SWAC/PAC-12 Legacy Series to debut during 2022-23 Basketball Season

Courtesy of the Southwestern Athletic Conference: BIRMINGHAM, Ala. & SAN FRANCISCO – The Southwestern Athletic Conference and the Pac-12 and will debut the Pac-12/SWAC Legacy Series, an educational and basketball scheduling partnership between the two collegiate athletics conferences, to tip off the 2022-23 season. The first-of-its-kind pact between Autonomy 5 and HBCU leagues was announced last September with its aim to create both a forum for competition, as well as promotion and education around issues of anti-racism and social justice. With the inaugural cycle of contests approaching in early November, the leagues have…

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September 26, 2022 SWAC Football Weekly Honourees

Courtesy of the Southwestern Athletic Conference  The Southwestern Athletic Conference has named Jackson State’s Shedeur Sanders, Alcorn State’s Jarveon Howard, Florida A&M’s Isaiah Major, and Bethune-Cookman’s Darnell Deas its SWAC Football Players of the Week for their exceptional performances during games played this past week of competition. Co-Offensive- Sanders had a career day during the Tigers’ 49-7 win over Mississippi Valley State. He set career marks in completions (40), attempts (51), and passing yards (438) to go along with four TD passes. Sanders completed passes to 12 different receivers, including touchdown passes…

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Prairie View beats Alabama State , 24-15

Courtesy of Prairie View A&M Athletics 24  PVA&M 15 ALST Team 1st 2nd 3rd 4th F PVA&M 7 7 3 7 24 ALST 6 0 3 6 15 Defense came up with some big takeaways as the Prairie View A&M Panthers outlasted the Hornets of Alabama State Saturday evening with a 24-15 victory. How it Happened:Alabama State’s offense struggled to find its rhythm during the game due to strong coverage from the Panthers defense.  The Panthers pass rush made its presence felt on the night, forcing ASU’s quarterback out of…

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Southern releases 2022-23 Men’s Basketball schedule

Courtesy Ravon Robeertson, Jaguars Athletics: The Southern University men’s basketball team announce their complete 2022-2023 season schedule. Including 14 non-conference games within the months of November and December before heading into Southwestern Athletic Conference play in January. The Jags first game this fall will be home as they face Tougaloo College November 3rd  kicking off the month of November in which they will have a total of four home games out of the five. After the opening contest, Southern will travel to University of Nevada Las Vegas on November 7th before continuing…

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Big second half pushed UTSA past Texas Southern, 52-24

Courtesy of Texas Southrrn Athletics: 24 Texas Southern 1-3 , 1-1 52  UTSA 2-2 , 0-0 Team 1st 2nd 3rd 4th F TSU 7 10 7 0 24 UTS 14 7 14 17 52 SAN ANTONIO – A second half surge was the difference as Texas Southern dropped a 52-24 hard-fought decision at UTSA on Saturday inside the Alamodome. TSU opened the game with a bang as LaDarius Owens broke free for a 39-yard run on the drive’s first play but the drive would stall ultimately as TSU was forced to punt. UTSA would…

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Jackson State dominates Mississippi Valley, 49-7

7 Mississippi Val. 0-4 , 0-1 49  Jackson St. 4-0 , 2-0 Team 1st 2nd 3rd 4th F MVS 7 0 0 0 7 JSU 14 7 21 7 49 Courtesy of Jackson State Athletics Jackson State University quarterback Shedeur Sanders’ career day passing led the Tigers to a 49-7 Southwestern Athletic Conference win over Mississippi Valley State Saturday at Mississippi Veterans Memorial Stadium. Sanders completed 40 of 51 passes for 438 yards (all career highs) with four touchdowns and one interception. He completed passes to 12 different receivers as Jackson State (4-0 overall, 2-0…

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FAMU keeps Bragg winning streak alive with 38-19 win over Alabama A&M

25 Alabama A&M 0-4 , 0-1 38  Florida A&M 2-2 , 1-1 Team 1st 2nd 3rd 4th F AAM 10 9 0 6 25 FAM 0 14 14 10 38 Courtesy of Germanie Bozeman, FAMU Atheltics Rattler Nation returned to Bragg stadium to watch the Rattlers extend their home game winning streak against the Alabama A&M Bulldogs to twelve as the Rattlers won 38-25. “Excited to get another win, congratulations to the team; the guys fought hard,” said head coach Willie Simmons. “We didn’t play our best ball in the first half, but the…

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September 24, 2022 SWAC Recap

Courtesy of the Southwestern Athletic Conference: SWAC Football Scores and Recaps Team Standings Saturday, September 24 Jackson State 49, Mississippi Valley State 7– Box Score I Recap Bethune-Cookman 36, Grambling State 19– Box Score I Recap UTSA 52, Texas Southern 24– Box Score I Recap Florida A&M 38, Alabama A&M 25– Box Score I Recap Prairie View A&M 24, Alabama State 15– Box Score I Recap Alcorn State 38, Arkansas-Pine Bluff 21– Box Score I Recap

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Grambling falls to Bethune, 36-19

GSU 19 BCU 36 Team 1st 2nd 3rd 4th F GSU 10 9 0 0 19 BCU 14 3 3 16 36 Courtesy of Brian Howard, Grambling State Athletics The Grambling State University football team could not rally in the final quarter as Bethune-Cookman extended its winning streak over the Tigers with a 36-19 victory to open Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) play on Saturday afternoon at Daytona Stadium. Grambling State, which has dropped four straight straight to Bethune-Cookman, trailed 20-19 to open the final quarter, but turnovers and penalties plagued…

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Grambling announces 2022-23 women’s basketball schedule

Courtesy of Grambling State Athletic Communications: GRAMBLING, La. | Grambling State University head women’s basketball coach Freddie Murrayannounced the 2022-23 women’s basketball schedule, which features four Power 5 opponents and a trip to Hawaii. “We’re looking forward to a challenging non-conference schedule we have put together for the 2022-2023 season,” Murray said. “As always, we like for our non-conference schedule to be challenging in order to prepare us for league play.” Last season, the Lady Tigers finished 14-17 overall and 10-8 in Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) play. GSU made it the SWAC…

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