By Gary Norris Gray, Staff Reporter Currently, America is watching March Madness (the NCAA Tournament), but there has been a 40-year problem that will not go away. By the end of the second round, Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) have been on the outside looking in. Some Black schools have to qualify twice, even […]Read more "IT MAY BE TIME"
BASN NEWSROOM’S MASTER LIST – WIDE RECEIVERS by Michael – Louis Ingram, Editor – in – Chief BASN NEWSROOM (Editor’s Note: The BASN Staff and affiliated members of The Brother Man Network are putting together their top 100 Greatest HBCU Players; this is part of our process in this determination…) PHILADELPHIA (www.basnnewsroom.com) In […]Read more "BASN NEWSROOM’s HBCU MASTER LIST TOP 100"
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — The Southwestern Athletic Conference announced its 2019 All-SWAC Preseason teams and Predicted Order of Finish on Tuesday at Football Media Day with Alcorn State and Southern tabbed to finish in first place in the Eastern and Western divisions respectively in a vote conducted by the leagues’ Head Coaches and Sports Information Directors. […]Read more "SWAC Announces 2019 Preseason All-SWAC Football Teams"
BIRMINGHAM — The Southwestern Athletic Conference has announced the upcoming ESPN line-up for the 2019 season highlighted by a total of 13 games that will be featured across ESPN’s networks. “When we began scheduling the upcoming lineup of ESPN games we sought match-ups that would give viewers and the average fan that may not get […]Read more "SWAC Announces 2019 ESPN TV Football Schedule"
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – The Southwestern Athletic Conference has announced its 2019 All-Conference Baseball teams and award winners, with individuals from Alabama State, Southern and Jackson State receiving individual honors. The teams and award winners were decided in a vote by the league’s coaches and sports information directors, with the honors handed out during a reception. Alabama […]Read more "SWAC Announces 2019 All-Conference Baseball Teams and Awards"
ATLANTA – The North Carolina A&T Aggies captured its third Celebration Bowl title in four years with a 24-22 win over Alcorn State on Saturday afternoon at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta. The Aggies led the entire game, but it was Malik Wilson’s 79-yard game winning return with 38 seconds left in the third quarter that […]Read more "Dynasty: North Carolina A&T Wins Third Celebration Bowl In Four Years"
ATLANTA — Former Alcorn State University football coach Marino Casem and former Mississippi Valley State University coach Archie “Gunslinger” Cooley were honored by the National College Football Awards Association (NCFAA) on behalf of HBCU institutions for their impact on college football.Football Awards from the Chick-Fil-A College Football Hall of Fame. It highlights coaches, athletes, and writers as […]Read more "HBCU Coaching Legends Casem, Cooley honored by NCFAA"
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. […]Read more "BASN Newsroom and The Batchelor Pad Radio Network Announces Their 2018 HBCU Football Players of The Year"
By Anthony McClean, Editor In Chief Emeritus All season long, the Braves of Alcorn State have proved to be true road warriors as they’ve spoiled Homecoming for three teams including their SWAC Championship game opponent on Saturday — the Southern Jaguars. Following a 56-20 win at Mississippi Valley State in late September, Fred McNair’s crew […]Read more "HBCU Football Spotlight: Jags, Braves battle for SWAC title and a trip to Atlanta"
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – The Southwestern Athletic Conference has released its 2018 All-Conference Teams with 12 players from the SWAC East Division champions Alcorn State being tabbed for the most individual honors. The teams were announced two days prior to the 2018 Toyota SWAC Football Championship at Jack Spinks-Marino Casem Stadium on the campus of Alcorn State […]Read more "SWAC Announces 2018 Football Honors"