By Richard Kent, Staff Reporter 155 miles is really not that far. It’s the distance from Bridgeport to Philadelphia and it is a pretty straight shot down I-95. That is the very route that Niele Ivey will be traveling as the second-year head coach makes the trek from Bridgeport to lead Notre Dame into the […]Read more "Love & Basketball: The Fighting Iveys"
By Richard Kent, Staff Reporter Big Ten basketball is dramatically overrated. It has been for years and incredibly has not produced a National Champion since Michigan State in 2000. And before that, one must go back to Michigan in 1989. Think about that. Let it marinate. UConn, now in the Big East again has won three such […]Read more "Enough Is Enough With The Big Ten Love"
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"
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, […]Read more "Prairie View A&M prevails over Texas Southern in thrilling SWAC Men’s Final"
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 […]Read more "North Carolina Central Wins Third Straight MEAC Men’s Basketball Title"
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 […]Read more "MEAC Announces Men’s Basketball All-Conference Honors"
NORFOLK, Va. – The Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) has released its men’s pairings for the 2019 MEAC Basketball Tournament, March 11-16, at the Scope Arena in Norfolk, Va. The Spartans of Norfolk State (14-2 MEAC) enter as the No. 1 seed for the first time since the 2012-13 season, when they went 16-0 in conference play. […]Read more "Men’s Bracket Set for 2019 MEAC Basketball Tournament"
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 […]Read more "GOLDEN BEARS WIN SIAC BASKETBALL TITLE"
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 – The Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) and its Men’s Basketball Coaches Association has announced the 2018-19 Men’s Basketball Predicted Order of Finish and Preseason All-CIAA Team. 2018-19 Men’s Basketball Predicted Order (as selected by the CIAA Men’s Basketball Coaches’ Association) Overall Predicted Order 2018-19 Head Coach 2018-19 Schedule 1 Virginia State University Lonnie […]Read more "CIAA Announces Men’s ’18-19 Hoop Predictions & Preseason Team"