Southern University Women’s Basketball picked to win the SWAC

Courtesy of Southern University Athletic Media Relations: BIRMINGHAM, Ala. –Defending Southwestern Athletic Conference Regular Season Champion and SWAC Tournament Champion Southern has been tabbed to finish atop the league for the 2019-20 season. Junior guard Alyric Scott was selected to the First Team All SWAC team. The SWAC Tournament MVP is coming off a stellar sophomore season leading the Jaguars in three categories a year ago. Scott started in all 32 games averaging 9.1 points per game, 1.4 steals per game, and pulling down 6.1 rebounds per game.  Southern will…

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Southern U Men’s Basketball picked to finish in SWAC preseason poll

From Southern University athletics: BIRMINGHAM, Ala.- Southern Men’s Basketball team was selected to finish sixth in the 2019-20 Southwestern Athletic Conference Basketball Preseason poll conducted by the conference office and voted on by the league’s Head Coaches and Sports Information Directors. The announcement was made Monday, October 21st. Coach Sean Woods and his staff hit the road hard recruiting in the offseason and bringing in new Jaguars to fit his system. “My staff did a great job overhauling our program. The young men we were blessed to bring in or…

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October 19 SWAC Football Recap

From SWAC.org: Scores from around the SWAC Saturday, October 19 Southern 28, Texas Southern 21Recap I Box Score Prairie View A&M 51, Virginia-Lynchburg 0Recap I Box Score Jackson State 31, Mississippi Valley State 28Recap I Box Score About the SWACThe Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) is considered one of the premier HBCU conferences in the country and currently ranks among the elite in the nation in terms of HBCU alumni playing with professional sports teams.  Current championship competition offered by the league includes competition for men in Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Football, Golf, Indoor Track and…

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Alcorn State takes advantage of turnovers in 35-7 smoking of Alabama State

From bamastatesports : TvPhoto Gallery 1 | Photo Gallery 2 | Final Stats (.pdf) | Boxscore MONTGOMERY, Ala. | After a four-hour lightning delay, Alabama State committed a season-high five turnovers that Alcorn State was able to punch in for a pair of touchdowns en route to a 35-7 Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) East Division victory Saturday night. The game was originally scheduled for 2 pm, however, storms moved through the central Alabama region pushing kick back to 6 pm in Montgomery. Alcorn State (4-2, 3-0 SWAC) scored on their first possession of the game following a…

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Southern beats up on Arkansas-Pine Bluff 31-7

From Southern U Athletic Media Relations : PINE BLUFF, AR. — The Southern Jaguars were able to get off to a fast start on Saturday night in front of a great football crowd at Simmons Bank Stadium on the campus of The University of Arkansas Pine Bluff by winning their 1st SWAC contest, 31-7. On a night where Pine Bluff native Ladarius Skelton returned home, he had 3 rushing touchdowns along with 157 yards passing. This was his first complete game of the season. The Southern defense stepped up to the challenge allowing only…

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September 21 SWAC Football Recap

From swac.org : Scores from around the SWAC Saturday, September 21 Arkansas-Pine Bluff 37, Tennessee State 31Recap I Box Score Samford 55, Alabama A&M 21Recap I Box Score Alcorn State 45, Prairie View A&M 41Recap I Box Score Alabama State 23, Grambling State 20Recap I Box Score Florida A&M 27, Southern 21Recap I Box Score Bethune-Cookman 22, Mississippi Valley State 6Recap I Box Score  About the SWACThe Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) is considered one of the premier HBCU conferences in the country and currently ranks among the elite in the nation in terms of HBCU alumni playing with professional sports teams.  Current championship…

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September 14 SWAC Football Recap

Scores from around the SWAC Saturday, September 14 Jackson State 49, Tennessee State 44Recap I Boxscore Alabama A&M 31, North Alabama 24Recap I Boxscore Nicholls State 42, Prairie View A&M 35Recap I Boxscore McNeese State 17, Alcorn State 14Recap I Boxscore Southern 61, Edward Waters 0Recap I Boxscore Arkansas-Pine Bluff 53, Langston 15Recap I Boxscore Louisiana 77, Texas Southern 6Recap I Boxscore Kennesaw State 42, Alabama State 7  Recap I Boxscore

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Kennesaw State runs wild on Alabama State 42-7

From bamastatesports : Box Score  MONTGOMERY, Ala. | The seventh-ranked Kennesaw State Owls took advantage of a pair of Alabama State turnovers, running past the Hornets 42-7 Saturday night at ASU Stadium. Kennesaw State (2-1), who came into the game with 11th best offense in the country, hit their average with 520 yards of total offense (70 plays) while holding Alabama State to just 54 total plays. The Owls used 480 yards of rushing to get to their total, despite a 100-yard rusher. The Owls took advantage of an early miscue…

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September 9 SWAC Football Players of the Week

From swac.org : BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Alabama State’s Micheal Jefferson, Mississippi Valley State’s Tracy Thompkins, and Arkansas-Pine Bluff’s Josh Piwniczka and Harry Ballard III were all named the Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) Football Players of the Week in week two of the season for their outstanding play the league announced on Monday. OffensiveAlabama State 19 – Michael Jefferson (6-3, WR, 194, So., Mobile, Ala.)Jefferson had a career day for Alabama State in a 38-31 victory over Tuskegee Saturday night. He grabbed five receptions for 174 yards, including three touchdowns. The sophomore caught…

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Texas Southern comes up short at Incarnate Word

Via TSU Sports Information: Box Score  STATS SAN ANTONIO – It was a tale of two halves as Texas Southern fought back from an early deficit with a furious third quarter rally but fell short at the end as Incarnate Word won a wild shootout by a 63-44 margin at Benson Stadium Saturday night. The Cardinals claimed an early 14-0 lead after two early touchdowns in the first quarter. TSU would find the scoreboard for the first time on its second possession as Chris Long caught a 15-yard reception from DeAndre…

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