Robert Stephens, Featured Reporter
Stephens has all the CIAA tourney
March 5, 2013 - The Bowie Bulldogs are the 2013 CIAA Champions defeating
the Blue Bears of Livingstone College 85-74 at Time-Warner Cable Arena
The Bulldogs for the second consecutive night were underdogs to Livingston
who finished their season with a record of 22-6.
Senior Byron Westmoreland saw to that personally as he poured in 38 points
to pace the Bulldogs. The 6’4 Senior from Baltimore (Mergenthaler)
was named the tournaments MVP.
Carlos Smith a 6’8 Jr. from Baltimore (Forest Park) chipped in with
11 points and 7 rebounds.
Byron Westmoreland, CIAA Tournament MVP.
Sr. Najee White added 10 points along with Sr. Bryan Wilson (Riverdale
Baptist) 8 points and 6 rebounds, and Dameatric Scott 7 rebounds and 5
assist as Bowie State improved to 16-13 on the season.
“I am so proud of my team especially our seniors” said Bowie
head coach Darryl Brooks.” “ They’ve worked hard.”
We had a lot of adversity this year and all through it they stuck together
and we got a great reward for it”, said coach Brooks at his post
game news conference.
The Bulldogs will represent the CIAA in the Division II version of March
Madness which a huge plus of the P.G. County school. The Bulldogs were
in no position to receive a bid to the tournament but to the victors goes
Byron Westmoreland along with Dameatric Scott were voted to the all tournament
Derrick Washington (Coolidge) a Jr. at Lincoln was also named to the all
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