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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LADY DRAGONS ARE SIAC CHAMPIONS

BIRMINGHAM – Senior guard Antrice McCoy saw time winding down on the shot clock, drove the lane and, as she was fouled, threw up a prayer. And, someone answered it. After converting the old-fashioned three-point play, Lane College women’s basketball team had a six-point cushion against Kentucky State with 43 seconds remaining as the Lady Dragons downed […]

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Virginia Union Earns Second Consecutive CIAA Women’s Basketball Championship

Charlotte – Shareka McNeill broke the CIAA Tournament scoring record with a 37-point effort as Virginia Union University won its second consecutive CIAA Women’s Basketball Championship with a 75-41 win over Fayetteville State Saturday afternoon at the Spectrum Center. With the win, the Panthers (27-2) receive the conference’s automatic bid to the NCAA Division II Tournament where […]

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BLACK WOMEN IN BASKETBALL PT. IV

By Gary Norris Gray, Staff Reporter    Pokey Chatman played then coached at Louisiana State University. She was ousted after allegedly dating one of her players. This was one of the most disappointing moments in college women’s basketball. This issue raised its head again at Penn State University and divided the team Rene Portland had a […]

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