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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…

Spotlight: Howard U Basketball’s Top Scorer Optimistic For The Future
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Spotlight: Howard U Basketball’s Top Scorer Optimistic For The Future

By Anari Ormond, Contributing Writer Posted 7:15 PM EST, Mon., Nov. 14, 2016 The Howard University Bison basketball team has high expectations for the upcoming basketball season with much thanks to their point guard and the nation’s leading scorer: Senior James Daniel III. The 6-foot, 180 pound guard from Hampton, VA, led the nation with an average…

Nation’s Classic: Second Year Defeat
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Nation’s Classic: Second Year Defeat

By Brittany Webb, Sports Editor Posted 10:40 PM EST, Fri., Sept. 23, 2016 On Saturday, September 17, the Howard Bison faced the Hampton Pirates in their season opener at the 2016 AT&T Nation’s Football Classic. With the battle of “The Real HU” at hand, the matchup was more than a game. Despite the preparation and practice, the…

Nation’s Classic: A Reflection of Black Excellence
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Nation’s Classic: A Reflection of Black Excellence

By Rushawn Walters, Managing Editor Posted 9:06 PM EST, Sun., Sept. 18, 2016 Updated 11:00 AM EST, Mon., Sept. 19, 2016 Editor’s Note: Tickets to the 2016 AT&T’s Nation Classic football game were provided to The Hilltop staff courtesy of AT&T. As the first kick off commenced, fans in the Robert F. Kennedy Memorial Stadium made a roaring…