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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SIAC announces basketballers of the week

Courtesy of the SIAC The Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SIAC) has announced its men’s and women’s basketball Players of the Week. For women, Tatum Hayes (Edward Waters) was named Player of the Week, while Iemyiah Harris (Miles)earned Newcomer of the Week. For men, K.J. Doucet (Fort Valley State) was named Player of the Week, alongside teammate, Rodney Battle (Miles) who earned Newcomer of the Week, released by the league office on Tuesday. Women’s Basketball PLAYER OF THE WEEK –  Tatum Hayes, Edward Waters| Forward  |  Sophomore  |  Austell, GA Edward Waters junior Tatum Hayes averaged 25.5 points per game, 1.0 rebound per game, and 1.0 steal per game in two games…

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Norfolk State women’s hoops defeats Campbell 54-42

Courtesy of Alex Lehmbeck, Asst. SID, Norfolk State Athletics 42 Campb 54  Norf Team 1 2 3 4 F Campb 5  10  18  9  42 Norf 17  11  11  15  54 NORFOLK, Va. – Norfolk State women’s basketball struggled to get shots to fall, but came away with the only stat that mattered on Monday: a victory. The Spartans (7-1) pulled out a 54-42 victory over Campbell (3-3), extending their win streak to six games. Deja Francis led the Spartans with 16 points, making 10-of-12 (83.3 percent) from the free throw line. Kierra…

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SWAC Women’s Basketball 2022 Postseason Honourees

From the Southwestern Athletic Conference: The Southwestern Athletic Conference announced its 2021-22 All-SWAC Women’s Basketball teams and individual award winners on Tuesday morning. The all-conference honors were voted on by the league’s coaches and sports information directors.   Jackson State’s Ameshya Williams-Holliday was named Player of the Year and also claimed Defensive Player of the Year accolades. Arkansas Pine Bluff’s Zaay Green was tabbed Newcomer of the Year, Alcorn State’s Zy’Nyia White was selected Freshman of the Year, and Jackson State’s Tomekia Reed was voted SWAC Coach of the Year.   …

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Virginia State women’s hoops looks to send senior class out with last home win

Courtesy Virginia State Athletics Virginia State (11-14) vs. Bowie State (11-10) Date Wednesday, February 16, 2022 Time 5:30 p.m. Live Stream Live Stream Location Ettrick, VA  (VSU Multipurpose center) Social Media @VSUsports | @vsutrojans_1882 | @VSUTrojansWBB The VSU women’s basketball team returns to action fresh off a rough outing against ECSU where the squad was held scoreless through the final two minutes of the game. This allowed the Vikings to sneak away with the win, 55-53. The Trojans will have extra motivation in their next matchup, as the squad will…

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Alabama State women’s hoops heads to Louisiana for pair of conference games this weekend

From Alabama State Athletics Alabama State will travel to Louisiana this weekend as they begin a two-game stint beginning with a matchup against Grambling State on Saturday, February 5. Tip-off is set for 12 noon in the Fredrick C. Hobdy Assembly Center. GAME INFORMATIONDate: February 5, 2022Tip: 12 pmSite: Grambling, La. | Willis Reed Court at the Fredrick C. Hobdy Assembly CenterWatch Live | Tigers All-AccessListen Live | Red Peach Sports GAME NOTES Saturday’s matchup is the 87th matchup between the two programs all time, starting with their first matchup in 1982. Grambling State won the initial…

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December 29, 2021 SWAC Women’s Basketball Weekly Honours

From the Southwestern Athletic Conference BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – The Southwestern Athletic Conference has tabbed Alabama State’s Tyesha Rudolph and Grambling State’s Alexus Holt for SWAC Women’s Basketball Weekly Honors for their outstanding performances during non-conference play this past week. Player of the WeekRudolph was a key contributor for Alabama State against North Carolina scoring 22 of the Lady Hornets 47 points. She also tallied an assist while grabbing three rebounds. Impact Player of the WeekHolt scored 12 points during Grambling State’s game against UAB while also contributing an assist along with a…

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December 1, 2021 MEAC Women’s Basketball Recap

From the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference: Howard 61, Loyola (Md.) 59Richmond 69, Maryland Eastern Shore 59Campbell 67, South Carolina State 46 Howard 61, Loyola (Md.) 59 WASHINGTON, D.C. — Iyanna Warren scored Howard’s last five points, over the final 1:04 of the contest, as the Bison came from behind to win their home opener, 61-59 over Loyola (Md.) on Wednesday evening in Burr Gymnasium. Howard (3-4) has won three of its last four games. Destiny Howell led three Bison in double figures with a career-high 21 points on 7-for-12 shooting and three…

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