Brittany Hrynko, former Engineering and Science basketball star, scored 18 points in her first exhibition game for DePaul University. Hrynko shot 8-for-8 from the free throw line, leading No. 19 DePaul to a 92-59 victory over Illinois Wesleyan. The ex-Public League standout is a freshman point guard for the Blue Demons.
Keisha Hampton, an E&S product, tallied 15 points for DePaul in this contest. Hampton and Hrynko led E&S to a Public League championship in 2008. They were both named co-MVPs of the championship game.
Wayne Tribue to compete for Good Works Team Captain
Fans can vote for Wayne Tribue, Temple football standout, for the AFCA Good Works Team. The AFCA is hoping college football fans will vote for a player they think is most deserving of the title Team Captain, and Tribue has a chance of receiving that title. Fans can vote by going to ESPN.com and searching “Good Works,” and vote for the player of your choice. The voting ends on Friday, Nov. 4 and the player with the most votes will be recognized as official Team Captain during the College Football Awards on Dec. 8 on ESPN.
Cheyney, Lincoln to square off at Liacouras Center
Cheyney University and Lincoln University, two of the oldest Black colleges, will play at Temple’s Liacouras Center on Nov. 18. The women will play at 6 p.m. The men will tip-off at 8 p.m. Ticket prices are $20.00 for general admission. Kids 15 and under and students (high school and college with ID) pay $10.00.
HBCU band series “The Battle” returns for 2nd season on ESPNU
“The Battle,” an inside look at the HBCU (Historically Black College and University) marching bands, will be back for its second year with five 30-minute shows over five consecutive weeks, every Thursday from Nov. 10 to Dec. 8, on ESPNU. The focus of this year’s series will be on the training, heart, soul and sweat of the Grambling State marching band.