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Hampton University to Join the Colonial Athletic Association

Hampton University is joining the Colonial Athletic Association (CAA), effective July 1, 2022, after a four year relationship with the Big South Conference. The announcement will be made at an 1 p.m. joint Hampton University/CAA press conference at Hampton University’s Student Center Ballroom. The press conference will be live streamed

CIAA Announces Men’s & Women’s Basketball Weekly Honors #9

PLAYERS OF THE WEEK For the week ending January 23, 2022 #5 Zahrion Blue, Lincoln (PA)(Jr, 6-4 Forward – Princeton, NJ) Blue averaged 24 points and five rebounds per contest over two games. The 6-4 junior forward was efficient as a scorer, shooting 68 percent (17 for 25) from field that

CIAA Announces Men’s & Women’s Indoor Track & Field Weekly Honors #2

FOOD LION MEN’S TRACK ATHLETE OF THE WEEK Warren Williams, Johnson C. Smith(Fr – N/A) Williams ran a NCAA Division II provisional qualifying time of 8.07 in the 60m hurdles, finishing first overall at the Mondo College Invitational. The freshman sprinter’s time is the ninth fastest in Division II

CIAA Announces Men’s & Women’s Basketball Weekly Honors #8

PLAYERS OF THE WEEK For the week ending January 16, 2021 FOOD LION MEN’S PLAYER OF THE WEEK #35 Robert Osborne, Virginia Union(Jr, 6-5 Forward – Richmond, VA) Osborne averaged 23 points and 7.5 rebounds per contest over two games. The 6-5 junior forward led all scorers with season-high

2022 CIAA Basketball Tournament Virtual Press Conference

WHAT:           Join us for the 2022 CIAA Basketball Tourney Virtual Tip-Off Presser to learn more about upcoming events and happenings surrounding the 2022 Men’s and Women’s Basketball Championship Tournament taking place February 22-26 at Royal Farms Arena in Baltimore, MD. This will be the conference’s first basketball championship in Baltimore since 1952 after hosting

NBA HBCU Fellowship program application launch starts Monday

In October, the NBA and NBA Foundation announced new programs designed to create greater opportunity for undergraduate and graduate students from Historically Black College and Universities (HCBU). Monday, the application process begins for the NBA HBCU Fellowship Program. Juniors, seniors and graduate students from HBCUs

“Big House Gaines” Ticket Promotion Tips Off Today for the 2022 CIAA Basketball Tournament

The Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA®), the nation’s oldest historically Black athletic conference, announced today that the Annual “Big House Gaines” ticket promotion is available beginning today, Monday, January 10.  This promotion, in honor of legendary Head Coach Clarence Gaines, allows you to automatically upgrade your seats, where applicable, when you

Fan Voting Opens for the Lowe’s CIAA Senior CLASS Award

Fan voting for the 2021-22 Lowe’s CIAA Senior CLASS Award candidates is now open. Fans are encouraged to visit to vote for their favorites among the 24 candidates from now through February 10, 2022. At the end of the voting period, fan votes will be combined