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Sunday, February 24, 2019

Dick's Sporting Goods Presents this Bowie State U Sports Update Men's and Women's Results Vs Elizabeth City State

Bowie State Men Fall 60-55 at Elizabeth City State in Regular Season Finale



ELIZABETH CITY, N.C. – The Bowie State men’s basketball team dropped a 60-55 regular season finale on the road at Elizabeth City State on Saturday afternoon and will enter the CIAA Tournament as the #3 seed in the North. The loss sets Bowie State’s record at 16-12 overall, 12-5 in league play and 6-4 within the division.

The Bowie State duo of Saiquan Jamison and Cameron Hayes led the team in scoring with 13 and 12 points respectively and David Belle added eight in the setback. Bowie State outrebound Elizabeth City State 37-33, shot a season-low 29.6 percent from the field (16-of-54) but made 82 percent of its free throws, going 18-of-22 at the stripe.

Elizabeth City State (13-15, 9-8 CIAA, 3-7 North) carried a 32-22 advantage into halftime on 50 percent shooting from the field (12-of-24) while holding Bowie State to 28 percent from the field (8-of-29) over the first 20 minutes. The Bulldogs went scoreless over the last 1:54 of the first half following a Juwan Smith jumper.

Sloppy start to second half by both teams before Bowie State’s Cameron Hayes was able to put points on the board at the 17:20 mark but trailed 32-24. The Bulldogs trailed by 10 at one points but closed the gap to 38-37 via a 13-6 run, capped off by a 3-point play by Yohance Fleming.

Bowie State regained the lead at 41-39 after a pair of Fleming free throws with 10:28 remaining in the highly contested contest.

The lead changed hands two times over a span of three minutes before Elizabeth City State ran off a 9-1 run to create a 51-45 advantage with 6:06 to go in the contest.

The Bulldogs kept battling to pull within four six times and were down three (57-54) with 24 seconds remaining in the game, but could not make the full comeback to end the regular season on a positive note.

Joseph Allen paced Elizabeth City State in scoring with 12 points and J Faison contributed 11 points. Allen and Omar Roberts were the leading rebounders for the Vikings with eight apiece. Corey Mendez and Shyheid Petteway ended the afternoon with nine points each.

The Vikings wrapped up the game shooting 45 percent from the field (21-of-47) and 61 percent (17-of-28) at the free throw line. ECSU also held advantages in points in the paint (24-14, points off turnovers (17-9) and bench points (26-12).



(WOMEN'S Bb FINAL) Bowie State 68 - Elizabeth City State 46


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Bowie State Crush Elizabeth City State Lady Vikings 68-46 in Regular Season Finale


ELIZABETH CITY, N.C. – The Bowie State women’s basketball team made a strong finish in its regular season finale on Saturday afternoon, blasting Elizabeth City State by a score of 68-46. The win secures the Bulldogs as the #2 Seed in the North in next weeks’ conference

Bowie State (22-4, 14-3 CIAA, 7-3 North) was led by Pere Alexander and Kyaja Williams with 16 and 15 points respectively. Williams pulled down a team-high eight rebounds and Alexander grabbed five off the glass. Amel Duggins chipped in eight points and Shawnkia McCallum contributed seven points off the bench.

As a team, the Bulldogs outrebounded the Lady Vikings 44-32 and held advantages in points in the paint (36-28), points off turnovers (28-14, second chance points (10-6), and bench points (33-8).

The Bulldogs trailed the Vikings 15-14 after one quarter of play, but Bowie State outscored Elizabeth City State 22-7 in the second quarter to take a 36-22 lead into halftime. The Bulldogs made 12-of-24 field goals over the first 20 minutes and converted 77 percent of its free throws, going 10-of-13 at the charity stripe.

Elizabeth City State (13-15, 5-12 CIAA, 2-8 North) shot a chilly 23 percent (3-of-13) from the field in the second quarter and 35 percent (10-of-29) from the field by halftime.

ECSU’s Lady Vikings opened the third quarter with back-to-back only to have BSU’s Bulldogs push lead to a dozen (42-30) by the 7:01 mark. Bowie State added five more points to the scoreboard to extend the Bulldogs lead to 47-30, forcing Elizabeth City State to burn its final team timeout of the game. Bowie State’s lead grew to 58-34 by the end of the third quarter.

The onslaught continued in the fourth quarter as the Bowie State lead ballooned to a game-high 24 points (58-34) by the 8:31 mark. The Bulldogs defense never allowed ECSU’s Vikings any closer than 18 points for the remainder of the contest and cruised to the victory.

Devona Stell and Jalyn Brown led Elizabeth City State in scoring with 11 points each while Naterria Luster and Asia Deal added eight and seven points respectively. As a team, the Lady Vikings finished the game shooting 31 percent from the field (18-of-58), which included 1-of-13 behind the 3-point line and Elizabeth City State shot well at the charity stripe, knocking down 9-of-11 (82 percent).

Bowie State’s women will now wait to see who will be its opponent in the quarterfinal round of the 2019 CIAA Tournament, beginning play on Thursday (February 28) at 3 p.m. in the Spectrum Center.

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