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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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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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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SWAC Women’s Basketball Player of the Week- December 25

From swac.org: BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Grambling State guard Shakyla Hill has been named the Southwestern Athletic Conference Women’s Basketball Player of the Week for the third time this season and the second week in a row. The league made the announcement Tuesday morning. Hill, a 5-7 senior from Little Rock, Ark., averaged 21.0 points, 7.0 rebounds, 6.0 assists and 4.3 steals per game during the Puerto Rico Classic. Grambling went 2-1 over the week, including a 65-62 win over previously unbeaten Indiana. The SWAC’s leading scorer began the tournament with nearly…

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SWAC Men’s Basketball Player of the Week- December 25

From swac.org: BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff forward Shaun Doss has been named the Southwestern Athletic Conference Men’s Basketball Player of the Week. The league made the announcement Tuesday morning. Doss, a 6-5 sophomore from Marion, Ark., averaged 22.5 points, 3.0 rebounds and 2.5 assists over two games this past week. He shot an astounding 68 percent (17-of-25) from the field and 77.8 percent from the line (7-of-9) Versus North Texas, Doss scored 22 points along with four rebounds and three assists, shooting 8-of-13 from the floor.…

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December 8 SWAC Men’s Basketball Recap

From SWAC.org Today’s Scores:Texas Southern 107, Concordia 70Alcorn State 109, Champion Christian 45Central Florida 70, Grambling State 45Pepperdine 69, Jackson State 66California-Santa Barbara 55, UAPB 45 Crosby records triple-double as Braves rout Champion ChristianLORMAN, Miss. – A historic night for Troymain Crosby saw the sophomore register 18 points, 10 rebounds 10 assists to headline a 109-45 drubbing for the Alcorn State University men’s basketball program over Champion Christian on Saturday at the Davey L. Whitney Complex. Crosby becomes just the second student-athlete in the history of Braves (3-6) basketball to finish…

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