January 17, 2022 SWAC Men’s Basketball Recap

There were four games on the men’s side in MLK Day 2022 Southwestern Athletic Conference action, with eight teams taking the hardwood. From the Southwestern Athletic Conference: Team Standings Monday, January 17 Arkansas-Pine Bluff 69, Bethune-Cookman 63– Box Score | Recap Prairie View A&M 74, Alcorn State 73 – Box Score | Recap Jackson State 61, Texas Southern 58 – Box Score | Recap Florida A&M 78, Mississippi Valley State 70 – Box Score | Recap About the SWACThe Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) is considered one of the premier HBCU conferences in the country and currently ranks among…

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January 8, 2022 SWAC Women’s Basketball Recaps and Scores

Saturday was a jam-packed day for Southwestern Athletic Conference women’s basketball with all twelve teams in action. Here are the scores and recaps from the day’s contests: Arkansas-Pine Bluff 86, Texas Southern 82 – Box Score | Recap   Prairie View A&M 84, Mississippi Valley State 77 – Box Score | Recap   Jackson State 79, Alabama State 58 – Box Score | Recap Southern 71, Florida A&M 55 – Box Score | Recap Grambling State 66, Bethune-Cookman 61 – Box Score | Recap Alcorn State 61, Alabama A&M 59 – Box Score | Recap   Conference Standings

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Moton’s late game bucket lifts Grambling 68-66 over Bethune-Cookman

From Grambling State Athletic Communications Tra’Michael Moton drained a jumper with one second remaining as the Grambling State University men’s basketball team edged Bethune-Cookman, 68-66, on Saturday afternoon in a Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) game at the Moore Gymnasium.   Grambling State (4-11 overall, 2-1 SWAC) led by as many as 11 points with 2:20 remaining, but Bethune-Cookman rallied and tied the game at 66 after a pair of free throws by Joe French with 23 seconds left.  That set the stage for Moton, who hit the game-winner jumper with 1 second left…

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Jackson State adds no.4 ranked WR to recruiting class

Back when Coach Deion Sanders flipped the no.1 ranked player in the class of 2022 from Florida State to Jackson State, he said that he wasn’t done yet. He made good on those words today with the announcement of five-star receiver Kevin Coleman is heading to Jackson State. Coleman, the nation’s No.4 ranked wideout and no.44 overall in the 2022 class, is a 5-11 receiver out of St. Mary’s High School in St. Louis selected the Southwestern Athletic Conference Jackson State over over a host of schools that included Miami,Oregon…

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Getting Travis Hunter cannot be the endgame for Jackson State

The decision of Travis Hunter, the number ranked high school player in these United States, to attend Jackson State was a watershed moment, not only for HBCU football, but potentially for college football as a whole. Those of us who are student alumni, former athletes of and media that cover HBCU’s have always wanted and strove for ways to make our beloved institutions to a higher level. A highly touted, supremely talent such as young brother Hunter shunning Power 5 schools in favour of an HBCU is precisely what so…

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Prairie View A&M names Bubba McDowell as new football coach

Prairie View’s protracted and at times seemingly much-stuck search for a head football coach looks to have finally come to an end. According to HBCU Premier Sports and News, Bubba McDowell will be the Panthers new head football coach. The name may be familiar to NFL fans , as McDowell played six NFL seasons, most notably with the Houston Oilers, where he was a known defensive contributor, compiling 486 tackles and 17 interceptions in his career. McDowell is also familiar to the program, having spent 11 seasons as an assistant…

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COVID-19 causes changes to SWAC Basketball games

From the Southwestern Athletic Conference: The men’s basketball game scheduled between Prairie View A&M and Grambling State slated to be played on Monday, January 3 has been canceled due to COVID-19 protocols with the PVAMU program. The men’s basketball game scheduled between Alcorn State and Jackson State slated to be played on Monday, January 3 has been rescheduled for Wednesday, January 5. These actions follow the guidelines and protocols set forth by the league and its Sports Administrators Committee and COVID-19 Advisory Committee.

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FAMU Lebron Zoom Witness 6 PE

These Zoom Witness 6 are the latest addition to the fleet of exclusive footwear for the Florida A&M university basketball teams. It sports orange and green meshes at the upper with white Swooshes on the lateral side and the toe. The tongues feature a Rattler logo and Lebron lion logos, respectively, with crown logos and an additional Swoosh also present on the upper. Residing underneath, is a green midsole and white, molded rubber outsole. If you aren’t trying to win SWAC games in the Lawson Center, chances are you won’t…

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December 29, 2021 SWAC Women’s Basketball Weekly Honours

From the Southwestern Athletic Conference BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – The Southwestern Athletic Conference has tabbed Alabama State’s Tyesha Rudolph and Grambling State’s Alexus Holt for SWAC Women’s Basketball Weekly Honors for their outstanding performances during non-conference play this past week. Player of the WeekRudolph was a key contributor for Alabama State against North Carolina scoring 22 of the Lady Hornets 47 points. She also tallied an assist while grabbing three rebounds. Impact Player of the WeekHolt scored 12 points during Grambling State’s game against UAB while also contributing an assist along with a…

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December 29, 2021 SWAC Men’s Basketball Weekly Honours

From the Southwestern Athletic Conference: BIRMINGHAM, Ala.- The Southwestern Athletic Conference has tabbed Prairie View A&M’s Jeremiah Gambrell and Alabama State’s Gerald Liddell for SWAC Men’s Basketball Weekly Honors for their outstanding performances during non-conference play. Player of the WeekGambrell tallied a game high 22 points versus Wichita State this past week in non-conference action for the Panthers. He also contributed one rebound, one assist, and one steal during the contest.     Impact Player of the WeekLiddell was a key contributor for Alabama State during the Hornets non-conference outing versus Texas.…

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