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ATLANTA (WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 22, 2023) HBCU All-Stars LLC has announced its third 2023-24 HBCU All-Stars “Player of the Week and Team of the Week” honors featuring the nation’s top HBCU student-athletes from the MEAC, SWAC, CIAA, SIAC, Tennessee State, North Carolina A&T, and Hampton Universities.

This week’s winners from November 19-25:

  •  HBCU All-Stars NCAA Division I MEAC Player of the Week

    No Player of the week


  • HBCU All-Stars NCAA Division I MEAC Team of the Week

    No Team of the Week


  • HBCU All-Stars NCAA Division I SWAC Player of the Week

    Charles Smith IV
    Prairie View A&M University (John Chaney Shooting Guard)
    Averaged 30 mpg, 15 points, and 6.5 rebounds for the week

  • HBCU All-Stars NCAA Division I SWAC Team of the Week

    Prairie View A&M
    Went 2-0 on the road with wins over UT Martin (78-66) and Eastern Kentucky (76-64)

  • HBCU All-Stars NCAA Division II SIAC Player of the Week

    Chris Martin
    Clark Atlanta University (Alvin Attles Jr Point Guard)
    Averaged 30.5 mpg, 22.5 points, 3.5 rebounds, and 4.5 assists

  • HBCU All-Stars NCAA Division II SIAC Team of the Week

    Benedict College 
    Went (2-0) with wins over Augusta University (72-64) and Lane College (87-71)
    Benedict College is on a five-game winning streak

  • HBCU All-Stars NCAA Division II CIAA Co- Team of the Week
    Winston-Salem State University
    Went (2-1) with a win over conference foe Virginia Union (65-56) on a neutral site in
    Uncasville, CT, and a loss to Lander University (61-81), followed by a win against Bloomfield
    College (65-50) in New York, NY

    Virginia Union University
    Went (2-1) with a (65-56) loss to Winston-Salem State University and two wins over
    Shepherd University (66-59) and Fayetteville State University (63-60)

  • HBCU All-Stars NCAA Division II CIAA Player of the Week
    Jaylen Alston
    Winston-Salem State University (Robert Earl “Bob” Love Small Forward)
    Averaged 26 mpg, 16 points, 7 rebounds, and 1.5 assists for the week

  • HBCU All-Stars NCAA Division I Independent Team of the Week
    No Independent Team of the Week

  • HBCU All-Stars NCAA Division I Independent Player of the Week
    No Independent Player of the Week


  • HBCU All-Stars National Spotlight Player of the Week

    Jordan O’Neal
    Jackson State University (Leonard Eugene “Truck” Robinson)
    Averaged 30 mpg, 17 points, and 5 rebounds for the week

  • HBCU All-Stars National Spotlight Team of the Week

    Jackson State University
    Went (1-1) with a big win over the University of Missouri (73-72) and a loss at Georgetown
    University (81-88)

According to Travis L. Williams, HBCU All-Stars, LLC Founder/CEO, “The 2023-24 HBCU All-Stars Basketball Movement is in full gear and we are less than five months away from making history again. All roads lead to Phoenix for the third annual HBCU All-Star Game at Grand Canyon University Arena on Sunday, April 7, 2024. With outstanding partnerships with CBS Sports, Grand Canyon University, President Brian Mueller, Basketball Icon Jerry Colangelo, and Athletics Director
Jamie Boggs, we will continue providing “Exposure, Access, Recognition, Opportunities, Resources, and Results” for the top 65 players on the HBCU All-Star Game watch list. It is very important to keep shining a national spotlight on the HBCU culture and showing the world that ‘Black College Basketball & HBCUs Matters.’ Our hard-working, talented, committed, and outstanding HBCU teams, players, and coaches have proved every week that we can play at a very high level and
beat some of the best teams in the country.”

Our HBCU All-Stars National Scouts with over 100 combined years of coaching, scouting, and recruiting will continue attending games and evaluating, scouting, and recruiting the nation’s top 60 players across the country from the 2024 Watch List.

HBCU All-Stars Player of the Week selections will highlight and showcase the nation’s best HBCU student-athletes and brilliant coaches on a national stage.

HBCU All-Stars LLC will honor the illustrious playing careers of Alvin Attles Jr, North Carolina A&T State University (CIAA), John Chaney, Bethune-Cookman University (SIAC), Leonard Eugene “Truck” Robinson, Tennessee State University (Independent), Robert Earl “Bob “Love, Southern University (SWAC), Zelmo “Big Z” Beaty, Prairie View A&M University (SWAC).  All of these amazing HBCU legends made their mark in this great game of basketball and reached the highest level of success in the NBA. We will recognize their impact on our HBCU basketball culture during the 2023-24 basketball season and host the third annual HBCU All-Star Game on the breathtaking campus of Grand Canyon University in Phoenix, AZ.

This event is far more than a basketball game.  HBCU All-Stars LLC will stage the HBCU All-Star Game Experience, a week-long festival that will kick off the week on Tuesday, April 2, and conclude the following Tuesday after the Championship game (April 9).  It will celebrate the HBCU Experience and will be highlighted by an HBCU All-Stars College Admissions Fair, Community Outreach and Engagement, Pro Day Combine, Welcome Reception, Awards Ceremony, and Social Justice and civil Rights panel discussion.

The HBCU All-Star Game will air live on the CBS Television Network and be available to stream on


For more information, please go to www.hbcuallstargame.com and www.hbcuallstargameexperience.org.

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HBCU All-Stars, LLC is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, and was founded in 2019 with the mission to advocate, educate, expose, mentor and invest in hardworking, talented, ambitious, and very deserving students, student-athletes, and brilliant coaches at our distinguished Historically Black Colleges and Universities. Along with its mission, in April 2022 and 2023, the company also launched the first-ever and second HBCU All-Star Game and ancillary experiences and events surrounding the historical endeavor in New Orleans and Houston. Also, in November 2022, HBCU All-Stars LLC founded ATL Has Something to Say HBCU All-Stars Challenge at Morehouse College Forbes Arena featuring some of the best teams from the four premier black college conferences MEAC, SWAC, CIAA, and SIAC.

Celebrating the Best in Black College Basketball”