Bowie State saw its six-game winning streak snapped in a 61-43 rout at the hands of Central Interscholastic Athletic Association (CIAA) rival Shaw University on Jan. 10 in Raleigh, N.C.
Both Bowie State (12-5) and Shaw (9-6) are ranked at the top of the CIAA standings with 4-1 conference records. But Shaw proved to be the better of the two in their head-to-head matchup. Bowie State trailed by just three points, 25-22, at halftime. But Shaw used an 8-2 run at the start of the second half to build its lead up to double digits.
Sophomore guard Larry Richardson led Shaw with 21 points; junior guard Andre Jackson led Bowie State with 10 points.
Bowie State will travel to Fayetteville, N.C. to face Fayetteville State on Jan. 12, followed by a home game against Lincoln on Jan. 17 in Bowie, Md.