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LaVar Ball vs. the World
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LaVar Ball vs. the World

By Nathan Easington, Contributing Writer Posted 12:10 PM EST, Mon., April 3, 2017 “Never lost.” These were LaVar Ball’s famous words on “First Take,” the morning of Thursday, March 23, when describing his one-on-one record in basketball. He told USA Today Sports that back in his say, he’d “kill Michael Jordan one-on-one.” Before playing professional American…

ROUND-UP — Bison Sports: While You Were Away
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ROUND-UP — Bison Sports: While You Were Away

By Brittany Webb, Sports Editor Posted 11:30 AM EST, Mon., March 27, 2017 Basketball: After falling to Norfolk State in the semifinals of the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference tournament championship game, Howard Bison men’s basketball player Charles “CJ” Williams was named to the 2017 All-Tournament team by the MEAC. Williams finished the season having averaged approximately 16 points…

Howard Bison Women’s Basketball: The Quest for the Top Spot
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Howard Bison Women’s Basketball: The Quest for the Top Spot

By Brittany Webb, Sports Editor Posted 01:05 AM EST, Wed., March 15, 2017 It was a season of victories with few losses for the Howard University Women’s Basketball team. Having finished their regular season last Thursday with a 93-76 victory against the Delaware State Hornets, the Lady Bison finished their regular season 16-12 overall, standing 12-4 in the…

Howard Bison Men’s Basketball: The Road from Defeat to Victory
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Howard Bison Men’s Basketball: The Road from Defeat to Victory

By Brittany Webb, Sports Editor Posted 01:00 AM EST, Wed., March 15, 2017 Michael Phelps once said, “It’s not how you start, but it’s how you finish.” And for the men’s basketball team, this statement reflects the duration of their season. The Howard Bison basketball team had a season of some ups and a heavy load of…

History of Howard University Athletics
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History of Howard University Athletics

By Darnell Dinkins, Contributing Writer Posted 10:45 AM EST, Thurs., March 2, 2017 It’s been a long time coming for Howard University sports. As Howard University celebrates 150 years of being chartered, the athletics department cannot say they have been around for that long. Before becoming apart of The Mecca’s legacy, the beginners of the athletics department…

What Does it Mean to be a Bison?
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What Does it Mean to be a Bison?

By Nicole Hutchison, Staff Writer Posted 10:35 AM EST, Thurs., March 2, 2017 In honor of Howard celebrating its 150th anniversary, The Hilltop met with several student athletes to get an insight on what it means, to them, to be able to compete with Howard on their chests and represent the university: What does it mean to…

Bison Athletes Beyond College: Where are They Now?
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Bison Athletes Beyond College: Where are They Now?

By Nathan Easington, Contributing Writer Posted 10:20 AM EST, Thurs., March 2, 2017 In recent years, Howard’s athletics program has not been deemed to be the best of the best. However, in it’s 150 years of producing scholars, athletes and building a legacy, Howard has sent into the professional sports realm pure gems from the Mecca. Antoine…

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