The HBCU Black College Basketball Hall of Fame Announces Its Inaugural Class

By BASN News Wire DETROIT — The HBCU Black College Basketball Hall of Fame board of directors announced its inaugural class on Friday, February 24th of 12 inductees from Historically Black Colleges and Universities. The inaugural class is made up of HBCU basketball royalty.      The founder of the HBCU Black College Basketball Hall of Fame, […]

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Prairie View A&M prevails over Texas Southern in thrilling SWAC Men’s Final

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Overcoming a 13-point deficit early on, Prairie View A&M (22-12) topped Texas Southern (21-13) in a thrilling 92-86 contest to win the 2019 Toyota SWAC Basketball Tournament. The win takes Coach Byron Smith and the Panthers to March Madness for the first time since 1998. With Tyrik Armstrong having the hot hand early, […]

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North Carolina Central Wins Third Straight MEAC Men’s Basketball Title

NORFOLK, Va.–North Carolina Central parlayed a 12-0 run to start the second half and some suffocating defense into a 50-47 win over Norfolk State in the championship game of the 2019 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) Basketball Tournament at the Scope Arena on Saturday. The Eagles (18-15), the No. 3 seed, received the automatic bid to […]

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MEAC Announces Men’s Basketball All-Conference Honors

NORFOLK, Va. – Howard sophomore guard RJ Cole has been named the 2018-19 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) Player of the Year, the conference announced today. Florida A&M’s MJ Randolph is the Rookie of the Year, while Cletrell Pope from Bethune-Cookman has earned Defensive Player of the Year honors. Norfolk State head coach Robert Jones has been selected the MEAC Coach of the Year. All awards were voted on by the conference’s […]

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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 […]


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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