Spartans and  Bulldogs Garner Top Spots on HBCU-PRO Sports Media Association’s Men’s Top Ten Basketball Polls.

Head Coach Robert Jones and his Spartans of Norfolk State are the top Men’s basketball team on the HBCU-PSMA Major Division Basketball Poll. The Spartans currently have an overall record of 13-7  and have only lost two games to an HBCU program (Morgan State and Howard). Meanwhile MEAC rival North Carolina Central is in hot pursuit with Grambling State and Alcorn State not far behind. Maryland Eastern Shore rounds out the top Five.


RANK SCHOOL Conference Conference


 Overall Record
1 Norfolk State MEAC 3-2 13-7
2 North Carolina Central MEAC 3-2 10-9
3 Grambling State SWAC 5-2 12-7
4 Alcorn State SWAC 6-1 9-10
5 Maryland Eastern Shore MEAC 4-1 11-8
6 Southern SWAC 6-1 10-10
7 Howard MEAC 4-1 12-10
8 Morgan State MEAC 4-1 11-9
9 Tennessee State OVC 3-5 11-10
10 North Carolina A&T CAA 5-4 10-12


Head Coach Eric Strothers  and his Bulldogs  of Tougaloo  are the top Men’s basketball team on the HBCU-PSMA Mid-Major Division Basketball Poll. The Stubborn Bulldogs  currently have an overall record of 19-1  and have only lost a non-conference game this season. Meanwhile Langston, Virginia Union, Philander Smith and Claflin round out the top Five.


RANK SCHOOL Conference Conference


 Overall Record
1 Tougaloo GCAC 7-0 19-1
2 Langston SAC 13-1 19-1
3 Virginia Union CIAA 6-2 16-4
4 Philander Smith GCAC 5-2 15-3
5 Claflin CIAA 6-3 14-3
6 West Virginia State MEC 9-4 15-4
7 Miles SIAC 11-3 15-4
8 Virginia State CIAA 7-2 13-6
9 Dillard GCAC 3-3 11-5
T-10 LeMoyne-Owen SIAC 10-4 14-6
T-10 Tuskegee SIAC 10-4 15-6

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