“Toxic Enironment” in Texas Tech women’s basketball

From ESPN’s Graham Hays : Texas Tech women’s basketball coach Marlene Stollings created a “toxic environment” of intimidation and fear in her first two seasons at the school, according to a USA Today Sports investigative report. In addition to allegations of mental abuse by Stollings, the report cited multiple allegations of sexual harassment against a strength and conditioning coach who resigned in March. The USA Today report cited interviews with 10 players, two former assistant coaches and two parents, as well as exit interviews obtained through a public records request. Texas Tech…

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Erica Jones’ season-high powers Kentucky State past Tuskegee

Courtesy of Kentucky State Athletics FRANKFORT, Ky. – Junior Erica Jones scored a season-high 22 points on Saturday to lead Kentucky State to a 68-56 win over Tuskegee University. This was the second time in less than a week Kentucky State matched up against Tuskegee, as the ‘Breds used a 32-point second half to hold off the Golden Tigers; splitting the season series. Along with Jones (South Haven, Miss.), Kentucky State (6-14, 3-10 SIAC) had three others in double figures. Senior Carnethia Brown (Louisville, Ky.) finished with 13 points and showed her pick…

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FAMU women’s hoops goes down to Howard 72-58

From Florida A&M Sports Information: WASHINGTON, D.C. | Alaina Rice scored a team-high 22 points, but it wasn’t enough as the Florida A&M University women’s basketball team fell on the road to Howard, 72-58, in a Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) game on Saturday afternoon at Burr Gymnasium. Rice finished with 22 points, seven rebounds, five assists and two steals as she was 4-for-8 from behind the 3-point line. Kailya Jackson added nine points and four rebounds, while Corey Staples registered seven points, four boards, two steals and one assist. Kayla Massop led the…

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Florida A&M Lady Rattlers open conference play Saturday

From Florida A&M Sports Information: Play TALLAHASSEE, Fla. | The Florida A&M University women’s basketball team has concluded non-conference action and will open Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) play on Saturday. FAMU SO FAR: The first half of the 2019-20 FAMU Women’s Basketball schedule is in the books, and the Rattlers emerged with a 2-9 record, similar to a year ago through 11 games….. FAMU has lost their last six games, a stretch which included games against Southeastern Conference foes LSU and Florida. LAST TIME OUT: FAMU dropped a 73-45 road a decision at…

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December 7 MEAC Women’s Basketball Recap

From meacsports : Bethune-Cookman 68, Palm Beach Atlantic 45Delaware State 89, Saint Peter’s 66Howard 64, Fairleigh Dickinson 56Norfolk State 77, Hampton 56No. 24 South Dakota 82, Coppin State 44 Bethune-Cookman 68, Palm Beach Atlantic 45 DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Tatum Hayes scored 18 points and Daniella Hatcher 13 as Bethune-Cookman scored the first 16 points en route to a 68-45 victory over Palm Beach Atlantic Saturday in Historic Moore Gym. Hayes, a freshman, was 6-for-10 from 3-point range as the Wildcats (6-1) posted their best start after seven games since the 1985-86…

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FAMU Women’s basketball announces two signings

From Florida A&M Sports Information: TALLAHASSEE, Fla. | Florida A&M University head women’s basketball coach Kevin Lynum announced a pair of signings on Monday. Lynum announced that Malerie Brooks and Tyshonne Tollie have signed with the program. Brooks, a 5-foot-11 guard, is a senior at Camden County High School in Kingsland, Ga.  “Brooks is the type of player that can make an immediate impact in our league,” Lynum said. “She has a high basketball IQ and has the ability to score the ball in a variety of ways. She is a…

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