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Division I Basketball is set to begin on November 25th

The Division I Council approved moving the first contest date in Division I men’s and women’s basketball to Nov. 25 for the 2020-21 season. No exhibition games or closed scrimmages will be allowed before that date. Moving the start date…

SWAC Announces new Divisional Realignment Layout

BIRMINGHAM, Ala.- The Southwestern Athletic Conference announced today divisional realignment with the additions of Florida A&M and Bethune-Cookman beginning with the 2021-22 academic year. The SWAC Council of Presidents and Chancellors along with the leagues’ Athletic Directors and Senior Woman…

Players Unite in Push to Save College Season, Create Union

College football players from across the country are uniting. They want to save a season threatened by the pandemic and make sure they won't be left out of the big decisions anymore. After Clemson star Trevor Lawrence sparked a movement…

Sun Belt keeps 8-game league football schedule

The Sun Belt Conference will keep its eight-game league football schedule and allow its members to play up to four non conference games this season. The conference's 10 members had 12 games scheduled against Power Five conference opponents, but with…

Huntingdon College Fall Sports Will Move to Spring 2021

Huntingdon College has announced that its fall sports programs, including football, will move to spring 2021. That decision was made by its conference, the USA South Athletic Conference. In a statement, the USA South Athletic Conference says its presidents have…

SWAC Postpones Fall sports to the Spring

BIRMINGHAM, Ala.- The Southwestern Athletic Conference has announced the postponement of all scheduled fall contests along with SWAC championships due to continuing concerns related to the COVID-19 global pandemic. The fall sports impacted include men’s and women’s cross country, football, women’s…

SWAC vs MEAC Celebration Bowl is Cancelled

  NORFOLK, Va., July 16, 2020 – The Council of Presidents and Chancellors of the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) announces that the league will suspend all sports competition, championship and non-championship segments, for the 2020 fall season,…

SWAC Media Days are rescheduled for August

BIRMINGHAM, Ala.- The Southwestern Athletic Conference has announced that its upcoming SWAC Football Virtual Media Days initially slated for July 22-24 has been rescheduled for August 5-7. The rescheduling of football media days now aligns with recently adopted league policy…

Alabama State adds Tate, the ACCC Player of the Year

  MONTGOMERY, Ala. | Alabama State head men’s basketball coach Mo Williams added another signee to the 2020-21 class with the addition of Alabama Community College Conference State Player of the Year LaTrell Tate Wednesday afternoon.…

Alabama State Athletics release 'Return to Play' Plan

MONTGOMERY, Ala. | The Alabama State University Department of Intercollegiate Athletics, in conjunction with the release of the University’s Return to Campus Plan, released their Return to Play plan for its student-athletes. Student-athletes will begin reporting to campus July 12 with…

SWAC announces Football Media Days will go on virtually

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. | For the first time in history, the Southwestern Athletic Conference will conduct its annual football media event using a virtual format on Wednesday, July 22 through Friday, July 24. 2020 SWAC Football Media Day was initially slated to…

Coach Mo Williams adds E.J. Clark to 2020-21 ASU Roster

MONTGOMERY, Ala. | Alabama State head men’s basketball coach Mo Williams announced the addition of Dallas-native E.J. Clark for the 2020-21 season. “We are excited about the addition of E.J. to the Alabama State family,” Williams said. “Not only does he…

ASU Moving Homecoming to October

The Alabama State University Department of Intercollegiate Athletics announced that Homecoming will move away from the Turkey Day Classic in the fall, and will move to Saturday, October 10 when the Hornets take on Southern University. "We are excited to…

Auburn University Fraternity Closed Over Alcohol, Abuse Claims

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) - A fraternity at Auburn University in Alabama has been suspended for at least four years over sustained allegations of alcohol and physical abuse. News outlets report the school launched an investigation into the Delta Zeta chapter…

Huntingdon stumbles against Battling Bishops

MONTGOMERY, Ala.  – The Huntingdon football team suffered its first defeat since September with a 23-7 loss to North Carolina Wesleyan on Saturday. The two teams each scored one touchdown in…

Tuskegee men use late push to beat Faulkner

  The last of Faulkner's double digit lead evaporated with 3:22 to play when Deshawn Millington put the Golden Tigers up for the first time in the second half. The teams swapped the lead…

Auburn holds first Tipoff at Toomer's event

AUBURN, Ala. – Auburn University, Auburn Athletics and the City of Auburn are partnering to deliver an unprecedented event with Tipoff at Toomer’s, Oct. 17. The event is a celebration of the historic run to…

Troy tops South Alabama in the Battle for the Belt

TROY, Ala. -- Kaleb Barker connected with receiver Kaylon Geiger for two touchdowns and Troy beat in-state rival South Alabama 37-13 on Wednesday night in the Battle for the Belt. Will Sunderland made it 30-13 with an easy interception, returning it 27 yards early in…

AUM Tennis Programs Earn ITA All-Academic Honors

TEMPE, Ariz. - Both the men's and women's tennis programs for Auburn University at Montgomery were named All-Academic Teams by the Intercollegiate Tennis Association, with seven Warhawks earning All-Academic Scholar Athlete honors. The ITA All-Academic Team award is open to any…

Men’s Basketball Tabs Bailey McEwen As Assistant Coach

MONTGOMERY, Ala. - Auburn University at Montgomery Director of Athletics Jessie Rosa and Head Coach Michael Cheaney are pleased to announce the addition of Bailey McEwen as assistant coach with the men's basketball program. "It's an honor and I am very grateful to Coach Cheaney and the…

Former ASU Head Football Coach Houston Markham Dies

Alabama State University has announced that former head football coach Houston Markham, Jr. died Wednesday morning with loved ones by his side. Markham, the winningest head coach in Hornets' football history,…

SWAC Media Day Held in Downtown Birmingham

Coaches and players from the SEC aren't the only ones meeting the media in metro Birmingham this week. Today was SWAC Media Day, featuring Alabama State University and other schools in the conference.…

AUM Now Full NCAA Division II Member

  Auburn University at Montgomery has been promoted by the NCAA to full NCAA Division II membership status. AUM is now eligible to compete in NCAA postseason play. The Warhawks will compete in…

Alabama State's Howard Taken in First Round of NFL Draft

MONTGOMERY, Ala.| Alabama State offensive lineman Tytus Howard became the highest draft pick in school history Thursday night when his named was called in the first round by the Houston Texans. The four-time All-American was the 23rd overall selection by the…

Auburn takes care of business in Music City Bowl

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Jarrett Stidham threw for 373 yards and five touchdowns in his final college game , and Auburn routed Purdue 63-14 in the Music City Bowl on Friday. Auburn (8-5) rolled in the finale of a season…

ASU Football Tickets Now Available

Alabama State University's single-game 'Home' ticket sales are NOW available for the Hornet's four "home" football games, which will be played during its 2018 season at the ASU Football Stadium on campus. The 2018 football season kicks-off on Sept. 1, with the…

Former Troy Assistant Named Faulkner Head Football Coach

Faulkner has hired Shayne Wasden to take the helm of the football program the university announced Wednesday morning. The former Troy University associate head coach replaces Charlie Boren, who resigned in December after six seasons on staff. Wasden will be formally introduced…

Former Lady Hornets Star Signs Oversees Basketball Contract

Former Alabama State University women’s basketball player Britney Wright has signed a contract to play overseas, signing to play in the Women Adriatic Basketball Association (WABA).   Wright has signed to play with Beroe in Stara Zagora (Bulgaria), and will…

Hill-Eley Leads Hornets to 3rd Straight Win

The Alabama State University football team won their third consecutive contest, spoiling the homecoming festivities for Jackson State University as they walked away with a 13-3 Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) victory.   “There are a lot of things that we…

ASU Women's Soccer Wins 2nd Straight SWAC Title

Junior goalkeeper Gianna Guyot earned tournament MVP honors after her performance Sunday morning in the Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) championship match, helping Alabama State to their second consecutive conference title with a shootout victory over Grambling State University.   After…

ASU Announces Changes to the 94th Turkey Day Classic

The Alabama State University University Department of Intercollegiate Athletics announced a change to the schedule involving the 94th annual Turkey Day Classic at ASU Stadium.   After Cheyney University, the original opponent, pulled out of the game due to financial…

Hornets Hang On Late for 68-62 Win Over Fort Valley State

The Alabama State University men’s basketball team used key second half free throws and a key defensive stop to come away with a 68-62 victory over Fort Valley State University in an exhibition game at the Dunn-Oliver Acadome Monday night.…

ASU's Lewis Named SWAC Offensive Player of the Week for the Third Time

Alabama State University senior forward Ariela Lewis was named the Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) Offensive Player of the Week for the third time this season, announced by the conference office Tuesday afternoon. After missing the Lady Hornets contest against Jackson State, Lewis…

The SWAC to Drop Its Football Championship Game

The Southwestern Athletic Conference has decided to end its annual football championship game following the 2017 season. The winner of the SWAC's regular-season title will now go directly to the Celebration Bowl and play against the winner of the Mid-Eastern…

ASU Hornets Football Tickets Now On Sale

The 2017 football season begins on Sept. 2, with the Labor-Day Classic: A Marion Nine Invitational. The Labor Day Classic features Alabama State University playing host to Tuskegee University. The game kick-starts six home contests between September and November, including…

ASU Announces Date for Spring Game

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (bamastatesports.com) – The Alabama State University will hold its annual Black and Gold Spring Football game inside ASU Stadium on April 29. The game will begin at 1:30 pm inside the stadium and will give fans an inside…

ASU Men's Basketball Bounced from SWAC Tourney

Demontrae Jefferson scored a career-high 28 points, Marvin Jones added 20 more to go with 10 rebounds and Texas Southern rolled to an 87-72 win over Alabama State in Tuesday night's Southwestern Athletic Conference tournament quarterfinals. Top-seeded Texas Southern, which…

Troy Wins 4th Straight, Defeats App State 76-66

Jordon Varnado scored 21 points and grabbed 12 rebounds to help Troy beat Appalachian State 76-66 on Monday night. App State made the first basket of the second half to take a 34-33 lead but Troy scored 14 of the…

Hornets Drop Hard Fought Game in Baton Rouge

Chris Thomas had 19 points, seven rebounds and four assists to help Southern beat Alabama State 79-73 on Monday night. Thomas scored 12 points in the first half and Shawn Prudhomme added 11 as Southern held a 39-31 lead at…

National Signing Day 2017

Recap of National Signing Day 2017 for Alabama, Auburn, Local Colleges, and Local High Schools. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1XZLap4ArO4&t=37s

Lady Hornets grasp 3rd SWAC championship in four seasons

JACKSON, Miss. (bamastatesports.com)  – The Alabama State women’s volleyball team returned to the top of the Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) by rallying back to defeat No. 2 seeded Texas Southern 3-1 (16-25, 25-17, 25-17, 25-14) at the Williams Assembly Center…

Kasidy Thompson signs with AUM for 2018

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (aumathletics.com) ---- Auburn Montgomery head softball coach Eric Newell has announced the signing of shortstop Kasidy Thompson for the 2018 season. Thompson will join the Warhawks from Handley High School in Roanoke, Ala., where she has lettered in…

AUM women fall in North Georgia 94-56

DAHLONEGA, Ga. (aumathletics.com) ---- Four players established new season-high scoring marks, led by a career-best 19 points by freshman Ashton Sutton, but the Auburn Montgomery women’s basketball team fell to North Georgia 94-56 in the opener of the UNG Nighthawk Classic…

Lady Hornets shoot past Mobile 84-45 in home opener

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (bamastatesports.com) – The Alabama State women’s basketball team took control from the onset and lead wire-to-wire with a sound 84-45 victory against Mobile in their season home opener on Friday night at the Dunn-Oliver Acadome. The Lady Hornets…

Campbellsville outpaces 22nd-ranked Faulkner 67-60

PULASKI, Tenn. (faulknereagles.com) - Eleventh-ranked Campbellsville (5-2) overcame an early first half deficit and stiff-armed No. 22 Faulkner (2-3) for the final six minutes of play to secure the 67-60 victory here on Day 2 of the Southern States Athletic…

Lady Hornets breeze past Grambling en route to SWAC semifinals

JACKSON, Miss. (bamastatesports.com) – It was smooth sailing for the Alabama State women's volleyball team as the Lady Hornets kept chugging along with yet another straight sets victory against No. 8 seed Grambling State by the scores of 25-12, 25-12,…

Union rally drops Warhawks in home opener, 71-64

MONTGOMERY, Ala.  (aumathletics.com) --- Despite rallying from a 12-point second half deficit to tie the score in the final four minutes, the Auburn Montgomery men’s basketball team could not withstand a 9-2 rally to close the game and fell to Union…

Lady Hornets tumble to Southern Miss 70-43

HATTIESBURG, Miss. (bamastatesports.com) –  The Alabama State women’s basketball team  played close with Southern Mississippi through the first half before a tough third quarter left them with a 70-43 defeat on Thursday night at Reed Green Coliseum. The Lady Hornets…

Tuskegee concludes volleyball with top 4 finish

BIRMINGHAM, Ala (goldentigersports.com) --  The Tuskegee University volleyball team played a grueling 10 sets in two matches on Thursday, splitting their two matches at the SIAC Tournament held at the Birmingham Crossplex and finishing fourth in the tournament. Tuskegee (14-19)…

Hornet Classic awaits this weekend at Brunswick Zone Bowling

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (bamastatesports.com) – The Alabama State women's bowling team will return to action as they host the ASU Hornet Classic this weekend, Friday November, 18 through Sunday November 20 at the Brunswick Zone Bowling Lanes. Day one will begin with the 6x5 Baker…

Lady Hornets sweep SWAC regular season

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (bamastatesports.com) – The Alabama State women's volleyball team completed the perfect conference regular season by sweeping Alcorn State 3-0 by the scores of 25-12, 25-7, 26-24 Tuesday night on Senior Night at Lockhart Gymnasium. Alabama State (21-8 overall,…

La Tech cruises past Hornets 87-56

RUSTON, La. (AP) - Erik McCree and Jacobi Boykins scored 18 points apiece to help Louisiana Tech cruise to an 87-56 victory over Alabama State on Wednesday night. McCree and Boykins each shot 7 of 13 from the field. Omar…

DeRamus registers double-double, but AUM falls at Georgia Southwestern

AMERICUS, Ga. (aumathletics.com) ------ Despite a double-double by sophomore Desmond DeRamus, the Auburn Montgomery men’s basketball team dropped its season opener at Georgia Southwestern 62-49 Tuesday. NOTES • AUM fell to 0-1 on the season. Georgia Southwestern picked up its first…

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