Bowie State Players Honored at Tournament time

WI Staff Writer | 2/24/2010, 11:06 p.m.

Courtesy of Bowie State Athletic Department.
by WI Staff Writer

The Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association released its 2010 All-CIAA and Players of the Year honors and Bowie State senior Duke Crews (Hampton, Va., Bethel, Univ. of Tennessee) along with sophomore Travis Hyman (Annapolis, Md., Old Mill, Prince George's C.C.) are honorees. What makes this even sweeter, is they were selected as CIAA Player of the Year and Defensive Player of the Year respectively.

Crews is the only player in the CIAA averaging a double-double, recording 16.8 points and 10.3 rebounds per game. In addition, he ranks second in the conference in blocked shots, averaging 2.5 per game.

Hyman leads the conference in blocked shots, averaging 4.0 rebounds per game and is ranked 4th in the nation in blocked shots. He recorded the conference€s single-game high and Bowie State University record, 13 blocks in an outing against Elizabeth City State.

The All-CIAA Teams and Players of the Year will be honored at the 2010 CIAA Basketball Tournament Tip-Off Luncheon on Tuesday, February 23rd.

The Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association has announced its honorees for the 2010 All-CIAA teams and Players of the Year. Of those to be honored at Tue., Feb. 23, Tournament Luncheon are Bowie State University senior Bianca Lee (Temple Hills, MD, Archbishop Carroll) and junior Teaunsha Robinson (Baltimore, Md., Baltimore Polytechnic). The All-CIAA Team is selected by the women€s basketball coaches associations.

It was Senior Day for the Lady Bulldogs and Bowie State ended the regular season with a 61-56 divisional win over the Virginia Union Lady Panthers. Sophomore Juliette Turner led Bowie State with a career-high 17 points. Senior Bianca Lee and junior Brittne Gowdy added 16 and 10 points respectively for BSU€s Lady Bulldogs. Virginia Union (7-18, 2-18 CIAA, 1-7 East) was led by Tonaye Smith with a game-high 18 points to go along with 10 rebounds. Bowie State goes into next week€s CIAA Tournament with a record of 16-7, 15-5 CIAA and 5-3 East).

(BOWIE, Md. €" February 20, 2010) The Bowie State Bulldogs rocked the Panthers of Virginia Union 90-74 before a nationally televised audience. Bulldogs junior Eric Vann recorded career-highs of 27 points and 11 rebounds to lead Bowie State to the division tying victory. Sophomore Travis Hyman also ha d a career scoring day, pouring in 24 points to go along with 10 rebounds and seven blocked shots. Senior Duke Crews contributed 22 on 11-of-15 shooting and added seven rebounds and three blocks to the stat sheet. Braxton Byerson and Greg Redford scored 13 and 12 points respectively to pace Virginia Union. The Bulldogs and Panthers split the season series and end the regular with identical 14-6 CIAA and 6-2 Eastern Division records. A coin toss will determine the conference€s Eastern Division Championship.