Texas Southern stuns No. 20 Florida 69-54

Courtesy of Texas southern Sports Information: 69 TSU 54 UF Team 1 2 F TSU 35  34  69 UF 25  29  54 GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Texas Southern men’s basketball made history once again as they became the first team in SWAC history to defeat a ranked opponent from the SEC after an impressive 69-54 win over No. 20 Florida Monday night. “I thought our guys did a tremendous job tonight getting off to a great start,” said head coach Johnny Jones. “I thought we had a very solid first half of basketball.”…

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December 5 SWAC Women’s Basketball Recap

From the Southwestern Athletic Conference: Team Standings Sunday, December 5 Jacksonville State 78, Alabama State 46 – Box Score | Recap Louisiana Tech 69, Mississippi Valley State 56  – 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 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 Field, Outdoor Track and Field and Tennis.…

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Bethune-Cookman smacked by Central Florida, 81-45

From BCU Athletics: The Wildcats struggled to find their way to the tune of an 81-45 setback at the hands of UCF, Sunday afternoon in Orlando. How It Happened The Wildcats (1-6, 0-0 SWAC) kept things close through most of the first half of play. Marcus Garrett led the Wildcats, and all scorers, with seven of B-CU’s first 10 points through nearly ten minutes of play. The Wildcats connected on just three of 14 three pointers in the half and could not get to the free throw line, attempting only two through…

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December 4, 2021 SWAC Men’s Basketball Scores and Recaps

From the Southwestern Athletic Conference: SWAC Men’s Basketball Scores and Recaps Team Standings Saturday, December 4 Tulane 84, Alcorn State 65 – Box Score I Recap UConn 88, Grambling State 59 – Box Score I Recap Jackson State 61, Illinois State 55 – Box Score I Recap Baylor 99, Arkansas-Pine Bluff 54 – Box Score I Recap Akron 79, Southern 62 – Box Score I Recap Grand Canyon 91, Mississippi Valley State 44 – 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…

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FAMU ends road trip with defeat at hands of Jacksonville

36 FAMU 57  JVille Team 1 2 3 4 F FAMU 5  8  12  11  36 JVille 14  13  22  8  5 Courtesy of FAMU Athletics: Box Score JACKSONVILLE, Fla. | Florida A&M women’s basketball has finished their season-opening six-game road trip as they fell to the Jacksonville Dolphins 57-36. After falling 14-5 at the end of the first, the Rattlers went on a 4-0 run to bring the game within five before Jacksonville went on their own run to take a 27-13 lead into the half. The Rattlers’ best quarter…

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Albany State men’s and women’s hoops both take loses in Saturday action

71 62 Team 1 2 F  UWF 41 30 71 ALBM 31 31 62 37 (1-6) 62 (6-1) Team 1 2 3 4 F ASU 15 4 13 5 37  GS 16 15 14 17 62 The Albany State Golden Rams men and women were back in action on Saturday, December 4.  The Golden Rams men’s team hosted West Florida at 2:00 pm at the ASU West Arena while the women’s team played Georgia Southwestern at 2:00 pm in Americas, GA.        Both teams were looking to avenge early season losses…

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Bowie State falls at Valdosta State, 41-17 in D II quarters

Courtesy of Bowie State Athletic Media Relations VALDOSTA, Ga. – After making program history a week ago, the No. 10 Bowie State Bulldogs historical 2021 season came to an end with a 41-17 loss to the No. 5 Blazers of Valdosta State in the NCAA DII Quarterfinals Saturday afternoon at Bazemore-Hyder Stadium. The Bulldogs found themselves on the unfavorable side of an offensive struggle with the Blazers who held BSU to 72 rushing yards and 149 passing yardage for a total offense of 221 on the day. VSU accounted for…

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Jackson State defeats Prairie View 27-10 in SWAC Title Game

From Dennis Driscoll , Jackson State Associate Athletic Director Defense and special teams wins championships. Jackson State (11-1) scored defensive and special teams’ touchdowns and rolled to a 27-10 victory over Prairie View A&M (7-5) to claim the 2021 SWAC Football Championship. Trailing 10-7 in the second quarter, All-SWAC First Team Return Specialist Isaiah Bolden bolted down the sidelines for a 91-yard kickoff return and the Tigers went to halftime with a 13-10 lead. At 8:20 in the third quarter SWAC Newcomer of the Year and SWAC Championship Game Defensive MVP James Houston came through with a…

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December 2, 2021 SWAC Men’s Basketball Weekly Honors

From the Southwestern Athletic Conference: The Southwestern Athletic Conference has tabbed Bethune Cookman’s Joe French and Mississippi Valley State’s Robert Carpenter for SWAC Men’s Basketball Weekly Honors for their outstanding performances during non-conference play this past week. Player of the WeekFrench led the Wildcats with a career week offensively, scoring 55 points in two games. French scored 25 points against Liberty on 47-percent shooting with five three-pointers. He followed that game with an explosive career-high 30-point outing at nationally ranked No. 21 Seton Hall. French led all scorers on 12-21…

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Gone Too Soon: North Carolina A&T volleyballer Fatimah Shabazz

Very sad news out of Greensboro: Courtesy of North Carolina A&T State Athletic Communications GREENSBORO, N.C. – North Carolina A&T State volleyball player Fatimah Shabazz died of complications from an aneurysm on Sunday, Nov. 28, 2021, as announced by the N.C. A&T Department of Athletics on Tuesday.  “We are heartbroken by Fatimah’s passing,” head coach Hal Clifton said. “Nothing prepares you for moments like this. Fatimah was an amazing person once you got to know her. She was a fierce competitor on the court but a very sweet person off the court. “The…

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