CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Tournament MVP Aslea Williams scored 17 points as
Shaw toppled Johnson C. Smith University 72-66 Saturday in the
CIAA championship game at Time Warner Cable Arena.
The Lady Bears
captured their second straight CIAA title and seventh
in 10 seasons.
Kyria Buford added 11 points and Crystal Harris
came off the bench to score 10 points for the Lady Bears (23-6 overall),
who lost only one CIAA game this season. That defeat occurred at the
hands of the Lady Golden Bulls as both teams split
during the regular season.
Fort Valley State University Lady Wildcats are the 2012 Southern
Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Basketball Champions after
defeating the Tigerettes of Tuskegee University, 61-52, in the
championship game Saturday night at Forbes Arena.
The Wildcats claimed their second consecutive title and their eleventh SIAC title in the school’s history.
30-25 at halftime, in the second half the Lady Wildcats resorted to the
one weapon that has worked repeatedly throughout the regular season,
NORFOLK, Va. --
The Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC)
announced its women's pairings for the 2012 MEAC Basketball Tournament,
March 5-10 at the Joel Coliseum in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.
reigning MEAC Tournament champion Hampton Lady Pirates will enter the
tournament as the top seed after concluding the regular-season with a
15-1 mark in MEAC play.
Hampton earned the tournament first-round bye and
will open up play on Wednesday, March 7 at noon.
They will face the
winner of the No.
NEW YORK -- Encouraging defensive players to be aggressive, hit hard and
not back down is standard procedure in pro football. Paying them to injure the
opposition is not.
New Orleans Saints
players and at least one assistant coach, defensive
coordinator Gregg Williams, maintained a bounty pool of up to $50,000 the last
three seasons, the NFL said Friday.
Payoffs came for inflicting game-ending
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. -- The Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) has announced its men's pairings
for the 2012 MEAC Basketball Tournament, March 5-10, at the Joel
Coliseum in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.
Savannah State, who entered
the conference just one year ago, earned the top seed after closing out
the regular season with a 14-2 mark in MEAC play and an overall record
The Tigers earned the first-round bye and will open up play on
Wednesday, March 7 beginning at 6 p.