This post was originally published on this siteCharlotte, N.C. (Feb. 21, 2016) – The pairings for the 2016 CIAA men’s and women’s basketball tournaments have been released by the league office, it was announced Sunday morning. The men’s tournament will get underway on Tuesday, Feb. 23 with two first round games. Tuesday’s first game will pit […]
Reigning two-time CIAA Tournament Champion Livingstone College secured a spot in the CIAA Tournament semifinal with a 97-91 double overtime victory over Johnson C. Smith University Golden Bulls on Thursday evening.
The Golden Bulls took the win behind a great overall effort in the game as they held the Lady Vikings to just 50 points while holding them to shooting just 27.2% (18-of-66) from the floor. The Golden Bulls had a solid day of their own as they shot a smoking hot 45.3% (24-of-53) from the floor
Johnson C. Smith University senior women’s basketball player Ashley Porter and freshman A’Diyah Ussery both took home All-CIAA honors as announced today at the CIAA Tournament luncheon held at the Charlotte Convention Center on Monday afternoon. Porter was named All-CIAA while Ussery was named to the CIAA All-Rookie Team.
A Lithonia, Ga. product, Lemon finished the 2015-16 season as the CIAA’s top scorer as he finished the year averaging 22.1 points per game in conference play. Lemon also led the league in numerous categories including total field goals (125), total points (332), and points per 40 minutes (29.5).
The Johnson C. Smith University men’s basketball team clinched the CIAA Southern Division title and with it, a No. 1 seed in the upcoming CIAA Tournament with a 102-92 Senior Day win over visiting Shaw on Saturday afternoon.
The Johnson C. Smith men’s indoor track and field team had four podium finishes and returned a fourth place finish at the CIAA Indoor Track and Field Championships at the JDL FastTrack in Winston-Salem on Monday afternoon.
JCSU claimed three championships on the day, with Kendra Clarke (Edmonton, Alberta) taking the crown in the 400m with a time of 54.62. Domenique Julius-Williams (Oshawa, Ontario) brought home the 800m title with a 2:16.28 and the 4×400 relay team of Clarke, Julius-Williams, Crystal Campbell (St. Catherine, Jamaica) and Tovea Jenkins (St. James, Jamaica) won by posting a 3:46.52.
This weekend’s matches will take place at the B&B Bowling Lanes and will feature nine CIAA teams, five from the Northern Division and four from the Southern Division. JCSU will take on each team from the Northern Division in this weekend’s format.
The Johnson C. Smith University men’s basketball team blew open a close game by going on a 12-0 run in the latter stages of the second half and never looked back, taking a crucial 81-68 win over St. Augustine’s at Emery Gym on Wednesday night.