February 2014

College Basketball

CIAA Women’s Basketball Tournament: Shaw Advances To CIAA Championship With 60-59 Win Over Virginia State

The Shaw University Lady Bears clinched a spot in the CIAA Championship game with a 60-59 win over #10 Virginia State University Friday afternoon in Time Warner Cable Arena. With Virginia State trailing by three, Cana Marriott launched a long jumper as time expired, but it was ruled a two-point basket, sending the Lady Bears to their ninth conference final in 12 years.

College Basketball

CIAA Men’s Basketball Tournament Recap: Momentum Carries Johnson C. Smith’s Golden Bulls Past Bowie State

Johnson C. Smith established themselves as a force to be reckoned with on Thursday afternoon in Time Warner Cable Arena. The Golden Bulls knocked off the top seed from the Northern Division and defending CIAA Tournament Champion, Bowie State University, with an 81-77 win over the Bulldogs. They secured a spot in Friday’s semi-final game with the victory.