SWAC Women’s Basketball Notebook- January 19-21

From swac.org FULL WEEKLY NOTEBOOK This weekend’s matchups:JANUARY 19*UAPB @ Southern3 p.m./Baton Rouge, La.*MVSU @ Alcorn State3 p.m/Lorman, Miss.*Jackson State @ Prairie View A&M3 p.m./Prairie View, Texas*Alabama State vs. Alabama A&M3 p.m./Birmingham, Ala.*Grambling State @ Texas Southern5:30 p.m./Houston, Texas JANUARY 21*Jackson State @ Texas Southern4 p.m./Houston, Texas*UAPB @ Alcorn State5:30 p.m./Lorman, Miss.*MVSU @ Southern5:30 p.m./Baton Rouge, La.*Grambling State @ Prairie View A&M5:30 p.m./Prairie View, Texas Top Storylines, News and Notes: Alabama A&M sits atop league standings but has dropped three of its last four against in-state rival Alabama State. A…

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January 5 SWAC Men’s Basketball Recap

From SWAC.org: Tonight’s Scores:Texas Southern 87, Alcorn State 70Alabama State 73, Grambling State 54Prairie View A&M 82, Southern 73Jackson State 54, Alabama A&M 51 (OT)UAPB 64, Mississippi Valley State 52 TSU cruises past Alcorn State in SWAC openerLORMAN, Miss. – The Tigers of Texas Southern University opened Southwestern Athletic Conference play Saturday with an 87-70 win at Alcorn State. John Jones scored 17 points and Trayvon Reed posted a double-double with 13 points and 11 rebounds to lead the Tigers (6-8). Maurice Howard scored a game-high 18 points to lead Alcorn…

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Big Runs power Alabama State past Grambling 74-53

Courtesy of Grambling Sports Information: MONTGOMERY, Ala. | Two big runs – one late in the first half and one at the beginning of the second half – proved to be the difference as the Grambling State University men’s basketball team opened Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) play on Saturday with a 74-53 loss to Alabama State at the Dunn-Oliver Acadome. Grambling State (6-8 overall, 0-1 SWAC) gave up a 14-5 run late in the first half and surrendered a 16-3 run to begin the second half in dropping the SWAC opener.…

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SWAC Men’s Basketball Player of the Week – January 1

from SWAC.org: BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Texas Southern University guard Jalyn Patterson has been named the Southwestern Athletic Conference Men’s Basketball Player of the Week. The league made the announcement Tuesday morning. Patterson, a 6-1 graduate transfer from Atlanta, Ga., scored a team-best 20 points along with five rebounds and five assists to lead Texas Southern to an 88-73 victory over Texas A&M on Dec. 29. Patterson, who shot 8-of-14 from the field and connected on 3-of-6 from beyond the arc, was particularly effective in helping to close out the Aggies as…

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