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Second-half rally lifts SAU women past Claflin
Monday, December 10, 2018
RALEIGH – Junior Kamya Renwicks scored 13 points and Angela Caraballo added 11 points to lead St. Augustine’s to a 55-51 upset win past Claflin Saturday. The Lady Falcons erased a nine-point deficit. Junior Tanisha Wall contributed 10 points for SAU, which avenged an earlier overtime loss to Claflin with clutch play down the stretch. The score
 
One CIAA unbeaten left
Friday, December 7, 2018
The last CIAA unbeaten women’s team is no longer. Virginia Union, ranked No. 1 in the D2SIDA Women’s Basketball Atlantic Region Poll, was upset Thursday night at Claflin, 62-59. The Panthers were 8-0. “We just got outplayed,” VUU coach AnnMarie Gilbert said. “Claflin came out and gave us their best game.” Over on the
 
HBCUs players making news on and off the field
Friday, December 7, 2018
Two rivals will face each other on the gridiron for one final time. The only difference this go-round is they will be on the same team. Shaw senior defensive back Quron Hall and St. Augustine’s DB Sidney Lawson are among 40 HBCU student-athletes to participate in the 2018 FCS Bowl on Dec. 9 in Daytona Beach, Florida. The all-star game allows the top
 
Newton, Johnson earn MEAC top honors
Thursday, December 6, 2018
This week, the MEAC announced its offensive and defensive players of the year at the 61st annual National Football Foundation & College Football Hall of Fame press conference. Howard sophomore quarterback Caylin Newton is now 2-for-2 in awards after being named the MEAC offensive player of the year. Newton was also last season’s rookie of the
 
Graduation rates for bowl-bound teams up slightly
Tuesday, December 4, 2018
The overall graduation rates for athletes on bowl-bound FBS football programs continue to climb, though the disparity in the rates between white and African-American players widened slightly, according to a study released on Monday. The Institute for Diversity and Ethics and Sport shows in its report that the overall football Graduation Success Rate is up
 
Eagles storm back for last gasp win
Sunday, December 2, 2018
DURHAM – North Carolina Central trailed by as many as 11 in the second half before putting together a 10-2 run over the final 90 seconds to snatch a 67-66 win over McNeese State on Saturday. Eleven points is the largest second-half deficit NCCU (4-5) has overcome since trailing by 12 in a 59-52 win at Hampton on Jan. 19, 2015, and the largest overall
 
When will NCCU women win a game?
Thursday, November 29, 2018
The CIAA released its TV broadcast schedule last week. Ten games will appear on Aspire TV. Now here’s the thing: eight of the 10 are tournament games; only two are regular season. Johnson C. Smith at Fayetteville State on Feb. 9, and Elizabeth City State at Virginia State Feb. 16. No Virginia Union, which is the defending champ, or Shaw, which has
 
Virginia Union women remain undefeated
Thursday, November 29, 2018
Virginia Union women remain undefeated after sweeping three Florida teams over the weekend: Palm Beach Atlantic, Nova Southeastern and Barry universities. The Panthers will compete in the Winston-Salem State Red-White Classic this weekend, but won’t play the Rams. WOMEN N.C. Central (0-6) The Lady Eagles are still seeking their first win after an
 
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