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HBCU Hoops 1/21/17: Freshmen power Howard, WSSU and Livingstone to victory

Youth was served in HBCU Hoops action on Saturday. Howard, Winston-Salem State and Livingstone were all powered to wins by freshmen in the state of North Carolina.

C.J. Williams, a freshman swingman from Richmond came up with a career-high 30 points against North Carolina A&T in Howard’s 78-63 win on the road. J.T. Miller added 26 as his team handed A&T its 18th consecutive loss.

Winston-Salem State got a key conference victory on the road in the CIAA. WSSU came up with 94-84 win over Fayetteville State with Robert Colon leading the way. The freshman from nearby Jacksonville, NC finished with 24 points and hit on 14 of 15 free throw attempts.

Over in Salisbury, freshman Roger Ray Jr. came up with several big buckets down the stretch to help Livingstone come up with a 68-67 win over rival Johnson C. Smith.

Highlight of The Night

//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js SIAC 

Central State 118, Kentucky State 80
Spring Hill 69, Morehouse 62
Benedict 72, Fort Valley 64
Lane 63, Tuskegee 51

SWAC 

Texas Southern 70, UAPB 63
Southern 53, Alabama A&M 52
Prairie View 87, Mississippi Valley State 72
Grambling 72, Jackson State 57

MEAC 

Howard 78, A&T 63
Norfolk State 79, Hampton 62
Savannah State 74, Morgan State 61
South Carolina State 74, Delaware State 64
Maryland-Eastern Shore 82, Bethune-Cookman 79

CIAA

Winston-Salem State 94. Fayetteville State 84
Shaw 51, St. Aug 46
Livingstone 68, Johnson C. Smith 67
Virginia Union 77, Lincoln 75 2 OT
Virginia State 77, Elizabeth City State 71
Chowan 59, Bowie State 58

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