Round 3 of the 2013 CIAA Tournament in Charlotte left the 804 with only one team left standing as the Women of Virginia Union University took the floor for today’s semi-final against the Lady Broncos of Fayetteville State. The Women’s Final Four also included the ladies of Elizabeth CityState & Shaw University, and VUU was VA’s lone representative left in the hunt for the trophy, unfortunately, Fayetteville brought their A-game to the Charlotte Coliseum on Friday afternoon and defeated the Lady Panthers 71 – 57 to end Va. Union’s season
The Panther Men were beaten by Winston-Salem State 74 – 64 on Thursday in the quarterfinals. Virginia State’s Men did get their first tournament win in years, but the ride was short-lived as VSU was bounced from the tournament on Wednesday along with the Lady Trojans, who lost on the same day to Va. Union.
Here in the Capital City last night, the University of Richmond, stuck in the middle of the Atlantic-10 pack as the regular season dwindles, the Spiders defeated George Washington University at the Robins Center, while the VCU Rams focus in on Saturday night’s BIG game at the Siegal Center against 20th-ranked Butler.
In the MEAC, the Spartans of Norfolk State University are on a hot buttered roll heading into the final weeks of the regular season, having won twelve straight and they remain undefeated in league play with three games left to play. Next up for the Spartans, a home date on Saturday against Bethune-Cookman,