Saadia Doyle Just Does It All!

Freshman forward Saadia Doyle ranks with the elite rebounders and shooters in the nation in the NCAA Division I women's basketball statistics released by the association on Jan. 21.

The Atlanta, Ga. native is ranked sixth in the nation in double doubles with 10. Doyle is also seventh in rebounds per game with 11.3 and top-50 in field goal shooting percentage, hitting on 51.7 percent of her attempts. Her 22 rebounds versus Coppin State on Jan. 11 is fifth-highest in the nation this season. She currently leads the MEAC in three categories (double doubles, rebounds/game and defensive rebounds/game) and ranks in the top-5 in seven total categories.

Doyle has been Howard's leading scorer in four games this year and is averaging 16.1 points a game.

The Lady Bison host Bethune-Cookman tonight at 6:00 p.m.

Brooks Howard Bound

High school senior De’Mon Brooks recently signed with the Howard University men’s hoops team during the early signing period.

Brooks is a 6-7, 228 pound forward from Hopewell H.S. in Huntersville, North Carolina. Brooks averaged 13.5 points and 10.2 rebounds per game last season with the Hopewell Titans. The Titans are currently 18-0 in 2009-10 and ranked number 1 in their division, number 2 in state and 125th in the nation. In addition to playing for his high school, Brooks plays for AAU team Phoenix Elite under Coach Carlton Anthony.

Brooks received not 1, not 2, not 10, but 32 scholarship offers and made the decision to bring his 4.2 GPA to Howard University and plans on majoring in Architectural Engineering in the fall.

Congratulations to Mr. Brooks. We wish him well!