Monday, May 22, 2017

basketball

Packing your bags and moving to another location to close out your college basketball career is not always a good move. In fact, most times it has the opposite effect. Bethune-Cookman’s 6-9 shot-blocker and 2015-16 MEAC Defensive Player of the ...

At least 12 all-MEAC basketball players or all-MEAC caliber talents have transferred out of the conference in the last four years. Former Norfolk State 6-8 forward Rashid Gaston and former Florida A&M 6-6 left-handed guard Malcom Bernard left the Spartans ...

You know things have changed in NCAA Div. I men’s college basketball when HBCU teams are being raided of their talented players. In the latest reported defection, Howard senior guard James ‘J-Byrd’ Daniel, who led the nation in scoring in ...

GRAMBLING, La. Grambling State University interim women’s basketball head coach Freddie Murray is no longer interim. Murray was named women’s basketball head coach last Wednesday morning. Murray, Athletics Director Paul Bryant and GSU President Rick Gallot signed a two-year agreement ...

One team from each of the four black college conferences finished the 2016-17 season on top of the final BCSP Top Ten. The North Carolina Central men (25-9), who won both regular season and tournament titles in the Mid Eastern ...

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. Lynn W. Thompson, Vice President for Intercollegiate Athletics, announced Friday, March 31, the appointment of Ryan Ridder as the next head coach for Bethune-Cookman Men’s Basketball. “I have watched and admired Ryan Ridder from his days as ...

COLUMBUS, Ohio The ladies of Virginia Union University, who staged second half comebacks to knock off second and third seeds and get to Friday’s NCAA Div. II national basketball championship game, could not pull it off a third time as ...

The second time was the charm for the ladies of Virginia Union and as a result one black college basketball team was still alive on Wednesday. The Virginia Union Lady Panthers out of the CIAA, repeat champions of the Atlantic ...

NORFOLK Norfolk State (17-16) could not overcome a second-half collapse that saw them give up a 3-point lead at 14:33 minute mark as North Carolina Central (25-8) ignited a 19-0 run that kept NSU scoreless for 11 minutes in the ...

On the eve of the 2017 NCAA Basketball Tournament, an HBCU legend who made one of his marks in the tournament has passed. Ben Jobe, who amassed 524 wins over 31 seasons in brilliant stints as head basketball coach at ...