CIAA & Aspire TV Announce 2019 Football Broadcast Schedule

Charlotte – The Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) announces its broadcast schedule for the 2019 football season. This year’s schedule of games will be televised live on Aspire TV. This will be the fourth year of a partnership between the CIAA & Aspire TV to provide live broadcast coverage across multiple platforms. “We’re excited to partner […]

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CIAA Announces 2019 Preseason Football Team and Predicted Order of Finish

ROANOKE, VA – The Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) announces the 2019 All-CIAA preseason football team, as voted on by the CIAA Football Coaches Association and the Sports Information Directors Association, and the predicted order of finish as selected by the head football coaches. The preseason team and predicted order were both announced during the CIAA’s annual football […]

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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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BASN Newsroom and The Batchelor Pad Radio Network Announces Their 2018 HBCU Football Players of The Year

During the entire HBCU football campaign, BASN Newsroom and the Batchelor Pad Radio Network have collaborated on choosing who we thought were the peak performers of the week this year. As we enter the final few games of the year, BASN and the Pad are now collaborating to choose our peak performers of the year. […]

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HBCU Football Spotlight: Week 13

By Anthony McClean, Editor In Chief Emeritus There seem to be three certain things that hold true every Thanksgiving — turkey, Friday indigestion, and Grambling State and Southern University fighting for supremacy within the SWAC. While many can bear witness to the first two — not necessarily in that order — the latter has been […]

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HBCU Football Spotlight: Week 12

By Anthony McClean, Editor In Chief Emeritus While the SWAC’s Western Division title will again come down to next weekend’s Bayou Classic in New Orleans between Grambling State and Southern, the Eastern Division will be decided Saturday (3 pm ET) in the state of Mississippi. No one’s surprise, the four-time defending division champs from Alcorn […]

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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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BASN Newsroom/Batchelor Pad Radio Network HBCU Football All-Peak Performers of the week

Here are the BASN Newsroom/Batchelor Pad Radio Network HBCU Football All-Peak Performers of the week for the games played through November 3rd. DIVISION I (FCS) Offensive: Bethune-Cookman senior wide receiver Jimmie Robinson accounted for the majority of the Wildcats’ offense in its road win over Morgan State. He gained 208 yards off 11 attempts while scoring […]

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HBCU Football Spotlight: Week 10

By Anthony McClean, Editor In Chief Emeritus Not only did last weekend’s “Separation Saturday” see two schools — Albany State and Fayetteville State — clinch a division title, we also saw the first coaching casualty of the season as Jackson State’s Tony Hughes was let go by Tiger administration. Following their 41-7 loss to Southern, […]

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