Southern University wins 2019 SWAC Women’s Basketball Tournament

From swac.org : Southern 45, Jackson State 41Box Score BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – The Southern University Jaguars outlasted Jackson State 45-41 to win the 2019 Toyota SWAC Women’s Basketball Tournament Championship. This is the first championship for Southern since 2019, and coach Carlos Funchess is the first coach since Cynthia Cooper-Dyke to guide a SWAC team to the tournament title in his or her first year on the sidelines. A tight one from the opening tip, Christina Ellis carried the Jackson State offense early, matching Southern point for point on her own…

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Grambling comeback bid falls short versus Jackson State

From Grambling State Sports Information: JACKSON, Miss. | The Grambling State University men’s basketball team trailed by as many as 17 and cut the margin to five with 1:29left, but GSU could not overcome such a huge deficit in a 71-60 loss to Jackson State in a Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) game on Saturday at the Lee E. Williams Athletic and Activity Center. Grambling State (13-14 overall, 7-7 SWAC), which have dropped its last three games, trailed, 38-24, at the break, but outscored Jackson State in the second half, 36-33. Ivy Smith,…

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Grambling State lady tigers lose key SWAC game at Jackson State

From Grambling State Sports Information: JACKSON, Miss.  The Grambling State University women’s basketball team suffered a key Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) loss on Saturday, 89-60, to Jackson State at the Lee E. Williams Athletic and Activity Center. Grambling State (12-14 overall, 9-5 SWAC) trailed, 23-19, at the end of the first period and fell behind, 49-32, at the half. Jackson State (12-13, 8-6) continued to be in full control and took a 66-47 advantage into the final quarter. Jazmin Boy led Grambling State with 15 points, three rebounds and one steal,…

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Grambling Women’s Basketball to meet up with Jackson State this weekend

From Grambling State Sports Information: GRAMBLING, La. | The Grambling State University women’s basketball team will look to keep its win streak alive this weekend and avoid a season sweep of Jackson State in a Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) game. Tip-off from Lee E. Williams Athletic and Assembly Center is set for 3 p.m. Grambling State (12-13 overall, 9-4 SWAC), which currently sits in the second spot behind Southern, enters Saturday’s tilt on a three-game winning streak and is coming off a 73-57 victory over Prairie View A&M on Monday. GSU and…

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Grambling Men’s basketball to take on Jackson State Saturday

From Grambling State Sports Information: GRAMBLING, La. | The Grambling State University men’s basketball team will look to get back into the win column on Saturday as GSU visits Jackson State in a key Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) game. Tip-off from Lee E. Williams Athletic and Assembly Center is set for 5:3 p.m. Grambling State (13-13 overall, 7-6 SWAC), which fell into the fifth spot after home losses to Texas Southern and Prairie View A&M last week, will look to avoid a season sweep at the hands of Jackson State. GSU,…

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SWAC Indoor Track and Field Recap- January 18-20

Hornets shine at Samford Invitational, Samford Open BIRMINGHAM, Ala.  – Alabama State continued its impressive start the 2018-19 Indoor Season with a strong showing at the Samford Invitational Friday at the Birmingham Crossplex. The men had seven top five finishes while the women tallied six on day one. Alabama State closed out the Samford tournament at the Crossplex with another flurry of top five finishes. Samford Invitational Results | Samford Open Results | Day 1 Recap | Day 2 Recap Multiple Panthers set personal-best marks at Red Raider Invite LUBBOCK, Texas  – During the Red Raider Invite hosted…

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Jackson State and Texas Southern Men’s Basketball game to air live on ESPNU

Monday, January 21st at 6:00 p.m. the Jackson State and Texas Southern’s men’s basketball team will face off at TSU’s Health and Physical Education Arena. Both teams roll into the meeting with matching 2-1 SWAC records. Texas Southern is lead offensively by the triumvirate of Jalyn Patterson, Jeremy Combs, and Trayvon Reed, who average 13.9, 13.2 and 13.1 points per game respectively, while Jackson State’s Chris Howell is the man for the Tigers. If you are a fan or alumni of either school and can’t make the trip to Houston…

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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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Southern rallies to defeat Jackson State in SWAC quarters

Eddie Reese had 21 big points for the Southern Jaguars but it was his last point that proved to be the most critical. He sank the game-winning free throw with one second to go in the game, as the Jaguars defeated Jackson State 62-60 in the quarterfinals of the SWAC basketball conference tournament. A 12-0 was culminated by Torrey Mayo’s layup ; Jared Sam’s jumper at 4:03 knotted the contest at 54. Jackson State responded with a bucket from Lemmie Howard which put them up 56-54. A pair of free…

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Tennessee State squeaks by Jackson State in Southern Heritage Classic

Tennessee State came into yesterday's 2017 Southern Heritage Classic fresh off a win over Div-1 Georgia State but also with history on their side as winners of the last 5 Classics. Jackson State rolled into the game licking their wounds from a 63-0 beat down from Texas Christian University. With the aforementioned factors, it would be quite easy to assume TSU would steamroll JSU, but that's why they play the game. What the 47,407 who took in this year's SHC were treated a hotly contested game that came down to…

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