Zion Cousins, a freshman forward, hails from Atlanta, Georgia. He was a Howard University student his first three seasons in MEAC. While there, he averaged seven rebounds per game and recorded 99 blocks. Now, at Fayetteville State, Cousins averages 8.1 rebounds and 7.1 points per game, ranking him second in the CIAA. Cousins scored nine points and pulled down 13 rebounds against Virginia Union.