Norfolk State freshman guard Anjanae Richardson dribbles toward the viewer with her right hand.

Freshmen sparkplugs inject new energy into latest chapter of the Howard-Norfolk State rivalry

By Rob Knox / March 15, 2024

Howard and Norfolk State are meeting for the third straight year in the MEAC Tournament championship with plenty of talented newcomers playing a key part.

A preview thumbnail for the Locked on Women's Basketball podcast covering bracketology, featuring an image of a press conference backdrop branded with the March Madness logo and #MARCHMADNESS, with a banner on the bottom in white text on an orange background that reads "Previewing Selection Sunday"

Locked on Women’s Basketball: Bracketology 101

By The Next / March 15, 2024

Bracketologist Megan Gauer joins the pod to preview Sunday’s bracket reveal.

Jackson State head coach Tomekia Reed stands on the sidelines during a game. She holds a piece of paper and looks less than pleased as she watches her team.

HBCU notebook: Jackson State’s Reed continuing to raise the bar of excellence

By Rob Knox / March 12, 2024

The Tigers have been the gold standard under coach Tomekia Reed

Lavender Thornhill holds on with her left hand and waves with her right as she rides a baby hippo on a carousel.

2024 women’s basketball coaching carousel live tracker

By The Next / March 11, 2024

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Tynesha Lewis has made a difference at Elizabeth City State University through her passion, love and dedication. (Photo Credit/Joel Onais Photography/ECSU Athletics) 

‘She’s preparing them for life’: Fueled by a legend, Tynesha Lewis is making an impact at Elizabeth City State

By Rob Knox / March 7, 2024

After a storied college career at N.C. State under Kay Yow, Lewis’ wealth of experience is bringing ECSU to new heights

Iyanna Warren dribbles the basketball

HBCU notebook: Mighty Warren lifts Howard closer to its goal

By Rob Knox / February 29, 2024

Iyanna Warren has been the leader for the Howard women’s basketball team as it overcame some early adversity to compete for a MEAC regular-season crown

Diamond Johnson drives to the hoop

Diamond Johnson’s heart and passion helped her return to her hometown roots

By Rob Knox / February 27, 2024

It’s bigger than basketball for Johnson, who is happy, healthy and home

C. Vivian Stringer talks to the Cheyney Lady Wolves during a timeout.

Everybody needs to know about Cheyney State

By Rob Knox / February 13, 2024

Under legendary coach C. Vivian Stringer, Cheyney State remains the only HBCU to appear in a NCAA championship game. This is the 1982 team’s story

Morgan Callahan, who has six of her eight career double-doubles this season, is second in the conference in rebounding (8.7) and seventh in field goal percentage. She’s also been named MEAC Defensive Player of the Week twice | photo credit to Kevin Dorsey, NCCU Athletics Communications

HBCU Notebook: North Carolina Central is scoring and soaring

By Rob Knox / January 31, 2024

The latest HBCU notebook catches readers up on North Carolina Central’s success, Jackson State’s perfect January, and other updates.

After conquering adversity, sizzling Grizzle is home at FAMU

By Rob Knox / January 23, 2024

Ahriahna Grizzle competes with a quiet swagger and a savage fury