9-10th at the SIAC-Gulf South Challenge. The Golden Rams will return for its home season opener against Valdosta State University (Nov. 14) and Columbus State University (Nov. 15). ASU will then travel to Americus, GA, to play Georgia Southwestern State (November…

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Albany State Women’s Basketball 2019-20 schedule released

From asugoldenrams.com: ALBANY, Ga. (September 13, 2019) – The Albany State University women’s basketball team releases its 2019-20 schedule, a slate that includes 11 home games and 13 road contests. The Golden Rams finished last season with a 9-19 overall record. Albany State University will tip-off their 2019-20 season with the Regional Challenge hosted by Valdosta State University on November 8-9. Following that the Golden Rams will compete in the SIAC-Peach Belt Challenge from November 15-16th.  The Golden Rams will then have a two-game home stand against Georgia College (November 20)…

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NBPA Foundation provided scholarship grants to SIAC Athete-Students

From thesiac.com: ATLANTA, GA– The National Basketball Players Association (NBPA) Foundation has pledged a significant financial grant to the Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SIAC) to provide scholarship resources to SIAC member-institution basketball student-athletes to facilitate a path to graduation objectives. This program, in addition to a similar initiative at Norfolk State University, is part of an NBPA pilot project to support student-athletes at colleges and universities around the country. “We are extremely grateful to NBPA Executive Director Michele Roberts and Sherrie Deans, who leads the NBPA foundation for their financial commitment to SIAC…

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Kentucky State’s David Jelks signs with Argentinian pro basketball team

Courtesy of Kentucky State Athletics : Former Kentucky State University men’s basketball player David Jelks is headed to Argentina. Jelks (Conyers, GA) becomes the third Thorobred in the Jamaal Jackson era to sign a professional basketball contract. He signed with Tomas de Rocamore of LaLiga Argentina, and is currently the only American on the roster.  They finished 11th in the South Division a season ago. He joins Julius Barton and Toussaint Rose as the other two professional basketball players under Jackson. “I remembered all the hard work I have put in through…

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Third Annual Top 50 Camp presented by the SIAC, SWAC and the NBPA

From thesiac.com: NEW YORK, NY, July 18, 2019 — The National Basketball Players Association (NBPA), the Southwestern Athletic Conference (“SWAC”) and the Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (“SIAC”) are pleased to announce their continued partnership in hosting the 3rd annual Top 50 Basketball Camp. The Camp will take place July 26-28 on the campus of Morehouse College in Atlanta, GA.  Twenty-five of the best players from each conference will be featured at the camp in a model similar to the NBPA’s Top 100 Camp. Players will receive on-court skill instruction from current…

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Albany State University announces men’s summer basketball camps

From asugoldenrams.com : ALBANY, Ga. (June 5, 2019) – Albany State University men’s basketball head coach Patrick Gayle and his coaching staff have announced their summer basketball schedule. The Golden Rams men’s basketball team will host a two day team camp on June 7-8th taking place on the ASU West Campus. Albany State will host a two day team Camp on June 7-8, which include high school teams from the local and surrounding areas. There are a total of eight (8) junior varsity teams and 15 varsity teams participating. Games will are scheduled on…

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Kentucky State’s Brooke Wallace invited to professional combine

Courtesy of Kentucky State Athletics Kentucky State University women’s basketball senior Brooke Wallace has been invited to participate in a professional combine in Tampa, the site of the 2019 NCAA Division I Final Four. Wallace (Oberlin, OH) will take part in the 22nd annual Women’s Pro Combine and Free Agent Camp Sunday, April 7 on the campus of the University of Tampa. “As an athlete and a coach you strive to have moments like these,” said Kentucky State University head coach Terrance Slater. “When you recruit players we tell them about these moments, so…

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KSU’s Ditalion Battle garners All-American honours

Courtesy of Kentucky State AthleticsKentucky State University men’s basketball senior Ditalion Battle was recently honored by BoxToRow.com, an online publication dedication to HBCU athletics. “Ditalion is an extremely talented player and in recruiting him, we expected that he would be a player to earn honors such as this,” said Kentucky State University head coach Jamaal Jackson. “He has a bright future and we’re proud of him.” Battle (Cincinnati, OH) was named first team All-American, becoming the first KSU All-American since Kenny Jones in 2008. He is one of six Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference players…

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Miles’ Devonte Fuller named to BOXTOROW Division II All-America team

Courtesy of Miles Athletics Miles guard Devonte Fuller has been named to the BOXTOROW Division II All-America team for his efforts during the 2018-19 season. He was named to the Second Team. A senior from Hickory, N.C., Fuller was the leading scorer for the Golden Bears this season, averaging 11.3 points per game. His rebounds (5.5) and free throw percentage (85 percent) also was tops on the team while finishing second in 3-point field goals (40) and steals (25) for Miles, which won the SIAC title for the first time. He…

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