‘Creepy’ Behavior: NCCU Women’s Coach Ousted After Parent Complaint

DURHAM, N.C. — The behavior of the associate head coach of the North Carolina Central University women's basketball team was so odd that Tonya Kirkpatrick, the mother...

Rivals Prairie View and Texas Southern Clash in 2014 SWAC Championship Rematch

In what will be a reminiscent of last year's men's and women's South Western Athletic Conference 2014 basketball championship games, Prairie View A&M and Texas Southern will...

Alabama State Wins 2011 SWAC Men’s Basketball Championship

Alabama State defeated Grambling State 65-48 at the Special Events Center in the 2011 Farmers Insurance Southwestern Athletic Conference tournament Championship.

Bowie State’s Cameron Knox Named 2015 CIAA Player of the Year

Bowie State's Cameron Knox is the second leading scorer in the CIAA, averaging 17.7 points per game this season. The Baltimore native has been recently named 2015 CIAA Player...

Jadda Jefferies Wins Third CIAA Player of the Week

ECSU Lady Viking Jadda Jefferies is CIAA Player of the Week for the third time this season. Jefferies, a ECSU senior from Burlington North Carolina, has received the honor...

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...

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...

Magic Johnson at Howard University Hospital

Earvin “Magic” Johnson, Hall of Fame basketball player turned multi-million dollar entrepreneur, will be at Howard University Hospital from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. Feb. 7 to...

VSU Women Beats Lincoln to Clinch CIAA Women’s Basketball Championship Title

(VSU Athletics) CHARLOTTE, NC- The wait is over. With a 73-49 victory over The Lincoln University, the Virginia State University Trojans clinched the 2015 CIAA Women's Basketball...

Fort Valley State University’s Women’s Basketball Coach Gets 600th Career Victory

Fort Valley, GA--The significance of Saturday’s (December 17th) basketball game between the Lady Wildcats of Fort Valley State University (FVSU) and the Lady Wolves of West Georgia...

NC Central’s Moton Staying in Durham

There were circulating reports of uncertain truth over the weekend about North Carolina Central's head men's basketball coach LeVelle Moton being interviewed by Iowa State for the head...

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...

42 Hampton Student-Athletes Receive Degrees

Hampton Newsroom HAMPTON, Va. – Forty-two Hampton University student-athletes – past and present – received their degrees this past Sunday at the annual commencement ceremony held at Armstrong...

MEAC Leaders Struggling to Draw Fans, Despite Success

Norfolk State has been one of the most consistent teams in the MEAC over the last couple of years, but you wouldn't know it by looking at...

CSU Basketball Standout Demetria Nunley-Lash Performs Well At Combine

A standout, star player on the Central State Women's Basketball Team, Demetria Nunley-Lash had taken her talents to the 2015 WCL Las Vegas Summer Combine just a few...

Jessica Kern named ninth head women’s basketball coach of Lincoln University Pennsylvania

LINCOLN UNIVERSITY, Pa. (April 14, 2011) — Lincoln University is pleased to announce Jessica Kern as the new head coach of the women's basketball program. She becomes...

Former HBCU Basketball Legend Bob Hopkins Dies At Age 80

Robert M. “Bob” Hopkins Sr. was a tremendous basketball coach and player. Hopkins, the head basketball coach of Xavier University of Louisiana from 1969-74, died on Friday,...

Former Saint Augustine Star Signs Deal To Play Professional Basketball In Romania

Meet 2013 former Saint Augustine star and guard, Raheem Jolliffe. Jolliffe is the latest basketball phenomenon taking over the HBCU community with a recent contract deal to...

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