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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…

The All-Star Game…Or Lack Thereof
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The All-Star Game…Or Lack Thereof

By Darnell Dinkins, Contributing Writer and Brittany Webb, Sports Editor Posted 04:45 PM EST, Sun., Feb. 26, 2017 This past Sunday, Feb. 19, the NBA hosted the 2017 All-Star game in the city of New Orleans. Some of the best players in the game came together for a game filled with many highlights and jaw-dropping moments. The arena…

NBA All-Star Weekend: Saturday Night Recap
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NBA All-Star Weekend: Saturday Night Recap

By Evan Brooks, Contributing Writer Posted 04:45 PM EST, Sun., Feb. 26, 2017 The NBA’s Saturday All-Star night was filled with some of the most promising stars in the NBA, Feb. 18. To start things off in the skills competition, after knocking off DeMarcus Cousins of the Sacramento Kings (now New Orleans Pelicans center) in the first round,…

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