Grambling Lady Tigers hit the road to face UAPB and MVSU

From Grambling State Sports Information : GRAMBLING, La. | The Grambling State University women’s basketball team will look to get back into the win column as the Lady Tigers conclude their three-game road trip this weekend against Arkansas-Pine Bluff and Mississippi Valley State in a pair of Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) games. Tip-off from H.O. Clemons Arena on Saturday against UAPB is set for 3 p.m., while the Monday tilt with the Devilettes is set for 5:30 p.m. from the Harrison HPER Complex. Grambling State (12-14 overall, 9-5 SWAC), which currently sits tied for…

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Texas Southern repeats as SWAC Tournament Champions

For the second consecutive year the Texas Southern Tigershave seized the Southwestern Athletic Conference’s automatic bid to the NCAA tournament. They earned that spot by defeating the University of Arkansas-Pine Bluff in the SWAC tournament final 84-69. For Texas Southern, the same type of offensive output that allowed them ultimately seize control against Prairie View in the semis was on display in the first half of the championship game. A Trent Steen jumper brought UAPB within one was followed by Texas Southern 13-1 run in which Donte Clark scored eight…

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UAPB advances to SWAC Title game with victory over Southern

One half of the matchup of the 2018 Southwestern Athletic Conference Championship has been set. Arkansas-Pine Bluff advanced by defeating Southern 71-65 earlier this evening. UAPB enjoyed a 19-11 lead before Southern blitzed them with a 19-4 run to put the Jaguars up 30-23. Southern would halve their advantage shaved to three,30-27, right before the break when Charles Jackson was fouled on a three-point attempt and cashed in all three free throws. The second half was a see-saw affair that saw both teams take turns showing the way. The exploits…

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