Virginia State Captures CIAA Men’s Basketball Championship

CHARLOTTE – Virginia State University held off a strong second-half rally to defeat the Shaw Bears, 77-66, in the 2019 Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) Men’s Basketball Championship game Saturday afternoon at the Spectrum Center. The Bears battled to turn a 31-point second half deficit into single-digits but their rally fell short despite a game-high 34 points from Junior Amir […]

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Virginia Union Earns Second Consecutive CIAA Women’s Basketball Championship

Charlotte – Shareka McNeill broke the CIAA Tournament scoring record with a 37-point effort as Virginia Union University won its second consecutive CIAA Women’s Basketball Championship with a 75-41 win over Fayetteville State Saturday afternoon at the Spectrum Center. With the win, the Panthers (27-2) receive the conference’s automatic bid to the NCAA Division II Tournament where […]

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CIAA Announces 2018-19 Basketball All-Conference Honors

Charlotte – The Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) announces the 2019 Men’s  All-CIAA Team, All-Rookie team, and superlatives as selected by the Men’s Basketball Coaches Association and Sports Information Directors Association. These outstanding individuals were formally recognized during the annual CIAA Tip-Off Awards Breakfast. Shaw University junior guard Amir Hinton has been named Men’s CIAA Player of the Year. Averaging over 30 points per […]

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2019 CIAA Tournament Brackets Released

Charlotte – The Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) releases its 2019 Women’s and Men’s Championship Brackets. The single-elimination tournament will be held in two venues again this year: Bojangles’ Coliseum February 25-27 and Spectrum Center February 28-March 2. Championship Saturday will tipoff at 1:00 p.m. for the women followed by the men at 4:30 p.m. on Saturday, March […]

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CIAA Announces 2018 Football All-Conference Teams & Players of the Year

CHARLOTTE  – As the football season winds down, the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) announces the 2018 All-CIAA Football Teams, Players of the Year, and Coach of the Year. Offensive Player of the Year Amir Hall, Bowie State Defensive Player of the Year Devon Hunt, Shaw Special Teams Player of the Year Brandon Smith, Fayetteville […]

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CIAA Announces Men’s ’18-19 Hoop Predictions & Preseason Team

CHARLOTTE – The Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) and its Men’s Basketball Coaches Association has announced the 2018-19 Men’s Basketball Predicted Order of Finish and Preseason All-CIAA Team. 2018-19 Men’s Basketball Predicted Order (as selected by the CIAA Men’s Basketball Coaches’ Association) Overall Predicted Order 2018-19 Head Coach 2018-19 Schedule 1 Virginia State University Lonnie […]

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CIAA Announces Women’s ’18-19 Hoop Predictions & Preseason Team

CHARLOTTE – The Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) and its Women’s Basketball Coaches Association has announced the 2018-19 Women’s Basketball Predicted Order of Finish and Preseason All-CIAA Team. 2018-19 Women’s Basketball Predicted Order (as selected by the CIAA Women’s Basketball Coaches’ Association) Overall Predicted Order 2018-19 Head Coach 2018-19 Schedule 1 Virginia Union University AnnMarie […]

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