By Gary Norris Gray, Staff Reporter March Madness hit the nation the second week of March and most African American basketball fans are not feeling it. There are several reasons for this uneasiness and doubt. African American schools went the big 1 for 7. On the Ladies side the South Carolina Gamecocks dismissed the (MEAC) […]
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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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BIRMINGHAM – The Southwestern Athletic Conference announced its 2022 Preseason All-SWAC Football selections and Predicted Order of Finish during SWAC Football Media Day at the Sheraton Hotel in Downtown Birmingham. The Preseason All-SWAC teams, Individual Winners, and Predicted Order of Finish was voted on by the league’s head coaches and sports information directors. Jackson State’s Shedeur […]
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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 […]
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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 […]
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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. […]
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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 […]
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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 […]
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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 […]
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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 […]
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