The Bibbs File
The Bibbs Upsets
Nov. 22, 1986: Bibbs led her Grambling team to a 92-90 double overtime win over the Big 8's Texas A&M Aggies. A week later Bibbs' Grambling team lost to Miami 67-65.
Dec. 6, 1987: While with Grambling, Bibbs' team defeated Big 8 opponent Oklahoma State 98-92 in double overtime.
Dec. 1, 1988: Bibbs led the Grambling Tigers to a 73-72 win over the New Mexico State Aggies in Las Cruces.
Nov. 30, 1989: Grambling defeated Big 8 opponent Texas Tech 74-67 in Lubbock, Texas. In same tournament, the Tigers defeated Oregon 81-63.
Dec. 27, 1990: Bibbs led the Tigers to a 73-54 win over Big East foe Syracuse in Syracuse.
Nov. 16, 1994: To start the 1994-95 season, Bibbs and Grambling defeated SEC opponent Mississippi State 112-91. During the same season, Bibbs led the Tigers to wins over Oklahoma State, Xavier (Ohio), Rice and Miami.
Dec. 28, 1996: The Tigers travel to Texas Christian and defeated the Horned Frogs 98-92.
March 17, 1994: Grambling gave No. 2 seed Vanderbilt a tough time before losing to the Commodores 95-85 in Bibbs' first coached NCAA game.
Nov. 24, 1998: As the head women's basketball coach at Hampton, Bibbs traveled to College Park, Md., and knocked off ACC foe Maryland 76-57.
Nov. 23, 2001: Bibbs and her Hampton Pirates went to Lawrence, Kan., and defeated the Kansas Jayhawks 67-63.
Nov. 22, 2002: Bibbs defeated Southern Mississippi 48-47 while coaching at Hampton University.
Nov. 18, 1997: Bibbs coached her first game as the head women's basketball coach at Hampton University. The Pirates lost to East Carolina 59-58 in Greenville, N.C. A week later, Bibbs earned her first win as the Pirates head coach with a 76-74 win over Richmond.
November 29, 2008: Brittanie Taylor-James went 10-for-10 from the free throw line and scored 28 points to lead the Aggies to a 72-53 win at East Carolina of Conference USA.
January 5, 2009: Amber Bland posted 26 points and had 10 rebounds on 10-for-17 shooting to lead the Agg ies to one of the biggest upsets in school history, an 87-80 win over Charlotte. Charlotte came into the game ranked 34th in the RPI.
March 18, 2010: In what was an uplifting moment for North Carolina A&T State University, the Aggies traveled to Winston-Salem, N.C., and blew out Wake Forest of the ACC 72-53 in the first round of the WNIT. It marked the first time in school history the Aggies defeated an ACC school.
March 21, 2010: N.C. A&T continued to make Aggies proud as they defeated Charlotte 79-70 in the second round of the WNIT. The Aggies became the first HBCU to win two consecutive games in an NCAA sanctioned postseason tournament.
November 21, 2011: Tracy King scored 26 points and Amber Calvin had 18 points as the Aggies defeated visiting Clemson 76-66 at Corbett Sports Center. It was the second time Bibbs defeated an ACC school while coaching at North Carolina A&T.
Bibbs By the Numbers...
2 - Is the number of MEAC Coach of the Year awards Bibbs has accumulated since becoming the Aggies head coach. All two came in the last two years.
2 - Is the number of players who have earned top accolades in the conference including Brittanie Taylor-James (MEAC Player of the Year) and Ta'Wuana Cook (MEAC Rookie of the Year)
2 - The number of times a Bibbs-coached team has failed to finish in the top four of the conference
4 - Is the small number of losing seasons Bibbs has collected as she concludes her 27th season
5 - Is the number of first-team All-MEAC performers Bibbs has had since becoming head coach in 2005 A&T women's basketball coach
7 - The number of NCAA Tournament appearances Bibbs has made
10 - The number of conference coach of the year honors Bibbs has collected
10 - The number of conference tournament championships Bibbs has won in her career
10 - The number of first-team All-MEAC performers Bibbs has had during her time in the MEAC as the Hampton and N.C.
11 - The combined number of postseason games Bibbs-coached teams have played in
13 - Is the number of regular-season conference championships Bibbs has compiled over her career
13 - The number of 20-win seasons Bibbs has collected as she enters her 26th season
15 - The number of tournament championship games Bibbs has participated in as a head coach
20 - The combined number of players who have garnered All-MEAC and or All-MEAC Rookie honors under Bibbs at Hampton and N.C. A&T
128 - Is the number of wins Bibbs has had as North Carolina A&T's head coach
178 - The number of MEAC regular-season games Bibbs has won in 13 years
500? - The number of career wins Bibbs has complied