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CIAA adds 7 to HOF class
Thursday, January 19, 2017
CHARLOTTE – ESPN personality Stephen A. Smith is among seven inductees into the 2016-17 John B. McLendon Jr. Hall of Fame. The ceremony will be held at the Hall of Fame Breakfast Feb. 24, 9 a.m. at the Charlotte Convention Center during CIAA Tournament week. "We are pleased to honor this distinguished group of individuals whose talents and
 
Shaw makes impressive bowl debut
Wednesday, January 18, 2017
Shaw football made an impressive showing at the inaugural HBCU Spirit of America Bowl last Sunday in Virginia Beach. Coach Adrian Jones led the Braves to a 14-10 win over the Pride. Keelan Jones, Venson Jones Jr. and Bruce Parker Jr. were also on the team. The bowl, which was live streamed, featured 110 of the best HBCUs players from across the country.
 
Graf sparks Eagles over Hampton
Monday, January 16, 2017
HAMPTON, Va. – North Carolina Central University senior guard Dajuan Graf was ready for primetime as he poured in 17 points to lead the Eagles to a 64-51 win over Hampton, ending the Pirates’ undefeated start in the MEAC on Monday at the Convocation Center. NCCU (12-6, 3-1 MEAC) jumped ahead of Hampton (6-11, 3-1 MEAC) on a 10-0 run after the
 
Midseason question marks for HBCUs
Friday, January 13, 2017
We’re nearly halfway through January and to top it off, I received CIAA Tournament credential information on Wednesday. Say it ain’t so. But what is so is that the men’s side is wide open. While the North Division has the upper hand right now – four teams with winning conference records – St. Augustine’s has already
 
Weather racks havoc on schedules
Thursday, January 12, 2017
Virginia Union continues to run roughshod over the competition. The Panthers are 14-0 and still No. 1 in the latest D2SIDA Atlantic Region Poll and No. 3 in the USA Today Women’s Division II Poll. Also ranked in the Atlantic Region for the women are Bowie State, which moved up to No. 8, and Johnson C. Smith at No. 10. WOMEN N.C. Central (3-11
 
HBCU all-star games highlight talent
Tuesday, January 10, 2017
Shaw seniors Keelan Jones, Venson Jones Jr. and Bruce Parker Jr. will participate in Sunday’s HBCU Spirit of America Bowl in Virginia Beach. The bowl will feature 110 top HBCU football players across the country. The players will join their coach, Adrian Jones, who was named one of two head coaches for the game. Keelan Jones was named second-team
 
Luckie & Walker lift VUU to 12th win
Saturday, January 7, 2017
Virginia Union University's Jayda Luckie scored 20 points while teammate Lady Walker grabbed 20 rebounds, as the Panthers defeated Fayetteville State, 73-50, on Saturday. The win keeps the third-ranked Panthers undefeated at 12-0 and 3-0 in CIAA play. VUU's Alexis Johnson scored 19 points while also grabbing seven rebounds. "We got off to a little bit of
 
Conference action begins for HBCUs teams
Thursday, January 5, 2017
Three CIAA women’s teams are ranked in the latest D2SIDA Atlantic Region Poll. Virginia Union (10-0) has moved up to take the No. 1 spot, followed by Chowan at No. 8 and Bowie State at No. 10. The MEAC released its TV schedule on Tuesday. Four regular-season games and 23 tournament games will be broadcast on the ESPN family. North Carolina Central at
 
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