Jackson State women’s hoops to play in WNIT

From Jackson State University Athletics: The Jackson State University women’s basketball team has been selected to play in the Preseason Women’s National Invitational Tournament in November. The three-time defending regular season Southwestern Athletic Conference champions and two-time defending SWAC Tournament champions will face Colorado, Louisiana-Lafayette, and Texas Tech in a three-game round-robin event. Jackson State will play at Colorado on November 12, at Texas Tech on November 15, and against Louisiana-Lafayette in a contest hosted by Texas Tech on November 16. “I am excited for our team to be selected…

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Texas Southern gets by Jackson State 54-50 in SWAC tourney opener

Courtesy of Texas Southern Sports Information 50 JSU 54 TSU Team 1 2 F JSU 33  17  50 TSU 28  26  54 For the second consecutive postseason, TSU went down to the wire with Jackson State and came up with big plays down the stretch after a 54-50 opening round win at the SWAC Tournament. With news of JSU’s head coach retiring once its season concludes, Wednesday’s opener had even more pressure for No. 2 TSU as emotions were turned up for JSU prior to the game. In addition to the…

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January 25 SWAC Women’s Basketball Honorees

From the Southwestern Athletic Conference: The Southwestern Athletic Conference has tabbed Alabama A&M’s Dariauna Lewis and Jackson State’s Ameshya Williams-Holliday for SWAC Women’s Basketball Weekly Honors for their outstanding performances during this past week of conference play. Player of the Week– Dariauna Lewis, Alabama A&M Lewis had back-to-back dominating double-double performances this past week. Against Texas Southern she scored 26 points while collecting 18 rebounds. Versus Prairie View A&M Lewis she contributed 27 points for the Lady Bulldogs while also tallying 10 rebounds. For the week she averaged 26.5 points per game…

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Jackson State v Southeastern Baptist men’s hoops game cancelled

COVID-19 has claimed year another HBCU’s basketball game, the latest being Jackson State’s home opener against Southeastern Baptist, which was scheduled for Wednesday afternoon. This is the second consecutive contest that have been cancelled for the Tigers, their December 21 tilt against Stephen F. Austin cancelled for the same reason. Despite the setback, the JSU men’s hoops( 2-9) team is expectant to resume action when they tip-off Southwestern Athletic Conference play Monday, January 3 against the Tigers of Bethune-Cookman.

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