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James Madison raising money for new convocation center

  HARRISONBURG, Va. (AP) — James Madison University hopes to raise $12 million to begin work on a planned $88 million convocation center. Media outlets report that university officials unveiled plans for the center and appealed for donations on Monday. Athletic director Jeff Bourne says the university needs to secure $12 million in pledges before … Continue reading

Short Named to BOXTOROW HBCU All-America Team
Spartan Men / Sports

Short Named to BOXTOROW HBCU All-America Team

NORFOLK, Va. – Junior guard Jeff Short of the Norfolk State men’s basketball team was named second-team All-America by BOXTOROW when the organization released its seventh annual All-American honors on Monday afternoon. The BOXTOROW All-America team consists of players from HBCU’s across all of Division I. A 6-foot-4 guard out of the Bronx, N.Y., Short was a first-team … Continue reading

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Hampton upsets Norfolk State 75-64 in MEAC semis

  NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Quinton Chievous had a season-high 23 points with 16 rebounds and Hampton upset No. 2 seed Norfolk State 75-64 on Friday night to advance to the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference championship. Saturday’s MEAC final will match sixth-seeded Hampton (15-17) with No. 5 seed Delaware State (18-16). The Hornets upset top-seeded North Carolina Central 63-57 in the … Continue reading

Spartan Women celebrate Senior Night, host Delaware State on Monday
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Spartan Women celebrate Senior Night, host Delaware State on Monday

  NORFOLK, Va. – The Norfolk State women’s basketball team caps the home portion of its 2014-15 schedule on Monday when it hosts Delaware State. Tip-off is scheduled for 4 p.m. at Echols Hall. The Spartans will honor their four seniors – Ebony Brown, Aivah Parham, Jazamine Gray and Rae Corbo – following the game.  The Spartans are 10-14 overall and 9-4 … Continue reading

Spartans wrap up homestand with UMES on Monday
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Spartans wrap up homestand with UMES on Monday

    Norfolk State Men’s Basketball Monday, Feb. 9; 8 p.m. NSU vs. UMES, Joseph Echols Hall Radio: Star 1310 AM, Live Audio | Hot 91.1 FM, Live Audio Live Video | Live Stats | Game Notes NORFOLK, Va. – Norfolk State will play its second-to-last home game of the year and finish up a three-game homestand when the Spartan men’s basketball team hosts … Continue reading