The inaugural series will feature eight HBCU baseball teams, made up of four from the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division II and four from the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA). School baseball programs from these two athletic governing associations constitute the “small school” division.Read more "BCSG 360 and Black College Nines Team Up to Create Baseball’s First Black College World Series"
By Michael Coker At the conclusion of last season, when the pandemic shut down all of college baseball prematurely, Alabama State University received the final No. 1 ranking. The Hornets open the Historically Black College and University (HBCU) 2021 Large School Pre-Season Baseball Poll ranked number one this season ahead of No. 2 Jackson State University and […]Read more "2021 HBCU Baseball Pre-Season Top Ten Polls"
As the year slowly begins to wind down, BASN will devote the final 12 days of 2020 to look back at the pioneers, contributors, and innovators we lost during the last 12 months. The specter of Covid-19 has been prevalent all year and the sports world was no different.Read more "Notable Sports Deaths in 2020: January"
BIRMINGHAM, Ala.- The 2020 Cricket Wireless Men’s and Women’s Basketball Tournament brackets have officially been released. The tournament will begin on Tuesday, March 10 on the campuses of the four highest seeded teams on the men’s and women’s sides. The semi-finals and finals rounds are scheduled to take place on Friday, March 13 and Saturday, […]Read more "2020 SWAC Basketball Tournament Brackets Set"
The NFL has announced the names of players invited to attend the 2020 Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) Combine. Held Friday, March 27 – Saturday, March 28 at the Miami Dolphins’ Baptist Health Training Facility, event attendees include Draft-eligible athletes who were not invited to the National Invitational Combine (NIC) and have no remaining collegiate eligibility. The full […]Read more "Player Invitees Announced For NFL HBCU Combine"
NORFOLK, Va.—The Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) has announced its women’s pairings for the 2020 MEAC Basketball Tournament, March 10-14 at the Scope Arena in Norfolk, Va. Bethune-Cookman will be the top seed after concluding the regular season with a 15-1 mark in MEAC play. Norfolk State went 12-4 in conference play this season and will be […]Read more "Women’s Bracket Set for 2020 MEAC Hoops Tournament"
NORFOLK, Va. – The Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) has released its men’s pairings for the 2020 MEAC Basketball Tournament, March 10-14 at the Scope Arena in Norfolk, Va. The Eagles of North Carolina Central (13-3 MEAC) enter as the No. 1 seed for the first time since the 2016-17 season. The top-seeded Eagles, who have won […]Read more "Men’s Bracket Set for 2020 MEAC Hoops Tournament"
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 […]Read more "CIAA & Aspire TV Announce 2019 Football Broadcast Schedule"
NORFOLK, Va. – Howard University quarterback Caylin Newton was selected as the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) Preseason Offensive Player of the Year, while Delaware State University linebacker Brian Cavicante was selected as Preseason Defensive Player of the Year. All awards were voted on by the MEAC’s head football coaches and sports information directors. After winning the […]Read more "MEAC Announces 2019 Preseason Football All-MEAC Awards"
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 […]Read more "CIAA Announces 2019 Preseason Football Team and Predicted Order of Finish"