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NCCU Moves Past Howard For Seventh-Straight Win

NCCU has won eight of its last nine games. (Howard Photo)WASHINGTON, D.C. – North Carolina Central began the month of February off in style, smothering Howard University on the way to a convincing 79-65 victory on Saturday. The win was NCCU's seventh straight. The Eagles started out fast, taking a 22-9 advantage through the first 11 minutes. An Antonin Galaya three-pointer...
Via HBCU Gameday
February 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Howard beats Delaware St. 64-62 in overtime

James Miller made a layup with 16 seconds left in overtime to give Howard a 64-62 overtime win over Delaware State in the Seventh Annual Big Apple Classic Sunday night. Prince Okoroh led Howard (3-11, 1-1 MEAC), scoring 21 points and grabbing 16 rebounds. Miller finished with 15 points while Soloman Mangham added 12. Okoroh scored Howard's last three points of regulation, helping...
Via AP on Fox
December 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Howard beats Gwynedd-Mercy College 83-66

Keon Hill scored a game-high 21 points to lead Howard past Gwynedd-Mercy College on Sunday. Hill took all of his shots from 3-point range, going 7 of 10, to lead the Bison. James Daniel added 16 points while Marcel Boyd pulled down eight rebounds. Howard used a 17-4 run early in the first half to jump out to a 31-16 lead, and the Griffins, a Division III school, were not able to...
Via AP on Fox
November 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Howard defeats Washington College, 69-52

James Daniel scored 28 points to help Howard University defeat Washington College 69-52 in a season opener Friday night. Daniel was also 6-of-10 from the three-point line and hit 6-of-7 free throws. Prince Okoroh added 17 points with 11 of those coming after the break. Marcel Boyd led the team in rebounds with eight. Daniel scored eight of his points during a key two-minute stretch...
Via AP on Fox
November 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Howard 63, Md.-Eastern Shore 44

Mike Phillips scored a season-high 21 points and Tre Lee added 18 to lead Howard to a 63-44 victory over Maryland-Eastern Shore on Saturday. Howard (6-18, 3-7 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference) has won two in a row for the first time this season, beating South Carolina State 57-45 on Sunday, but had lost six of seven before beating the Hawks. Phillips also had six rebounds, three...
Via AP on Fox
February 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Howard 57, SC State 45

Prince Okoroh scored 17 points and Mike Phillips 16 as Howard surged in the second half to end its six-game losing streak with a 57-45 victory over South Carolina State on Monday night. The Bison (5-18, 2-7 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference) trailed throughout the first half and didn't take the lead until a 3-pointer with 6:19 left by Tre Lee, his only basket of the game, made...
Via AP on Fox
February 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Howard 70, Coppin St. 60

Mike Phillips had 15 points and seven rebounds to lead Howard University to a 70-60 victory over Coppin State in a Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference game on Saturday. Prince Okoroh had 13 points and eight rebounds, Samuel Frazier scored 13 and Brandon Ford 10 for the Bison (4-12, 1-1), who snapped a four-game losing streak with the victory. Troy Franklin led the Eagles (3-13, 0-1...
Via AP on Fox
January 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Howard 55, American U. 50

Mike Phillips led the way with 19 points and 12 rebounds to help Howard rally late to beat American University 55-50 Tuesday night in nonconference play. Calvin Thompson added 12 points for the Bison (2-7). Trailing 46-43 at the 4:58 mark in the second half, Howard (2-7) closed out American with a 12-4 run to end the game. Down three, Phillips hit a jumper to cut American'...
Via AP on Fox
December 04, 2012  |  Discuss

Lincoln (Pa.) 68, Howard 62

Will Cole scored 22 points and led a second-half surge by Lincoln (Pa.), which went on to a 68-62 victory over Howard on Saturday in the season opener for both teams. A 3-pointer by George Jackson began a 10-0 run by the Lions, a Division II team, after the Bison had built a 45-35 lead with 14:01 remaining. Anton Dickerson's 3-pointer for Howard broke a 45-45 tie, but Lincoln...
Via AP on Fox
November 10, 2012  |  Discuss

Howard 51, NC A&T 50

Calvin Thompson scored 15 points, including a tiebreaking layup with 48 seconds remaining, as Howard defeated North Carolina A&T 51-50 Tuesday in the first round of the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference tournament. Thompson's basket gave the 10th-seeded Bison (10-20) a 49-47 lead after neither team had scored for 4 minutes. DaMetrius Upchurch made one free throw with 29 seconds...
Via AP on Fox
March 06, 2012  |  Discuss

Howard 70, Coppin St. 66

Calvin Thompson and Glenn Andrews came off the bench to score 17 points each to lead Howard to a 70-66 win over Coppin State on Saturday. Thompson converted 9 of 11 free throws while Andrews was effective from long range, connecting on 4 of 9 from beyond the arc. Howard (8-19, 5-9 in the Mid-Eastern Atlantic Conference) scored the game's first six points but Coppin State rallied...
Via Fox Sports
February 18, 2012  |  Discuss

Howard 54, Morgan St. 46

Prince Okoroh scored 14 points as Howard defeated Morgan State 54-46 Monday night in a Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference game. Simuel Frazier added nine points for the Bison (6-18, 3-8), who had lost their past eight games against the Bears (5-16, 3-7). Howard outscored Morgan State 14-6 over the final 5:11, getting 11 of those points on free throws. Okoroh gave the Bison a 30-25...
Via AP on Fox
February 06, 2012  |  Discuss

Howard 82, SC State 76

Brandon Ford scored 14 points and Tre Lee 13 as Howard ended its eight-game losing streak with an 82-76 victory over South Carolina State on Monday night. Calvin Thompson added 11 points for the Bison (5-17, 2-7 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference), Prince Okoroh and Mike Phillips scored 10 each, and Simuel Frazier had nine points and five assists. Howard's balanced scoring attack...
Via AP on Fox
January 30, 2012  |  Discuss

NC Central 69, Howard 53

Jeremy Ingram scored a career-high 27 points to lead North Carolina Central to a 69-53 victory over Howard in a Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference game Monday night. Ingram, a sophomore guard, scored 19 of his points in the first half, when the Eagles (9-8, 3-1) shot 59.1 percent (13 of 22) and took a 37-24 lead at the break. They scored 18 points in the paint in the first half to...
Via AP on Fox
January 16, 2012  |  Discuss

No. 18 Hoyas beat Howard 62-48 after 17-0 start

Playing its first game this season as a ranked team, No. 18 Georgetown held Howard scoreless for nearly 10 minutes at the start Saturday, then staved off a strong comeback bid to win 62-48 behind freshman Otto Porter's 13 points.
Via MSNBC
December 10, 2011  |  Discuss

Howard 72, Delaware St. 65

Prince Okoroh scored 21 points as Howard defeated Delaware State 72-65 Tuesday night in a Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference game. The Bison (3-5, 1-1), leading 30-24 at halftime, blew the game open with an early second-half surge. Okoroh, Dadrian Collins and Alphonso Leary led Howard on a 28-12 run to open the half. Okoroh hit 10 of 12 shots from the floor while Collins came off...
Via AP on Fox
December 06, 2011  |  Discuss

Howard 83, Columbia Union 63

Calvin Thompson scored 23 points and Howard needed a huge second-half surge to overtake Washington Adventist in an 83-63 win on Monday night. The Bison (1-1) trailed by as many as 12 points in the first half and 38-34 at the break. The NCAA Division II Pioneers held a 48-42 lead with 16:34 to play when Howard went on a 30-8 run to take a 72-56 advantage with 4:40 left. Washington...
Via AP on Fox
November 14, 2011  |  Discuss

Howard rallies to beat Washington Adventist 83-63

Calvin Thompson scored 23 points and Howard needed a huge second-half surge to overtake Washington Adventist in an 83-63 win on Monday night. The Bison (1-1) trailed by as many as 12 points in the first half and 38-34 at the break. The NCAA Division II Pioneers held a 48-42 lead with 16:34 to play when Howard went on a 30-8 run to take a 72-56 advantage with 4:40 left. Washington...
Via AP on Fox
November 14, 2011  |  Discuss

Howard's Calvin Thompson holds out hope for brighter season

For Howard's basketball team, this year is all about rejuvenation. Coming off a trying season in which his five starters averaged more than 30 minutes, coach Kevin Nickelberry has brought in a talented freshman class that will give his squad much-needed depth. Theodore Boyomo — the promising 6-foot-9 Cameroonian freshman who ...
Via Washington Times
November 09, 2011  |  Discuss
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