Grambling Lady Tigers hold off late charge from Alabama A&M

GRAMBLING, La. | The Grambling State University women’s basketball team led by as many 25 points midway through the third period and held on for a 71-61 victory over Alabama A&M during Senior Day in a Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) game on Saturday at the Fredrick C. Hobdy Assembly Center. Grambling State secured the fourth seed in next week’s SWAC Basketball Tournament and will face the fifth seed, Texas Southern. Tip-off against TSU is set for on Tuesday at the Fredrick C. Hobdy Assembly Center. Time for Tuesday’s game will be determined…

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Moss and Jackson lead Grambling over Alabama A&M

GRAMBLING, La. | Prince Moss and Devante Jackson each posted 14 points as the Grambling State University men’s basketball team secured the fourth seed for next week’s Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) Basketball Tournament with a 66-58 victory over Alabama A&M on Saturday at the Fredrick C. Hobdy Assembly Center. Grambling State (16-15 overall, 10-8 SWAC) finished tied for third in the conference standings with Jackson State. JSU swept the season series to claim the third spot as GSU earned the fourth position. The Tigers will play host to Arkansas-Pine Bluff in…

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SWAC Men’s Basketball Recap- March 7

From swac.org : Scores From Around the SWACJackson State 66, Alabama A&M 47Grambling State 93, Alabama State 66Texas Southern 99, Alcorn State 72Prairie View A&M 73, Southern 55 Prairie View A&M locks up regular-season title with win over Southern PRAIRIE VIEW, Texas – The Prairie View A&M men’s basketball team (18-12, 16-1 SWAC) defeated Southern University (6-24, 5-12 SWAC) 73-55 Thursday evening during Southwestern Athletic Conference action at the William J. Nicks Babydome. The victory clinches the regular season championship outright for the Panthers. Box Score | Recap Texas Southern overwhelms Alcorn…

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SWAC Women’s Basketball Player of the Week : February 19

From swac.org : BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Alabama A&M University guard DeShawna Harper has been named the Southwestern Athletic Conference Women’s Basketball Player of the Week after a standout effort during this past week of play. The league made the announcement Tuesday afternoon. Harper was the difference-maker for the Lady Bulldogs during a 65-57 victory at arch-rival Alabama State. The sophomore scored a career-high 26 points in 27 minutes of play, shooting 8-of-15 (53.3 percent) from the floor and 8-of-10 (80 percent) from the free throw line. Additionally, she grabbed three rebounds and…

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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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December 31 SWAC Men’s Basketball Recap

from SWAC.org: Today’s Score: Pepperdine 100, Alabama A&M 64 Bulldogs fall at Pepperdine thanks to hot shooting from deep MALIBU, Calif. – The Alabama A&M University men’s basketball program was topped by Pepperdine 100-64 Monday evening in its final non-conference game of the season. The long ball derailed the Bulldogs in the contest, as Pepperdine (7-7) made 15 3-pointers and led 50-24 at halftime. Alabama A&M fell behind 10-2 after the initial goings but managed to get within six after an Arthur Johnson three-pointer. The contest got away from Alabama…

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Alabama A&M tops Alabama State 27-10 in Magic City Classic

From aamusports.com:   BIRMINGHAM — Nathaniel Dell has a new nickname. Just like the national convenience store chain, these days, Dell’s Alabama A&M football teammates are calling him “7-Eleven.” Well, apparently the first location Dell has staked out is off Arkadelphia Road at Birmingham’s Legion Field, and the grand opening was the 77th Magic City Classic. Dell put together a breakout performance as Alabama A&M topped longtime rival Alabama State 27-10 Saturday afternoon in a SWAC East contest. “Like my teammates say, just like 7-Eleven, I’m always open,” Dell said.…

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