SWAC

Southern beats Mississippi Valley State 78-70 in OT

ITTA BENA, Miss. (AP) — Jared Sam scored nine of his 20 points in overtime, Emanuel Sheperd and Jamar Sandifer each had a double-double to help Southern beat Mississippi Valley State 77-70 in overtime on Monday night.<p>Sheperd finished with 17 points and 12 rebounds and Sandifer added 15 and 12.<p>Sam …

College Basketball

The NBA celebrates MLK Day

A game-by-game look at how teams chose to honor the civil rights icon<p>January 15, 2018<p>6:37 PMTo celebrate the life and accomplishments of civil rights …

Sports

Leonard wins Blount award for second year

PITTSBURGH – The Power News Radio Network announced the members of the 2017 SBN Black College All-American Team.<p>The Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference …

HBCUs

Jefferson lifts Jackson State past Prairie View A&M 79-71

Jeremiah Jefferson poured in nine 3-pointers and finished with 28 points, both career highs, to lead Jackson State to a 79-71 win over Prairie View …

College Basketball

Perry-Murray putback lifts Grambling over Texas Southern

Jason Perry-Murray scored 12 points with 12 rebounds, including a putback at the buzzer, lifting Grambling to a 79-78 win over Texas Southern on …

Sports

McKnight, Arkansas-Pine Bluff beat Alcorn State 71-59

Martaveous McKnight had 25 points and six assists, Charles Jackson made five 3-pointers and scored 17 points, and Arkansas-Pine Bluff beat Alcorn …

College Basketball

Everson Walls, Robert Brazile named NFL Hall of Fame finalists

Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) football legends Everson Walls of Grambling State lore has been named as one of 15 finalists for the National …

HBCUs

Alcorn St cruises to 77-63 win over Mississippi Valley State

ITTA BENA, Miss. (AP) — A.J. Mosby scored 23 points as Alcorn State snapped a five-game skid and picked up its first conference win, beating winless Mississippi Valley State 77-63 on Saturday night.<p>Mosby was 9 of 13 from the field including 5 of 7 from beyond the arc for the Braves (5-13, 1-4 …

College Basketball

Jackson State tops Texas Southern in OT for 5th straight win

Maurice Rivers tossed in 26 points, Julian Daughtry scored a career-high 22 and Treshawn Bolden added a double-double to rally Jackson State to an …

College Basketball

The Big 12 is deep, the Big East is fun, and other college basketball findings

This week marked the midpoint of college basketball’s regular season. The first games tipped Nov. 10. Selection Sunday is March 11. While it might seem like a lot is known, the race to the field of 68 is only halfway done.<p>There are plenty more questions than answers, but enough things have …

College Basketball

T&D REGION SPORTS: B-E wrestling pins Edisto for win

COLLEGE SPORTS<p><b>Claflin Indoor Track</b> <b>&</b><p><b>Field teams back in action</b><p>The Claflin University men’s and women’s indoor track and field teams return to action …

HBCUs

Racist basketball jerseys prompt parent to resign from school board

Father of one of the team’s players says ‘I could have done more’<p>January 10, 2018<p>5:50 PMWell, someone has taken responsibility for the basketball …

Sports

Throwback to the 90's as GRAMMY Award-winning R&B Group 112 Takes the Stage at 16th Annual Honda Battle of the Bands Invitational Showcase

TORRANCE, Calif., Jan. 11, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The 2018 Honda Battle of the Bands (HBOB) Invitational Showcase welcomes 112 to share the spotlight alongside the nation's top eight Historically Black College and University (HBCU) marching bands, in Atlanta on Saturday, January 27, 2018.<p>Fans are in …

HBCUs

Women's basketball players of the week: Shakyla Hill's quadruple-double earns her a spot in Starting Five

Every week, NCAA.com's Starting Five will bring you a look at some of the top women's basketball players in the country. Here are the standout …

College Basketball

Wake Up, Bronco Nation: 2018 Boise State hype?; Curtis Weaver is good; Bronco Soccer adds two; MBB play

My son’s math teacher called my son average.<p>I think he’s mean.<p>This dude is something special. And we will be LUCKY if he sticks around another three …

College & University

Free Wedding Websites - Best Wedding Websites

Wedding Websites<p>Create your own custom website to share with family and friends.<p>Checklist<p>Your personal 24/7 planning expert. Always know what to do, …

College Football

Grading 2017: Grambling State quarterbacks

CLOSE<p>Grambling State head football coach Broderick Fobbs outlines how senior quarterback DeVante Kincade has impacted the GSU football program.<p><i>USA</i> …

College Football

Rivers, Howard lead Jackson St. to 65-61 win over Southern

Lemmie Howard scored seven of his 12 points in the final four minutes and Maurice Rivers made 4 of 4 free throws in the closing seconds to help …

Basketball

Perry-Murray's double-double helps Grambling beat Alcorn St.

Senior Jason Perry-Murray had his second career double-double and Anthony Gaston scored 16 points to help Grambling beat Alcorn State 72-61 on Monday …

Sports

Quadruple-double for Grambling's Shakyla Hill; 4th in Div 1

GRAMBLING, La. (AP) — Shakyla Hill recorded the fourth quadruple-double in NCAA Division I women's basketball history in Grambling State's win over Alabama State, the first quad in nearly 25 years.<p>The junior guard added an assist in the closing seconds to finish with 15 points, 10 rebounds, 10 …

College Basketball

Grambling State’s Shakyla Hill made history with a quadruple-double

You barely see that in the NBA<p>It’s hard enough getting double-doubles. We gave Russell Westbrook an MVP for averaging a triple-double. But a quadruble-double!? That’s almost unheard of.<p>In fact, it hadn’t been a thing for 25 years before Wednesday night when Grambling State’s Shakyla Hill dropped …

Basketball

First quadruple-double in 25 years: Shakyla Hill, Grambling State

HOUSTON, TX - MARCH 11: Grambling State Tigers guard Shakyla Hill (5) hits a first half floater during the SWAC Basketball Tournament Championship …

NBA

Shakyla Hill gets first quadruple-double in women’s D-I hoops in almost 25 years

The Grambling State point guard is the first woman from an HBCU to finish with the stat line<p>January 4, 2018<p>2:06 AMIn the waning moments of Grambling …

Women's Basketball

Grambling State University Tigers

<b>High School:</b> Played basketball for four years at Hall High School in Little Rock, Ark…helped the Lady Warriors to the state championship her …

Women's Basketball

Ranking HBCU football coaching hires: Which new face in a new place has toughest job?

Now that the offseason is in full swing, it is an appropriate time to evaluate the string of HBCU football coaching vacancies that were filled in …

College & University

SWAC officially announces departure of Duer Sharp as commissioner

<b>BIRMINGHAM, Ala. –</b> The Southwestern Athletic Conference today announced the departure of Duer Sharp as Commissioner of the Conference. After 10 years …

HBCUs

WBB: WIGGINS NAMED SWAC WOMEN’S BASKETBALL PLAYER OF THE WEEK – Jackson State University – Women's Basketball

<b>WBB: Wiggins named SWAC Women’s Basketball Player of the Week</b><p><b>BIRMINGHAM, Ala. –</b> Jackson State guard <b>Derica Wiggins</b> has been named the Southwestern …

College Basketball

Jackson State beats Alabama State 82-73 in SWAC opener

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Jeremiah Jefferson scored 21 points, Paris Collins had 16 points, 12 rebounds and five assists for his second double-double of the season, and Jackson State beat Alabama State 82-73 on Monday night in a Southwestern Athletic Conference opener.<p>Jefferson and Collins each made …

Sports

Alabama A&M beats Grambling 71-64 for first win of season

GRAMBLING, La. (AP) — De'Ederick Petty scored 18 points and Alabama A&M beat Grambling 71-64 on Monday for the Bulldogs' first victory of the season.<p>Marcus Merriweather added 12 points for the Bulldogs (1-13), who won the Southwestern Athletic Conference opener and snapped a 16-game losing streak …

Sports

Dooley Named Prairie View A&M Head Coach

<b>PRAIRIE VIEW, Texas –</b> Eric Dooley has been named Prairie View A&M University’s head football coach.<p>Dooley, the 33rd head coach in program history, …

College & University