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  • Cedric Thomas resigns from UAPB as head football coach
    by Kenn Rashad on February 17, 2020 at 6:32 pm

    Cedric Thomas has resigned as head football coach at Arkansas-Pine Bluff, according to a report filed first by Deltaplex News. After leading the Golden Lions to a 6-5 season after the 2019 season, and the team’s first winning season since 2012, Thomas is leaving the program to become the defensive coordinator at Southern Miss. Jay Hopson is the current head coach at Southern Miss, who previously served as the head coach at Alcorn State from 2012-15, where Thomas also served on his staff as the defensive coordinator for two seasons. The news was later confirmed in a statement released by

  • MEAC Men’s Basketball Recap, Feb. 15
    by HBCU Sports on February 16, 2020 at 4:12 pm

    Florida A&M 97, Delaware State 95 (2OT) DOVER, Del. | Nasir Core poured in a career-high 29 points as the Florida A&M University men’s basketball team outlasted Delaware State, 97-95 in double-overtime, in a Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) game on Saturday afternoon at Memorial Hall Gymnasium Florida A&M (10-13 overall, 8-4 MEAC) trailed, 37-34, at the half and needed a Rod Melton, Jr. layup with five seconds remaining in regulations to send the game into overtime. In the first overtime, FAMU got a jumper by Bryce Moragne as time expired to send the game into the second overtime and Delaware

  • MEAC Women’s Basketball Recap, Feb. 15
    by HBCU Sports on February 16, 2020 at 3:38 pm

    Bethune-Cookman 62, Maryland Eastern Shore 53 PRINCESS ANNE, Md. — Amaya Scott double-doubled with 22 points and 10 rebounds as Bethune-Cookman won its 10th straight with a 62-53 victory at Maryland-Eastern Shore Saturday afternoon. The junior was 10-for-11 from the field as she finished one point shy of her career-high in recording her sixth double-double of the season and third in the past five games. Daniella Hatcher added 11 as the Lady Wildcats, who trailed 32-29 at halftime, used a 12-1 run to turn a 37-36 deficit into a 49-40 lead at the end of the third quarter. UMES (5-18,

  • Alabama State shuts out Prairie View in season opener, 12-0
    by HBCU Sports on February 14, 2020 at 10:34 pm

    NEW ORLEANS, La. — Alabama State pounded out 14 hits and used the arm of Jacknell Guzman to shut out Prairie View A&M 12-0 in the opening game of the Andre Dawson Classic Friday afternoon. Guzman (1-0), making his first appearance in an Alabama State uniform and finished with a complete-game effort in the seven-inning run-rule contest. He allowed just two hits and struck out three in the victory. Meanwhile, Alabama State (1-0) pounded out 14 hits including three players with multiple hits led by Dilan Espinal who went 3-for-4 with three runs batted in, a double and a run

  • Benedict names Chennis Berry new head football coach
    by HBCU Sports on February 12, 2020 at 4:35 am

    COLUMBIA, S.C. – On Tuesday, February 11 at 10:30 a.m. Benedict College named Chennis Berry as the new head football coach for the BC Tigers. Benedict College President Dr. Roslyn Clark Artis and Athletic Director Willie Washington led the announcement on the college campus before students, faculty, staff alumni and members of the media. “On behalf of the Benedict College Tigers, I want to publicly thank our Athletic Director, Willie Washington and the members of the search committee for their thorough and thoughtful processes that led us to welcome this outstanding coach, Chennis Berry, to the BC family,” said Dr.

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