This is the first installment of a regular series of posts in which we will take a moment to review the week that was in the HBCU sports world, highlighting the stories we covered and that things we missed.
Hampton: The Lady Pirates basketball team lost their first round match against Michigan State 91-61 in the NCAA Women’s Basketball Tournament. Hampton entered the tournament as a No. 12 seed.
University of Maryland Eastern Shore: UMES won its seventh MEAC bowling championship.
Wiley College: The Lady Wildcats ended their season with an 88-86 loss to Freed-Hardman University (TN) in the semifinal round of the NAIA Basketball Tournament.
Tuskegee: The men’s basketball team lost in the quarterfinals of the NCAA Division II Men’s Tournament 106-87 to Metro State.
Coppin State: The school announced that the contract of men’s head basketball coach Ron “Fang” Mitchell would not be renewed. Mitchell served as the school’s head coach for 28 years, winning 429 games.