Highly touted freshman Makur Maker is entering the NBA draft, sources told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski. Maker played in just two games for Howard, an HBCU, due to injury and the pandemic.
COVID-19 issues with Howard's program has forced the Bison's game against Notre Dame scheduled for Martin Luther King Jr. Day to be called off.
— Khalil Robinson scored 19 points as Howard edged past Hampton 81-76 on Friday. Deven Richmond and Steve Settle III added 18 points each for the Bison. Settle also had 12 rebounds.
— Jordan Miller drilled 8 of 10 3-pointers for a career-high 30 points and George Mason topped Howard 84-70 on Saturday.
— JaCobi Wood scored 21 points and Luke Smith added 20 as Belmont beat Howard 95-78 on Thursday in a season opener for both teams.
Alex Williams, Parker Owens and Ashton Edmunds share their reactions to the presidential election and welcome in special guest Desiree Williams. Also, the Fellows ask if Kamala Harris' win will start to shift more students towards attending HBCU’s. Plus, the crew discusses the Sanders family committing to Jackson State, Georgia runoff elections, and react to the passing of beloved musicians.
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The Right Time: Risks and uncertainty with athletes returning to action, why Bo isn't enthused about Maker going to Howard and more
Bomani is Joined by Howard Bryant to discuss the effect that uncertainty and “disorder” have had on the country and corporations (2:01). Who is and is not assuming the risk in the sports leagues attempting to return to action as it relates to the future ramifications come with it? Plus, Howard dishes on his story about Bruce Maxwell, the former A’s catcher who was pushed out of MLB for kneeling during the national anthem back in 2017 (31:28) and 5-star hoops prospect Makur Maker choosing Howard over UCLA (48:30). The Right Time Recommends... Howard's story on Bruce Maxwell: https://www.espn.com/mlb/story?id=29414410&_slug_=the-exile-oakland-bruce-maxwell-birth-mlb-black-player-movement "Confessions of an Economic Hitman" by John Perkins
First Take 2nd Hour: Makur Maker on why he picked Howard, reaction to Stephen Jackson on CNN, and more
5-Star basketball recruit Makur Maker joins to talk about why he committed to Howard University. Stephen A. & Max react to Amazon pulling Washington NFL merchandise, talk about Stephen Jackson's defense of Desean Jackson, and much more.
Five-star senior Makur Maker announced his commitment to Howard on Friday morning, becoming the highest-ranked prospect to commit to a historically Black college or university since the ESPN recruiting database started in 2007.
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Ronald Jackson scored 24 points and grabbed 14 rebounds, Tyler Maye added 23 points and second-seeded North Carolina A&T beat No. 10 seed Howard 86-77 in a Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference Tournament quarterfinal on Wednesday night.
Charles Williams had 24 points and No. 10-seed Howard surprised South Carolina State 70-63 in the first round of the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference Tournament on Tuesday night.
John Crosby had 25 points as Delaware State defeated Howard 100-88 on Thursday night. Johquin Wiley and Ameer Bennett added 24 points each for the Hornets. Bennett also had seven rebounds.
Wayne Bristol Jr. scored 20 points and grabbed eight rebounds and Howard ended a 17-game skid with a 62-60 victory over Maryland-Eastern Shore on Monday night for its first Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference win of the season.
Jermaine Bishop had a season-high 26 points as Norfolk State won its eighth consecutive home game, routing Howard 89-59 on Saturday night.
Jibri Blount had 20 points and 11 rebounds, Deven Palmer added 15 points and North Carolina Central beat Howard 80-65 on Monday night for its 15th straight home victory.
Ronald Jackson totaled 18 points and 10 rebounds for his 13th double-double of the season to help North Carolina A&T slip past Howard 71-67 on Saturday.
Isaiah Bailey scored 24 points as Bethune-Cookman topped Howard 87-68 on Monday night.
Kamron Reaves put Florida A&M in front in the final minute of overtime, then added two free throws with three seconds left to help seal an 82-78 win over Howard on Saturday night.
Brendan Medley-Bacon scored 15 points and grabbed 12 rebounds and Coppin State beat Howard 64-56 on Monday night for the Bison's 12th straight loss.
Malik Miller had 19 points to lead five Morgan State players in double figures as the Bears got past Howard 89-83 on Saturday. Troy Baxter Jr. added 18 points for the Bears. Stanley Davis chipped in 14, Sherwyn Devonish scored 13 and Jamar Brown had...