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18 Sep
Columbia, SC(OTW)-Benedict scored 23 fourth quarter points to trash Langston 36-12 Saturday night.
Cedrick Ritchie scored on a 30-yard run, and Kelvin Green added a nine-yard jaunt, as the Tigers ran away in the fourth quarter. Ritchie rushed for 128 yards in the game.
The contest had 254 yards in penalties.
15 Sep
Talladega, AL(OTW)-Talladega's volleyball team lost their first four games in the Judson College Classic last weekend in Marion, Alabama. The four losses were to Judson College, Tuskegee, Atlanta Christian College, and Stillman.
Stephanie Aaron had six kills, five blocks, and two aces in the lost to Judson. In the lost to Stillman she had nine kills, five blocks, and two digs.
"We had a lot of nagging injuries and we must learn how to play through the pain," said Lady Tornado head coach Arrington Mackey. "Overall as a team facing adversity, we must learn to motivate our teammates on and off the floor."
Talladega faces Stillman Saturday in Tuscaloosa, Alabama.
14 Sep
Institute, WV(OTW)-The West Virginia State@Charleston Southern football game has been cancelled due to Hurricane Floyd.
11 Sep
Report by R. Gill Heasley
Institute, WV(OTW)-West Virginia State scored on six of it's first seven possesions, on their way to a 55-14 pasting of Wingate. John Osario scored on a two-yard run, Brian Love an eight-yard run, and Lorenza Tribett a 14-yard run (the first of his career) as the Yellow Jackets jumped out to a 21-0 first quarter lead and never looked back. WVSU led 41-7 at the half.
Varion Cunningham threw for 287 yards and two touchdowns for the winners.
Love rushed for 63 yards and three touchdowns.
"We were really in sync on offense. It seemed as if we could do anything we wanted to do."--West Virginia State head coach Carl Lee.
Vinshaw Jacobs had a 39-yard TD run for the losers.
5 Sep
Nashville, TN(OTW)-Donnell Brantley rushed for two toucdowns, and Leon Murray passed for three more as Tennessee State battered Alabama State 41-8 Sunday. Brantley scored on runs of four and five yards in the rout. This was a non-league contest.
4 Sep
Report filed by R. Gill Heasley
Institute, WV(OTW)-Newberry cornerback Jonathan Taylor returned a fourth quarter interception 57 yards, setting up his team's go-ahead touchdown, and eventual victory, as Newberry defeated West Virginia State 16-14. The interception set up a Josh Pierce 12-yard TD run with 3:55 left in the game. The TD gave the winners the final margin.
The Yellow Jackets drove the ball down the field on the following kickoff, but Jeff Mathis was wide left with a 32-yard field-goal attempt with 14 seconds left in the game.
Newberry turned three turnovers in 16 points in the game. Ten points came as a result of two fumbles caused by hard-hitting Newberry linebacker Peyton Bennett.
Varion Cunningham had a six-yard TD pass, and Brian Love a five-yard a five-yard scoring run for the losers.
31 Aug
Benedict vs. Fayetteville State
Action From Last Saturday
by Carlton Green
Columbia, SC
-Benedict turned five interceptions into three touchdowns and two field goals last Saturday, in a 34-19 romp over Fayetteville State. The Tigers led 31-0 at the half.
Benedict scored with 10:36 left in the first quarter with a seven-yard Quinton Jamison and they never looked back.
Benedict quarterback Royton Williams ran for an 18-yard TD and passed for a 57-yard scoring strike in the first half.
28 Aug
Charleston, WV(OTW)-Brian Love scored on runs of three and 52-yards as West Virginia State blasted West Virginia Tech 35-0 Saturday. Love rushed for 108 yards in the game.
Damon Booker had six tackles for the winners.
26 Aug West Virginia State and West Virginia Tech will meet in the Regatta Bowl Saturday at Laidley Field in Charleston, West Virginia.
19 Aug
Talladega, AL(OTW)-Arlington Mackey is the new head volleyball coach at Talladega College. Mackey is a 1998 graduate of Talladega. He replaces Natosha McCrary. Talladega will compete in the Gulf Coast Athletic Conference which is in NAIA Divison One. The school was formerly an NAIA independent.
16 Aug
Institute, WV(OTW)-West Virginia State Football Media Day will be held Aug. 20, 2 p.m., at Lakin Field.
New Orleans, LA(OTW)-Harold Juluke, a 6-7, 230 power forward, has transferred to Xavier of Louisiana from Hartford University. Juluke, is a native of New Orleans, and attended St. Augustine High.
8 May
Thomasville,GA(OTW)-Shann Cook homered and drove in two runs, as Thomas Cook outslugged Talledega 12-9, in NAIA Sectional Final play. The winners moved on to the NAIA Southeast Regional Tuesday in Columbus, GA.
Tornado Jimmy Worley homered with three RBI. Michael Brothers had three hits and two RBI for the losers.
6 May
Port St. Lucie, FL(OTW)-Mike Roling shot a 219 total leading first-time entrant Lincoln University (MO) to the 1999 National Minority Golf Championship. Lincoln had 906 for a team total. Defending champ Kentucky State finised second shooting 934.
3 May
Tuscaloosa, AL(OTW)-Stillman College will resume it's football program during the 1999 season. Theo Danzy, an ex-athletic director from Alcorn State, will be the head coach. Stillman will be playing in NCAA Division III.
18 Apr
Noel Scarlett-defensive lineman-Langston-picked 30th in the seventh round by Minnesota
Scouting Report

No report.
25 Mar
The 1999 Sentry 10
Men:

DeJuan Collins-guard-Tuskegee.
Damian Woolfolk-guard-Norfolk State.
William Fitzgerald-forward-Elizabeth City State.
Juan Gaston-forward-Clark-Atlanta.
Thomas Dodd-center-Grambling.
The 1999 Sentry 10 Men's Coach of the Year: Jerry Johnson, LeMoyne Owen.
Women
Jamie McDonald-guard-Fort Valley State.
Termika Mitchell-guard-Grambling.
LaKisha Phifer-forward-St. Paul's.
Malveata Johnson-center-North Carolina A&T.
Erica Deas-forward-Livingstone.
The 1999 Sentry 10 Women's Coach of the Year: Jennie Hall, Coppin State.
22 Mar
John Hester, a 6-6 senior forward from Central State, is an NAIA Division I second team All-American in basketball. Louis White, a 6-4 sophomore guard from Voorhees is a third team All-American.
Terrance Scriven of Claflin, Ted Thomas of Dillard, Rennic Harris of Talladega, and Barry Martin of Wilberforce made the honorable mention squad.
NAIA Division One Women's Academic Basketball All-Americans: Marcia Drain-Langston-Jr.-3.92-Special Education.
McKaren Williamson-Morris College-Sr.-3.86-Biology.
Melany Stowe-Langston-Sr.-3.66-Secondary Education.
Melissa Richards-Central State-Jr.-3.56-Chemistry.
19 Mar
Jackson, TN(OTW)-Auburn-Montgomery used stifling defense to erase Morris College 77-37 in second-round action of the NAIA Division One Women's Tournament. AMU held Morris to 17 points in the first half. Crystal Williams led the winners (28-7), ranked first in the country in total defense, with 16 points.
Latonya Williamson led Morris with 12 points.
Jackson, TN(OTW)-Montana State-Northern held Central State to 24 percent shooting from the floor in the contest, winning 64-45. Missy Ross led the winners, who led 32-24 at the half, with 20 points, nine rebounds, and nine assists.
Central State was limited to 15 percent shooting from the floor in the second half of the ballgame.
Aja Lewis scored 11 points for CSU.
18 Mar
Jackson, TN(OTW)-Morris College (27-6) shot a sizzling 60 percent from the field in the second half, (62.5 from 3-point range), to take out 10th seeded Georgia Southwestern 77-68, in first round action of the NAIA Division I Women's Basketball Tournament. Georgia Southwestern (26-8) was the 10th seed in the field.
Latonya Williamson scored 18 points for the winners, who will play Auburn-Montgomery at 9 a.m. local time Friday.
Kizzi Traywick and Ashley Clark scored 20 each for the losers.
Jackson, TN(OTW)-Central State (23-11) jumped out to a 13-point halftime lead and eventually beat ninth seeded East Texas Baptist 81-74 in first round action of the NAIA Women's Division I Tournament. The Lady Marauders led by as many as 17 in the second half. Tawanda Parnell and Fatou Cisse scored 20 each for the winners. CSU advanced to play Montana State-Northern Friday at 12:30 p.m. local time.
Kelsey Moss led East Texas Baptist (28-3) with 14 points.
17 Mar
Men and women's rosters for the 1999 Black College All-Star Basketball Classic in Baltimore, will be announced at a press conference in Baltimore, Tuesday, Mar. 23., at the Baltimore Arena. The announcement will be made by Target Sports Marketing and the National Association for Equal Opportunity in Higher Education. This year's game will be billed officially as the 1999 National Car Rental Black College All-Star Basketball Classic.
17 Mar
Jackson, TN(OTW)-Mary Ogunsola scored 22 points as sixth-seeded Oklahoma City beat Xavier 83-53 in first round action of the NAIA Women's Division I Tournament. OCU held the Gold Nuggets to 40 percent shooting in the game, as it pushed to an early 18-7 lead and never looked back.
Kimberly Simpkins led Xavier with 13 points.
Jackson, TN(OTW)-Celeste Gholston ignited a 10-0 run late in the game as No. 3 Union defeated Langston 81-72 in first round action of the NAIA Women's Division I Tournament. The spurt came after Langston took a 64-63 lead with just under seven minutes left in the game. Alisha Lehmkuhl had 26 points (6-11 3-pointers) for the winners.
Robin Pruitt had 21 points and 14 rebounds for Langston. Regina Green had eight steals in the game, one shy of a tournament record.
10 Mar
Voorhees and Edward Waters are the HBCUs that will be participating in the NAIA Division I Men's Basketball Championships Mar 16-22 at the Donald Reynolds Center in Tulsa, Ok.
Central State, Langston, Xavier, and Morris College are the HBCU's that will be participating in the 1999 NAIA Women's Tournament. The games will be played March 17-23 at the Oman Arena in Jackson, TN.
Wed., 16 Mar
Xavier vs. Oklahoma City@2:15 p.m.
Langston vs. Union@8:30 p.m.
Thurs., 17 Mar
Morris vs. Georgia Southwestern@9.a.m.
Central State vs. East Texas Baptist@12:30 p.m. local.
25 Feb
At The Barn:
New Orleans, LA(OTW)-Miguel Degray scored 16 points to help Xavier edge Southern of New Orleans 88-85.
Eric McCarty scored 27 for SUNO.
The Women:
New Orleans, LA(OTW)-Lynzi Taylor had 13 points and Kimberly Simpkins had 11 rebounds as Xavier beat Southern of New Orleans 69-62.
Andrea Watson scored 27 for the Lady Knights.
20 Feb
At The Barn:
New Orleans, LA(OTW)-Julius Hall scored 17 points as Xavier beat Loyola of New Orleans 68-51.
Yuseff Jasmine had 14 for the Wolfpack.
The Women:
New Orleans, LA(OTW)-Lynzi Taylor had 29 points as Xavier routed Loyola of New Orleans 86-66.
Altreca Starks scored 16 for the losers.
Langston's women's basketball team dropped two notches to 20th in this week's NAIA Division I Top 25 Poll. Central State's women moved up two notches to 25th in this week's rankings.
1998-99 NJCAA DIVISION I MEN'S BASKETBALL POLL
1ST PLACE LAST
TOP TWENTY REC POINTS VOTES WEEK
1. Indian Hills CC, Ottumwa, IA 26-1 140 10 2
2. Barton County CC, Great Bend, KS 26-1 101 6 1
3. Georgia Perimeter College, Dunwoody, GA 26-1 74 - 4
4. Bacone College, Muskogee, OK 25-2 68 - 5
5. Snow College, Ephraim, UT 25-2 62 - 7
6. Bossier Parish CC, Bossier City, LA 22-3 53 - 12
7. SW Missouri State Univ., West Plains, MO 22-4 43 - 3
8. Mesa CC, Mesa, AZ 22-4 39 - 8
9. Western Nebraska CC, Scottsbluff, NE 22-5 36 - 14
10. San Jacinto College, Pasadena, TX 21-5 34 - 18
11. Spartanburg Methodist Clg, Spartanburg, SC 21-2 30 - 13
12. Weatherford College, Weatherford, TX 24-2 26 - 9
13. Daytona Beach CC, Daytona Beach, FL 21-7 23 - 16
14. Kennedy-King College, Chicago, IL 22-5 20 - 10
15. Pasco-Hernando CC, New Port Richey, FL 22-3 18 - 11
16. Kilgore College, Kilgore, TX 21-5 17 - 6
17. Aquinas College, Nashville, TN 19-6 14 - 15
18. Dixie College, St. George, UT 21-5 13 - NR
19. Neosho County CC, Chanute, KS 20-5 12 - 17
20. Southeastern Illinois Clg, Harrisburg, IL 20-7 11 - 20
OTHERS RECEIVING VOTES: Vincennes, IN (20-6); Cochise, AZ (21-5); Northern Oklahoma (21-5); Erie, NY (18-4); Kankakee, IL (22-5); Howard, TX (21-5); Tallahassee, FL (20-6); Southeastern, IA (20-8); UND-Williston, ND (22-4); Essex County, NJ (16-5); Copiah-Lincoln, MS (20-4); Olney Central, IL (19-6).
TEAM OFFENSE RECORD POINTS AVG
Weatherford College, Weatherford, TX 24-2 2663 102.4
Georgia Perimeter College, Dunwoody, GA 26-1 2643 97.9
Gulf Coast CC, Panama City, FL 18-9 2640 97.8
Jackson State CC, Jackson, TN 18-8 2528 97.2
Hiwassee College, Madisonville, TN 16-8 2301 95.9
SW Missouri State Univ., West Plains, MO 22-4 2847 95.6
UND-Williston, ND 22-4 2460 94.6
Bacone College, Muskogee, OK 24-2 2443 94.0
Tallahassee CC, Tallahassee, FL 20-6 2436 93.7
Lake Land College, Mattoon, IL 15-9 2236 93.2
Malxolm X College, Chicago, IL 19-6 2317 92.6
Iowa Western CC, Council Bluffs, IA 19-8 2474 91.6
TEAM DEFENSE RECORD POINTS AVG
Essex County College, Newark, NJ 16-5 1260 60.0
Erie Community College, Buffalo, NY 18-4 1336 60.7
Champlain College, Burlington, VT 20-6 1632 62.8
Louisburg College, Louisburg, NC 19-7 1661 63.9
Otero Jr. College, LaJunta, CO ---- 1416 64.3
Indian Hills CC, Ottumwa, IA 26-1 1750 64.8
Howard College, Big Spring, TX 21-5 1688 64.9
College of Southern Idaho, Twin Falls, ID 17-9 1707 65.7
Western Nebraska CC, Scottsbluff, NE 22-5 1793 66.4
Truett-McConnell College, Cleveland, GA 12-12 1601 66.7
Central Florida CC, Ocala, FL 14-12 1746 67.2
Monroe CC, Rochester, NY 18-7 1679 67.2
INDIVIDUAL SCORING GMS FG(3) FG(2) FT POINTS AVG
Rodney Knight, Genesee CC, NY 25 48 265 101 690 27.6
Derrick Lyons, Georgia Perimeter College 22 29 224 64 599 27.2
Brandon Burney, Treasure Valley CC, OR 26 58 152 219 697 26.8
Darrell Moore, Jefferson Davis CC, AL 25 46 210 104 662 26.5
Kenny Dye, Connors State College, OK 26 76 137 127 629 24.2
Bart Reid, North Arkansas College 21 25 140 152 507 24.1
Ernest Brown, Mesa CC, AZ 23 -- 232 75 539 23.4
Demetrius Morgan, Cleveland State CC, TN 22 -- 181 151 513 23.3
Michael Hicks, Bacone College, OK 26 6 236 111 601 23.1
Patrick Okafor, Lee College, TX 24 -- 179 195 553 23.0
Rob Griffin, Southeastern CC, IA 27 65 186 75 642 22.9
John Grice, Shelby State CC, TN 23 68 119 34 526 22.9
1ST PLACE LAST
TOP FIFTEEN RECORD POINTS VOTES WEEK
1. Catonsville CC, Catonsville, MD 23-2 63 4 1
2. Mott CC, Flint, MI 22-3 58 3 2
3. Lackawanna Junior College, Scranton, PA 21-1 43 1 3
4. Waubonsee CC, Sugar Grove, IL 23-4 35 - 4
5. Grand Rapids CC, Grand Rapids, MI 19-1 32 - 5
6. Owens CC, Toledo, OH 21-4 28 - 7
7. Penn Valley CC, Kansas City, MO 20-7 26 - 6
8. Naugatuck Valley CTC, Waterbury, CT 19-3 23 - 8
9. United Tribes Tech College, Bismarck, ND 20-5 20 - 9
10. Brown Mackie College, Salina, KS 20-8 19 - 10
11. Lewis & Clark CC, Godfrey, IL 21-6 18 - 12
12. Calhoun State CC, Decatur, AL 21-7 15 - 13
13. Iowa Lakes CC, Estherville, IA 20-6 14 - NR
14. Prince George's CC, Largo, MD 20-5 12 - NR
15. Clinton CC, Rock Hill, SC 21-4 11 - 15
OTHERS RECEIVING VOTES: Morris, NJ (20-7); Dundalk, MD (21-4); Newbury, MA (17-7); Alabama Southern (19-7); Danville Area, IL (18-10); Reinhardt, GA (16-10); Southwestern, IA (18-9); Jamestwon, NY (19-9); Kishwaukee, IL (20-8).
TEAM OFFENSE RECORD POINTS AVG
United Tribes Technical College, Bismarck, ND 20-5 2450 98.0
Mitchell College, New London, CT 15-7 2123 96.5
Owens CC, Toledo, OH 21-4 2312 92.5
Lackawanna JC, Scranton, PA 21-1 2035 92.5
Clinton Jr. College, Rock Hill, SC 21-4 2311 92.4
Holyoke CC, Holyoke, MA 15-9 2201 91.7
Catonsville CC, Catonsville, MD 23-2 2290 91.6
Newbury College, Brookline, MA 17-7 2195 91.5
Rockingham CC, Wentworth, NC 15-9 2188 91.2
Cecil CC, North East, MD 20-5 2047 89.9
Prince George's CC, Largo, MD 20-5 2248 89.8
Grand Rapids CC, Grand Rapids, MI 19-1 1782 89.1
TEAM DEFENSE RECORD POINTS AVG
Reinhardt College, Waleska, GA 16-10 1524 58.6
County College of Morris, Randolph, NJ 20-7 1639 60.7
Mercer County CC, Trenton, NJ 15-6 1306 62.2
Waldorf College, Forest City, IA 16-11 1689 62.9
Jamestown CC, Jamestown, NY 19-9 1775 63.4
Moraine Valley CC, Palos Hills, IL 19-9 1798 64.2
Lackawanna JC, Scranton, PA 21-1 1426 64.8
Kirkwood CC, Cedar Rapids, IA 17-10 1629 65.2
Ellsworth CC, Iowa Falls, IA 12-14 1718 66.1
L.B. Wallace State CC, Andalusia, AL 5-18 1540 67.0
South Suburban CC, South Holland, IL 16-11 1820 67.4
Alfred State College, Alfred, NY ---- 1553 67.5
INDIVIDUAL SCORING GMS FG(3) FG(2) FT POINTS AVG
Shundrigus Jones, Naugatuck Valley CTC, CT10 7 100 69 290 29.0
Anthony Barrett, Mitchell College, CT 21 81 192 74 541 25.8
Travis Crutcher, Calhoun State CC, AL 25 100 123 73 619 24.8
Matt Turner, Central College, KS 25 139 45 94 601 24.0
Deon Tolliver, Morton College, IL 27 28 187 173 631 23.4
Brian Lubeck, Carl Sandburg Clg., IL 23 43 162 85 538 23.4
Keith Allen, CC of Beaver County, PA 25 57 145 120 581 23.2
Louis Green, Edison State CC, OH 22 4 191 114 508 23.1
Levar Dodd, Rockingham CC, NC 24 24 204 72 552 23.0
Derick Washington, CC of Morris, NJ 27 57 137 62 617 22.9
Doug Alves, Massasoit CC, MA 25 76 123 79 553 22.1
Jon Powell, Owens CC, OH 25 54 154 82 552 22.1
1998-99 FINAL DIVISION III MEN'S BASKETBALL POLL
1ST PLACE LAST
TOP TEN REC POINTS VOTES WEEK
1. Gloucester County College, Sewell, NJ 25-1 56 4 1
2. Sullivan County CC, Loch Sheldrake, NY 25-2 45 1 2
3. Fashion Institute of Tech., New York, NY 24-3 41 1 3
4. Richland College, Dallas, TX 21-5 34 - 4
5. Jefferson CC, Watertown, NY 23-2 27 - 5
6. Vermilion CC, Ely, MN 20-2 21 - 9
7. Mohawk Valley CC, Utica, NY 23-2 19 - 7
8. Roxbury CC, Roxbury, MA 20-4 15 - 8
9. William Rainey Harper College, Palatine, IL 17-11 13 - NR
10. Montgomery College, Rockville, MD 17-7 11 - 10
OTHERS RECEIVING VOTES: Fergus Falls, MN (17-4); UCONN @ Avery Point, CT (16-5); Farmingdale, NY (21-5); Cobleskill, NY (23-4); Rock Valley, IL (14-12); Passaic, NJ (20-7); Broome, NY (20-5); Brookdale, NJ (18-8).
TEAM OFFENSE LEADERS RECORD POINTS AVG
Richland College, Dallas, TX 21-5 2556 98.3
UCONN @ Avery Point, Groton, CT 16-5 2046 97.4
Vermilion CC, Ely, MN 20-2 2108 95.8
Sullivan County CC, Loch Sheldrake, NY 25-2 2417 93.0
Roxbury CC, Roxbury, MA 20-4 2230 92.9
Fashion Institute of Tech., New York, NY 24-3 2217 92.4
William Rainey Harper Clg, Palatine, IL 17-11 2547 90.9
Nassau CC, Garden City, NY 15-7 1688 88.8
SUNY @ Cobleskill, NY 23-4 2188 87.5
Fergus Falls CC, Fergus Falls, MN 17-4 1796 85.5
Norwalk CTC, Norwalk, CT 11-13 1963 85.4
SUNY @ Farmingdale, NY 21-5 2216 85.2
TEAM DEFENSE LEADERS RECORD POINTS AVG
Gloucester County College, Sewell, NJ 25-1 1485 57.1
Mohawk Valley CC, Utica, NY 23-2 1386 57.8
Ocean County College, Toms River, NJ 12-11 1346 58.5
Orange County CC, Middletown, NY 17-10 1570 62.8
SUNY @ Cobleskill, NY 23-4 1588 63.5
Broome CC, Binghamton, NY 20-5 1620 64.8
Nassau CC, Garden City, NY 15-7 1241 65.3
Suffolk CC, Selden, NY 12-13 1514 65.8
Sussex County CC, Newton, NJ 7-20 1782 66.0
SUNY @ Delhi, NY 19-6 1671 66.8
Rock Valley College, Rockford, IL 9-10 1744 67.0
Bucks County CC, Newton, PA 6-14 1342 67.1
INDIVIDUAL SCORING LEADERS GMS FG(3) FG(2) FT PTS AVG
Malik Copeland, Suffolk CC/West, NY 14 42 143 52 430 30.7
Steven Howard, Jefferson CC, NY 24 70 163 120 656 27.3
Ed Hinson, Dutchess CC, NY 20 25 172 108 527 26.4
Naz Henry, Orange County CC, NY 25 5 246 108 615 24.6
Daitaun Paradise, Middlesex County, NJ 16 9 148 67 390 24.4
Steve Serwatka, Sullivan County CC, NY 11 37 61 34 267 24.3
Ronald Dodson, Vermilion CC, MN 22 83 126 31 532 24.2
Brian Lewandowski, Butler County CC, PA 27 61 175 101 634 23.5
Carl Hawkins, Richland College, TX 26 24 203 125 603 23.2
Rick Lansford, Springfield Tech., MA 15 47 76 50 343 22.8
Trevor Harry, Passaic County College, NJ 24 1 228 86 545 22.7
Wes Firmin, UCONN @ Avery Point, CT 21 6 199 61 477 22.7
1998-99 NJCAA WOMEN'S DIVISION I NATIONAL BASKETBALL POLL
February 16, 1999

OVERALL JUCO LAST
TOP TWENTY FIVE REC REC RANKING
1. Trinity Valley CC, Athens, TX 26-0 26-0 1st
2. Grayson County College, Dennison, TX 26-0 26-0 2nd
3. Connors State College, Warner, OK 24-1 24-2 4th
4. Midland College, Midland, TX 24-2 24-2 5th
5. Gulf Coast CC, Panama City, FL 23-2 23-2 6th
6. Barton County CC, Great Bend, KS 24-1 24-1 7th
7. Westark CC, Fort Smith, AR 20-2 20-2 3rd
8. Tyler JC, Tyler, TX 22-3 22-3 10th
9. Howard College, Big Spring, TX 22-3 22-3 8th
10. Seward County CC, Liberal, KS 24-2 24-2 9th
11. Walters State CC, Morristown, TN 25-3 25-3 11th
12. Middle Georgia College, Cochran, GA 23-0 23-0 14th
13. Central Arizona College, Coolidge, AZ 22-4 22-4 15th
14. Vincennes University, Vincennes, IN 20-1 16-1 16th
15. Western Nebraska CC, Scottsbluff, NE 22-3 22-3 13th
16. Central Florida CC, Ocala, FL 22-5 22-5 17th
17. Belleville Area College, Belleville, IL 22-3 22-3 20th
18. Dixie College, St. George, UT 23-4 23-4 22nd
19. Northeast CC, Norfolk, NE 25-1 25-1 21st
20. Cowley County CC, Arkansas City, KS 23-3 23-3 23rd
21. Northeast Mississippi CC, Booneville, MS 17-3 17-3 18th
22. Northeastern Oklahoma A&M, Miami, OK 18-6 18-6 19th
23. Ricks College, Rexburg, ID 24-3 24-3 24th
24. Three Rivers CC, Poplar Bluff, MO 18-7 18-7 NA
25. Louisburg College, Louisburg, NC 18-4 18-4 NA
Others receiving votes: Wabash Valley College, IL; Olney Central College, IL; Cincinnati State CC, OH; Kennedy-King CC, IL; Sauk Valley CC, IL; Pearl River CC, MS; Bishop State CC, AL; Copiah-Lincoln CC, MS; College of Southern Idaho, ID; Snow College, UT; Salt Lake CC, UT.
TEAM OFFENSE LEADERS REC GAMES POINTS AVG.
Grayson County College, Dennison, TX 26-0 26 2440 93.8
Trinity Valley CC, Athens, TX 26-0 26 2379 91.5
Bethany Lutheran College, Mankato, MN 19-1 20 1820 91.0
St. Catharine College, St. Catharine, KY --- 27 2446 90.5
Westark CC, Fort Smith, AR 20-2 22 1942 88.3
Meridian CC, Meridian, MS --- 21 1846 87.9
Connors State College, Warner, OK 24-1 25 2198 87.9
Seward County CC, Liberal, KS 24-2 26 2254 86.7
Vincennes University, Vincennes, IN 20-1 21 1804 85.9
Gulf Coast CC, Panama City, FL 23-2 25 2146 85.8
TEAM DEFENSE LEADERS
REC GAMES POINTS AVG.
Gogebic CC, Ironwood, MI 15-3 18 891 49.5
Cowley County CC, Arkansas City, KS 23-3 26 1310 50.4
Western Nebraska CC, Scottsbluff, NE 22-3 25 1311 52.4
Seward County CC, Liberal, KS 24-2 26 1382 53.1
Grayson County College, Dennison, TX 26-0 26 1396 53.7
Northwest CC, Powell, WY --- 23 1234 53.7
Sheridan College, Sheridan, WY --- 27 1452 53.7
Olney Central College, Olney, IL 19-7 26 1364 54.5
Central Arizona College, Coolidge, AZ 22-4 26 1419 54.6
Northeast CC, Norfolk, NE 25-1 26 1431 55.0
INDIVIDUAL SCORING LEADERS GAMES POINTS AVG.
Jaynetta Saunders, Belleville Area College, IL 25 688 27.5
Kelly Koepp, Bethany Lutheran College, MN 19 500 26.3
MyQuinta Mackey, Shelby State CC, TN 26 662 25.5
Shelia Lambert, Grayson County College, TX 26 611 23.8
Tara Cummings, Westark CC, AR 22 497 22.8
Deidre Allen, Holmes CC, MS 24 533 22.2
Christina Kelley, Black Hawk College, IL 23 486 22.0
Lindsay Clarkson, North Arkansas CC, AR 19 403 21.2
Leslie Dumsdorff, Kaskaskia College, IL 24 532 22.1
Carol Smith, Gulf Coast CC, FL 25 550 22.0
1998-99 NJCAA WOMEN'S NATIONAL BASKETBALL POLL
DIVISION II
OVERALL DIV. 2 LAST
TOP TEN REC REC WEEK
1. Illinois Central College, East Peoria, IL 21-2 21-1 1
2T. Mesa CC, Mesa, AZ 19-4 10-0 2
Kirkwood CC, Cedar Rapids, IA 22-4 21-4 4T
4. Schoolcraft College, Livonia, MI 21-3 20-3 4T
5. Monroe CC, Rochester, NY 25-0 10-0 6
6. Kankakee CC, Kankakee, IL 21-2 17-1 3
7. Edison State CC, Piqua, OH 21-2 13-1 7
8. NW-Shoals CC, Muscle Shoals, AL 21-6 21-6 8
9. Shawnee CC, Ullin, IL 20-3 20-3 9
10. South Suburban CC, South Holland 22-5 22-5 10
OTHERS RECEIVING VOTES: Haskell Indian Nations Univ., Lawrence, KS.
TEAM OFFENSE LEADERS REC GMS POINTS AVG
NW-Shoals CC/Muscle Shoals, AL 21-6 27 2494 92.4
Calhoun State CC, AL 17-9 26 2315 89.0
Mitchell College, CT 20-2 22 1934 87.9
Illinois Central College, IL 21-2 23 2015 87.6
Monroe CC, NY 25-0 25 2150 86.0
Edison State CC, OH 21-2 23 1893 82.3
Shawnee CC, IL 20-3 23 1886 82.0
Phoenix College, AZ 18-8 26 2039 78.4
Iowa Central CC, IA --- 26 1989 76.5
Kirkwood CC, IA 22-4 26 1981 76.2
Shelton State CC, AL 10-9 19 1448 76.2
TEAM DEFENSE LEADERS REC GMS POINTS AVG
Monroe CC, NY 25-0 25 1138 45.5
Mercer County CC, NJ 14-3 17 774 45.5
Kankakee CC, IL 21-2 23 1152 50.1
Union County College, NJ 10-8 18 920 51.1
Lake Michigan College, MI --- 24 1284 53.5
Kirkwood CC, IA 22-4 26 1405 54.0
Dean College, MA 8-9 17 954 56.1
North Central Missouri Clg., MO --- 25 1405 56.2
Edison State CC, OH 21-2 23 1326 57.7
Oakland CC, MI 14-9 23 1333 58.0
Mitchell College, CT 20-2 22 1277 58.0
INDIVIDUAL SCORING LEADERS GMS POINTS AVG
Tara Gunnip, Jamestown CC/Olean, NY 17 479 28.2
Lauren Scales, CCBC/Essex, MD 14 373 26.6
Taquilla Allen, NW-Shoals/MS Shoals, AL 25 646 25.8
Valarie Jackson, Wallace/Selma, AL 21 529 25.2
Paula Owens, Mesa CC, AZ 23 504 21.9
Amy Amstutz, Owens CC, OH 25 502 20.1
Tammy Bornheim, Morton College, IL 23 462 20.1
Rhonda Rajsich, Phoenix College, AZ 24 481 20.0
Lynn Arthur, Monroe CC, NY 25 493 19.7
Kenya Taylor, Mercer County CC, NJ 15 293 19.5
Vanessa Harwood Mitchell College, CT 18 350 19.4
The 1999 National Championship will be held at
Hagerstown Junior College, Hagerstown, Maryland, March 17-20.
1998-99 WOMEN'S DIVISION III NATIONAL BASKETBALL POLL
February 16, 1999
OVERALL JUCO
TOP TEN REC REC POINTS
1. College of DuPage, Glen Ellyn, IL 19-5 17-5 30
2. Ocean County College, Toms River, NJ 21-2 21-2 27
3. Anoka-Ramsey CC, Coon Rapids, MN 14-3 14-3 24
4. Jefferson CC, Watertown, NY 20-2 20-2 20
5. Fulton-Montgomery CC, Johnstown, NY 17-1 17-1 19
6. Central Lakes CC, Brainerd, MN 13-4 13-4 14
7. Broome CC, Binghamton, NY 17-5 16-5 13
8. Manhattan CC, New York, NY 23-3 23-3 9
9. Norwalk CC, Norwalk, CT 14-4 9-1 6
10. Suffolk CC, Selden, NY 12-3 12-3 3
Others receiving votes: Vermilion CC, MN; Camden County College, NJ; Mohawk Valley CC, NY.
TEAM OFFENSE LEADERS REC GAMES POINTS AVG.
Anoka-Ramsey CC, Coon Rapids, MN 14-3 17 1387 81.6
Jefferson CC, Watertown, NY 20-2 22 1703 77.4
Fulton-Montgomery CC, Johnstown, NY 17-1 18 1380 76.6
Broome CC, Binghamton, NY 17-5 22 1617 73.5
Nassau CC, Garden City, NY 13-7 15 1094 72.9
Rochester CC, Rochester, MN 15-6 21 1512 72.0
Central Lakes CC, Brainerd, MN 13-4 17 1209 71.1
Manhattan CC, New York, NY 23-3 26 1837 70.7
Mohawk Valley CC, Utica, NY 16-3 19 1345 70.8
Ocean County College, Toms River, NJ 21-2 23 1593 69.2
TEAM DEFENSE LEADERS REC GAMES POINTS AVG.
Suffolk CC, Selden, NY 12-3 16 639 39.9
Rockland CC, Suffern, NY 10-5 12 501 41.8
Norwalk CC, Norwalk, CT 14-4 18 798 44.3
College of DuPage, Glen Ellyn, IL 19-4 24 1108 46.0
Nassau CC, Garden City, NY 13-7 15 707 47.1
Mohawk Valley CC, Utica, NY 16-3 19 903 47.5
Fulton-Montgomery CC, Johnstown, NY 17-1 18 890 49.4
Vermilion CC, Ely, MN 11-7 18 918 51.0
Jefferson CC, Watertown, NY 20-2 22 1130 51.4
Camden County College, Blackwood, NJ 10-9 19 985 51.8
INDIVIDUAL SCORING LEADERS GAMES POINTS AVG.
Mary Kuiters, Riverland CC, MN 19 429 22.6
Cassandra Dabbs, Rockland CC, NY 12 264 22.0
Pam VanBergen, Rainy River CC, MN 15 328 21.9
Robyn Watson, Broome CC, NY 22 457 20.8
Carisa McMorris, Camden County Clg, NJ 19 391 20.6
Melissa Ludwig, SUNY @ Delhi, NY 16 322 20.1
Tracee Leenderts, Minnesota West CC, MN 16 322 20.1
Nicole Miska, Hibbing CC, MN 18 356 19.8
Margaret Doyle, Norwalk CC, CT 18 357 19.8
Nicole Stevens, Erie CC, NY 22 439 19.5
15 Feb
Institute, WV(OTW)-Fairmont State went on a 19-2 second half run, and eventually beat West Virginia state 81-65. James Merriweather started the run for the winners with two free throws. Jerome Turner led Fairmont with 13 points.
Nycky Fossitt led WVS with 14 points.
15 Feb
At the Barn:
New Orleans, LA(OTW)-Lynzi Taylor scored 13 points as Xavier beat Auburn-Montgomery 40-37 in a low scoring contest.
Nobody scored in double figures for the losers, who shot only 26 percent from the floor in the game.
13 Feb
Montgomery, WV(OTW)-Harold Hawkins scored 18 points as West Virginia State beat West Virginia Tech 68-54.
Tech was lead by Jaime Riggs with 22 points. Riggs ignited a 15-0 run in the game, snapping a 36-35 tie
8 Feb
Institute, WV(OTW)-Tonika Patterson scored 17 points as West Virginia State edged Concord 60-58. Vera Carrington sealed the win with a layin at the :32 second mark in the second half.
Lindsay Keaton scored 20 points for the losers.
6 Feb
At the Barn:
New Orleans, LA(OTW)-
Olivia Crawford had 21 points and 13 rebounds as Mobile beat Xavier 71-58.
Lynzi Taylor had 20 points for the Gold Nuggets.
The Men:
New Orleans, LA(OTW)-
Mobile shot 67 percent in the second half, to eventually beat Xavier 81-61. Travis Blackwell led the Rams with 25 points.
Karega McCollum scored 22 for Xavier.
5 Feb
Benedict College Football Signees:
Report conributed by Carlton Green
Andre Smith/6-3/210/RB/LB/Barnwell HS
Sherman Scott/6-0/220/RB/Batesburg-Leesville HS
Terrance Patten/6-3/270/OL/Aiken HS
Randy Flowers/5-9/185/DB/Merced JC/Lugoff-Elgin HS
Calvin Flowers/6-2/200/DB/New Mexico JC/Valdosts HS
Curtis Rampersant/6-4/200/WR/St. John's HS
Terrance Geddis/6-6/300/OL/DL/Baptist Hill HS
Anthony Benson/5-11/178/DB/Georgia State Military/SW Dekalb HS (Atlanta)
4 Feb
Pineville, LA(OTW)-Latori Daniel had 18 points and 12 rebounds as Louisiana College (14-6) beat Xavier (14-6) 71-55.
Zakiya Maynard scored 14 for the losers.
The Men:
Pineville, LA(OTW)-Ryan Taylor scored 22 points as Louisiana College edged Xavier 63-61.
Karega McCollum scored 14 for Xavier. Anthony Steward had 15 rebounds for the losers.
1 Feb
Hattiesburg, MS(OTW)-Willie Luckett scored 21 points as Wiiliam Carey beat Xavier 82-73. William Carey shot 67 percent from the floor in the second half.
Michael Foster scored 18 points for Xavier.
The Women:
Hattiesburg, MS(OTW)-Linzi Taylor
came off the bench to score 16 points as Xavier dumped William Carey 76-68.
Monica Lockart scored 16 points for the losers.
28 Jan
At The Barn:
New Orleans, LA(OTW)-Eric Campbell and Wally Harrison scored 16 points each as Spring Hill beat Xavier 73-57 at the barn. The Badgers shot 67 percent from the field in the first half to jump out to a 42-31 lead at intermission.
Mychael Foster scored 12 for the Gold Rush.
The Women:
New Orleans, LA(OTW)-Kimberly Simpkins scored 21 points with 11 rebounds as Xavier beat Spring Hill 55-48.
Spring Hill's Jennifer McGinnis had 14 points and 11 rebounds.
25 Jan
At The Barn:
New Orleans, LA(OTW)-Desmond Rodney and Ted Thomas scored 19 points each as Dillard beat Xavier 63-50. Rodney also had 14 rebounds.
Sam Butler and Mychael Foster had 11 each for Xavier.
The Women:
New Orleans-Kimberly Simpkins had 15 points and 17 rebounds as Xavier flogged Dillard 68-44. The Gold Nuggets led by only one at the half (29-28). They held Dillard to 14 percent shooting from the floor in the second half.
Erica Lipscomb scored 11 for the losers.
23 Jan
New Orleans, LA(OTW)-Anthony Steward had 23 points and 12 rebounds as Xavier knocked off Tougaloo 64-57 at The Barn. The Gold Rush led by 10 at the half.
Marlon McBride scored 13 points for the losing Bulldogs.
The Women:
New Orleans, LA(OTW)-Lisa Jeanpierre scored 15 points as Xavier rocked Tougaloo 76-55. The Gold Nuggets only led by six at the half (34-28), but turned up the heat in the second stanza.
Shakieta Williamson led the Lady Bulldogs with 15 points.
1998-99 NJCAA DIVISION I MEN'S BASKETBALL POLL
16 Jan
Atlanta, GA(OTW)-Gary Anderson scored 21 points as Talladega (3-14) shocked Life University 75-72. Life had gone into the game ranked 15th in NAIA Division I. They had won 99 straight home games. The winning Tornadoes actually trailed by 12 with just over seven minutes in the game.
Chummy Johnson scored 26 points for Life.
Rachell Guyton scored 24 points with five assists and four steals, as Talladega beat Mississippi College 70-62.
Tina Herron scored 14 for the losers.
New Orleans, LA(OTW)-Kimberly Simpkins scored 15 points as Xavier snuffed out Belhaven 64-41 at The Barn. The Gold Nuggets led 38-19 at the half.
Nobody scored in double figures for Belhaven.
New Orleans, LA(OTW)-Anthony Steward scored 12 points as Xavier's men squad dumped Belhaven 58-39.
Marcus Thomas of Belhavn led all scorers with 17 points.
15 Jan
Benedict punter Chris Thompson has been named NAIA Division I Honorable Mention All-American for 1998.
14 Jan
New Orleans, LA(OTW)-Louisiana College's Ryan Taylor scored 22 points as LC came from a 12-point halftime hole to beat Xavier of Louisiana 75-72. LC shot 52 percent in the second half at 'The Barn.'
The Gold Rush was led by Carlos Malley with 12 points.
Five Xavier players scored in double figures.
The Women
New Orleans, LA(OTW)-
Latori Daniel scored 23 points to help Louisiana College beat Xavier of Louisiana 73-64. LC came back from a 32-25 deficit. The winners shot 59 percent in the second half.
Kimberly Simpkins scored 16 for the Gold Nuggets.
Final Stats-Division 1-AA
Passing Efficiency Rating
(MIN. 15 ATT. PER GAME) ATT CMP YDS TD POINTS

1 Jim Blanchard, Portland St. -- 169 112 1512 14 167.6 [00550]
2 Matt Nagy, Delaware ---------- 298 182 2916 20 157.4 [00180]
3 Chad Barnhardt, South Fla. --- 193 114 1776 17 156.1 [00651]
4 Patrick Bonner, Florida A&M -- 426 265 3473 37 156.1 [00228]
5 Ryan Vena, Colgate ----------- 230 134 2298 16 155.6 [00153]
6 Mike Cook, William & Mary ---- 370 246 3028 26 154.6 [00786]
7 Ted White, Howard ------------ 383 219 3263 31 151.8 [00290]
8 Mark Washington, Jackson St.
- 257 134 2232 26 151.5 [00314]
9 Marcus Brady, Cal St Northridg 376 255 2974 25 150.4 [00101]
TOTAL OFFENSE
PLAYS YDS YDSPG

1 Patrick Bonner, Florida A&M -- 488 3568 324.36
2 James Perry, Brown ----------- 467 3102 310.20
3 Ryan Vena, Colgate ----------- 407 3034 303.40
4 Brian Ah Yat, Montana -------- 435 2944 294.40
5 Ted White, Howard ------------ 433 3215 292.27
6 Giovanni Carmazzi, Hofstra --- 482 3194 290.36
7 Mike Cook, William & Mary ---- 438 3057 277.91
8 Leon Murray, Tennessee St. --- 411 3056 277.82
[ 9 Kevin Glenn, Illinois St. ---- 427 3005 273.18
10 Phil Stambaugh, Lehigh ------- 413 2999 272.64
R E C E P T I O N S P E R G A M E Dec 6, 1998
G CT YDS CTPG

1 Jacquay Nunnally, Florida A&M 11 93 1316 8.45
2 Sean Morey, Brown ------------ 10 83 1023 8.30
3 Eddie Conti, Delaware -------- 11 91 1712 8.27
4 Brian Westbrook, Villanova --- 11 89 1144 8.09
5 Mike Furrey, Northern Iowa --- 11 86 1074 7.82
6 Damon Hodge, Alabama St. ----- 11 83 1022 7.55
7 Earnest Payton, James Madison 11 82 921 7.45
8 Cainon Lamb, Florida A&M ----- 11 74 1131 6.73
9 Rickey Garrett, Illinois St. - 11 72 1154 6.55
9 Tyrone Butterfield, Tenn. St. 11 72 1129 6.55
9 Drew O'connor, Maine --------- 11 72 1027 6.55
9 Jeremy Watkins, Montana --
R E C E I V I N G Y A R D S P E R G A M E
G CT YDS YDSPG

1 Eddie Conti, Delaware -------- 11 91 1712 155.64
2 Jacquay Nunnally, Florida A&M 11 93 1316
119.64 3 Corey Hill, Colgate ---------- 11 71 1287 117.00
4 Rondel Menendez, Eastern Ky. - 9 52 1032 114.67
5 Sylvester Morris, Jackson St. 11 62 1258 114.36
6 Dave Klemic, Northeastern ---- 11 65 1175 106.82
7 Jimmy Moore, Massachusetts --- 11 68 1167 106.09
8 Lamar Cooper, East Tenn. St. - 9 44 950 105.56
9 Rickey Garrett, Illinois St. - 11 72 1154 104.91
10 Anthony Galella, Monmouth ---- 10 61 1044 104.40
P U N T I N G
(MIN 3.6 PUNTS PER GAME) NO AVG

1 Chad Stanley, Stephen F Austin 58 46.60
2 Matt Bushart, Southern U. ---- 50 45.20
3 Ken Hinsley, Western Caro. --- 57 44.49
4 Mike Leach, William & Mary --- 45 44.38
5 Ryan Klaus, Sam Houston St. -- 72 44.19
6 Matt Evans, Princeton -------- 54 44.02
7 Chris Wright, James Madison -- 62 43.97
8 Clay Williams, Charleston So. 61 43.93
9 Jeff Baker, Western Ill. ----- 66 43.79
10 Shawn Wood, Butler ----------- 43 43.19
P U N T R E T U R N S
(MIN 1.2 RETURNS PER GAME) NO YDS TD AVG

1 Bashir Levingston, Eastern Was 16 333 3 20.81
2 Drew Haddad, Buffalo --------- 23 410 2 17.83
3 Kwanzaq Golden, Miss. Val. --- 21 351 2 16.71
4 Joey Jamison, Tex. Southern -- 33 505 1 15.30
5 Corey Joyner, Ga. Southern --- 17 253 1 14.88
6 Joseph Piela, Pennsylvania --- 35 509 2 14.54
7 Zach Smerdzinski, Furman ----- 22 318 0 14.45
8 Eurosius Parker, Jacksonvll St 34 477 1 14.03
9 Donnie Caldwell, Western Ill. 32 432 1 13.50
10 Darrick Brown, Maine --------- 30 402 1 13.40
K I C K O F F R E T U R N S
(MIN 1.2 RETURNS PER GAME) NO YDS TD AVG

1 Ryan Zimpleman, Butler ------- 28 972 4 34.71
2 Robert Thomas, Hofstra ------- 26 784 2 30.15
3 Bashir Levingston, Eastern Was 29 854 3 29.45
4 Avion Black, Tennessee St. --- 16 462 1 28.88
5 Justin Bush, Cornell --------- 13 375 1 28.85
6 Tyrone Butterfield, Tenn. St. 19 545 0 28.68
7 Romando North, N.C. A&T
------ 19 542 0 28.53
8 Larry Stroud, Charleston ----- 14 399 1 28.50
9 Donte Small, Duquesne -------- 21 598 1 28.48
10 Bryan Daniel, Western Ky. ---- 16 441 1 27.56
Field Goal Percentage
FGA FG PCT FGPG

1 Mike Goldstein, Northern Ariz. 23 16 .696 1.45
1 Scott Shields, Weber St. ----- 23 16 .696 1.45
1 Bill Gramatica, South Fla. --- 24 16 .667 1.45
1 Chad Johnson, Hofstra -------- 27 16 .593 1.45
1 Joe Lopez, Western Ill. ------ 28 16 .571 1.45
6 Greg Miller, Murray St. ------ 19 15 .789 1.36
7 Kyle Leisher, Nicholls St. --- 18 13 .722 1.30
8 Juan Toro, Florida A&M ------- 15 14 .933 1.27
8 Shonz Lafrenz, McNeese St. --- 17 14 .824 1.27
8 Peter Garces, Idaho St. ------ 18 14 .778 1.27
8 Lawrence Tynes, Troy St. ----- 19 14 .737 1.27
8 Matt Walker, Rhode Island ---- 20 14 .700 1.27
S C O R I N G
TD XP FG PTS PTPG

1 Brian Westbrook, Villanova --- 26 4 0 160 14.55
2 Adrian Peterson, Ga. Southern 26 0 0 156 14.18
3 Chris Reed, Monmouth --------- 22 0 0 132 13.20
4 Jerry Azumah, New Hampshire -- 23 2 0 140 12.73
5 Jessie Burton, McNeese St. --- 19 0 0 114 12.67
6 J.J. Allen, Marist ----------- 21 0 0 126 12.60
7 Charles Roberts, Cal St. Sacra 20 2 0 122 11.09
7 David Dinkins, Morehead St. -- 20 2 0 122 11.09
9 Angelo Todd, Norfolk St. ----- 19 2 0 116 10.55
10 James Finn, Pennsylvania ----- 17 0 0 102 10.20
DIVISION II
SCORING
CL G TD XP FG PTS PT.PG

1. Brian Shay, Emporia St. SR 11 29 2 0 176 16.0
2. Rashaan Dumas, Southern Conn. St. JR 10 25 0 0 150 15.0
3. Carlton Jones, Livingstone FR 10 23 2 0 140 14.0
4. Kavin Gailliard, American Int'l JR 11 24 2 0 146 13.3
4. Tyrone Morgan, Northern St. SO 11 24 2 0 146 13.3
6. Marlion Jackson, Saginaw Valley FR 10 21 0 0 126 12.6
7. Kevin Ingram, West Chester JR 11 21 4 0 130 11.8
8. Thad Variance, N.M. Highlands JR 11 21 2 0 128 11.6
9. Heath Hawkins, Carson-Newman JR 9 16 2 0 98 10.9
10. Ryan Beckman, Western St. SR 10 18 0 0 108 10.8
RECEPTIONS PER GAME
CL G CT YDS TD CT.PG

1. Kevin Ingram, West Chester JR 11 115 1673 21 10.5
2. Damon Thompson, Virginia St. SO 10 88 1330 13 8.8
3. Damien Hoffman, Minn.-Morris SO 10 85 850 7 8.5
4. Desmond Thornton, Virginia St. SR 10 79 825 1 7.9
5. Alvin Slaughter, Clarion SR 11 85 1369 13 7.7
6. Mike McFetridge, Millersville SR 10 77 1131 13 7.7
7. Anthony Giovingo, Ark.-Monticello SR 11 81 1013 5 7.4
8. Sean Scott, Millersville SO 10 73 1008 4 7.3
9. Neal Mozdzierz, Ferris St. JR 11 80 877 6 7.3
10. Ben Clampitt, Western Wash. JR 10 71 1288 10 7.1
RECEIVING YARDS PER GAME
CL G CT YDS TD YDSPG

1. Kevin Ingram, West Chester JR 11 115 1673 21 152.1
2. Damon Thompson, Virginia St. SO 10 88 1330 13 133.0
3. Ben Clampitt, Western Wash. JR 10 71 1288 10 128.8
4. John South, Adams St. JR 9 62 1151 9 127.9
5. Alvin Slaughter, Clarion SR 11 85 1369 13 124.5
6. Jamie Ware, Shippensburg JR 11 69 1262 15 114.7
7. Mike McFetridge, Millersville SR 10 77 1131 13 113.1
8. Tywan Mitchell, Minn. St.-Mankato SR 11 73 1183 13 107.5
9. Bryan Gilmore, Midwestern St. JR 11 64 1139 8 103.5
10. Marc Nardella, Washburn JR 11 64 1136 6 103.3
KICKOFF RETURNS (MINIMUM-1.2 PER GAME)
CL G RET YDS AVG.

1. Billy Cook, Grand Valley St. SR 11 17 597 35.1
2. David Shabazz, St. Joseph's (Ind.) SR 11 17 554 32.6
3. Dwayne Jones, Northwood SR 10 12 376 31.3
4. Scott Noteboom, Western Wash. SR 10 12 372 31.0
5. Kevin Johnston, Edinboro SO 11 17 525 30.9
6. Troy Mumphrey, Southern Ark. SR 10 16 490 30.6
7. Jimmy Evans, Western St. SO 10 19 576 30.3
8. Kevin Nickerson, Central Mo. St. FR 11 15 453 30.2
9. Corey Harris, North Ala. SR 10 18 540 30.0
10. Roosevelt Williams, Savannah St. FR 11 20 576 28.8
INTERCEPTIONS
CL G INT YDS IN.PG

1. Jermel Johnson, Fayetteville St. SR 10 9 95 .9
2. Roderick Williams, Bowie St. JR 9 8 47 .9
3. Shavarez Thompson, Livingstone
FR 8 7 48 .9
4. Johnnie Jones, Central Okla. JR 11 9 162 .8
5. Che' Bryant, Tuskegee JR 10 8 98 .8
6. Damon Richardson, Southern Conn St SO 9 7 74 .8
6. Montrae Ford, Carson-Newman SO 9 7 59 .8
8. Chris Orlando, Bloomsburg SR 11 8 153 .7
8. Lee Hannah, Presbyterian SR 11 8 68 .7
8. Brian Polk, Slippery Rock JR 11 8 135 .7
8. Travis Welch, Winona St. SO 11 8 132 .7
ALL-PURPOSE RUNNERS
CL G RUSH REC PR KR INT YDS YDSPG

1. Brian Shay, Emporia St. SR 11 2265 165 0 389 0 2819 256.27
2. Damon Thompson, Virginia St. SO 10 127 1330 292 770 0 2519 251.90
3. Kavin Gailliard, American Int'l JR 11 1971 270 151 196 0 2588 235.27
4. Tyrone Morgan, Northern St. SO 11 1838 25 0 283 0 2146 195.09
5. Anthony Gray, Western N.M. SR 9 1284 421 0 8 0 1713 190.33
6. Damian Beane, Shepherd JR 10 1775 120 0 0 0 1895 189.50
7. Alvin Slaughter, Clarion SR 11 38 1369 211 404 0 2022 183.82
8. Anthonio Newton, Ky. Wesleyan FR 9 826 247 173 374 0 1620 180.00
9. Adrian Perez, Mesa St. SO 11 659 84 286 948 0 1977 179.73
10. Grover Moore, Moorhead St. SR 10 1312 3- 59 428 0 1796 179.60
Final 1998 SBN Top Ten-Released Dec. 28 :
1. Florida A&M
2. Hampton
3. Tennessee State
4. Southern
5. Bethune-Cookman
6. Fort Valley State
7. Tuskegee
8. Albany State
9. Arkansas-Pine Bluff
10. Jackson State
7 Jan
Montgomery, AL(OTW)-Kendrick Brooks had 16 points as Auburn-Montgomery defeated Talladega 86-78.
Talladega guard Gary Anderson scored a game high 21 points.
Hardin County, TN(OTW)-Jack Williams scored on a four-yard touchdown run with 1:42 left in the game, lifting Azuza Pacific to a 17-14 win over Olivet Nazarene in the 1998 NAIA football championship.
The Cougars scored 10 fourth quarter points to erase a 14-7 deficit.
APU has won its last 10 ballgames.
Williams rushed for 108 yards in the game.
Hollist Brown rushed for 82 yards and a TD for the losers.
Olivet Nazerene's Byron Smith led all tacklers with eight (six unassited).
28 Nov
Boone, NC(OTW)-Terrence McCall rushed for 159 yards and three touchdowns as Appalachian State beat Tennessee State 45-31. The winners led 21-0 after the first quarter thanks to a McCall one-yard run and a 25-yard TD pass from David Reaves to Daryl Skinner.
Leon Murray threw for two TDs for Tennessee State, which was eliminated from the 1-AA playoffs.
Avion Black had 129 yards in receptions for the Tigers (9-3).
22 Nov
Tennessee State, the Ohio Valley Conference champions are in the NCAA 1-AA playoffs. They will visit Appalachian State Saturday.
17 Nov
Chicago, IL(OTW)-Earl Brown had 19 points as Loyola of Chicago beat Chicago State 62-52. Jermaine Hicks led the losers with 18 markers.
16 Nov
Florence, AL(OTW)-Serita Gauldin had 23 points and 12 rebounds to lead the North Alabama women by Talladega 68-45. UNA shot 56 percent from 3-point territory in the game.
Donika Williams scored 14 points for the Lady Tornadoes. Forward Kimberly Sanders had 11 points and 14 rebounds
for Talledega.
14 Nov
Murray, KY(OTW)-Leon Murray threw for three touchdowns (all in the fourth quarter) as Tennessee State edged Murray State 46-44. TSU (8-2, 6-1)won the OVC championship. Tyrone Butterfield had 249 yards in receptions for the winners.
13 Nov
Tennessee State will travel to Murray State to play for the Ohio Valley Conference Title(OVC) this Saturday. The Tigers have some high flying players in quarterback Leon Murray and wideout Tyrone Butterfield.
The game will played in Murray, Kentucky.
Atlanta, GA(OTW)-The NCAA Division 1-AA playoffs are set to start on November 28.
7 Nov
Birmingham, AL(OTW)-Clint spears led seven players in double figures as Birmingham Southern raked Talladega (0-2) 121-63.
Guard Ricky Koen led the Tornadoes with 13 points.
6 Nov
Birmingham, AL(OTW)-Nicky Saacks scored 19 points and Eric Campbell had 18 points and 15 rebounds as Spring Hill dumped Talledega 93-56 in the Birmingham Southern tournament.
Center Rennie Harris was the lone Tornado in double figures with 12 points. It was the first game of the season for the Talladega men.
Ta 6 Nov
Talladega, AL(OTW)-Talladega's men's basketball team will open their season tonight at the Birmingham Southern Tournament against Spring Hill. The Tornadoes were 6-27 last year.
Talledega head coach Alfred Baker will miss the first three games due to medical reasons. Baker is in his second year as head coach at Miles. Assistant coach Darian Simmons will run the team until Baker returns.
3 Nov
Clinton, MS(OTW)-Portia Tims and Tracey Sullivan scored 12 points each as William Carey College beat Talledega 71-61. It was the season opener for the Lady Tornadoes.
Talledega's Kimberly Sanders had a game-high 21 points and 17 rebounds in a losing effort.
The Lady Tornadoes shot 35 percent from the field and 43 percent from the foul line in the game.
Benedict's men are ranked 15th in the NAIA Division I pre-season basketball poll. Central State is number 23. Xavier of New Orleans is ranked 13th in the women's NAIA Division I pre-season basketball poll. Central State is ranked 19th.
NCAA Division I-AA Stats(Top Ten):
Week of 2 Nov
Rushing
9. Rodney Thomas-Alcorn-143 (avg)
Passing Efficiency:
2. Patrick Bonner-Florida A&M-169.7 (avg)
Total Offense
3. Ted White-Howard-311.1
4. Patrick Bonner-309.6
Receptions Per Game:
2. Damon Hodge-Alabama State-8.5
5. Jacquay Nunnally-Florida A&M-8.2
Receiving Yards Per Game (avg):
2. Jacquay Nunnally-Florida A&M-123.1
4. Sylvester Morris-Jackosn State-116.8 Punting:
5. Matt Bushart-Southern-45.1 apg.
Kickoff Returns:
1. Joey Jamison-Texas Southern-36.2 avg.
2. Romando North-North Carolina A&T-34.8 avg.
4. Johnny Loper-South Carolina State-30.8 avg.
5. Kwanzaa Golden-Mississippi Valley State-29.9
7. Tyrone Butterfield-Tennessee State-29.0 avg.
Scoring:
10. Angelo Todd-Norfolk State-10.0 avg.
Division II-Top Ten
Scoring:
3. Carlton Jones-Livingstone-13.5 ppg.
Receptions Per Game:
2. Damon Thompson-Virginia State-8.6 avg.
3. Desmond Thornton-Virginia State-8.5 avg.
Receiving Yards Per Game:
3. Damon Thompson-Virginia St.-134.0
Kickoff Returns:
4. Roosevelt Williams-Savannah State-31.1 avg.
Interceptions:
1. Che' Bryant-Tuskegee-6 (six games).
5. Shava Thompson-Livingstone-5 (six games).
All-Purpose Runners:
2. Damon Thompson-Virginia State-262.3 avg.
National Junior College Stats-3 Nov (NJCAA)
Ricks College is the number one football team in Division I.
College of DuPage is the number one team in Division I men's soccer for the week.
21 Oct
This week's Sentry Bright Star is Ted Whiteof Howard who threw for 533 yards (un officially and five touchdowns in his team's 69-41 loss to Florida A&M saturday.
The Sentry Monster for the week is Morehouse linebacker Randy Roberts. Roberts had 16 (six solo)tackles in his team's 21-7 loss to Virginia Union Saturday.
12 Oct
The Sentry Bright Star for the week is Roland Hayes Alabama A&M. In his team's 33-27 win over Southern, Hayes accounted for 299 yards of total offense. He rushed for 193 and three touchdowns, passed for 106 and a TD, and averaged 7.7 yards per carry.
Arkansas-Pine Bluff safety Chris Akins is the Sentry Monster for the week. In UAPB's big win at Texas Southern, Akins had 11 tackles, one fumble recovery, and one interception.
23 Sep
This week's Sentry Bright Star is Arkansas-Pine Bluff quarterback Rod Robinson. In UAPB's 38-21 victory over Mississippi Valley State, Robinson was 12 of 14 passing for 337 yards. UAPB had 350 total yards in the game. Robinson threw touchdown stikes of 90, 61, and 11 yards.
The Sentry Monster for the week is Miles linebacker Robert Coker. In his team's 33-21 loss to Albany State, Coker had 13 unassisted tackles, two for losses, and one interception.
Key Games In Black College Football Sept. 12
Hampton vs. Howard@Washington D.C.--Hampton puts an 11-game regular season winning streak on the line. The game could have possible post-season implications Southern vs. Arkansas@Pine Bluff-Little Rock, AR--UAPB could put itself in the driver's seat in the SWAC with a win over Southern.
Saturday's Schedule:
Sept.5
Jacksonville State@Alabama A&M-7 p.m.
Alabama State@Troy State-6 p.m.
*Alcorn@Grambling-7 p.m.
*Arkansas-Pine Bluff@Mississippi Valley 7 p.m.
Jackson State@Howard-Noon.
Southern@Northwestern State-7 p.m.
*Prairie View@Southern-7 p.m.
Virginia State@Norfolk State-7 p.m.
N.C. Central@N.C.A&T-4 p.m.
Winston-Salem State@Catawba-1:30 p.m.
Bowie State@Cheyney-1 p.m.
Gardner-Webb@Johnson C. Smith-6 p.m.
Miles@Albany State-2 p.m.
Fort Valley@Valdosta State-7 p.m.
Kentucky State@Eastern Kentucky-7 p.m.
Lane@Morehouse-1:30 p.m.
Savannah State@Bethune-Cookman (Jacksonville, FL) 7 p.m.
Delaware State@Hofstra-Noon.
*Hampton@Florida A&M-7 p.m.
South Carolina State@Charleston Southern-1:30 p.m.
*denotes conference game-all times local.
West Virginia State wide receiver Terrance Quattlebaum is the West Virginia Conference offensive player of the week. Quattlebaum, a freshman from Irmo, South Carolina, had six passes for 139 yards and a touchdown in his team's 34-15 victory over West Virginia Tech Saturday.
The Sentry Monster for the week is West Virginia State's Wayne Cox. A linebacker, Cox, had six tackles and two fumble recoveries in his teams 34-15 win over West Virginia Tech last Saturday.
The Sentry Bright Star for the week is Fort Valley State runningback Bryan Holmes. He scored five touchdowns in his team's 46-7 rout of Morehouse last Saturday.
29 Aug
Charleston, WV(OTW)-Ty Smith rushed for a TD and Terrence Quattlebaum caught one as West Virginia State routed West Virginia Tech 34-15.
Wayne Cox, a linebacker, had six tackles and two fumble recoveries for the winners.
Season Of The Streak...
Albany State has a 17-game regular season winning streak..Hampton has a 10 game regular season winning streak....Prairie View has lost 77 straight games.
SBN Preseason Top Ten
1. Hampton
2. Southern
3. Florida A&M
4. South Carolina State
5. Jackson State
6. Albany State
7. Arkansas-Pine Bluff
8. Howard
9. Virginia State
10. Livingstone
Wilberforce will join the American Mideast Conference and move up to NAIA Division status during the 1998-99 season.
21-23 May
Tulsa, OK(OTW)-The Southern of New Orleans men's track and field team finished second at the 1998 NAIA Division I track and field championships.
SUNO was led by Eldridge Darling and Michael Blackwood. Darling won the 400 meter hurdles with a time of 51.60 Blackwood won the 400 meter dash, clocking out at 21.49. The men also won the 4x400 meter relay timing out at 3:05.50. SUNO finished second to champion Life.
Southern's women's team, the defending outdoor champions, finished third.
SUNO's Stephanie Minto finished second in the 400 meter hurdles with a time of 1:01. Southern's women won the 4x100 meter relay with a time of 45.90.
Hiring Of Non-White Male And Female Coaches Down In Intercollegiate Athletics..
A study by the NCAA Minority Opportunities and Interests Committee revealed little increase in the hiring of non-white, non-male coaches in intercollegiate athletics (historically black institutions excluded) over the last two years.
The survey showed no change in the percentage of black head coaches at member institutions from 1995 to 1997. It also revealed a decrease in the percentage of black coaches of women's teams (7.7% in 1995 to 6.6% in 1997.)
Decreases also existed at the position of athletics director and associate athletics director.
Black coaches in men's revenue sports (football and basketball) increased from 8.0 in 1995 to 8.4 in 1997.
The only notable increase at the adminstrative level was in the academic advisor position. (18.2% to 21.1%).
Report filed by Gary T. Brown of the NCAA News.
11 May
West Virginia State will participate in the North Atlantic Regional of the NCAA Baseball Division II Tournament. The region is hosted by Slippery University (which will playing in that region) in Slippery Rock. PA.
19 Apr
1998 Draft Results For HBCUs
4th Round
Roosevelt Blackmon of Morris Brown is the 29th pick by Green Bay. Blackmon is a defensive back.
5th Round
Cedric Harden of Florida A&M is the third pick. Chosen by San Diego, Harden played defensive line at FAMU.
Wilmont Perry of Livingstone is the ninth pick. Perry, a running back, was chosen by the New Orleans Saints.
Offensive lineman Toby Miles was the 24th pick. Miles, from Jackson State, was taken by the New York Giants.
Corey Bradford of Jackson State was the 27th pick, taken by Green Bay. Bradford was a wide receiver at JSU.
7th Round
Tight end Lawrence Hart of Southern was picked sixth by the New York Jets.
Florida A&M defensive lineman George "Jomo" Cousins was the 20th pick, taken by the Arizona Cardinals.
18 Apr
1998 Black College All-Star Baketball Game-Men
Baltimore, MD(OTW)-
South Carolina State's Roderick Blakney had 13 points and five assists, leading the North to an 87-83 victory over the South Saturday. Blakney was five-of-six from the field in the contest. Johnson C. Smith's Marquise Wright added 12 points and nine rebounds for the winners.
Jackson State's Trent Pulliam led the South with 19 points. Texas Southern's Randy Bolden added 17 markers.
The North consisted of players from the MEAC and CIAA. The South was composed of competitors from the SWAC and SIAC.
The Women
Baltimore, MD(OTW)- Central State's Marieme Lo
scored seven points early in the second half, enabling the South to take a 41-37 win in the Gillette Basketball Women's Super Shootout.
St. Augustine's Donita Mayes scored 13 points for the North.
Lo also had seven rebounds in a game played with running time. The North consisted mainly of players from the CIAA and MEAC. The South was made up of players from the SWAC, SIAC, and other NAIA schools.
9 Apr
NAIA Final Men's Basketball Stats: (Top 10)
Scoring:

8. Kendrick Moore, Voorhees, 23.1 ppg.
10. Leronzo Williams, Morris, 22.8 ppg.
Field Goal Percentage:
1. Jerry Williams, Claflin, 67%.
Three-Point Field Goal Percentage:
1. Terrance Scriven, Claflin, 54.5%.
Rebounding:
1. Fred Watson, Benedict, 13.9 rpg.
5. Leronzo Williams, Morris, 11.3 rpg.
Free Throw Percentage:
5. D.R. Montgomery, Huston-Tillotson, 88%.
The Women-Top Ten
Scoring:
:
2. Marieme Lo, Central State, 24.7 ppg.
Field Goal Percentage:
6. Robin Pruitt, Langston, 58%.
10. Tina Willaims, Morris, 56%.
Rebounding:
2. Betty Odum, Voorhees, 13.7 rpg.
5. Robin Pruitt, Langston, 11.6 rpg.
9. Que Nash, Dillard, 10.9 rpg.

Black College All-Star Basketball Game:
These are the probable participants in the 1998 Women's Black College All-Star to be held in Baltimore, MD on April 18:
North Squad:
Brenonda Jackson, guard, Bowie State.
Karen Johnson, center, Delaware State.
Aquinda Clark, forward, Florida A&M.
Tammy Brown, guard, Fayetteville State.
Shantell Jackson, center, Florida A&M.
Eriade Hunter, forward/center, Howard.
Konecka Drakeford, forward/guard, Johnson C. Smith.
Devonyalle Tedford, forward/center, Livingstone.
Selena Edwards, center, Norfolk State.
Donita Mays, guard, St. Augustine.
Vanesa Valez, guard, Maryland-Eastern Shore.
South:
Rosayln Spann, guard, Jackson State.
Tonya Norment, forward/center, Jackson State.
Shiakea Carter, guard, Grambling.
Alesha Causey, guard, Alcorn.
Tracie Glover, forward, Alcorn.
Lekeysha Johnson, guard, Southern.
Melissa Upton, center, Paine.
Kwana Graves, guard, Morris Brown.
Sheneeka Watkins, center, Miles.
Chiquita Wright, guard, Albany State.
Adrienne Tinch, guard/forward, Clark-Atlanta.
Marieme Lo, center/forward, Central State.
23 Mar
Central State's Marieme Lo and Sheri Fointno have repeated as NAIA Division I Women's All-American Scholar Athletes. Lo, a senior center/forward has a 3.91 grade-point average in computer information systems. Fointno, likewise a senior, is sporting a 3.67 GPA in political science.
Lo, Xavier's Cassee Davis, and Robin Haynes of Claflin, are 1998 NAIA All-Americans. Lo and Davis made the first team. Haynes is a second-teamer.
Talladega's Kristi Crawford made the honorable mention squad. Crawford is Talladega's all-time leading basketball scorer (men and women).
22 Mar
The Sentry 10 Black college basketball All-Americans:
Women:
Caren Colston-4'11, guard, Albany State.
Tammy Brown-5'8, guard, Fayetteville State.
Rashida Brooks-6'5, center, Bowie State.
Marieme Lo-6'0, forward/center, Central State.
Konecka Drakeford-5'10. forward, Johnson C. Smith.
Women's Coach of the Year: Patricia Bibbs, Hampton.
Men:
Roderick Blakney-5'10, guard, South Carolina State.
Antwain Smith-6'8, guard, St. Paul's.
Jerome James-7'0, center, Florida A&M.
Kenyon Ross-6'6, forward, Mississippi Valley State.
Fred Watson-6'6, swingman, Benedict College.
Men's Coach of the Year-Oliver Jones, Albany State.
19 Mar
Tulsa, OK(OTW)-Fernanco Ortiz and Anthony Morocco scored 21 points each as St. Vincent's College eliminated Benedict 84-81 in overtime in the NAIA Division I Men's Tournament.
Benedict was led by Bernard Elmore with 23 points and 15 rebounds.
18 Mar
Tulsa, OK(OTW)- Azuza Pacific walloped Huston-Tillotson 104-44 in first round action of the NAIA Men's Basketball Tournament. It was the second-largest point spread in the history of the 61-year-old tournament. Tennessee A&I, now Tennessee State, holds the record with a 113-45 victory over Northern Michigan in 1958.
Azuza Pacific shot 60 percent from the floor, and 65 percent from the 3-point mark for the game. Corey Smith scored 15 points for the winners. Kirk Brown scored 13 points for the losers.
In other NAIA Tourney action, Southern of New Orleans lost to Phillips 86-78. Phillips scored the last seven points of the game. The Haymakers shot 54 percent from the field for the contest. They were led by Joe Bunn with 28 points and nine rebounds.
Eric McCarty scored 22 for SUNO.
17 Mar
Tulsa, OK(OTW)-Bernard Elmore scored 34 points, 22 in the second half, to lead Benedict over Birmingham-Southern 85-81 in NAIA Men's Tournament action. The Tigers advanced to meet St. Vincent's Thursday at 5:30 p.m eastern time.
Fred Watson had 24 points, 11 rebounds, and six assists for the victors, who shot 57 percent from the field in the game.
Jason Moore led the losers with 17 points.
16 Mar
Hampton, VA(OTW)-Rosalyn Spann of Jackson State and Alisha Hill of Howard have been selected to participate in the inaugural Women's Collegiate World Games Tournament. The tournament will be from April 2-4, and will be held at the Hampton Coliseum. It will feature all-star caliber women's players from all across the country.
10 Mar
Chicago, IL(OTW)-Former Marquette basketball Bo Ellis was named head coach at Chicago State University.
12 Mar
Claflin, Xavier, and Central State's women's teams will compete in this year's NAIA Division I basketball tournament to held in Jackson, TN, March 18-23.
All times are central standard (USA).
Claflin will play Oklahoma Baptist Wed, March 18, at 12:30 p.m.
Xavier of New Orleans will play Georgia Southwestern at 6:15 p.m. on the same day. Central State will play Oklahoma City, Thur, March 19, at 9 a.m.
11 Mar
Tulsa, OK(OTW))-Huston-Tillotson, Southern of New Orleans, and Benedict have all automatically qualified for the NAIA Division I Men's Tournament beginning March 17 at the Mabee Center in Tulsa, Oklahoma. All times are central standard (USA).
Huston-Tillotson will face Azuza Pacific Wednesday (Mar 18) at 12:30 p.m. Southern of New Orleans will play Phillips Wednesday at 8 p.m. Benedict will compete against Birmingham Southern Tuesday, Mar 17 at 10:45 a.m.
11 Mar
One Rust College athlete has been selected to attend the 1998 NCAA Foundation Leadership Conference May 25-28 at Disney's Coronado Springs Resort in Lake Buena Vista, FL. He is Tyrone Hurd.
7 Mar
Eastern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (EIAC) Finals:
Women:
Columbia, SC(OTW)-Robin Haynes scored 22 points, 15 in the second half, as Claflin beat Voorhees 81-75 to win the EIAC tournament championship. The win sends the Lady Panthers into the NAIA Division I tournament.
Betty Odum had a game-high 30 points and 15 rebounds for Voorhees.
Columbia, SC(OTW)-Bernard Elmore scored 21 points and Freddrell Watson added 16 points and 16 rebounds as Benedict raced by Claflin 75-57. The win snapped a two-game EIAC tournament finals losing streak by the Tigers to Claflin. Benedict automatically qualifies for the NAIA Division I tournament.
Jeff Starky scored 18 points for Claflin.
6 Mar
Eastern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference-EIAC Women's Tournament Semi-Final Results
Columbia, SC(OTW)-LaKeish Gillard scored 17 points as the Claflin Pantherettes beat Morris College 67-63 to advance to the EIAC finals Saturday night. Tomeka McKenzie had 17 rebounds for the winners.
Connie Reaves scored 18 points for Morris.
Columbia, SC(OTW)-Alissa Reese and Betty Odum combined for 48 points as Voorhees edged Benedict 63-62. Voorhees advances to play Claflin in a rematch of last years EIAC tournamet finals.
Reese had 25, and Odum 23 points for the winners.
Jackie Kershaw and Erica Henry scored 15 each for the losers.
Men's Semi-Final Action:
Columbia, SC(OTW)-Jerry Williams put on a bravura performance as he led Claflin to an 85-79 overtime win in one part of the EIAC semi-finals. In 44 minutes, Williams, 6'5, had 30 points, 18 rebounds, was 11-13 FGs from the field for the game, and 7-9 from the free-throw line for the contest. Williams sent the game into overtime tied at 73 when he hit a 3-point shot with one second left in regulation. The Panthers will play Willie Washington's Benedict Tigers in the finals.
Report filed by Carlton Green
Swingman Kendrick Moore had 19 points for Voorhees.
Columbia, SC(OTW)-Freddrell Watson had 32 points and 18 rebounds as Benedict ran at and over Edward Waters College 88-67 to advance to the EIAC finals. The Tigers shot 61 percent from the field in the contest.
Derek Willis tallied 15 points for Edward Waters.
6 Mar
Columbia, SC(OTW)-Allen University men's basketball coach Patrick Simon and his staff were fired Friday.
John Waddell, interim president at Allen, cited "inaccurate statements to the media, failure to exercise personal control, and lack of administrative capability" as reasons for the firing.

"Truth and accountability are critcal factors in higher education. We expect every employee to conduct themselves with the highest degree of professionalism. Allen University will not tolerate misstatements and political thievery."--Allen University president John Waddell.

Simon had been the coach at Allen for one year.
Carlton Green compiled this report.
3 Mar
Xavier, (LA) and Central State's women's basketball teams are ranked sixth and seventh respectively in this week's NAIA Division I poll.
28 Feb
Omaha, NE(OTW)-Graig McIntosh of Huston-Tillotson won the NAIA 55 meter dash title at the NAIA Indoor Track and Field Championships Saturday. McIntosh finished with a time of 6.33.
Defending women's champions Southern of New Orleans did not participate in the this year's event.
Lindenwood University of Missouri (men) and Simon Fraser University (women) won this year's titles.
Central State is ranked sixth and Central State is sixth ,in this week's NAIA Division One poll.
Feb 17 SBN Men's Basketball Poll-
1. Coppin State
2. South Carolina State
3. Albany State
4. Alabama A&M
5. Virginia Union
6. Johnson C. Smith
7. Southern
8. Clark-Atlanta
9. Texas Southern
10. Fort Valley
17 Feb
NAIA Div One Leaders(Men)....
Fred Watson of Benedict leads the nation in rebounding (13.2 rpg).
Leronzo Williams of Morris College is third in the nation in scoring (24.6) and third in rebounding (11.9). D.R. Montgomery of Huston-Tillotson is sixth in the land in free throw percentage (88%).
The Women:
Marieme Lo, 6'2" of Central State is second in scoring, averaging 24.3 points per game. LaTosha Hill of Wiley is seventh in the land in scoring (21.5 ppg).
Betty Odum of Voorhees is second in the land in rebounding (14.0). Robin Pruitt(6'0)of Langston is fifth in the nation in rebounding(11.4).
22 Jan
Columbia, SC(OTW)-Willie Anthony has been named the new head coach at Benedict College. Anthony is an alumnus of South Carolina State. He comes to Benedict from Fairfield County High School, where he recently led his team to an undefeated season and a state championship. Anthony has a Bachelor of Science in Education from South Carolina State. The former Bulldog runningback becomes the third head coach at Benedict in three years. Report contributed by Carlton Green.
Central State's Marieme Lo has been named NAIA Player of the week. For the week, Lo averaged 32 points and 13 rebounds for two games. She scored 37 points against Kentucky State in one of the games.
12 Jan 97
Talladega, AL(OTW)- On Dec. 6, 1997, Kristi Crawford became the first player in Talledega school history to score more than 2,000 points. Crawford achieved the milestone by shooting a blistering 68 percent from the field in the game against Shorter College, scoring 45 points, to lead her team to victory.
NAIA Women's Division 1 Poll-Jan 6
Xavier is ranked ninth, Central State tenth, and Claflin is 14th.
The SBN Top Ten-Dec 3
1. Hampton
2. Southern
3. Florida A&M
4. Albany State
5. South Carolina State
6. Jackson State
7. Livingstone
8. Arkansas-Pine Bluff
9. Virginia State
10. Howard
24 Nov 97
Institute, WV(OTW)-Christy Gray scored 20 points as Clinch Valley College(1-6) edged West Virginia State 64-62. Most of Gray's points came from eight feet and within. She also had eight rebounds. Amber Kirk had 14 points in a losing effort for WVSU(0-3).
15 Nov 97
Institute, WV(OTW)-Glenville State used a 24-point second qquarter to wipe out West Virginia State 54-14 Saturday. Wilkie Perez threw two touchdowns and Byron Stevenson ran for two TDs to key the GSC rout.
13 Nov 97
National Stat Leaders(NCAA rankings)
Div 1-AA:
Rushing:
7. Steve Wofford-Southern-1197 yds(total).
Total Offense:
3. Oteman Sampson-Florida A&M-2987(total).
Interceptions:
7.(tie)Jackie Mitchell-Southern-six.
Punt Returns:
2. Byron Plummer-Alabama State-19.0 yds.(avg)
3. Joey Jamison-Texas Southern-17.2 yds.(avg)
5. Lydell Finley-Norfolk St.-16.5 yds.(avg)
6. Chris Caldwell-North Carolina A&T-15.9 yds. (avg)
10. Kwanza Golden-Mississippi Valley-14.2 yds. (avg)
Field Goals:
2. Juan Toro-Florida A&M-16 of 19.
Div-II
Wilmont Perry of Livingstone is fifth in rushing(1770 yds), third in scoring(12.8 yd avg), and sixth in all-purpose running (1862 yds total). Perry is averaging a whopping 9.0 yards per carry.
Punting:
7. Trei Oliver-North Carolina Central-41.7 avg.
9. Jonathan Thomas-Clark-Atlanta-41.2 avg.
10. Tim Duncan-Kentucky State-41.1 avg.
Receiving Yards Per Game:
10. Wayne Thomas-Miles-95.7 avg.
Interceptions:
4.(tie)Jarvis Davis-Fayetteville State-nine.
4.(tie)Chris Gillam-Savannah State-nine.
6. Telly Priester-Virginia State-seven.
7. Roddrick Dunlap-Livingstone-six.
9. Marcus Dover-Kentucky State-seven.
Sat, Nov 8
Jacksonville, FL(OTW)-St. Augustine's Frederick Adongo captured the individual title in the NCAA Division II Southeast Regional men and women's cross-country championships. Adongo won the 10,000 Meter Run with a time of 32:38:10. Morehouse's Tim Fields finished fifth with a time of 33:35.40. Morehouse finished third as a team in the event. St. Augustine's women finished ninth in the meet. Kennesaw State's men and women's teams won the events.
Sat, 1 Nov 97
Shepherdstown, WV(OTW)-Damien Beane rushed for 137 yards and a TD to lead Shepherd by West Virginia State 23-7 Saturday. Shepherd did not attempt a single pass in the game.
Sat, 25 Oct
Institute, WV(OTW)-Varian Cunningham passed for two touchdowns and Brian Love rushed for another one, as West Virginia State beat West Virginia University Tech 29-13 Saturday. Love had a 12-yard TD run in the opening quarter, as the winners took a 14-3 lead at halftime.
21 Oct 97
Dillard is ranked 18th and Benedict is ranked 21st in the NAIA Preseason Men's Baketball ratings. Xavier(LA) is seventh, Central State ninth, and Claflin is 12th in the Women's rankings.
20 Oct 97
Liz Heaston of Willamette University(OR)made history the past weekend. Heaston kicked two extra points in her team's 27-0 victory over Linfield College. This made her the first woman ever to play in a college football game.
Attendance Figures
The Southwestern Athletic Conference(SWAC)led 1-AA in football attendance in 1996, according to the NCAA. Total SWAC attendance (not counting neutral sites)was 600,798. The per game attendance average was down 1,050 from 1995, and the total attendance was down 24,483 from 1995.
The Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference(MEAC)drew 445,672 total fans in 1995(not counting neutral sites). The conference saw a 1,896 weekly increase in attendance, and a 13,597 jump in total attendance, (not counting neutral sites)from 1995.
Institute, WV(OTW)-Brian Love rushed for two TDs as West Virginia State edged Fairmont State 33-28 Saturday. WVSU averaged 5.5 yards per offensive play(425 total)in the game.
28 Sept 97
Charles Smith, a linebacker at West Virginia State, has been named West Virginia Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WVIAC)Defensive Player of the Week. Smith had 15 tackles in his team's 44-10 victory of Lane this past Saturday.
6 Sep 97
Institute, WV(OTW)-Geoff Christian kicks a 26-yard field goal at the seven minute mark, to lift Wingate to a 22-20 victory over West Virginia State Saturady afternoon at Lakin field.
30 Aug 97
Benedict Holds Off Fayetteville State
by Carlton Green
Columbia, SC-Benedict quarterback Ramon Robinson passed for 371 yards last Saturday night as Benedict beat Fayetteville State 32-26. Robinson completed 21 of 38 passes for the contest. Robinson also threw for four touchdowns in the game.
30 Aug 97
Charleston, WV(OTW)-David DeArmas has two touchdown receptions and Tyrone Smith rushes for another as West Virginia State holds off West Virginia Tech 26-23 Saturday night.
"This team has all the potential in the world, but we have to learn how to win," said winning coach Carl Lee.
Smith rushed for 98 yards for the winners. More details in this weeks Sentry.
16 June 97
Draft Results
Keith Maxwell of Florida A&M was the 25th player picked by the Pittsburgh Pirates. Maxwell,a catcher, was the MEAC Player of the Year, as he batted .390 and lead the conference in runs batted in with 52. Two Florida A&M pitchers were also selected. They were Robert Averett, the second player chosen by the Cincinnati Reds. Averett is a right-hander, who was second team All-MEAC. Fellow teammate and pitcher Derrick Lewis was the 37th player picked by the Atlanta Braves. Two Bethune-Cookman players were drafted by the Los Angeles Dodgers. They were Mike Rawls and Wayne Slater. Rawls, a lefthander who was All-MEAC, led the league in strikeouts with 97. Slater, likewise an all-conference performer, was an outfielder who hit .393, scored 48 runs in 48 games, and stole 33 bases. Rawls was picked 55th and Slater 59th by the Dodgers. Deon Eaddy, a shortstop from Norfolk State, was the 14th player selected by the Chicago Cubs. Eady had 65 hits, including 16 doubles this past season for the Spartans. He was an ALL-CIAA pick. Eady became the 16th baseball to be drafted from NSU during the 25 year stay of head coach Marty Miller. Right-handed pitcher Cory Lima of North Carolina A&T was the 35th player picked by the Florida Marlins. Southern University's Thomas Williams was the last player chosen by the Chicago White Sox. Williams is a right-handed pitcher. Paul Shanklin, a right-handed pitcher from West Virginia State, was the 54th player selected by the Atlanta Braves.
23 May 97
Marietta, GA-Lesakay Morgoridge lead the Southern University of New Orleans women's track team to the 1997 NAIA Outdoor Track and Field title. Morgoridge won the 400 meter run with a time of 59.63. She was also on the SUNO 4x100 and 4x400 meter relay teams which were victorius. SUNO finished with 80 points, 16 ahead of the University of Mary.
Central State basketballers Marieme Lo and Sheri Fointno have been named selected as NAIA Division I scholar-athletes. Lo is carrying a 3.91 GPA in computer science. Fointno sports a 3.81 GPA in political science.
Meet the 1996 Sentry Basketball All-Americans
Men:
Kareem Gilbert , guard, Tennessee State.
Roderick Blakney , guard, South Carolina State.
Bernard Elmore , guard/forward, Benedict.
Jerome James , center, Florida A&M.
Kory Billups , forward, Chicago State.
Coach of the Year: Lafayette Stribling, Mississippi Valley State.
Women:
Tammy Brown, guard, Fayetteville State.
Shiakea Carter, guard, Grambling.
Amanda Hayes, center, Howard.
Marieme Lo, forward, Central State.
LaKisha Phifer, forward, St. Paul's.
Coach of the Year: Teresa Check, Central State.
NAIA 1996 Division l basketball All-Americans:
Men:
Second team: Willie Quinn, 5'8 Sr. guard-Southern of New Orleans (SUNO).
Third team: Bernard Elmore, 6'6 Jr., guard-Benedict
Honorable mention: Lamar Allison(guard)Langston, Artis Beaty (forward)Huston-Tillotson, Columbus Bently(forward), Tougaloo, Keith Johnson(forward), Xavier(LA), Ronnie Morant(forward) and Terrence Scriven(forward), Claflin, Willie Walker(forward), Talladega, Fred Watson(forward), Benedict.
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