Thursday, March 23, 2017

basketball

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 ...

CIAA and SIAC men’s and women’s tournament champions were joined by two other CIAA teams granted at-large berths when the respective 64-team NCAA Div. II Men’s and Women’s playoff fields were announced Sunday. Virginia Union’s men and women received the ...

Charlotte, N.C. The Bowie State men’s basketball team and the Johnson C. Smith women’s basketball team each were crowned 2017 CIAA tournament champions at the Spectrum Arena in Charlotte on Saturday (Feb. 25). BSU (16-14 overall) defeated Fayetteville State 62-54 ...

After a week of action at the CIAA Basketball Tournament in Charlotte (see results below), the Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SIAC) in Birmingham, Ala. takes center stage this week. Women’s and men’s opening round play began Monday at the Bill ...

A flurry of activity in the last week of the regular season left ties at the top of both the men’s and women’s Northern Divisions. For the men, defending champion Virginia State (22-6, 14-2 CIAA) and Virginia Union (21-5, 13-3) ...

Morgan, NCCU clash Saturday in B’more. Morgan State (10-11, 7-1 MEAC) and North Carolina Central (15-6, 6-1) got wins to set the stage for their showdown for the men’s MEAC lead Saturday in Baltimore. MSU got 21 points from Tiwian ...

Three Saturdays left in regular season Virginia State (17-3, 9-1) got wins over Bowie State (71-64) and Lincoln (72-67) to remain undefeated (5-0) and on top of the Men’s North Division standings. Shaw (10-10, 6-4) fell at the buzzer Wednesday ...

The Lady Panthers of Virginia Union had five players score in double figures as they moved to 13-0 overall and 4-0 in CIAA play with a 101-48 win on the road over Saint Augustine’s Monday. The Lady Panthers, under second-year ...

By Leonard E. Colvin Chief Reporter New Journal and Guide When today’s Norfolk State University (NSU) opened its doors in 1935, the first students and funds to operate came prominently from Grace Episcopal Church and Shiloh Baptist  Church in Norfolk, and ...

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