Tennessee State women’s hoops unveils 2022-23 schedule

Courtesy of Tennessee State Athletics The Tennessee State University women’s basketball program has announced its 2022-2023 season schedule. The 29-game slate features 18 Ohio Valley Conference matchups and features non-conference matchups with Kansas City, Butler, Omaha, Stetson, Baylor, and others. The Tigers will play 15 home games at the Gentry Center beginning with the home opener on November 7 against Fisk. TSU will be under the leadership of third-year head coach Ty Evans. “We have put together an extremely challenging schedule, and I’m super excited that our players get the opportunity to…

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Grambling women’s hoops adds five

Courtesy of Grambling State Athletic Communications Grambling State University head women’s basketball coach Freddie Murray announced the addition of five new players for the upcoming season.  Murray welcomed the addition of Amanda Blake, Tiana Gardner, Jazmyne Jackson, Miracle Saxon andDe’Maya Young.  Blake comes to Grambling State after spending the past two seasons at UNC Asheville. The 6-foot-2 forward also was a multi-sport athlete at Ashley Ridge High School in Summerville, S.C., playing basketball and volleyball.  Notable Statistics  During her sophomore season, Blake saw action in 30 of 32 games for the…

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Maryland Eastern Shore to face Howard in MEAC Semis

Courtesy of Shawn Yonker, UMES Athletics To say that the University of Maryland Eastern Shore is right where it wants to be in Friday’s Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference semifinal against No. 1 seed Howard may seem a bit odd. But as a program that has upset two No. 1 seeds in the last eight years (Hampton 2014, Bethune-Cookman 2020) and with nine players on the roster who were part of the upset of the Wildcats, they are in pretty familiar territory. “They are the No. 1 seed and they made it…

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Benedict wins SIAC Tournament

Courtesy of Benedict Athletics ROCK HILL, S.C. – The Benedict College Lady Tigers rallied from a 10-point fourth-quarter deficit to defeat 12th-ranked Savannah State University and repeat as SIAC Champions on Saturday in the Rock Hill Sports & Events Center. The win gives Benedict, now 23-7 on the season, an automatic bid into the NCAA Division II Tournament. The selection show will be Sunday night at 10 p.m. on www.ncaa.com. The Lady Tigers trailed 61-51 with 7:45 to play in the game. Benedict went on a 14-2 run over the next…

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Tennessee State drops last home game of season to EIU , 72-61

72 Eastern Ill. 14-13,9-7 OVC 61Tennessee St. 11-16,6-10 OVC Team 1 2 3 4 F Eastern Ill. 19  19  13  21  72 Tennessee St. 14  15  18  14  61 The Tennessee State Lady Tigers were unable to close out the home portion of their schedule with a win, falling in defeat to Eastern Illinois 72-61 Saturday afternoon at the Gentry Center. After relinquishing the lead at 15-14 on a three-pointer from Julia Bengston the Lady Tigers spent the majority of the game playing from behind, for they would never see the lead again.…

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Lincoln Women’s Hoops clinches CIAA North

Courtesy of Lincoln University Athletics There was going to be no leaving their opponent hanging around and gaining confidence this time. With a Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association North Division crown on the line, the Lincoln University women’s basketball team dominated Shaw from start to finish in avenging an earlier season loss with the 97-47 pasting of the Bears.  With the Elizabeth City State loss earlier in the day, Lincoln clinched the CIAA’s Northern Division. A victory Saturday and the Lions will be the top seed in the upcoming CIAA Tournament.…

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SIAC Basketball Men’s and Women’s Basketballers of the Week

From the SIAC The Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SIAC) has announced its men’s and women’s basketball Players of the Week.  For women, Tyashia Bostick (Spring Hill) was named Player of the Week, while Brittney Bolin (Tuskegee) earned Newcomer of the Week.  For men, Beril Kabamba (Spring Hill) was named Player of the Week, while Brandon Miller (Miles College) earned Newcomer of the Week, released by the league office on Tuesday.  Women’s Basketball  PLAYER OF THE WEEK – Tyashia Bostick, Spring Hill |Guard/Forward | RS Sophomore | Charleston, SC Bostick scored 22 points and grabbed 10 rebounds and against Lemoyne Owen. On the season Bostick is averaging…

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FAMU wins in overtime over Alcorn, 60-58

60 Florida A&M 3-20, 4-9 SWAC 58 Alcorn 2-18, 1-12 SWAC Team 1 2 3 4 OT 1 F Florida A&M 18  8  7  19  8  60 Alcorn 5  18  15  14  6  58 It took overtime to do it but the Florida A&M women’s basketball team got by Alcorn State 60-58 Monday night at the Whitney Complex in Lorman, MS. FAMU jumped out to an 18-5 lead at the end of the first quarter, but over the next two periods, the Braves outscored the Rattlers 18-8 and 15-7 to take…

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Texas Southern Women’s Hoops gets it done against Grambling 96-86

Courtesy of Texas Southern Sports Information 86 GSU 96 TSUWB 21 Team 1 2 3 4 F GSU 21  19  21  25  86 TSUWB21 20  30  22  24  96 Ataiya Bridges scored 34 points while Jada Perry had a double-double as TSU held off Grambling State for a 96-86 win on Saturday afternoon inside the H&PE Arena. Grambling State jumped out to a 10-2 lead three minutes in as they were nearly flawless from the field. However, the roles would reverse as the first quarter came to a close as Jada Perry…

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February 5, 2022 SWAC Women’s Basketball Recap

All twelve SWAC teams were in action on Saturday, with the nation getting treated to SWAC basketball via the Texas Southern/ Florida A&M game being the first of an HBCU doubleheader on NBATV. Recaps of Saturday’s games are below and courtesy of the Southwestern Athletic Conference. Saturday, February 5 Grambling State 88, Alabama State 56 – Box Score | Recap Jackson State 88, Mississippi Valley State 54 – Box Score | Recap   Arkansas-Pine Bluff 77, Alcorn State 57 – Box Score | Recap   Texas Southern 74, Florida A&M 57 – Box Score | Recap Prairie View A&M 70, Bethune-Cookman 60 – Box Score |…

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