Norfolk State Men’s Basketball To Compete Overseas

NORFOLK, Va. – The last time the Norfolk State men’s basketball program made an overseas trip, the coaching staff used that tour to scout a Spartan team...

HBCU Hoops D1 Power Rankings

1. North Carolina Central (9-5, 1-1): The Eagles remain atop the Power Rankings, but their lost to Florida A&M definitely diminished the margin between them and the...

Top 10 HBCUs To Develop Professional Athletes

Historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) have not only prided themselves in developing some of the brightest and most skilled students in the classrooms. They have also...

Mississippi Valley Hires Jessica Kern as Women’s Basketball Head Coach

On April 4th, Monday Morning, Mississippi Valley State University announced at a press conference that Jessica Kern will now serve as head coach of the Women's Basketball...

Howard University’s Daniel Leads Nation In Scoring, But He Wants To Raise School’s Basketball...

Howard’s star guard James “J-Byrd” Daniel III recently had nothing but good things to say about his black college experience so far at the Mecca. Daniel is a...

Saint Paul’s College Shuts Down The Athletic Department

The Saint Paul’s College board of trustees has voted to discontinue the school’s entire athletics program, the college announced Monday. The decision, which takes effect July 1, is intended to help alleviate Saint Paul’s ongoing financial struggles.

NCAA Bans Postseason Play At Several Black Colleges

Last week, several schools and HBCUs have went under fire for unsatisfactory academic progress after the release of the Academic Progress Rate scores from NCAA. Although as a unit the...

HBCU Athletics and Academics Go Hand in Hand

Many times in collegiate sports the student part of the student-athlete is forgotten. Xavier of Louisiana seeks to buck that trend. Almost 100 student athletes were able...

Fort Valley State Basketball Players Lead SIAC Basketball Honors

Fort Valley State University seniors Cecil Bent and Jasmine Birdsong have been named SIAC Men’s and Women’s Basketball Players of the Week, respectively. Fort Valley State University...

Bulldog men picked to finish last in MEAC basketball poll

It will be a full decade next year since the South Carolina State men’s basketball team last appeared in the NCAA tournament. The rest of the Mid-Eastern Athletic...

76ers Small Forward, Former TSU Star, Applauds Kobe

Many sports fans are getting ready for Kobe Bryant to play his last game tonight at 1030pm EST. According to a post at The Atlantic, "Bryant, known by...

Prairie View A&M Names Ravon Justice Head Women’s Basketball Coach

Prairie View A&M athletic director Ashley Robinson an­nounced that Ravon Justice was hired to be the next head coach of the Lady Panthers women’s basketball coach. She...

Pride of the Spartans: Norfolk State Rides a Wave of Success in the MEAC

The Norfolk State University Men's Basketball Team is running away with the MEAC. The Spartans are led by their 6-10 center Senior Kyle O'Quinn, who has been averaging a...

Dillard University Introduces New Men’s Basketball Coach Bernard Griffith

The Dillard University athletics department introduced Bernard Griffith as the new coach of its men's basketball team at a press conference in Dent Hall on Thursday, July...

Ravon Justice Named Head Women’s Coach At Prairie View A&M

Prairie View A&M named Ravon Justice as its head women’s basketball coach in a Tuesday afternoon press conference, announced by Athletic Director Ashley Robinson. Justice becomes the seventh...

Langston University Names Elaine Powell New Women’s Head Basketball Coach

LANGSTON, Okla. – Dr. Kent J. Smith, Jr., President of Langston University (LU), announced today the appointment of former WNBA player, Elaine Powell as the new head...

HBCU Basketball Preview: Grambling State University

College basketball season is approaching for Grambling State University and the Tigers are ranked eighth in the Preseason Southwestern Athletic Conference Basketball Poll. The Tigers, whose basketball program...

Xavier University Moves Up to No. 20

The Xavier University (Louisiana) Men's Basketball Team are moving up in the NAIA Division I Top 25 rankings. The Gold Rush (14-6 overall, 3-1 Gulf Coast Athletic Conference) have...

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