BIRMINGHAM — After years of disappointing starts, finishes, and a bunch of other things in between, the Miles men’s basketball program finally gets to stamp a phrase into its history. SIAC Champions. The Golden Bears completed a stunning one-year turnaround, dismantling LeMoyne-Owen 70-46 Saturday night at Bill Harris Arena to win their first conference title. LaByron Harris had […]



BIRMINGHAM – Senior guard Antrice McCoy saw time winding down on the shot clock, drove the lane and, as she was fouled, threw up a prayer. And, someone answered it. After converting the old-fashioned three-point play, Lane College women’s basketball team had a six-point cushion against Kentucky State with 43 seconds remaining as the Lady Dragons downed […]


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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SIAC Announces 2018-19 Basketball All-Conference Honors

BIRMINGHAM – The Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SIAC) announced its annual men’s and women’s basketball awards to cap the 2018-19 season. This year’s all-conference teams, which features fifteen student-athletes, were voted on by the league’s head coaches and sports information directors. Morehouse’s forward, Omar Alston, headlines the 2019 SIAC Men’s Basketball All-Conference team as the conference’s […]

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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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2019 SIAC Tournament Brackets Released

Birmingham – The Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SIAC) has revealed its 2019 conference championship brackets which feature 12 women’s teams and 13 men’s teams vying for the SIAC crown. The men’s bracket will kick off tournament competition on Monday afternoon at the Birmingham Crossplex at 1 p.m. as No. 4 eastern division seed, Fort Valley State, […]

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SIAC Announces 2018-19 Women’s Basketball Preseason Honors

ATLANTA — Spring Hill’s Tiffany Valentine was selected as the 2018 Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SIAC) Women’s Basketball Preseason Player of the Year, and Taylor Terry of Miles garnished the Preseason Defensive Player of the Year, announced by the league office. The preseason honors and predicted order of finish are voted on by the league’s head […]

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