College Roundup | Stell, ECSU women's basketball tops Slippery Rock

College Roundup


From CIAA, staff reports

Monday, November 12, 2018

ERIE, Pa. — Elizabeth City State’s Devona Stell scored a team-high 19 points with 10 rebounds and two blocks as the ECSU women’s basketball team defeated Slippery Rock 80-79 Sunday afternoon at the PSAC/CIAA Challenge on the campus of Gannon University.

Stell made the game-winning free throw in the late stages of the fourth quarter to give the Lady Vikings an 80-79 lead.

ECSU (1-1) was able to get defensive stops to close out the game.

Slippery Rock (1-1) led 64-57 entering the fourth quarter.

The Lady Vikings tied the game multiple times during the fourth quarter.

Slippery Rock led 79-73 with less than two minutes remaining in the contest.

Stell, DeNayia Holmes and Asia Deal all scored points late in the game.

Down by three points, Deal connected on a 3-pointer to tie the game at 79-all with less than 40 seconds remaining.

Holmes scored 16 points, Deal posted 14 points and Naterria Luster had 11 points with 14 rebounds in the win.

The Lady Vikings return to action Wednesday at the Vaughan Center as they will host Puerto Rico Bayamon.


Bryant and Stratton 79, Mid-Atlantic Christian JV 71: The Mustangs fell to the Bobcats Friday at Chesson Gym in Elizabeth City.

Hunter Mitchell led MACU with 17 points and 10 rebounds.

Daniel Dance followed with 13 points and eight rebounds, while Jason Tribbett posted 12 points in the loss.

Nate Frith scored a game-high 22 points for Bryant and Stratton.


The Daily Advance incorrectly reported in Sunday's college basketball roundup that the Elizabeth City State men's basketball team's next game is Tuesday at home against Winston-Salem State.

The Vikings' next game is Wednesday at home against Winston-Salem State.


The Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association released its football all-conference teams and postseason awards Friday.

Elizabeth City State did not have a player selected to the all-CIAA first or second teams along with the all-rookie team.

Bowie State's Amir Hall was named the league's offensive player of the year, Shaw's Devon Hunt was selected as the defensive player of the year, Fayetteville State's Brandon Smith earned the special teams player of the year award and Fayetteville State's Richard Hayes was named coach of the year.

Bowie State 30, Fayetteville State 10: From opening kickoff the Bowie State University Bulldogs never looked back, claiming its first Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) Football Championship in a rout of Fayetteville State University Saturday afternoon at Salem Football Stadium in Salem, Virginia.

Bowie State senior quarterback Amir Hall won the most valuable player award with four total touchdowns, 180 yards passing, and 139 yards rushing.

Hall tied a CIAA championship record three rushing touchdowns.

Stevie Green of Fayetteville State was named the team MVP for the Broncos after posting 135 yards rushing.