Winston-Salem State Earns 5th Seed in NCAA Division II Tournament

The Winston-Salem State University Rams will open the 2012 NCAA Division II Men’s Tournament against West Virginia Wesleyan on Saturday, March 10th. The Rams will be making their second consecutive trip to the NCAA DII Tournament. WSSU the #5 regional seed, 21-8 and winner of the CIAA Tournament, will be face the Bobcats of West Virginia Wesleyan, 21-8 and the …

Staff ReportsWinston-Salem State Earns 5th Seed in NCAA Division II Tournament

HBCU Legends Earl Monroe, Willis Reed and Dave Robbins to Enter College Basketball Hall of Fame

CIAA basketball legends Earl “The Pearl” Monroe and Dave Robbins along with Grambling State icon Willis Reed were today announced as part of the 2012 College Basketball Hall of Fame class. Monroe, who earned the nickname ‘Black Jesus’ as standout guard for Winston-Salem State, led the Rams to the Division II national championship in 1967, averaging 41.5 points per game. …

Staff ReportsHBCU Legends Earl Monroe, Willis Reed and Dave Robbins to Enter College Basketball Hall of Fame

#6 Shaw Finishes CIAA Season Undefeated

CIAA Player of the Year Malik Alvin and his All-CIAA teammate Tony Smith paced Shaw as they downed Saint Augustine’s 64-62 in a thriller played at a packed Emery Gymnasium on Thursday night. With the win, #6 Shaw completes an undefeated CIAA season and wins their 20th in a row. The Bears improve to 24-2 on the season, 16-0 in …

Staff Reports#6 Shaw Finishes CIAA Season Undefeated

CIAA Announces Basketball Players and Coaches of the Week – 1/16/12

The CIAA yesterday announced its weekly award winners for men’s and women’s basketball through the week ending January 14. Shaw’s Malik Alvin and Chowan’s Talaya Lynch earned player of the week awards.

Staff ReportsCIAA Announces Basketball Players and Coaches of the Week – 1/16/12

Virginia Union Defeats Virginia State in Freedom Classic

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Virginia Union University’s Wesley Simmons scored 18 points while Calvin Brown scored 16 points to lead VUU to a 63-61 win over Virginia State University in the 2012 Freedom Classic, played on Sunday, January 15, in the Richmond Coliseum in Richmond, Va.

Staff ReportsVirginia Union Defeats Virginia State in Freedom Classic

Fayetteville State Leading Scorer Jamel Carpenter Dismissed From Team

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Jamel Carpenter, a maligned-yet-talented forward for the Fayetteville State Broncos men’s basketball team, has been dismissed from the program by head coach Alphonsa Kee for “behavior detrimental to the team.”

Staff ReportsFayetteville State Leading Scorer Jamel Carpenter Dismissed From Team