Alabama State wins SWAC Baseball Tourney, secures regional slot

From the Southwestern Athletic Conference: Links Box Score BIRMINGHAM, Ala.- After four hours and 53 minutes, Christian Lopez fielded a ground ball at third, stepped on the bag, and threw across the diamond to complete a double play and send Alabama State into a celebration with a 6-5 14-inning championship victory over Southern in the SWAC Baseball Tournament Championship game at Regions Field on Sunday. Alabama State and Southern swapped the lead throughout the game including in the 13th inning when both teams scored to force the game into the 14th where…

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Jackson State defeats Alabama State 101-80 to win back-to-back SWAC tourneys

Courtesy Jackson State Athletics BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Time To Dance…AGAIN. The Jackson State University women’s basketball team completed a dominant Southwestern Athletic Conference season with a wire-to-wire win 101-80 victory over #3 Alabama State in the Cricket SWAC Championship Game Presented by Mountain Dew. Six players scored in double figures for Jackson State. Miya Crump scored a season-high 22 points, Dayzsha Rogan scored 17, Ameshya Williams-Holliday added 14 points. Keshuna Luckett, LaMircle Sims, and  Jariyah Covington each scored 11 as the Lady Tigers concluded an impressive sweep of Southwestern Athletic Conference. Including tournament play over the past two…

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Grambling State Lady Tigers’ season ends in SWAC semis

Courtesy of Grambling State University Athletic Communications BIRMINGHAM, Ala. | The Grambling State University women’s basketball team went nearly five minutes without a bucket from the floor in between the first and second quarter as the Lady Tigers fell, 74-59, to Alabama State in the 2022 Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) Women’s Basketball Tournament Semifinals on Friday at Bartow Arena.  Alabama State (15-14), which avoided losing three straight to Grambling State this season, advances to the 2022 SWAC Women’s Basketball Tournament Championship game and will meet the winner of Jackson State (top seed) or Southern…

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Grambling comes up short at Alabama State 78-75

From Grambling State Athletic Communications The Grambling State University men’s basketball team fought to the end on Saturday afternoon, but it wasn’t enough as the Tigers ended the regular season with a 78-75 loss to Alabama State in a Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) game at the Dunn-Oliver Acadome.  Grambling State (11-19 overall, 9-9 SWAC), which has dropped six out of its last seven games down the stretch, will look to rebound in next week’s SWAC Men’s Basketball Tournament. Alabama State (9-21, 8-10) remained alive for a potential tournament berth.  Cameron Christon led…

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Alabama State women’s hoops heads to Louisiana for pair of conference games this weekend

From Alabama State Athletics Alabama State will travel to Louisiana this weekend as they begin a two-game stint beginning with a matchup against Grambling State on Saturday, February 5. Tip-off is set for 12 noon in the Fredrick C. Hobdy Assembly Center. GAME INFORMATIONDate: February 5, 2022Tip: 12 pmSite: Grambling, La. | Willis Reed Court at the Fredrick C. Hobdy Assembly CenterWatch Live | Tigers All-AccessListen Live | Red Peach Sports GAME NOTES Saturday’s matchup is the 87th matchup between the two programs all time, starting with their first matchup in 1982. Grambling State won the initial…

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SWAC Football National Signing Day

February 2 was National Signing Day for HS and college footballers to officially announce where they would continue the next phase of their playing careers. Below are recaps of the moving and shakings of SWAC teams on 2022 Signing Day. From the Southwestern Athletic Conference: National Signing Day Updates Alabama A&M Recap Alabama State Recap Alcorn State Recap Bethune-Cookman Recap Florida A&M Recap Grambling State Recap Jackson State Recap Mississippi Valley State  Recap Prairie View A&M Recap Southern  Recap Texas Southern  Recap Univ. Arkansas-Pine Bluff  Recap

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Alabama State names Eddie Robinson, Jr as new head football coach

Friday Alabama State signified their search for a head football coach concluded with the announcement of the hiring of Eddie Robinson, Jr. Robinson, Jr returns to his alma mater to assume the helm of a program where he was a standout on the football field during his playing days. From bamastatesports: “I am excited to announce Eddie Robinson, Jr. as Alabama State University’s next Head Football Coach,” Alabama State Director of Intercollegiate Athletics Dr. Jason Cable said. “Coach Robinson is a true Hornet that possesses more than 30-plus years of experience at various levels…

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Alabama State smacks around Tuskegee 43-9 in Turkey Day Classic

From bamastatesports: 9 TU 43 ASU Team 1st 2nd 3rd 4th F T U 0 2 7 0 9 ASU 14 6 0 23 43 MONTGOMERY, Ala. | Alabama State left little doubt they would capture the 97th annual Turkey Day Classic and finish undefeated at home with 17 unanswered points to start the game on their way to a 43-9 victory over Tuskegee Thursday night. Alabama State (5-6) won their third consecutive game over the Golden Tigers with their best offensive performance of the season with 411 total yards, while allowing…

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November 20, 2021 SWAC basketball scores and recaps

Yesterday was a light day on Southwestern Athletic Conference basketball courts with only two games on the docket. Bethune-Cookman and Alabama State both took on out-of-conference opponents and both SWAC teams coming out victorious. Below are the scores and recaps. From the Southwestern Athletic Conference: Bethune-Cookman 81, Bryant 75 – Box Score I Recap Alabama State 80, North Carolina Central 74 – Box Score I Recap

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October 16, 2021 SWAC Football Recap

From the Southwestern Athletic Conference: SWAC Football Scores and Recaps   Team Standings Saturday, October 16 Prairie View A&M 35, Bethune-Cookman 29– Box Score I Recap Florida A&M 35, Alabama A&M 31–  Box Score I Recap Grambling State 34, Texas Southern 20– Box Score I Recap Southern 34, Arkansas-Pine Bluff 7– Box Score I Recap Jackson State 28, Alabama State 7– Box Score I Recap Alcorn State 24, Mississippi Valley State 12– Box Score I Recap 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…

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