LEAGUE TEAMS:The League has 7 teams this year composed of high school freshman, sophomore, juniors, and seniors boys and girls. All teams are named after Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU)http://www.edonline.com/cq/hbcu/alphabet.htm. DELAWARE STATE UNIVERSITY:http://www.desu.edu/ Delaware State University is a progressive comprehensive institution, is committed, foremost, to academic excellence and intellectual competence. Freedom of expression and inquiry, the exchange of ideas, cultural activities, intensive classroom instruction, and numerous informal events of the university community combine to ensure that each student receives a thorough marketable education. The university is located in Dover, Delaware. KENTUCKY STATE UNIVERSITYhttp://www.kysu.edu/Kentucky State University in Frankfort, Kentucky, the intent is to help students acquire a breadth of learning. We live in a highly competitive, technological, culturally diverse society; therefore, graduates must be able to compete globally. Kentucky State University ensures that its students not only have a mastery of a field of specialization but also a breadth of knowledge and skills in a wide array of disciplines. Graduates can think logically and creatively, can make rational decisions based on facts, and can appreciate and value cultural diversity. MOREHOUSE COLLEGEhttp://www.morehouse.edu/ Since its establishment in 1867, Morehouse College in Atlanta, Georgia has been providing young men with the educational and inspirational experiences that have built leaders for our society. The College seeks to develop leaders who will be qualified and committed to solving the problems of society with special attention given to those of African Americans. Inspired by the legacy of distinguished alumni, presidents, and professors -- persons who have wrought significant social changes -- the College supports and encourages programs which benefit all people and which seek to eradicate discrimination and injustice. ALABAMA STATE: http://www.alasu.edu/index.aspx Alabama State University was founded in 1867, in Marion, Ala., as a school for African-Americans. The school started as the Lincoln Normal School with $500 raised by nine freed slaves now known as the Marion Nine, making ASU one of the nation’s oldest institutions of higher education founded for black Americans.Join over 140 years of history, tradition and academic excellence at Alabama State University. Be who you are and become who you want to be at Alabama State University. At ASU, you’ll receive a world-class education from faculty members who have the knowledge and dedication to help make your dreams a reality. CLARK ATLANTA UNIVERSITY:http://www.cau.edu/About_CAU_General_Information.aspx Clark Atlanta University is a comprehensive, private, urban, coeducational institution of higher education with a predominantly African-American heritage. It offers undergraduate, graduate, and professional degrees as well as certificate programs to students of diverse racial, ethnic, and socioeconomic backgrounds. It was formed by the consolidation of Atlanta University, which offered only graduate degrees, and Clark College, a four-year undergraduate institution oriented to the liberal arts. On June 24, 1988, the Boards of both Clark College and Atlanta University made the historic decision to consolidate the two institutions, creating Clark Atlanta University. The new and historic University inherits the rich traditions of two independent institutions. JACKSON STATE UNIVERSITYhttp://www.jsums.edu/ Jackson State University located in Jackson, Mississippi has been providing young men and women opportunities that will empower them to succeed in an increasingly complex world. As the Urban University of Mississippi, Jackson State emphasizes public service programs designed to enhance quality of life and seek solutions to urban problems in the physical, social, intellectual, and economic environments. FLORIDA A&M UNIVERSITY:http://www.famu.edu/ Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University (FAMU) is an 1890 land-grant institution dedicated to the advancement of knowledge, resolution of complex issues and the empowerment of citizens and communities. The University provides a student-centered environment consistent with its core values. The faculty is committed to educating students at the undergraduate, graduate, doctoral and professional levels, preparing graduates to apply their knowledge, critical thinking skills and creativity in their service to society.