Morgan State Edges Bowie State in Season Opener, 14-7

The battle of the best historically Black university football teams in Maryland kicked off in Baltimore on September 4 as the Morgan State Bears hosted the Bowie State Bulldogs at Hughes Stadium. Bowie State travels...

Howard U Bison Bow to Bowling Green in Opener

Howard Bison basketball coach Kevin Nickelberry knows it’s going to take some time for his young team to grow into its own. With four freshmen at the top of Nickelberry’s rotation, growing pains are...

Howard Holds Off Savannah State to Claim Best Season Since 2003

Junior guard James Carlton scored a game-high 16 points with nine rebounds to lead the Howard University Bison to a 50-48 road win over the Savannah State University Tigers on Feb. 21 in Savannah,...

Coach Howard Promoted after Successful Season

The Lady Bison women’s basketball team finished with one of its best seasons in school history last season. And according to head coach Niki Reid Geckeler, their success was the result of hard work...

Howard Tops Hampton in “Battle of Real HU,” 10-7

It’s been a season of ups and downs for the Howard Bison, who continue to make strides as the season winds down. Howard’s most recent high came as they trumped longtime rival Hampton Pirates,...

UCONN Survives Stanford, 53-47, to win Championship

The Connecticut Lady Huskies (39-0) played perhaps their worst first half of basketball all season long in Tuesday night’s NCAA women’s championship game against Stanford in the Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas. The same undefeated...

Morgan State Suffers Another Heartbreaking Loss, Falling to Delaware State

BALTIMORE—The Delaware State University (DSU) defense stopped the Morgan State Bears on a fourth-down play inside of the DSU Hornets' territory to hold off the Bears 28-23 at Hughes Stadium Oct. 25 in front...

Kentucky Destroys W.Va., Remains Undefeated

The first day of action of the Sweet 16 was highlighted by a dominant performance from No. 1 seed Kentucky. The undefeated Wildcats (37-0 overall record) completely manhandled the No. 5 seed West Virginia...

DMV HBCU Report: Defensive Woes Derail Teams In Conference Defeats

By MARK F. GRAY, Special to the AFRO The common theme that binds Howard, Morgan State, and Bowie State is there’s no D being played in DMV when it matters most. Defense cost all three, leaving...

Lady Bison Improve to 2-0 in MEAC with Win over Delaware State

The Howard Lady Bison women’s basketball team remains undefeated in the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference after handling the Delaware State Lady Hornets, 59-49, on Dec. 5 at Burr Gymnasium in Washington, D.C. Howard now improves...

Wisconsin Snaps Kentucky’s Undefeated Streak in Final Four

Wisconsin senior forward Frank Kaminsky posted a double-double of 20 points and 11 rebounds to help the No. 1 seed Badgers knock off the undefeated Kentucky Wildcats, 71-64, in the Final Four round of...

Hampton Claims Title of “Real HU” with 83-72 Win Over Howard

It was all set up for a terrific close to the season for the Howard University men’s basketball team: the crowd, the electricity and the celebrities were all there on March 3. Playing their last...

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