Grambling State University could make history by beating No. 1 seed Purdue.


The new season tipped off with just one player who went to a historically Black college.

Coppin State University hired alum Larry Stewart as its new head men's basketball coach after firing Juan Dixon amid a sex assault lawsuit. Stewart said he felt "thankful and blessed and appreciated the opportunity."

After six seasons, Juan Dixon is out as Coppin State University's head basketball coach amid an unresolved sexual assault lawsuit against the historically Black college in Baltimore.


If early performances are any indication, we're in for a treat this season.

College Sports

The NCAA tournament is arguably the biggest event in all of college athletics that brings a sizable payday for many participating conferences. But HBCUs have found themselves on the lower end of the financial spectrum.

After taking a year off because of the pandemic, the 2021 NCAA Tournament made a triumphant return and got off to a very Black start after both teams from HBCUs won their play-in games.

The Howard University men's basketball team has canceled the remainder of its season because of health concerns over the COVID-19 pandemic.


Several HBCU teams have already left their upset-minded mark on unsuspecting teams from major conferences during this young season.