Century mark! UConn women win 100th straight game
Campus Life / National / Sports

Century mark! UConn women win 100th straight game

STORRS, Conn. (AP) — Add 100 consecutive wins to the UConn Huskies’ long list of milestones. Given UConn’s glitzier numbers linked to national championships, 11 titles and counting, it may seem ho-hum with no added significance. Geno Auriemma’s squad already owns the longest winning streak in Division I college basketball history. UConn beat its own … Continue reading

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NSU cancels classes, registration and basketball games for Saturday; closed Sunday through Tuesday, registration to be extended

Due to the forecast of the impending snow storm, Norfolk State University canceled classes, registration and home basketball games scheduled for Saturday, Jan. 7. The university will also be closed Sunday through Tuesday. The university is requesting that all essential personnel still report to work in order to properly service on campus resident students. In a statement released … Continue reading

Swanigan’s double-double secures Purdue win over Norfolk State
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Swanigan’s double-double secures Purdue win over Norfolk State

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — It’s probably Purdue sophomore forward Caleb Swanigan’s final college season, but for now, Boilermakers coach Matt Painter is enjoying this likely future NBA player. Swanigan had a career-best 32 points and 20 rebounds — his fourth consecutive double-double — and No. 15 Purdue defeated Norfolk State 91-45 on Wednesday night, … Continue reading

NSU gets big league video board and sound system
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NSU gets big league video board and sound system

by Daniel Smallwood Norfolk State University made a significant upgrade to its athletic facilities, as the institution partnered with Daktronics Inc. to design, manufacture and install a state-of-the-art four-sided high-definition video board display at Joseph G. Echols Memorial Hall. According to NSU Assistant Sports Information Director Mike Bello, Daktronics will replace the entire sound system … Continue reading

MEAC basketball tournament tickets on sale at NSU
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MEAC basketball tournament tickets on sale at NSU

NORFOLK, Va. – The Norfolk State athletics department announced today that it has MEAC basketball tournament tickets available for sale through the NSU Ticket Office. A tournament ticket book, which gives fans access to all 23 men’s and women’s games during tournament week, can be bought for $75 through Dec. 16. Following that date, tournament … Continue reading

Former Spartan basketball star Tracy Saunders earns another Hall of Fame honor
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Former Spartan basketball star Tracy Saunders earns another Hall of Fame honor

NORFOLK, Va. – Former Norfolk State women’s basketball star Tracy Saunders will be among this year’s class of inductees into the Hampton Roads African American Sports Hall of Fame (HRAASHF), the organization announced. Saunders joins former University of Maryland basketball star and NBA standout Joe Smith, Virginia Tech track athlete Jerry Gaines, the late journalist … Continue reading

New video display coming to Echols Hall this fall
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New video display coming to Echols Hall this fall

NORFOLK, Va. – Norfolk State University continues to make significant upgrades to its athletic facilities, as it was announced today that the institution has partnered with Daktronics, Inc., to design, manufacture and install a state-of-the-art, four-sided high-definition video board display at Joseph G. Echols Memorial Hall this fall. In addition, Daktronics will replace the entire … Continue reading

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Former NSU student-athlete Kyle O’Quinn to receive degree at spring commencement

Former Norfolk State University basketball standout Kyle O’Quinn, now of the NBA’s New York Knicks, will be among the university’s more than 600 students expected to graduate on May 7 at the Norfolk Scope. O’Quinn, 26, will return to the Scope to walk across the stage and receive his bachelor’s degree in interdisciplinary studies. As … Continue reading