Prairie View A&M Takes the Championship for a 2nd Time!
|The 26th Annual National Championship Tournament has concluded and the Panthers of Prairie View A&M have earned their second national title! You can watch all of the final games.
Honda supports HBCUs because of the unique and critical role they play in higher education, and because they have helped literally millions of students achieve their dreams through the years.
Each year players, coaches, presidents and volunteers come together to celebrate HBCU excellence and student scholarship.
More than $7.5 million in grants from Honda have provided support for book & tuition scholarships, facilities upgrades, and other investments to improve the student experience.
HCASC alumni span the U.S. and abroad. Their career paths are varied -- they are doctors, teachers, lawyers, community-builders, scientists, professors, architects, researchers, writers & journalists, military & government officials, business leaders & entrepreneurs, artists, engineers, economists, musicians, and more. They share an enthusiasm for learning and have put their education to good use.
Be sure to see the HCASC Alumni Hall of Fame profiles. We're calling on HCASC Player Alumni to Log In at the top of the page to update their information!
The year-round HCASC season begins when students arrive in the fall. Power Search quizzes, given across campus where students learn, gather, study and live, help identify the superstars. Next, HBCUs hold campus tournaments and form their HCASC Club. Practice sessions commence, with an emphasis on knowledge acquisition and team building. In December, the coach selects the varsity team. In January, teams attend official National Qualifying Tournaments which help determine the field for the National Championship. In January, teams attend National Qualifying Tournaments, after which, the Great 48 teams are selected.
At the National Championship, over 100 volunteers, including 50 Honda associates, serve as game officials, conduct registration and host the students. Honda highlights the HCASC program with its associates throughout the year.
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