Lady Knights Claim First-ever Win in Three Trips to the NAIA National Championship

INDEPENDENCE, Mo – Seventh-seeded Southern at New Orleans became the second team Wednesday to win its first-ever game at the national championship, as the Lady Knights upset perennial powerhouse and No. 2-seed Vanguard (Calif.), 84-56, in the final day-one game of the 2015 NAIA Division I Women’s Basketball National Championship, presented by Susan G. Komen Greater Kansas […]

SUNO to compete at Honda Campus All-Star Challenge National Championship

  Brainpower from America’s Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) will be on display at the 26th annual Honda Campus All-Star Challenge (HCASC) National Championship Tournament.  HBCU students, including a team from SUNO, have spent the school year diligently preparing and qualifying to compete in the national championship March 21-25 on the campus of American […]

SUNO to play Vanguard in NAIA first round

The Lady Knights Basketball Team is the 7th seed in the  2015 NAIA Division I Women’s Basketball National Championship, which is March 18-24  in Independence, MO.  The Lady Knights (21-4) will play the No. 2-seed Vanguard University Lions  (22-7) in the first round  at 9:45 p.m. Wednesday, March 18. (Please see the bracket below.) The Lady […]

SUNO Track Team Competes in 2015 NAIA Indoor National Championships

The SUNO Men’s Track Team finished 12th overall among 57 other universities with five athletes. Alex Saunders, a sophomore,  finished second in the 800 Meter Dash (1:52.15);  Chadwayne Vidal, a junior, placed sixth in the 60 Meter Dash (6.875); and Brian Smith, a freshman, placed third in the 400 Meter Dash (47.81). In the Final 4×400 […]

Lady Knights Win GCAC Tournament Championship

The Lady Knights defeated Xavier 55-47 Sunday to win the 2015 GCAC Tournament Championship. With the victory, the team earns the GCAC’s automatic bid to the NAIA Division I Women’s Basketball Championship in Independence, Mo., beginning Wednesday, March 18.  Senior Brandy Broome won the Tournament MVP;  and she, junior Rayvin Miller and senior Marquetta Stokes were named to the […]

Elston King Named Coach of the Year

Lady Knights Coach Elston King has been named Coach of the Year, and Lady Knight Senior Guard/Forward Brandy Broome has been named Player the Year in the Gulf Coast Athletic Conference (GCAC). King led the Lady Knights to their first GCAC Championship since 2000, with a 19-4 record, including a 13-1 record in the GCAC. The […]

Broome on Track to Sweep Top Player Awards

Lady Knight Senior Brandy Broome has had a phenomenal 2014-2015 season. She has been named Gulf Coast Athletic Conference Women’s Basketball Player of the Week nine times; co-winner of the Greater New Orleans Amateur Athlete of the month for February; and is a strong candidate for league Player of the Year. The 5-9 forward’s stats […]

GCAC Basketball Tournament Tips Off Friday

Our top-seeded Lady Knights will take on the eighth-seed Voorhees Lady Tigers at 7 p.m. Friday in Dillard’s Dent Hall. At 5 p.m. Friday, the No. 8 Knights will square off against the No. 1 Talladega Tornadoes in the Xavier Convocation Center. The tournaments continue at 5 p.m. Saturday at Xavier, when the winner of the Lady Knights/Voorhees game plays the winner […]

Healthy Minds Healthy Bodies Accepting Applications Saturday, March 7

The Healthy Minds Healthy Bodies Summer Camp at Southern University at New Orleans is scheduled 8 a.m. – 3 p.m. June 2 – July 24, 2015. Applications will be accepted Saturday, March 7 from 9 a.m. – noon at  the Treme Center, 900 Villere St.   The camp promotes healthy lifestyle behaviors across the lifespan […]

Former U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu to Serve as 2015 Commencement Speaker

Mary Landrieu, former U.S. senator, will serve as the speaker for the Southern University at New Orleans 2015 Commencement Saturday, May 9 at 4 p.m. in Kiefer Lakefront Arena.   Landrieu served in the United States Senate from 1996 to 2014. During her tenure, she became chair of the Senate’s Homeland Security Appropriation Subcommittee. She […]