Livingstone Takes Double OT Thriller over the Golden Bulls in CIAA Tournament, 97-91

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.
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White Folks’ Fear and Loathing in Charlotte’s CIAA Tournament

Sherrell Dorsey writes in the Charlotte Agenda this week about the implicit and explicit racial dynamics surrounding the annual CIAA Basketball Tournament in Charlotte. Among her incredible analysis of the city’s quiet racial attitudes, she breaks down the weekly demographic shift in a frank way, and from a global perspective.
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JCSU Women Sinks Elizabeth City State in CIAA Tournament

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
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What’s In a Name? For NC Legislators, a Chance to Marginalize HBCUs

Two years ago, the New York Times editorial board told the nation that the state of North Carolina was burning on every key policy and social issue that had come to represent progressive southern politics, thanks to the political shift of the governor’s office and the state congress to GOP control.
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Ashley Porter Named All-CIAA; A’Diyah Ussery Named to the All-Rookie Team

 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.
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Stedmon Lemon Named 2016 CIAA Men’s Basketball Player of the Year

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).
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2016 CIAA Tournament Pairings Announced

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 […]

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JCSU Men’s Basketball Wins CIAA Southern Division Crown With 102-92 Decision Over Shaw

 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.
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JCSU Men Claim Fourth Place at CIAA Indoor Track & Field Championships

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.
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JCSU Women’s Indoor Track & Field Claims CIAA Runner Up Finish

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.
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