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April 26, 2002
- Collins Appointed As Merfeld Departs Hampton
- The Southwestern Athletic Conference has officially begun accepting applications and nominatons for conference commissioner. An announcement from the conference office indicates that a resume' and other pertinent credentials with the names, addresses and telephone numbers of three professional references are due by May 31, 2002.
The successful candidate is slated to start work July 1, 2002 "or an agreed upon later date".
Alcorn State president Dr. Clinton Bristow, Jr. serves as search committee chair and application materials should be sent to his attention at the conference office in Birmingham.
April 24, 2002
- Former SCSU and Chicago Bear Standout Dies
- John Williams To Take Over Women's Basketball Program at Winston-Salem State
- A Champion Making Champions at Tennessee State
- Tennessee State University has just completed interviews of athletic director candidates Candidates for the position were interviewed on Tuesday and Wednesday. The search firm of Lauer, Sbarbaro Associates-EMA Partners International of Chicago, recommended five candidates for the position; however, two candidates withdrew their names.
Interviews with the candidates were conducted with TSU search committee members and President James A. Hefner.
Brian Teter, Assistant Commissioner of Conference USA was interviewed on Tuesday. Interim AD Teresa Phillips and University of Central Arkansas AD William Lide met with the search committee and President Hefner on Wednesday.
Members of the TSU search committee include Homer Wheaton, committee chair and interim vice president for university relations and development; Floyd Harris, Memphis alumnus; Mary Walker, Nashville alumna; Renard Harris, Memphis alumnus; Ken Looney, dean, extended education and public service; Sharon Thach, associate professor, marketing; and Dorothy Lockridge, assistant vice president for student affairs.
April 22, 2002
- Dwight Freeman Named Men's Basketball Coach at Norfolk State
- The Tampa Tribune newspaper has reported that Hugh Culverhouse, Jr. has donated $1 million to the footbal program at Grambling State University. Culverhouse is the son of the man who owned the Tampa Bay Bucs when Williams was a quarterback for the team.
The donation is apparently not the first, but by far the largest received by Williams during his coaching career. Culverhouse also donated money to programs in which Williams was involved while coaching high school football in Louisiana and at Morehouse College.
April 21, 2002
- Five Black College players were selected in the NFL Draft. Tuskegee University's Roosevelt Williams (Chicago-3rd round), Arkansas-Pine Bluff's Dante Wesley (Carolina-4th round), Virginia Union's Ralph Hunter (Dallas-5th round), Albany State's Keyon Nash (Oakland-6th round) and Hampton's Gregory Scott (Washington-7th round) were the only HBCU products selected.
- Former Virginia Union standout Ben Wallace has been selected as the NBA's Defensive Player of the Year.
- Norfolk State University has narrowed its list of candidates for its vacant head men's basketball coaching position down to three finalists; NSU assistant Jim Hammond; Miami assistant Dwight Freeman and former Florida State assistant Coleman Crawford. The school hopes to announce a decision in within the week.
April 5, 2002
- Norfolk State University has released an initial list of five candidates for its vacant head men's basketball coaching position. A search committee headed by women's coach James Sweat is looking to replace Wil Jones, who was reassigned following the teams appearance in the MEAC tournament.
The five applicants are former Tennessee-Chattanooga head coach Henry Dickerson; Norfolk State assistant Jim Hammond; Miami assistant Dwight Freeman; former Florida State assistant Coleman Crawford and College of Charleston assistant Ben Betts.
April 4, 2002
- NCCU Announces 2002 Football Schedule
Morgan State University has named Leonard Haynes, IV as sports information director. Haynes comes to Baltimore from Johnson C. Smith University where he was SID for the past two years. Prior to joining the JCSU staff, he was sports information director at Livingstone College.
Haynes, a Howard alum, moves into a position left vacant when Joe McIver was promoted to Assistant Athletic Director.