By Leroy F. Moore Jr., Krip-Hop Nation LOS ANGELES — As a Black disabled activist, an athlete that competed in the 1988 Paralympics in Seoul, South Korea and the son of a former NFL player, I have closely followed the case of Brittney Griner. I have one question: Is there a connection for Ms. Griner to disability, […]Read more "Is there a Connection for Brittney Griner to Disability, Sports and Ableism?"
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 […]Read more "JSU’s Williams-Holliday Selected In WNBA Draft; 1st HBCU Player Drafted Since 2002"
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 Coaching matters. We have exhibit A at our fingertips. Exhibit A is the third-best coach in the history of women’s basketball. She took over a team in Waco, Texas which had gone 7-20 in 1999-00 and went 21-9 the next season. And that was her worst record during her 21-year […]Read more "The Mulkey Effect: An Renewed Roar At LSU"
NORFOLK, Va.—The Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) has announced its women’s pairings for the 2020 MEAC Basketball Tournament, March 10-14 at the Scope Arena in Norfolk, Va. Bethune-Cookman will be the top seed after concluding the regular season with a 15-1 mark in MEAC play. Norfolk State went 12-4 in conference play this season and will be […]Read more "Women’s Bracket Set for 2020 MEAC Hoops Tournament"
Throughout the 2019 season, ESPN Networks will air up to 36 games, including 16 regular-season contests, WNBA All-Star, and up to 19 postseason games. All ESPN telecasts will also stream live on the ESPN app. The 2019 WNBA regular season will run from Friday, May 24 through Sunday, Sept. 8. 2019 WNBA ABC/ESPN/ESPN2 TELEVISION SCHEDULE* […]Read more "WNBA Releases 2019 ESPN, ABC, CBS, and Twitter Broadcast Schedules"
By Gary Norris Gray, Staff Reporter OAKLAND— Is it correct for men to be coaching women in the game of basketball? There is a saying in Storrs, Connecticut, home of the UConn Lady Huskies. “Men are men and women are Champions” It was a bone of contention after the male Huskies won the championship three […]Read more "SHOULD MALES BE COACHING FEMALE BASKETBALL PLAYERS?"
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 […]Read more "Southern outlasts Jackson State to win SWAC Women’s 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 […]Read more "Bethune-Cookman Wins Second Ever MEAC Women’s Basketball Championship"
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 […]Read more "MEAC Announces Women’s Basketball All-Conference Honors"