Winston-Salem State University

  • Winston-Salem State Announces Inaugural Winston-Salem Football Classic
    July 19, 2016
    The Winston-Salem State University football team has an exciting season coming to the city of Winston-Salem with five home games and the inauguration of the Winston-Salem Football Classic. The three-day community-centered event is one of the strongest community partnerships in WSSU athletic history with the Rams joining strengths with the City of Winston-Salem and Winston-Salem Forsyth County School System.
  • WBB: WSSU Athletics Press Conference
    May 02, 2016
    The Winston-Salem State University Department of Athletics will hold a press conference tomorrow, Monday, May2nd, at 1:00pm in regards to its women’s basketball program. The press conference will be held on the second floor of the Bowman Gray Field House in the hospitality suite.
  • WSSU Rams Announce L’Tona Lamonte As 11th Women's Basketball Coach In School History
    May 02, 2016
    The Winston-Salem State University Department of Athletics is excited and proud to announce L’Tona Lamonte, as the 11th head women’s basketball coach in school history.
  • WSSU Athletics Announces Football Helmet Decal, WSSU Student Submission Only
    March 31, 2016
    The Winston Salem State University Department of Athletics is proud to announce the launch of the 2016 WSSU Football Helmet Decal competition on Thursday, March 31.
  • A.G. HALL RESIGNS AS WSSU HEAD WOMEN'S BASKETBALL COACH
    March 15, 2016
    WINSTON-SALEM, NC – The Winston-Salem State University Department of Athletics has announced women’s basketball coach, A.G. Hall, his submitted his letter of resignation as head of the program.
  • Rams Fade Late in 61-43 Loss to Shaw in CIAA Quarterfinals
    February 24, 2016
    CHARLOTTE, NC – The Winston-Salem State Rams (12-16) had the plan, the effort, and the execution, but the team just ran out of gas when they took a 61-43 loss to the Shaw Lady Bears (23-6) in the quarterfinal round of the 2016 Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) Women’s Basketball Championship Tournament. The Rams took the loss in spite of one of their best efforts of the season as they gave the top-seeded Lady Bears all they could handle in the game.
  • Johnson Clutch Three Sends Rams to 50-44 Win Over Virginia State to Open CIAA Tourney
    February 23, 2016
    CHARLOTTE, NC – The fifth-seeded Winston-Salem State Rams (12-15) clamped down on defense for all forty minutes and had some clutch offense to take a 50-44 upset win over the fourth-seeded Virginia State Lady Trojans (12-15) in the opening round of the 2016 Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) Women’s Basketball Championship Tournament, Tuesday afternoon.
  • Pate Named to 2016 CIAA All-Rookie Team
    February 22, 2016
    CHARLOTTE, NC – Winston-Salem State Rams freshman guard Brionna Pate was named to the 2016 Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) All-Rookie team, Monday afternoon. She was selected to the team by the CIAA basketball coaches and sports information directors. The announcement was announced at the 2016 CIAA Tip-Off Luncheon at the Charlotte Convention Center.
  • Fifth-Seeded Rams to Open 2016 CIAA Women's Basketball Championship Tournament vs. #4 Virginia State
    February 22, 2016
    CHARLOTTE, NC – The Winston-Salem State Rams (11-15) will begin the 2016 post-season when the team opens the 2016 Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) Women’s Basketball Championship Tournament, Tuesday afternoon. After placing fifth in the CIAA Southern Division, the Rams earned the fifth seed in the division and will take on the Virginia State Trojans the fourth-seeded team from the CIAA Northern Division.
  • Rams Take Hard-Fought 51-49 Senior Day Loss to Livingstone
    February 20, 2016
    WINSTON-SALEM, NC – The Winston-Salem State Rams (11-16, 6-10 CIAA) gave a great effort, but it was not enough as the team took a hard-fought 51-49 loss to the Livingstone Blue Bears (14-11, 9-7 CIAA), Saturday afternoon. The Rams played a great defensive game, holding the powerful Livingstone offense to just 51 points in the game, but the Rams could not quite get the points that they needed in the close loss.
  • Turnovers Cost Rams in 77-59 Loss at Johnson C. Smith
    February 17, 2016
    CHARLOTTE, NC – The Winston-Salem State Rams (11-14, 6-9 CIAA) could not seem to get out of their own way when the team took a 77-59 loss at Johnson C. Smith (16-10, 9-6 CIAA), Wednesday evening. Though the team had a solid outing with 59 total points and shooting a solid 42.6% from the floor in the game, the team was hampered by their 28 turnovers in the tough loss
  • Rams Hold On for 61-58 Win at Fayetteville State
    February 13, 2016
    FAYETTEVILLE, NC – The Winston-Salem State Rams (11-13, 6-8 CIAA) put on a powerful performance when the team took a 71-68 road win over the Fayetteville State Lady Broncos (13-11, 7-6 CIAA), Saturday afternoon. The Rams took the win behind a breakout offensive performance as they tied a season-high with 71 total points in the game.
  • WSSU's Quick Selected as ACC Legend
    February 10, 2016
    GREENSBORO, NC – The Winston-Salem State Rams women’s basketball assistant coach LaQuanda Quick was selected to represent the University of North Carolina in the 12th annual class of the Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) Women’s Basketball Legends, selected by the ACC. She earned the honor after completing a stellar career with the Tar Heels.
  • Late Drought Costs Rams in 73-54 Loss to Shaw
    February 10, 2016
    WINSTON-SALEM, NC – The Winston-Salem State Rams (10-13, 5-8 CIAA) faded late when the team took a hard-fought 73-54 loss to the Shaw Lady Bears (20-5, 12-1 CIAA), Wednesday evening on the annual Play 4 Kay Breast Cancer Awareness Game. The Rams played well for much of the game, but a late drought that included an eight-point fourth quarter cost the Rams the game.
  • Big Second Half Lifts Rams to 67-42 Win at Saint Augustine's
    February 06, 2016
    RALEIGH, NC – The Winston-Salem State Rams (10-12, 5-7 CIAA) kicked things into gear when the team took a dominating 67-42 win road win over the Saint Augustine’s Falcons (3-19, 0-12 CIAA), Saturday afternoon. The Rams took the win behind a strong overall team effort as all 12 Rams took the court to wear down the Falcons for their second straight victory.
  • Rams Clamp Down for 62-56 Win Over Paine
    February 03, 2016
    WINSTON-SALEM, NC – The Winston-Salem State Rams (9-11) played one of their most complete games of the season when the team took an impressive 62-56 win over the Paine Lions (7-15), Wednesday evening. Though the Rams had some impressive play at both ends of the court, the team still had to fend off a scrappy Paine team that pushed the Rams for all 40 minutes of the game.
  • Rams Outgunned in 83-56 Loss to #20 Virginia Union
    February 01, 2016
    WINSTON-SALEM, NC – The Winston-Salem State Rams (8-12, 4-7 CIAA) gave it a great effort, but the team could not overcome the high-powered #20 Virginia Union Panthers (16-2, 8-2 CIAA). The Rams played well offensively, but the team could not stop the Virginia Union Panthers in the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) crossover match up.
  • Rams Take Heartbreaking 53-51 Loss at Livingstone
    January 30, 2016
    SALISBURY, NC – For the second time in the last three days, the Winston-Salem State Rams (8-11, 4-6 CIAA) saw a third quarter lead turn into a late loss when the team took a heartbreaking 53-51 road loss to the Livingstone Blue Bears (11-8, 6-4 CIAA). After holding a 51-51 tie with just 18 seconds left, the Rams allowed Blue Bears basket with just two seconds left to end the afternoon with the loss.
  • Fourth Quarter Costs Rams in 62-58 Loss to Johnson C. Smith
    January 27, 2016
    WINSTON-SALEM, NC – The Winston-Salem State University Rams (8-10, 4-5 CIAA) fell victim to a fourth-quarter rally by the Johnson C. Smith Golden Bulls (13-8, 6-4 CIAA), Wednesday evening. After leading 46-36 after the first three quarters of play, the Rams were outscored 26-12 to send the team to a heartbreaking loss.
  • Rams Take 51-44 Defensive Win Over Fayetteville State
    January 25, 2016
    WINSTON-SALEM, NC – The Winston-Salem State Rams (8-9, 4-4 CIAA) got key Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) Southern Division win, Monday evening when the team took a 51-44 win over the Fayetteville State Lady Broncos (11-9, 5-4 CIAA). In a game that featured some strong defense from both teams, the Rams were able to come out on top to improve to 2-1 in the CIAA Southern Division.
  • Hall Named CIAA Coach of the Week
    January 20, 2016
    CHARLOTTE, NC – Winston-Salem State Rams women’s basketball head coach A.G. Hall was honored as the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) Women’s Basketball Coach of the Week , Tuesday afternoon. He took home the honor after leading the Rams to their best week of the season.
  • Foul Troubles, Turnovers Plague Rams in 91-64 Loss at Shaw
    January 20, 2016
    RALEIGH, NC – The Winston-Salem State Rams (7-9, 3-4 CIAA) gave everything they had, but the team could find no answers in a 91-64 road loss to the Shaw Lady Bears (14-5, 6-1 CIAA), Wednesday evening. There was no shortage of effort from the Rams, but foul troubles, some tough Lady Bears defense and a smoking hot Shaw offense proved to be too much for the Rams to overcome in the loss.
  • Rams Take 74-41 Win Over Saint Augustine's for Third Straight Victory
    January 16, 2016
    WINSTON-SALEM, NC – The Winston-Salem State Rams (7-8, 3-3 CIAA) were too much for the Saint Augustine’s Falcons (3-14, 0-7 CIAA) as they took a 74-41 win, Saturday afternoon. The win opened Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) Southern Division play for the Rams and pushed the team’s CIAA winning streak to three straight games.
  • Rams Roll in 61-35 Win Over Bowie State
    January 13, 2016
    WINSTON-SALEM, NC – The Winston-Salem State University Rams (6-8, 2-3 CIAA) Rams women’s basketball team clicked on all cylinders when the team took a dominating 61-35 win over the Bowie State Lady Bulldogs (9-7, 2-4 CIAA), Wednesday evening. The Rams took the win in dominating fashion as the controlled both ends of the court in the victory.
  • Rams Hold On For Key 54-45 Win at Elizabeth City State
    January 11, 2016
    ELIZABETH CITY, NC – The Winston-Salem State University Rams (5-8, 1-3 CIAA) pulled out all the stops when the team took a dramatic 54-45 road win over the Elizabeth City State Lady Vikings (4-10, 1-5 CIAA), Monday evening. After controlling much of the game, the Rams had to dig deep to overcome a late rally by the Lady Vikings to secure their first Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) win of the season.
  • Turnovers, Foul Troubles Plague Rams in 65-59 Loss, Saturday
    January 09, 2016
    MURFREESBORO, NC – The Winston-Salem State Rams (4-8, 0-3 CIAA) gave a tremendous effort, but the team could overcome turnovers and foul troubles in the hard-fought 65-59 loss, Saturday afternoon. The Rams took the loss in spite of an inspired defensive effort as the Rams held the Hawks to shooting just 26.9% from their home floor in the game.
  • WSSU Basketball Alumni Game Scheduled for January 15
    January 07, 2016
    The proud history of Winston-Salem State University basketball will be on full display, Friday evening Jan. 15, when former members of the men's and women's basketball teams from several different decades take the court once again in celebration of the grand history of WSSU basketball, for the 2016 WSSU Basketball Alumni Weekend.
  • Rams Furious Fourth Quarter Not Enough as Rams Fall 48-44 at Virginia State
    January 07, 2016
    ETTRICK, VA – The Winston-Salem State University Rams (4-7, 0-2 CIAA) gave the defending Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) champion Lady Trojans (6-6, 2-2 CIAA) all they could handle, but the team fell just short in a 48-44 road loss, Thursday evening. The Rams gave it their all much of the game, but some third quarter struggles proved too much for the team to overcome in their second straight conference loss.
  • Rams Take 69-59 Loss to Lincoln (Pa.)
    January 04, 2016
    WINSTON-SALEM, NC – The Winston-Salem State Rams (4-6, 0-1 CIAA) gave a great effort, but the team could not overcome a slow start as they took a 69-59 loss to the Lincoln (Pa.) Lions (5-5, 1-2 CIAA), Monday evening. The Rams could not overcome a 23-point first half as they took the loss in their Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) game of the season.
  • Rams Take 63-50 Loss at West Virginia State
    December 20, 2015
    INSTITUTE, WVA – The Winston-Salem State Rams (4-5) staged a strong late rally, but the team could not make get the win when they took a 63-50 road loss to the West Virginia State Yellowjackets (4-5), Sunday afternoon. After trailing the Yellowjackets, 43-28 after the third quarter, the Rams scored 22 fourth quarter points, but could not pull out the victory.
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