Back in 2001, Hampton shocked the college basketball world when the Pirates, a 15 seed knocked off number 2 seed Iowa State. Hampton is just one of 4 teams seeded 15 to knock off a number 2. So history is on the side of the Pirates.
The Hampton University athletics program was tabbed as the top-ranked NCAA Division I Historically Black College & University (HBCU) program on Monday, based on the final standings of the 2009-10
After reaching the final round of the 2006 NCAA Tournaments, George Mason University’s applications went up 22%, alumni contributions increased 52%, and the university received $677,000,000 in free advertising.
This is a great article on Morgan State’s basketball coach Todd Bozeman.
Todd Bozeman has done an admirable job getting good players who play hard but the dollar discrepancy is a killer when it comes to the difference in making the tournament and being an actual player.