College Hoops Report: Local programs score big wins during opening week

Lady Pirates pull off huge upset over ACC opponent by Jamaar Hawkins, recruit757 The college basketball season has started off well within the local ranks with several programs scoring big wins during the opening weekend of the new season. It was the women’s programs that scored the biggest win. Perhaps the most surprising victory of…

Top prospects make decisions final as the early national signing period begins

Mississippi-bound Wiggins heads Lady Cavs signing day class by Jamaar Hawkins, recruit757 For some of the top high school basketball prospects in the country, Wednesday was the official end of their recruiting process after signing National Letters of Intent. Among the many student-athletes to sign in the Hampton Roads area was Princess Anne senior Xaria…

Norfolk State Men fall to VSU in exhibition contest

Virginia Beach native Owens forces overtime, Trojans win against rival Spartans by Jamaar Hawkins, recruit757 Saturday night, a confident Virginia State men walked into Joseph Echols Hall and left victorious over a Norfolk State team. Aided by a game-tying three-pointer by Virginia Beach native Philip Owens II to end regulation, the Trojans walked with a…

Hampton men will host Apprentice School in charity game

Pirates welcome Apprentice School for charity matchup by Jamaar Hawkins, recruit757 Hampton men’s basketball program will host a charity relief exhibition contest against The Apprentice School on Monday, November 6.  Tickets for Monday’s contest is $1 for students of Hampton and The Apprentice School, $5 for Hampton University employees, seniors, military and youth (6-17). Adult…