CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Four televised games, including the CIAA Championship Game in November, will highlight the CIAA’s 2017 football season announced on Thursday. NCAA Division II announced the 18 regular-season football games that will be streamed live on ESPN3, including a CIAA championship rematch highlight between the Bowie State University Bulldogs and Winston-Salem State University […]Read more "CIAA’s 2017 TV Football Schedule Includes Games on ESPN Networks, Aspire TV"
Roanoke, VA. – The Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) and its Football Coaches Association announces the 2017 CIAA Football Predicted Order of Finish and the Preseason All-CIAA Team. For the third consecutive season, the Rams of Winston-Salem State University have been selected as the predicted championship contender. The defending CIAA Champion Rams finished 9-3 last […]Read more "CIAA Announces 2017 Preseason Football Team & Ranking"
Charlotte, N.C. – The 2017 football season marks the 125th anniversary of the first recorded black college football game, which began with two CIAA member institutions. The CIAA will honor its rich football history throughout the season via the conference’s 125th anniversary campaign. The campaign will highlight consequential moments in CIAA football history from former and […]Read more "CIAA Kicks off 125 Years of Black College Football Celebration"
Charlotte, N.C. – The Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) announces 2017-18 locations and dates for its 14 championships, including the signing of a 3-year contract with Salem, Virginia to host the conference’s football championship through 2019. For the 13th consecutive year, the annual men’s and women’s basketball tournament will be held in Charlotte, North Carolina. […]Read more "CIAA Extends Football Contract in Salem, Announces 2017-18 Championships Schedule"
By Michael Coker, Black College Nines Miles College and WWinston-SalemState University baseball teams will be competing in the 2017 NCAA Division II Regional Tournament this weekend. Both teams are ranked in Black College Nines’ Historically Black College and University (HBCU) Baseball Top 10 Poll and won their conference championships. Miles earned an automatic bid by winning the […]Read more "Winston Salem State And Miles College Set For NCAA Division II Regional Baseball Tournaments"
From The BASN News Wire Columbus, OH – The Virginia Union University women’s basketball team advances to the NCAA Division II Women’s Basketball Championship game with an 86-81 victory over No. 2 California Baptist University on Wednesday evening. The sixth-seeded Lady Panthers will face top-seeded Ashland University on Friday night at 7:00 p.m. EDT at […]Read more "Panther Power: Virginia Union to Battle Ashland for NCAA Division II Women’s Basketball Title"
Basketball History 101 (for real) By Fred Whitted Special to BASN BASKETBALL HISTORY 101 (for real!) By Fred Whitted Over the last two weeks, we have listened to a lot of banter about the great players and coaches from the various schools across the state and nation participating in March Madness. For […]Read more "Basketball History 101 (for real!)"