Arkansas Pine Bluff Guard Martaveous McKnight 6-4, Junior, Wallas, Miss. Averaged 32 points, five rebounds, 5.5 assists and 2.5 steals per game on 59 percent shooting from the floor last week in victories over Prairie View A&M and Alcorn State. McKnight scored 39 points, grabbed six rebounds, handed out five assists and had three steals
Grambling seeks a repeat title by Donal Ware boxtorow.com Current SWAC football title holders repeating as champions is nothing new. In 2015, Alcorn State repeated as champions. But it’s been a while for the Grambling Tigers who many consider the most high profile program in HBCU football. The last time the Tigers repeated as champions
Some of the greatest players that ever played in the National Football League are alums of HBCUs. That’s a fact. We must not forget that once upon a time, Black players could not play at white schools. That is not the case today and most of the top Black high school players don’t choose HBCUs.
For the last seven preseasons, the top five players to watch have been ranked. Here are the top five players through the halfway point of the season. 1. Tarik Cohen, North Carolina A&T, Running Back (5-6, 173, Sr., Bunn, N.C.) Is there any doubt that Cohen is No. 1 at the midway point? He became
The Tennessee State Tigers continue to roll as they are now 4-0 on the season after their 34-30 win over UT Martin on Saturday. The last time the Tigers started 4-0 was in 2012 when they actually started the season 7-0, finishing 8-4. The Tigers have had tremendous success under TSU alum Rod Reed in
The biggest surprise of week three was Arkansas-Pine Bluff’s 45-43 three-overtime come-from-behind victory over two-time defending champion Alcorn State Golden Lions quarterback Brandon Duncan completed 29-of-52 passes for 505 yards, four touchdowns and no interceptions. His favorite target was Willie Young who caught 13 passes for 232 yards and two touchdowns. The Golden Lions are
Arkansas-Pine Bluff Quarterback Brandon Duncan 6-3, 210, redshirt-Sophomore, Roosevelt, N.Y. Completed 29-of-52 passes for 505 yards, four touchdowns and no interceptions in the Golden Lions 45-45 three-overtime victory over Alcorn State. Presented by North Carolina Mutual