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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Southern defeats Grambling 38-28 in Bayou Classic

NEW ORLEANS, LA. – Two long pass plays in the third quarter proved to be the difference as the Grambling State University football team nearly rallied from an 18-point deficit as the Tigers saw its season come to an end with a 38-28 loss to rival Southern during the 45th Annual Bayou Classic in a Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) game on Saturday at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. With the victory, Southern earns the SWAC West Division Championship and will meet Alcorn State on Saturday in the 2018 SWAC Football Championship Game…

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Grambling Women’s Soccer Wins SWAC regular season title

From Grambling Sports Information:   GSU Claims SWAC Regular Season Crown Lady Tigers blank Lady Golden Lions for seventh consecutive shutout   PINE BLUFF, Ark. | Kaylee Holt scored for the seventh straight game and the Grambling State University women’s soccer team ran its scoreless streak to 660 minutes on Friday afternoon as the Lady Tigers captured their first-ever Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) regular season championship with a 3-0 victory over Arkansas-Pine Bluff.   Grambling State (12-7 overall, 9-1 SWAC), which now ran its streak to seven shutout victories, have…

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