Alabama State University Hornets And Lady Hornets
Jackson State's football team scored a season-high two goals in the second half of its Friday night game against Alabama State. In the first meeting between the two teams, the University of Alabama basketball team was stunned by a 1-0 victory in front of more than 1,000 fans at Alabama University's John Reed Arena on Friday night.
The Hornets outscored Grambling State 22-16 in the third quarter and closed the gap to set the stage for a thrilling fourth quarter. The Lady Tigers led by as many as nine points with 7: 48 remaining in the third quarter, but Alabama State tied the game at 6: 40 with two free throws by Jayla Crawford. Grambled State used a 12-5 run punctuated by an interception to give them a 72-65 lead with 1: 59 remaining, and the Lady Hornets committed 13 of 20 fouls the rest of the way to fend off the Crimson Tide. The Lady Hornets kept the game tight into the closing stages, cutting the deficit to 56-54 and leading 76-62 with 3: 33 minutes to go.
But it would be all Alabama State could get if it came down the hill to give Grambled State an 80-72 victory. The Tigers return to the field for the game on Saturday, November 5 at 5: 30 p.m. in Huntsville, which is scheduled for 6: 45 p.m. at the Alabama-Alabama Sports Center. Ala. - Grambling State ends its road trip through three wild games with a trip to South Alabama on Wednesday, Dec. After those three games, the Hornets will play their home game against North Alabama on Friday, January 6.
Fans can watch the game on Friday, January 6 at 6: 30 p.m. on ESPN2 at the Alabama - Alabama Sports Center. When not on site, fans can also follow the game live on the team's Facebook page and on Twitter at @ AlabamaStateHorns.
Alabama State University is regionally accredited by the National Association of State Colleges and Universities (NACU) and is a member of the Southern Conference of NCAA Division I basketball.
In addition to football at Alabama State University, students participate in a variety of other sports, including athletics, cross-country, volleyball, golf and cross-country. There is a football stadium where the University of Alabama football team plays its home games at the University of Alabama in Huntsville, where it is played at Marching Thunderbird Stadium, home of the Crimson Tide and the Auburn Tigers. Arkansas State Football's 2016-17 recruiting camp will take place this weekend from March 12-14, 2016. We had a great season from Steele and Begeal against Texas in our quarterfinal, but we're going to have to go out and fight for it.
The Hornets will play a three-game home series against the University of Alabama in Huntsville on Saturday, September 3 (7 p.m. Alabama State will face a trio of teams in the first week of the season, including the Alabama A & M Aggies, Arkansas State Lady Hornets and the Auburn Tigers. The final three are the three schools that entered or could join the NCAA Division I in 2016-17.
The arena in Alabama State was named Dunn - Oliver Acadome after former Alabama State basketball coach John Dunn. The mules live in the same building as the Hornets' home team, the Alabama A & M Aggies.
The predecessor institution of Alabama State University was originally located in Marion, Alabama, and was founded in 1867 as the Lincoln Normal School of Marion. In 1874 it became a state-sponsored educational institution, and in 1969 the state Education Department approved the establishment of a school called Alabama State College and named it Alabama State University. The school would also be renamed: University of Alabama at Birmingham (now Alabama A & M University).
The 26,500-seat campus will now serve as a new home for hornets football. Alabama State University Soccer Complex opened in 2012 and hosted the first NCAA men's and women's championships in sports history in 2013.
The only blemish on the Hornets' record this season came against Texas Southern, when the two teams played for a draw and they raced to the HBCU National Championship. Alabama overcame a halftime deficit to beat third-seeded Georgia, making it a three-game sweep for second place in the conference standings. Clammy State led 17-15 after one quarter and outscored Alabama State 14-7 in the second quarter to take a 40-32 lead into halftime. Alabama trailed by four points with four minutes left in the second half before building a 35-28 lead.
Three Tide players had to sit out the first two games of the season after being suspended for their involvement in a domestic violence incident. The physically strong Hornets had no similar problem, but three of their top four scorers last season were suspended.
Alabama State briefly closed the first half of the regular season with a 14-0 record and closed to within three points of Alabama in the conference standings. They will visit the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill on Saturday, November 5 at 7 p.m. for their first game against the Hornets.