HBCUs

Jackson State center Angel Jackson holds the ball in front of her body with two hands and surveys her options.

Jackson State’s Angel Jackson realizes her dream in WNBA Draft

By Rob Knox / April 20, 2024

‘I am living proof that dreams can come true’

HBCU notebook: Norfolk State’s Niya Fields pointed the way for plenty of winning

By Rob Knox / March 28, 2024

Plus: NC A&T advance to WNIT third round; Grambling State bows out with WNIT loss to Louisiana Monroe

Geno Auriemma and Tomekia Reed share words following UConn's win over Jackson State in the first round of the NCAA Tournament.

Despite NCAA Tournament losses, Jackson State, Norfolk State continue growing HBCU awareness and respect

By Rob Knox / March 25, 2024

Tomekia Reed: ‘A lot of times, it’s overlooked. What we do, we’re doing the same thing with less’

Diamond Johnson drives to the hoop

Diamond Johnson returns to the big stage with Norfolk State

By Michelle Smith / March 22, 2024

Johnson, at her third school in four years, makes her second trip to the NCAA Tournament as her Norfolk State prepares to take on on Stanford

The CAA Women's Basketball Tournament was played at the Entertainment & S[ports Arena, the Mystics' home arena

HBCU and CAA notebook: CAA women’s tournament is a perfect fit at Entertainment and Sports Arena

By Rob Knox / March 18, 2024

Rob Knox takes readers inside the CAA tournament, how the conference has changed for the better, and what comes next

Jackson State players and coaches hold up the SWAC Tournament championship trophy

Jackson State and Norfolk State are focused on doing some NCAA Tournament damage

By Rob Knox / March 17, 2024

Both programs are confident in their ability to make plenty of noise during March

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

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