BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Texas Southern University was picked to win the 2016-17 Southwestern Athletic Conference men’s basketball championship in a preseason poll of the league’s head coaches and sports information directors. The announcement was made by the SWAC during its annual media teleconference on Wednesday, October 12. The Tigers finished 2015-16 with an overall record
With the college basketball season officially over, BOXTOROW releases its annual Division II All-America teams. Stillman senior guard Rodnerius Lewis has been named BOXTOROW Division II Player of the Year. Lewis led the SIAC in scoring (19.7) in helping lead the Tigers to the SIAC regular season and tournament titles. Virginia State head coach Lonnie
After the Hampton Pirates defeated Manhattan in the opening round of the NCAA Tournament last year, Hampton head coach Edward “Buck” Joyner, Jr. was asked about facing then undefeated Kentucky in the next round. “I told you all I had Jesus on speed dial,” he said as he pulled out his phone and pretended to
BOXTOROW host, Donal Ware’s, Division I Men’s Bracket. Doesn’t Donal know he can fill the bracket out online instead of writing it in?
North Carolina Central guard Jeremy Ingram headlines the 6th annual BOXTOROW Division I All-American team. Ingram was named the BOXTOROW Division I National Player of the Year. Ingram was also named MEAC Player of the Year last month after leading the Eagles to the MEAC regular season and tournament championships. He finished second in the
Bethune-Cookman University has fired head men’s basketball coach Clifford Reed, following the team’s best season in 30 years. In a three-sentence statement released on Monday evening, the university stated the decision to fire Reed was made, “following an internal administrative review.” When reached by phone Reed said that his termination letter, signed by BC-U President
This has been one of those crazy years where there is no clear cut favorite heading into this week’s CIAA Tournament in Charlotte, at least on the men’s side. Bowie State earned the Northern Division championship while Winston-Salem State won the South. Bowie State and Virginia State, the No. 2 seed from the North, split
Boxtorow.com It has been a few years since there was thought to be a basketball player from an HBCU that had a legitimate chance to be drafted into the NBA coming into the season. An end could be put to that this season. If things go according to plan for Tennessee State senior forward Robert