Bethune-Cookman alum Mervyl Melendez looking for more success as baseball coach at FIU

boxtorow.com FIU head baseball coach Mervyl Melendez had a solid first year in 2017 as the head baseball coach at FIU, as the Panthers went 31-27.  Melendez, a Bethune-Cookman graduate and one of the few HBCU graduates to coach at a non-HBCU on the Division I level, got his debut off on the right foot

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BOXTOROW National Player of the Week: Martaveous McKnight

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

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BOXTOROW National Player of the Week: Shakyla Hill

Grambling Guard Shakyla Hill 5-7, Jr., Little Rock, Ark. Averaged 16.3 points, 9.7 rebounds, seven steals and six rebounds per game on 52.8 percent shooting from the floor last week. She also grabbed national headlines by recording 15 points, 10 rebounds, 10 assists and 10 steals in Grambling’s 93-71 victory over Alabama State on January

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