JSU’s Williams-Holliday Selected In WNBA Draft; 1st HBCU Player Drafted Since 2002

By Jackson State Media Relations GULFPORT, Miss. – Jackson State University women’s basketball player Ameshya Williams-Holliday was selected in the WNBA Draft by the Indiana Fever. Williams-Holliday (6-4, Sr., Gulfport, Miss.), a third-round pick #25 overall, becomes the first HBCU player selected in the WNBA since 2002 and is the second Southwestern Athletic Conference player and […]

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Southern outlasts Jackson State to win SWAC Women’s Championship

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – The Southern University Jaguars outlasted Jackson State 45-41 to win the 2019 Toyota SWAC Women’s Basketball Tournament Championship. This is the first championship for Southern since 2019, and coach Carlos Funchess is the first coach since Cynthia Cooper-Dyke to guide a SWAC team to the tournament title in his or her first year […]

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Bethune-Cookman Wins Second Ever MEAC Women’s Basketball Championship

NORFOLK, Va.—Angel Golden dropped 18 points and Chasimmie Brown grabbed 16 rebounds as No. 3 Bethune-Cookman used a strong second half to overtake Norfolk State 57-45 to claim the 2019 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) women’s basketball championship Saturday at the Scope Arena. The Wildcats (21-10) won their second ever MEAC tournament title and claim the […]

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MEAC Announces Women’s Basketball All-Conference Honors

NORFOLK, Va.–Delaware State senior NaJai Pollard was named Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) Player of the Year, the conference office announced today. Myasia Jones of Savannah State was named Rookie of the Year, while Coppin State junior Chance Graham earned Defensive Player of the Year honors. Maryland Eastern Shore head coach Fred Batchelor was named Coach of the Year. All awards were voted […]

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