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Ricky Jackson Named SIAC Men’s Basketball Coach of the Year

Atlanta, Ga. (Claflin SID) – Claflin University head men’s basketball coach Ricky Jackson has been named the Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SIAC) Coach of the Year, announced Friday, Feb. 24 by the league office. All-conference honors are voted on by the league’s head coaches and sports information directors. Jackson, who is in his fourth season as the head coach of…

Claflin Earns No. 1, 2 Seeds in 2017 SIAC Basketball Tournament

ATLANTA, GA. (Claflin) — The Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SIAC) today announced the pairings for the 2017 SIAC Basketball Tournament. The Tournament, which will run February 27-March 4, will be held at the Bill Harris Arena inside the Birmingham Crossplex in Birmingham, Ala. The Claflin University men’s team will enter tournament play with the No. 1 seed in the East…

Claflin Baseball Drops Non-Conference Game to Armstrong Atlantic

Orangeburg, S.C. (Claflin) —The Claflin University baseball team fought hard but came up just short, falling to Armstrong Atlantic University, 8-6, in a non-conference contest Tuesday at Historic Mirmow Field in Orangeburg. Claflin falls to 1-11 overall while Armstrong Atlantic improves to 10-2 on the season. The Pirates scored two runs in the first, one run in the second, three…

Claflin Falls to Clark Atlanta in Overtime Monday

Atlanta, Ga. (Claflin) — Ryan McNeill-Moses recorded ad double-double, 18 points (14 in the second half) and 10 rebounds, as the Claflin University men’s basketball team fell to Clark Atlanta in an overtime men’s basketball contest, 74-78, Monday in Epps Gym. The loss puts Claflin at 16-9 overall and 11-5 in the SIAC. Trevor Dantzler and Jaleel Charles came off…

Claflin Baseball Falls to Florida Southern

Orangeburg, S.C. (Claflin) — Florida Southern College defeated Claflin University 17-1 in an NCAA Division II non-conference baseball game Friday at Historic Mirmow Field. The loss dropped Claflin to 1-8 on the season, while Florida Southern improved to 6-2. The two teams will meet Saturday at 1 p.m. in Game Two of their three-game series. The Panthers, which collected seven hits in…

Claflin Hosts Florida Southern College in Weekend Baseball Series

Orangeburg, S.C. (Claflin) — The Claflin University baseball team will entertain Florida Southern College in a three-game series at Historic Mirmow Field, beginning Friday, Feb. 17, at 1 p.m. Games two and three will be played Saturday, Feb. 18 and Sunday, Feb. 19.  Both contests get underway at 1 p.m. Claflin will enter the non-conference matchup at 1-7 overall. Florida Southern, a…

Claflin Tops Benedict in SIAC East Rivalry

ORANGEBURG, S.C.  (BENEDICT) – The Benedict College Tigers rallied from a 14-point halftime deficit to tie the game, but the Claflin Panthers hit a pair of big 3-pointers late in the game to pull away and take a 69-65 victory in an SIAC basketball contest and leapfrog over Benedict for first place in the SIAC East Division race on Wednesday…

Benedict, Claflin Face Off in Pivotal SIAC East Contest

Orangeburg, S.C. — With just four games remaining in the regular season, the Claflin University men’s basketball team continues to be in contention for the Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SIAC) Eastern Division Title.  The Panthers chances at the top spot will be on the line tomorrow, Wednesday, Feb. 15, when they host intra-state rivals Benedict College in a SIAC Eastern…

Claflin Men’s Basketball Falls to Francis Marion in Overtime

Florence, S.C. (Claflin) — Triston Thompson scored all 14 of his points in the first half and had five steals as the Claflin University men’s basketball team fell to Francis Marion University (FMU), 84-78, in overtime at the Smith University. Claflin drops to 15-7 overall while Francis Marion improves to 10-15 overall on the season. The Panthers finishes the non-conference…

Claflin Men’s Basketball Look to Avenge an Early Season Loss to Francis Marion

Orangeburg, S.C.–The Claflin University men’s basketball team will look to avenge an early season loss Monday (Feb. 13) when they visit Francis Marion University in a NCAA Division II non-conference men’s basketball game. The contest is scheduled for 7 p.m. at the Smith University Center where the Patriots are 6-6 this season. Claflin fell to Francis Marion in its season…