The Bowie State University Bulldogs (BSU) men’s basketball team earned their third straight win after taking out the Saint Paul’s College Tigers, 88-81, in a Central Interscholastic Athletic Association (CIAA) contest on Jan. 29 in Lawrenceville, Va.

Bowie State has now won seven of their last eight games, advancing to a 13-3 overall record, 3-0 in the CIAA Northern Division and 8-1 in the entire CIAA conference.

Bowie State was led by sophomore forward Byron Westmoreland, who scored a game-high 26 points before fouling out of the game with two minutes left to play. Fortunately for BSU, they had other double figure scorers, including senior guard Eric Vann (18 points), junior forward/center Travis Hyman (13) and junior guard Jay Gavin (11).

Senior forward Maurice Reevey led the Tigers with 23 points, along with a game-high 11 rebounds, in the loss. Junior guard Ibn Rasoull followed with 17 points and freshman Joshua Inadagbo added 16 points to Saint Paul’s total.

The Tigers fell to 6-10 overall, 3-6 CIAA, 2-1 CIAA North and will face Chowan University on Jan. 31. Bowie State will host the Virginia State University Trojans on the same date at the A.C. Jordan Arena at 7:30 p.m.


Perry Green

AFRO Sports Editor