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Alabama State Men’s Basketball faces Postseason Ban in 2020-21

  Mo Williams and the Alabama State Hornets will be ineligible for the postseason in 2020-21 due to ASU’s low Academic Progress Rates. The penalties were assigned based on student-athlete academic achievement between 2015-16 and 2018-19.  In 2020-21, 15 teams will be ineligible for the postseason due to their low Academic Progress Rates, up from eight teams last year. The…

Alabama State adds Pike Road’s Tamirea Thomas to 2020-21 Class

MONTGOMERY, Ala. | Alabama State head women’s basketball coach Freda Freeman-Jackson announced the first addition to the 2020-2021 team Tuesday in Pike Road native Tamirea Thomas. Thomas, a 6-3 center, signed her official letter of intent to become the first basketball signee in Pike Road High School history. An All-Area and All-Metro player, Thomas averaged 12.7 points, 11.3 rebounds and 4.3…

ASU Agrees on Transfer Partnership with Shelton State Community College

Alabama State University is making it easier for some community college students to transfer. The presidents of Shelton State Community College and Alabama State University met Monday to sign a partnership that they hope will benefit both of their students. For students who transfer from Shelton to Alabama State, or vice versa, this partnership will make the credit process easier….

ASU, SWAC Release Statements on Monday Night’s Post Game Brawl

Statements from @BamaStateAD_JT and President Ross about last night's incident at the Dunn-Oliver Acadome #STATEofMind — ASU Athletics (@BamaStateSports) February 4, 2020 Tags: alabama state, ASU, Basketball, brawl, Kentucky State, texas southern, tuskegee

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. Fifth year head coach Donald Hill Eley, Linebacker Darron Johnson and offensive lineman Carl Thompson were all at the Westin in downtown Birmingham to represent the Hornets….

Alabama State University Celebrates 150th Birthday

Alabama State University has reached a major milestone in its history. Its celebrating its Sesquicentennial birthday after turning 150 years old Monday. School officials say it makes Alabama State the oldest ‘state sponsored’ historically black liberal arts university in the nation. A big 150th birthday bash was held in the Club Lounge at the ASU football stadium. The special day was…