If you didn’t know, here are the top HBCU men’s and women’s ballers so far this season
Howard University has three players among these top 10
Here are the best basketball players so far this season from historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs). Not much has changed in the last month since we ranked them in January. You’ll get updates on how these top players and others are doing for the rest of this season.
Here they are, this week’s top five HBCU women’s and men’s hoopers in 2019. You’re welcome!
- 5: Chance Graham, forward, Coppin State (leads MEAC in rebounding)
- 4: Jayla Thornton, guard, Howard (MEAC leader in 3-point percentage and 3-pointers made)
- 3: NaJai Pollard, forward, Delaware State (leads MEAC in scoring, 22.1 points per game)
- 2: Ashley Bates, guard, Hampton (second nationally in steals, second in Big South scoring)
- 1: Shakyla Hill, guard, Grambling State (fourth nationally in steals; leads SWAC in scoring, assists and steals)
- On the bubble: Texas Southern’s Niya Mitchell and Prairie View’s Shala Dobbins
- 5: Charles Williams, guard, Howard (MEAC’s second-leading scorer, 18.9 PPG)
- 4: Martaveous McKnight, guard, Arkansas-Pine Bluff (leads SWAC in scoring, 21.8 PPG)
- 3: Amir Hinton, guard, Shaw (leads Division II in scoring, 31.2 PPG)
- 2: RJ Cole, guard, Howard (leads MEAC in scoring, 20.7 PPG, and assists, 6.4 per game)
- 1: Jermaine Marrow, guard, Hampton (10th nationally in scoring; shooting 43 percent from 3-point range)
On the bubble: Tennessee State’s Donte Fitzpatrick-Dorsey and Langston’s Jorori Coleman