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 […]Read more "Virginia State Captures CIAA Men’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 […]Read more "Virginia Union Earns Second Consecutive CIAA Women’s Basketball Championship"
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 […]Read more "2019 CIAA Tournament Brackets Released"
Charlotte – The Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA®), the nation’s first African American athletic conference, officially unveils its marketing campaign theme “Live the Legacy” and 2019 logo to tip-off the CIAA Men’s and Women’s Basketball season. The new campaign showcases the CIAA’s pillars of tradition, leadership, and community, and highlights the annual legendary sports experience. The 2019 CIAA […]Read more "CIAA Unveils New Logo and “Live the Legacy” Campaign for 2019 Basketball Tournament"
CHARLOTTE – The Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) announces its partnership with Lockhart Entertainment (LE) and the addition of LE’s annual Celebrity Charity Basketball Game (CCBG) to the 2018 CIAA Tournament official event lineup. Prlineupy held at Charlotte Grady Cole Center, LE will host the game during championship Saturday of tournament week. The 90-minute event […]Read more "CIAA, Lockhart Entertainment Adds Celebrity Basketball Game to 2018 CIAA Tournament Official Event Lineup"
CHARLOTTE — The Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) prepares for its 2018 Women’s and Men’s Basketball Tournament with the release of a new tournament format. The CIAA’s tournament restructure ensures student-athlete welfare for all its women’s and men’s basketball teams with built-in rest days for participants. Women’s and men’s teams will continue to be seeded […]Read more "CIAA Announces New Basketball Tournament Format"