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Friday, February 28, 2020

NCAA Basketball Williams' Buzzer Beater Lifts Bowie State (Women) Past Johnson C. Smith 48-47

 – CIAA Defensive Player of the Year Kyaja Williams stepped up big on offense to give nationally-ranked Bowie State an improbable win.
Williams produced 12 points and 10 rebounds including a layup as time expired to give Bowie State a 48-47 women’s basketball quarterfinal victory over Johnson C. Smith in the CIAA Tournament at the Spectrum Center on Thursday (2/27). Her basket capped a furious rally for the Bulldogs, who trailed by 10 points with two minutes left.
The Bulldogs (23-4 overall), seeded third in the Northern Division, will square off against Northern Division top seed Virginia Union, the two-time defending conference champion, in a semifinal matchup on Friday at 3 p.m. This will be the third meeting between the two CIAA titans, but everybody’s mind was on how Bowie State pulled out the win against Johnson C. Smith, seeded second in the Southern Division. Both BSU and JCSU split during the regular season.
The Golden Bulls (17-10 overall) kept the Bulldogs, ranked 25th in the D2SIDA National Poll, at bay much of the game. It appeared JCSU was about to finish off its opponent when All-CIAA player Le’Zarea Bowens scored on a layup for a 47-37 lead around the two-minute mark.
The situation was bleak for the Bulldogs, but they suddenly came to life, finishing the contest on an 11-0 run capped Williams’ layup. During that stretch, the Bulldogs forced several turnovers that aided their rally. For the contest, they scored 24 points on 27 Golden Bulls’ miscues.
“We turned it up the last two minutes of the game and played with some heart,” said Bowie State Head Coach Shadae Swan, who gained her 100th coaching victory. “We started slow, and I believe reality set in the fourth quarter that we were losing. We were able to get some stops on defense and score on offense.”
After JCSU was called for a charging foul, the Bulldogs inbounded the ball at midcourt following a timeout. They missed an open layup on their first attempt put retained possession after the ball went out of bounds with 2.2 seconds left.
Williams was posting her defender when she received the in-bound pass in the paint. After spinning inside near the goal, she lofted the ball softly over the rim. It bounced a couple of times before falling through, setting off a celebration on the Bowie State bench.
Williams saw no irony in scoring the winning basket even though she is well-known for her defensive prowess. She sees herself as total player, capable of producing on offense and defense.
JCSU Head Coach Stephen Joyner, Jr. says her mindset is why she came through for the Bulldogs at the end. He lamented the fact that the Golden Bulls let the contest slip away after leading nearly the entire game. The final score was Bowie State’s first lead since a 5-4 score early in the first period.
“We choked. Bottom line,” Joyner said. “I don’t know how else to explain it. I take full responsibility for it. Hats off to Bowie.”
Talanya Hutton added 11 points and Chyna Butler scored 10 points for the Bulldogs, who won despite shooting 29.9 percent from the floor. Bowens tallied a double-double for JCSU with 17 points and 12 rebounds and Aubriana Bonner added 13 points. Alexxus Sowell collected 10 rebounds for the Golden Bulls, who shot 38.3 percent.
Bowens posted seven points and six rebounds in the first half as the Golden Bulls charged out to a seven-point first period lead and stretched it to 21-12 at halftime. The Golden Bulls relied on defense to build a working margin, holding the Bulldogs to 16.1 percent shooting.
JCSU shot 46.2 percent in the first period to set the tempo, but both teams cooled off considerably in the second period. Both teams combined for three field goals as the Bulldogs shot 12.5 percent and the Golden Bulls made 10 percent of their shots.
Bonner added five points for the Golden Bulls in the first half. Hutton scored four points and Williams pulled down 10 rebounds for the Bulldogs.
The second half was all Golden Bulls until the last two minutes when Bulldogs started their late rally.
“We had to keep pushing,” Butler said. “The game is not over until the fourth quarter is over.”
The Bulldogs proved that.
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Official Basketball Box Score
Bowie State vs Johnson C. Smith
2/27/20 3:00 pm at Charlotte, NC (Spectrum Center)

VISITORS: Bowie State 23-4
                          TOT-FG  3-PT         REBOUNDS
## Player Name            FG-FGA FG-FGA FT-FTA OF DE TOT PF  TP  A TO BLK S MIN
01 LYONS,Seanice.......    1-2    0-0    0-0    1  0  1   3   2  0  0  0  0  16
02 CALHOUN,Drew........ *  2-6    2-6    0-0    0  0  0   2   6  1  2  0  1  25
04 BUTLER,Chyna........    5-11   0-0    0-2    1  1  2   4  10  1  2  1  3  23
10 WILLIAMS,Kyaja...... *  4-10   0-0    4-6    3  7 10   4  12  0  1  0  3  30
15 HUTTON,Talanya......    5-12   0-5    1-1    0  5  5   2  11  0  3  0  0  30
22 DUGGINS,Amel........ *  1-7    1-5    0-2    2  4  6   1   3  0  2  0  0  24
23 McCALLUM,Shawnkia... *  0-12   0-4    0-2    1  5  6   2   0  0  2  1  3  34
42 CHRISTIAN,Dynaisha.. *  2-7    0-0    0-0    5  0  5   3   4  0  1  0  0  18
   TEAM................                         4  1  5             1
   Totals..............   20-67   3-20   5-13  17 23 40  21  48  2 14  2 10 200

TOTAL FG% 1st Half:  5-31 16.1%   2nd Half: 15-36 41.7%   Game: 29.9%  DEADB
3-Pt. FG% 1st Half:  1-9  11.1%   2nd Half:  2-11 18.2%   Game: 15.0%   REBS
F Throw % 1st Half:  1-6  16.7%   2nd Half:  4-7  57.1%   Game: 38.5%    3

HOME TEAM: Johnson C. Smith 18-10
                          TOT-FG  3-PT         REBOUNDS
## Player Name            FG-FGA FG-FGA FT-FTA OF DE TOT PF  TP  A TO BLK S MIN
01 RIVERS,Malia........    1-4    0-1    0-0    0  2  2   2   2  0  3  0  0  16
04 GREEN,Maiya......... *  1-7    1-5    0-0    0  2  2   2   3  0  2  0  1  32
10 BELL,Aaliyah........ *  1-2    0-0    2-2    1  1  2   2   4  2  9  0  1  36
11 REID,Tori...........    0-0    0-0    0-0    0  1  1   1   0  0  1  0  0   2
13 KEMP,Tracey.........    0-1    0-1    0-0    0  0  0   0   0  0  0  0  0  0+
20 BONNER,Aubriana..... *  6-12   0-1    1-6    2  3  5   1  13  3  1  0  2  36
22 PORTER,DeNajah...... *  0-2    0-0    3-4    2  6  8   2   3  1  1  0  2  31
30 BOWENS,Le'Zarea..... *  7-14   0-0    3-6    2 10 12   4  17  1  5  3  1  30
35 SOWELL,Alexxus......    2-5    0-0    1-2    3  7 10   2   5  0  2  1  0  17
   TEAM................                         1  3  4             3
   Totals..............   18-47   1-8   10-20  11 35 46  16  47  7 27  4  7 200

TOTAL FG% 1st Half:  7-23 30.4%   2nd Half: 11-24 45.8%   Game: 38.3%  DEADB
3-Pt. FG% 1st Half:  0-4   0.0%   2nd Half:  1-4  25.0%   Game: 12.5%   REBS
F Throw % 1st Half:  7-13 53.8%   2nd Half:  3-7  42.9%   Game: 50.0%    5

Officials: Tim Bryant, Roy Jackson & Nana Rivers
Technical fouls: Bowie State-None. Johnson C. Smith-None.
Score by Periods                1st  2nd  3rd  4th   Total
Bowie State...................    8    4   16   20  -   48
Johnson C. Smith..............   15    6   16   10  -   47
CIAA Women's Tournament Quarterfinals

Points in the paint-BSU-W 28,JCSU-W 30. Points off turnovers-BSU-W 24,JCSU-W 11.
2nd chance points-BSU-W 10,JCSU-W 7. Fast break points-BSU-W 0,JCSU-W 2.
Bench points-BSU-W 23,JCSU-W 7. Score tied-0 times. Lead changed-4 times.
Last FG-BSU-W 4th-00:00, JCSU-W 4th-02:10.
Largest lead-BSU-W by 3 1st-09:40, JCSU-W by 12 3rd-09:48.
BSU-W led for 02:17. JCSU-W led for 37:23. Game  was tied for 00:20.

Friday, February 14, 2020

NCAA Basketball Bowie State Men's and Women's Results Vs Elizabeth City State Presented on US Sports Net by The Jump Manual

Bowie State Sweeps Season Series with Elizabeth City State

ELIZABETH CITY, N.C.  - In the second meeting of the regular-season with Elizabeth City State University, shooting was a significant factor as the Bulldogs sweep the season series with a 70-59 victory over the Vikings.

The Bulldogs advance to 16-10 overall, 8-5 in conference play, and 4-2 against division opponents. The Vikings dropped to under .500 on the season at 12-13, stand 4-9 in conference play and 2-5 against division opponents. They now sport the second-worst winning percentage in the northern division.

“This was a good win for un on the road”, stated a very happy Bowie State Head Coach Darrell Brooks. “Coach Walker’s teams are always very well coached …, they play hard and are tough. We did a great job defensively, especially holding their leading scorer (Justin Faison) to just two points on 1-of-11 shooting.”

Bowie State got off to a quick start as they held a 16-6 lead, with 12:46 to play in regulation. They maintained its lead throughout the half, as the Bulldogs shot 56 percent (14-of-25) from the field, 50 percent (3-of-6) from deep and connected on 67 percent (8-of-12) of its free throws. Although Elizabeth City State shot 39 percent (13-of-33) from the field, they entered halftime only down by five points.

But in the second half, the Bulldogs continued to make shots, and the Vikings continued to miss shots-- as they shot 32 percent (10-of-31) from the field and 11 percent (1-of-9) from three-point range. Still, Elizabeth City had a chance to win the game. They cut the Bulldogs’ lead of 10 at the 16-minute mark, down to four points at the 10:13 minute mark.

However, their mini runs did not last as they struggled to slow down the Bulldogs’ rhythm on offense--especially senior David Belle (Hyattsville, Md), who led the two Bulldogs double-digit scorers with 22 points on 7-of-9 shooting from the field. Senior Juwan Smith (Lexington Park, Md) followed up with 13 points on 5-of-9 shooting from the field.

As a team, the Bulldogs shot 55 percent from the field, making 26-of-47 field goals and knocked down 50 percent (6-of-12) of its shots from long distance. They also held advantage in the paint (30-26). For Elizabeth City State, Joseph Allen, and Shykeef Daniels tallied 14 points each. Gabe Kirkendoll followed up with 10 points.

Next Wednesday (2/19), the Bulldogs will continue its road trip against Virginia Union, who is currently riding a four-game win streak. Game time in VUU’s Barco-Stevens Hall is 7:30 p.m.
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Defense Keys in Bulldog Women’s 58-50 Win Over Elizabeth City State

ELIZABETH CITY, N.C. – The Bowie State women’s basketball team picked up its 21st win of the season behind senior Kyaja Williams’ (Baltimore, Md.) 11th double-double of the season, defeating Elizabeth City State 58-50. The forward posted 13 points and grabbed 10 rebounds. Fellow senior Dynaisha Christian (Pocomoke, Md.) led all scorers with 18 points and added six rebounds while junior Talanya Hutton (Seat Pleasant, Md.) chipped in 10 points.
In addition to their great defensive effort, the Bulldogs' offense was solid as well for a great overall performance. The Bulldogs held the Lady Vikings to making just 22 field goals for the entire game. Offensively, Bowie State shot a solid 46.3 percent (25-of-54) from the floor. Sirena Pitts led the way for ESCU with 12 points while Devona Stell recorded a double-double with 11 points and 14 rebounds.
Both teams went back and forth in the first period with BSU grabbing 9-7 lead after Williams’ jumper with 3:55 remaining. The Lady Vikings would take control the rest of the way until senior Shawnkia McCallum’s (Baltimore, Md.) deep ball gave the Bulldogs 16-14 lead to end the first quarter.
Williams opened the second stanza with a layup to push BSU’s lead 18-14 before Stell responded with a bucket of her own at 8:19. ECSU controlled the quarter as far as scoring with 12 to BSU 10 but the Bulldogs hung around to take 26-26 tie into the locker room at half.
The third quarter belonged to the Bulldogs as they outscored ECSU 16-11. Hutton gave the Bowie State their biggest lead of the game 33-26 with a layup at 8:22 before Nyasia Blango answered to cut the lead 33-29. BSU would later take a 42-37 lead into the fourth quarter.
Senior guard Amel Duggins (Largo, Md.) knocked down back to back three ball to begin the fourth period and gave the Bulldogs its biggest lead 48-37. The Lady Vikings would score on back to back possession to cut the deficit to 48-41 with 8:03 left. The Bulldogs took control of the game and never looked back when Williams’ layup gave BSU a 54-41 lead. Although the Bulldogs won comfortably, they struggled at the line once again after going 4-of-20 for the entire game. With CIAA tournament right around the corner, the team can’t afford to go 20 percent at the free throw line.
Bowie State will be back on the road on Wednesday (2/19) when they travel to Richmond, Va. to take on Virginia Union University. Tipoff is set for 5:30 p.m.

Tuesday, February 11, 2020

NCAA Basketball: Bowie State U Hoops Men's and Women's Results Vs VA State

Virginia State Wins Rematch Against Bowie State's Bulldogs 89-66

ETTRICK, Va. - A rough shooting night for Bowie State was the main factor in their 89-66 loss to Virginia State University. The loss dropped the Bulldogs to 15-10 overall, 7-5 in conference play and 3-2 against division opponents. The Trojans, who hold the best record in the conference, are now 17-7 overall record, 10-2 in conference play and 3-2 against division opponents.

In the first half, the Bulldogs shot 35 percent (8-of-23) from the field, 38 percent (3-of-8) from long distance and made 67 percent (12-of-18) of its free throws. Things didn’t get much better in the second half as they shot 30 percent (8-of-27) from the field, 33 percent (3-of-9) from deep and made 67 percent (16-of-24) of its free throws.

Another factor in the game was the Trojans ability to control the game. Virginia State opened the game with a 12-1 lead, just minutes after the opening tip. They would hold on to the lead for the rest of the half, and the remainder of the game. Virginia State entered halftime with a 17-point lead, 48-31. 

Virginia State also held the advantage in points in the paint (21-10), points off turnovers (14-7), second-chance points (6-0), fast-break points (7-0), and points off the bench (29-26). The second half was a continuation of the first half as Bowie State struggled to hit shots, and the Trojans kept pouring in points. Virginia State saw its lead grow as high as 24 points at the 6:22 mark.

Francis Fitzgerald led four Virginia State players in double figure scoring with 17 points while Antwan Miles and Armond Griebe chipped in 13 and 12 points respectively.  William Vedder rounded the Trojans double figure scorers with 11 points. As a team, Virginia State shot 58 percent (31-of-54) from the field, 47 percent (8-of-17) from deep and knocked down 76 percent (19-of-25) of its free throws.

Although it was not the Bulldogs’ night on offense, senior Cameron Hayes (Upper Marlboro, Md.) led the three double-digit scorers with 21 points on 6-of-15 shooting from the field. Senior Juwan Smith (Lexington Park, Md.) continued his scoring outbreak with 15 points, and senior David Belle (Hyattsville, Md.) followed up with 11 points.

The Bulldogs will travel to Elizabeth City (N.C.) State on Thursday (2/13) for a battle against the Vikings in the R.L. Vaughan Center. Game time will be 7:30 p.m

Bowie State Bulldog Women Hold off Virginia State for a 51-48 Road Victory

ETTRICK, Va. – The Bowie State Bulldogs played some tough defense and hit some key free throws on their way to a 51-48 win over Virginia State Trojans Monday evening. The Bulldogs had balance with junior Talanya Hutton (Seat Pleasant, Md.) recording a double-double, scoring 10 points and grabbed 10 rebounds. Seniors Kyaja Williams (Baltimore, Md.) and Shawnkia McCallum (Baltimore, Md.) both chipped in nine points. Bowie State moves to 20-3, (10-2 in CIAA) while the Trojans falls to 9-16, (4-8 in CIAA).

Bowie State played some tough defense and a balanced offensive attack to claim the win. As a team, the Bulldogs held the Trojans to shooting just 29.8% (14-47) from the floor while shooting a solid 33.3 percent (19-of-57) from the floor in the game. Natalia Leaks had a game-high 20 points and added four rebounds for Virginia State.

The Bulldogs took control of the game early in the first quarter, but they had to fend off a tough effort by the Trojans. After allowing Virginia State to stay close for much of the quarter, Bowie State pulled away 11-5 after a Williams layup with 1:27 remaining. Sophomore Drew Calhoun’s deep ball extended the Bulldogs lead 14-7 to end the period.

The second quarter was all about Virginia State. The Trojans orchestrated an 18-0 run that gave them a 25-16 lead late in the period before BSU senior Amel Duggins (Largo, Md.) stopped the bleeding by hitting an important three pointer with 26 seconds left in the quarter. VSU went into the locker room at half leading 25-19.

Virginia State continued their dominance early in the third period by building their biggest lead of 31-19 after Leaks knocked down a jumper at the 7:17 mark. Similar to VSU in the second quarter, the Bulldogs used a 12-0 run to tie the game at 33-33 after McCallum’s layup with 52 seconds remaining. The Bulldogs outscored the Trojans 14-8 in the quarter heading into the final stanza.

The fourth quarter started out promising for the Trojans after taking 43-39 lead with 6:30 to go. Hutton answered with a deep three to keep the Bulldogs close at 43-42. Senior Dynaisha Christian (Pocomoke, Md.) converted a layup to give Bowie State a 47-46 lead before McCallum’s dagger three pushed the lead to 50-46 at 1:22. Sophomore Chyna Butler (Syracuse, N.Y.) would later go 1 for 2 at the charity stripe to eclipse the Trojans 51-48.
Bowie State travels to Elizabeth City, N.C. on Thursday (2/13) to take on Elizabeth City State University at 5:30 p.m. inside the R.L. Vaughan Center.

Thursday, February 6, 2020

Larry Scott Named Head Football Coach at Howard University

WASHINGTON (February 6, 2020) – Howard University Director of Athletics Kery Davis announced the hiring of Larry Scott as the football program’s new head coach today.

“We are proud to welcome Coach Larry Scott to the Howard University family.  After a thorough search and several qualified candidates, Coach Scott was the clear choice to lead Howard’s football program, given his experience and passion for students and the game,” said Davis. “I’d like to thank our search firm, Jeff Schemmel from Collegiate Sports Solutions and Dan Walters from Buffkin/Baker, for their help during the search process.”

Coach Scott brings to the program more than a decade of experience, serving in a number of Division I coaching positions, including the University of Miami, the University of Tennessee and the University of South Florida. Most recently, he was an integral part of the staff that led the University of Florida to an 11-2 overall record and a top-10 ranking in the country. 

The Sebring, Florida, native has spent a majority of his coaching career in his home state—at USF, where he attended from 1997-2000 — he coached from 2006-12; at Miami, he coached for three seasons from 2013-15; and most recently, he coached at Florida from 2018-19. Prior to joining the Florida coaching staff, Scott was a member of Butch Jones’ staff at the University of Tennessee during the 2016-17 season. Earlier in his career, Scott served for four seasons as a high school football coach.

During his time at the University of Miami, Scott served as the Hurricanes’ tight ends coach for two-plus seasons (2013-15) prior to being named the interim head coach for the final six games of 2015. In this position, Scott led the Hurricanes to a 4-2 mark and a berth in the Sun Bowl.

At USF, where he started in 2005 as director of high school relations, he coached the university’s offensive line, tight ends and running backs. He also served as a lead recruiter, where he helped lead the team to their best recruiting class in program history in 2008, only to surpass that class in 2009 with the nation’s No. 21 ranked class.

“I am excited to have Coach Larry Scott join the Howard University athletics program as our head football coach,” said President Wayne A. I. Frederick. “His experience recruiting, training and molding student athletes to excel on the gridiron and in the classroom are aligned with Howard’s mission and values. I invite the entire Bison community to get their tickets now and let’s fill Greene Stadium in support of this new decade for Howard football.”


NCAA Basketball Bowie State Men's and Women's Results Vs Elizabeth City State

Bowie State Men's Basketball Conquer Elizabeth City State 69-67  


In the first of two regular-season meetings, Bowie State defeated conference foe Elizabeth City State University on Greek Night by a final score of 69-67. 

Senior Juwan Smith (Lexington Park, Md.) has been pouring it in on the offensive end during the team's three-game homestand, and he continued his tear tonight with 19 points on 6-of-8 shooting for the field off the Bulldogs' bench.

"He's been aggressive, and that's what we talked about. "I felt like I was bogging him down and I said 'you know what I just want you to go play and make plays, shoot the ball if you're open and he's been doing exactly that," Head coach Darrell Brooks said.

This game went back and forth as the score remained close throughout the entire contest. Things didn't get really interesting until late in the second half. At the 7:47 mark, senior David Belle (Hyattsville, Md.) converted on a layup to put Bowie State up by six, until ECSU's Justin Faison answered back with a three-pointer to cut the lead down to three.

Belle would score another layup at the 5:50 mark and make his free throw to complete the and-one, but the Vikings would counter with a slam dunk by Joseph Allen. Seniors Saiquan Jamison (Upper Marlboro, Md.) would score by a tip-in, and Cameron Hayes (Upper Marlboro, Md.) would knock down a jumper, to push Bowie State's lead to eight with four minutes left. With the crowd in a frenzy, Elizabeth State answered with a 3-pointer by Gabe Kirkendoll to make it a five-point game.

With 49 seconds left and Bowie State up three points, ECSU's Faison scored on a layup to make it a one-point game as Vikings head coach Shawn Walker quickly called a timeout. Belle would knock down a pair of free throws as the Vikings quickly fouled and relied on last possession to tie the game until Faison was called for a double-dribble violation, which put the game to rest.

Besides Smith, Belle also led Bowie State with 19 points on 7-of-9 shooting from the field. Hayes chipped in eight points, and Jamison contributed six points. As a team, Bowie State shot 56 percent (26-of-46) from the field, 66 percent (6-of-9) from long-distance and made 79 percent (11-of-14) of its free throws.

Faison led four Elizabeth City State players in double figure scoring with 18 points while Kirkendoll and Joseph Allen tallied 17 and 16 points respectively. Shykeef Daniels rounded the Vikings' double figure scorers with a dozen points.

On Monday (2/10), the Bulldogs will begin a three-game conference road trip beginning at Virginia State University. Game time is set for 7:30 p.m. in VSU's Multipurpose Center.
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Big First Half Leads Bowie State Bulldog Women’s to 76-40 Win Over Elizabeth City State

BOWIE, Md. – Senior Kyaja Williams (Baltimore, Md.) was impressive on the court tonight recording another double-double and ended with 22 points and 11 rebounds to go along with seven steals while junior Talanya Hutton (Seat Pleasant, Md.) recorded a double-double herself scoring 18 points, tying her career-high and grabbed a career-high 10 boards. Senior Dynaisha Christian (Pocomoke, Md.) chipped in 14 points to go along with seven rebounds.
Bowie State moves to 19-3 overall, 9-2 in league play and 3-1 in the CIAA North. ECSU dips to 8-15 (4-7 CIAA) on the year.
The Bulldogs took the win behind a great overall performance as a team. As a team, BSU shot a scorching hot 50.8 percent (32-of-63) from the floor while holding the Lady Vikings to shooting just 25 percent (14-of-56). 
Bowie State took over the game early with a big first half and never looked back. The Lady Vikings scored the first basket of the night but were shut down by the Bulldogs defense after that until the 4:10 mark of the first period. While holding ECSU with one field goal, the Bulldogs went on a 15-5 run orchestrated by Williams and Hutton. A Hutton layup with one minute left gave BSU 24-7 lead to end the quarter.
Although the Lady Vikings held their own in the second stanza by scoring 10 points, the Bulldogs were the superior team. BSU held 30-20 advantage in points in the paint and scored 27 points off turnovers to ECSU nine. Williams’ back-to-back layups gave Bowie State 36-11 lead at the 4:05 mark. Senior Lea Whitehead (Odenton, Md.) jumper closed out the first half with the Bulldogs on top 40-17.
Senior Amel Duggins (Largo, Md.) started out the third period with a pair of three pointers to extend the Bowie State lead to 46-17 with 8:33 remaining. The Lady Vikings offensive woes continued in the quarter as the visitors scored only five points compared to 26 points for Bulldogs. Another Williams layup with seven seconds to go stretched the lead to 66-22 entering the fourth quarter.
ECSU outscored BSU in the fourth period 18-10 but it was a little too late as the Bulldogs dominated the first three quarters by a large margin to pick up their third straight win.
Deal and Sirenna Pitts led the Elizabeth City State Vikings in scoring with 11 points apiece. Devona Stell came off the Lady Vikings bench to haul down a team-high 11 rebounds
Bowie State travels south for its next contest at Virginia State University on Monday (2/10) in Ettrick, Va. Tipoff is slated for 5:30 p.m. in VSU’s Multipurpose Center.

Friday, January 31, 2020

NCAA Basketball Bowie State U Hoops Results Vs. VA Union

Virginia Union Panthers Outlast Bowie State's Bulldogs 82-71

BOWIE, Md. - Bowie State suffered an 82-71 loss to conference foe Virginia Union inside the A.C. Jordan Arena before a live ESPN3 audience on Thursday evening. The loss dropped the Bulldogs to 13-9 this season, 5-4 in conference play and 1-1 within the division. The victory pushed the Panthers to 12-10 overall, 5-4 in conference play and 2-2 North.

“We weren’t deserving on winning tonight … They outworked us, they out fought us, they outrebounded us and I tip my hat to them”, said Bowie State Head Coach Darrell Brooks.

Bowie State started the game slow as Virginia Union jumped to a quick 13-1 lead at the 17:22 mark. But the Bulldogs chipped away at the Panthers lead and eventually tied the game at 27 apiece at the 6:05 mark. The score for the remainder of the period stayed close as Bowie State finally took the 37-36 lead going into halftime.

Unlike the first half, Bowie State controlled the lead for most of the period. They held it up until the 6:39 mark, when Virginia Union’s Terrell Leach converted on a layup to put the Panthers up, 64-62. With Leach going on a scoring rampage in the second half, the Bulldogs were unable to recapture its lead and eventually saw the game slip out of their hands.

Senior David Belle (Hyattsville, Md.), who scored his 1,000th career point at the 6:34 mark in the first half, led the Bulldogs in scoring with 17 points. Senior Juwan Smith (Lexington Park, Md.) followed up with 13 points. Junior Justin Route (Washington D.C.) added 12 points while seniors Cameron Haynes (Upper Marlboro, Md.) and Saiquan Jamison (Upper Marlboro, Md.) scored 10 points each.

Virginia Union was led by Leach who scored 30 points on 8-of-14 shooting from the field. Raemaad Wright added 21 points and Jordan Peebles followed up with 12 points.

For the game, Virginia Union shot 55 percent (30-of-55) from the field, 27 percent (3-of-11) behind the 3-point line and made 73 percent (19-of-26) of its free throws. The Panthers dominated inside, outscoring the Bulldogs 50-22 in the paint.

Bowie State shot 39 percent (24-of-61) from the field, 41 percent (10-of-24) from long-distance and made 54 percent (13-of-24) of its free throws. The Bulldogs held advantages in points off turnovers (19-16) and bench points (26-12).

On Saturday (2/1), Bowie State will look to get back into the win column against Virginia State University, in another conference matchup at home.

Bulldog Women’s Basketball Topples Nationally Ranked Virginia Union 49-44

BOWIE, Md. – Junior Talanya Hutton (Seat Pleasant, MD) did a little bit of everything for the Bulldogs as the team beat rivals Virginia Union 49-44 on Thursday evening. The third-year player scored team-high 17 points while Shameka McNeill led the Virginia Union Lady Panthers in scoring with 13 points. Bowie State improves to 17-3, (7-2 CIAA / 1-1 North) while Virginia Union dips to 16-3 overall, 7-2 in league play and 2-2 in the division.
Bowie State played some tough defense and a balanced offensive attack to claim the win. As a team, the Bulldogs held the Lady Panthers to shooting just 33.3 percent (17-of-51) from the floor while shooting only 28.6 percent (14-of-49) from the floor in the game. 
The Lady Panthers took control of the game early in the first quarter by going on a 7-0 run. McNeill hot start gave VUU a 10-1 lead after knocking down a deep three at 7:11. VUU pulled away 14-6 after Ifunanya Okoye’s layup with 2:22 remaining. However, the Bulldogs allowed the Lady Panthers to close the quarter with a pair of free throws to stay ahead, 18-9.
The second quarter had a similar look as the Bulldogs were slow to get started. VUU’s Breonn Hughey deep ball took the Lady Panthers lead to 22-13 at the 5:21 mark. However, BSU would fight back to keep the game close. Senior Dynaisha Christian’s (Pocomoke, Md.) layup made the score 22-20 before Okoye answered with a layup of her own. The Panthers ended the period on top 27-22 after Hughey went 1-2 at the charity stripe.
Bowie State made the third stanza the most competitive even though they were outscored 12-11. Hutton’s deep ball cut the deficit to 27-25 before sophomore Drew Calhoun (New Carrollton, Md.) tied it at 29-all with a three of her own with 7:03 to go. The Lady Panthers would however regain control late in the quarter after McNeill’s layup pushed the lead to 39-33 to end the period.
Although the Bulldogs were outscored 22-14 in the paint, they held an advantage in points off turnover 22-16 after forcing 24 Lady Panthers’ turnovers. Bowie State Senior Shawnkia McCallum (Baltimore, Md.) opened the period with a three pointer at the 5:42 mark. Both teams would go back and forth throughout the quarter with Bowie State grabbing its first lead at 45-44 after Christian’s layup with just 17 seconds remaining in the contest. From there, the Bulldogs would close out the Panthers to capture the victory.
Bowie State returns to action Saturday (2/1) hosting Virginia State University. Tipoff is slated for 2:00 p.m.