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10 biggest storylines for the first round of NCAA Tournament

College basketball fans are salivating. March Madness has arrived, and two of the best days on the sports calendar are coming up. There are 16 games taking place on Thursday and 16 more on Friday for the first round of the NCAA Tournament.The first two days of March Madness never disappoint, bringing buzzer-beaters, upsets, and shocking drama.The narratives that will unfold over...
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 13, 2017  |  Discuss

10 biggest takeaways from the NCAA Tournament bracket reveal

One of the most exciting times during the sports calendar is finally here. Conference tournaments have concluded, the Selection Sunday show is over, and it’s now time to start filling out those brackets for the NCAA Tournament.First though, there is a lot to digest from the brackets being revealed.Who got snubbed? Who has difficult paths? Who might be able to pull off upsets? We...
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 12, 2017  |  Discuss

Grambling State beats Arkansas Pine Bluff 78-58

PINE BLUFF, Ark. (AP) Averyl Ugba scored 24 points and grabbed 13 rebounds, Ervin Mitchell scored 17 and Grambling beat Arkansas-Pine Bluff 78-58 on Saturday night. Remond Brown added 12 points and Nigel Ribeiro 10 for Grambling (13-15, 8-7 Southwestern Athletic Conference). Ugba also had three of the Tigers' 10 steals leading to UAPB's 22 turnovers. The Tigers scored the first...
Via AP on Fox
February 26, 2017  |  Discuss

Southern U edges Grambling State 67-66

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) Shawn Prudhomme scored 19 points and grabbed eight rebounds as Southern University edged Grambling State 67-66 on Saturday night, ending a two-game slide. Prudhomme was 7 of 15 from the floor including three from distance for the Jaguars (10-13, 6-4 SWAC). Chris Thomas added 17 points and eight rebounds and Tre'lun Banks had 13 points with five rebounds and...
Via AP on Fox
February 04, 2017  |  Discuss

Mitchell leads Grambling St. to 77-74 win over MVSU in OT

GRAMBLING, La. (AP) Ervin Mitchell scored 24 points, including the go-ahead basket in overtime, to lift Grambling State to a 77-74 win over Mississippi Valley State on Monday night. Tied at 74 in overtime, Mitchell hit a jumper with 21 seconds left to put Grambling State back on top. Chase Cormier got a steal to clinch it with one second remaining, was fouled and went 1 for 2...
Via AP on Fox
January 31, 2017  |  Discuss

WATCH: Fight breaks out at Senior Bowl practice

There’s a lot of pressure on players that participate in the Senior Bowl, with all the scouts in the stands watching them go through drills and showcase their skills.Sometimes, that proves to be a bit too much, and it can cause players to get a bit heated on the field. Football is a violent game as is, so with all this being said, fights are inevitable.One broke out during Wednesday’s...
Via The Sports Daily
January 25, 2017  |  Discuss

Mitchell, Ugba help Grambling St beat Alcorn St 67-62

GRAMBLING, La. (AP) Avery Ugba had 19 points, on 6-of-9 shooting, and nine rebounds, Ervin Mitchell scored 20 and Grambling State snapped a four-game skid against Alcorn State with a 67-62 win on Monday night. Drake Wilks added nine points and eight rebounds for Grambling (7-10, 2-2 Southwestern Athletic Conference). Ugba and Remond Brown scored four points apiece during a 10...
Via AP on Fox
January 09, 2017  |  Discuss

Ribeiro's 31-point effort paces Grambling St comeback

NORMAL, Ala. (AP) Nigel Ribeiro scored 31 points and Grambling State snapped a three-game skid by rallying from a nine-point second half deficit to beat Alabama A&M 70-67 and Wednesday night. The Tigers (6-9, 1-1 SWAC) trailed virtually the entire second half and 46-37 with 15:20 to play. Grambling State kept chipping away, however, and finally gained a 63-62 lead with 2:54...
Via AP on Fox
January 04, 2017  |  Discuss

Grambling cruises past Selma 103-53

GRAMBLING, La. (AP) Xairius Larry scored 23 points and Grambling defeated Selma University 103-53 on Friday night. Larry hit all five of his 3-pointers and was 7 of 8 from the field. Remond Brown and Nigel Ribeiro added 16 points each with Ribeiro collecting six assists. Ervin Mitchell added 10 points with the Tigers shooting 57.1 percent and making 25 of 36 free throws. The Tigers...
Via AP on Fox
December 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Smith Jr., Brown pace Grambling past Jarvis Christian 102-56

GRAMBLING, La. (AP) Ivy Smith Jr. and Remond Brown each scored 17 points and the two combined to shoot 12 for 19 from the floor to lead Grambling State to a 102-56 win over NAIA-member Jarvis Christian on Monday. Jarvis Christian darted to a 5-0 lead on a layup by Walter Bell and a 3 from Sam Auguste before the Tigers took control on a 21-4 run. Brown's dunk with 12:13 left before...
Via AP on Fox
November 29, 2016  |  Discuss

Mitchell makes 6 3s, Grambling State beats Savannah State

NICEVILLE, Fla. (AP) Ervin Mitchell made six 3-pointers and scored 36 points - both career highs - and Averyl Ugba had 17 points and 16 rebounds to help Grambling State beat Savannah State 110-104 on Saturday in the Emerald Coast Classic. Mitchell scored 21 points in the second half and Ugba has totaled 43 points and 36 rebounds in his last two games. Grambling State lost to UT...
Via AP on Fox
November 26, 2016  |  Discuss

Texas Rio Grande Valley gets first victory of season

NICEVILLE, Fla. (AP) Antonio Green scored a career-high 30 points and Texas Rio Grande Valley made 17 3-pointers in defeating Grambling State 101-93 in overtime on Friday for the Vaqueros' first victory. Nick Dixon added 19 points, Xavier McDaniel Jr. 18, Mike Hoffman 17 and Lew Stallworth 10 points and 10 assists. The Vaqueros (1-5) shot 53.8 percent. Dixon and Stallworth scored...
Via AP on Fox
November 25, 2016  |  Discuss

Bullock's 18, Holt's 17 lead Providence past Grambling 71-54

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) Rodney Bullock hit 8 of 11 shots for 18 points, Emmitt Holt added 17 points and Providence defeated Grambling State 71-54 on Saturday. Providence (2-1) made 5 of 10 3-pointers and shot 52 percent in the first half, opening a 36-29 lead. The Friars finished at 46 percent and 9 of 23 behind the arc. Grambling (1-2) was within eight with about seven minutes...
Via AP on Fox
November 19, 2016  |  Discuss

East Carolina wins 72-57, gives Lebo 100th win at school

GREENVILLE, N.C. (AP) Caleb White scored 20 points and East Carolina opened the season with a 72-57 victory over Grambling State on Friday night. Kentrell Barkley added 14 points and BJ Tyson 12 points and eight assists for the Pirates, who won their 14th consecutive nonconference game. The win also gave head coach Jeff Lebo his 100th victory at East Carolina, just the third to...
Via AP on Fox
November 11, 2016  |  Discuss

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July 13, 2016  |  Discuss

CSU adds immediately eligible PG

When Jon Octeus, Colorado State basketball’s starting point guard last season, decided to transfer to UCLA earlier in the summer, he left an unfortunate void in the Rams backcourt. Now late in the offseason, head coach Larry Eustachy has landed a capable and seasoned replacement to run the point next season for the Rams in the form of Grambling State transfer Antwan Scott. The...
Via Mile High Sports
August 12, 2014  |  Discuss
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