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 […]Read more "LADY DRAGONS ARE SIAC CHAMPIONS"
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 […]Read more "Virginia Union Earns Second Consecutive CIAA Women’s Basketball Championship"
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 […]Read more "BLACK WOMEN IN BASKETBALL PT. IV"
By Gary Norris Gray, Staff Reporter OAKLAND, CA.- History was made when C. Vivian Stringer became the first Black female coach to win 1,000 games with Cheyney State-HBCU, Iowa and Rutgers. Stringer is the third female coach to achieve this goal. The current head coach of Rutgers University can be called the Queen of the women’s […]Read more "BLACK WOMEN IN BASKETBALL PT. III"
By Gary Norris Gray, Staff Reporter OAKLAND – These are the ladies that have taken the second half in hand and guided young women in the sport that they love with leadership. They will carry on the tradition of C. Vivian Stringer, Dawn Staley, Carolyn Peck, and Marion Washington. Michelle Clark – Heard of the Western Kentucky […]Read more "BLACK WOMEN IN BASKETBALL PT. II"
By Gary Norris Gray, Staff Reporter OAKLAND — In the basketball world, African American females are still having a difficult time acquiring or keeping head coaching jobs. Head Coaches have to be perfect to stay in one spot. These women have to do their jobs on the floor and raise a family too. They have […]Read more "BLACK WOMEN IN BASKETBALL PT. I"
ATLANTA — Spring Hill’s Tiffany Valentine was selected as the 2018 Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SIAC) Women’s Basketball Preseason Player of the Year, and Taylor Terry of Miles garnished the Preseason Defensive Player of the Year, announced by the league office. The preseason honors and predicted order of finish are voted on by the league’s head […]Read more "SIAC Announces 2018-19 Women’s Basketball Preseason Honors"
NORFOLK, Va. – Bethune-Cookman senior guard Angel Golden was selected as the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) Women’s Basketball Preseason Player of the Year, the conference has announced. North Carolina A&T State was selected as the preseason favorite to win the MEAC this coming season. All awards are voted on by the conference’s head coaches and sports […]Read more "MEAC Announces 2018-19 Women’s Basketball Preseason Honors"
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – In a vote conducted by the league’s head coaches and sports information directors, defending Southwestern Athletic Conference tournament champion Grambling State has been tabbed to finish atop the league for the 2018-19 season. The Lady Tigers garnered 144 total points, outdistancing Texas Southern, who received 123 total points. Prairie View A&M was close […]Read more "2018-19 Preseason All-SWAC WBB Honors Announced"
CHARLOTTE – The Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) and its Women’s Basketball Coaches Association has announced the 2018-19 Women’s Basketball Predicted Order of Finish and Preseason All-CIAA Team. 2018-19 Women’s Basketball Predicted Order (as selected by the CIAA Women’s Basketball Coaches’ Association) Overall Predicted Order 2018-19 Head Coach 2018-19 Schedule 1 Virginia Union University AnnMarie […]Read more "CIAA Announces Women’s ’18-19 Hoop Predictions & Preseason Team"