Alabama State downs Jackson State 31-16

From bamastatesports: Box Score  JACKSON, Miss. | Alabama State rebounded from a conference loss last week, running away from Jackson State 31-16 in Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) play Saturday afternoon on homecoming at Veterans Memorial Stadium. Alabama State (3-3, 2-1 SWAC) used a three-touchdown day from quarterback Jett Even on a day in which he played for the injured KHA’Darris Davis. The grad transfer scored a pair of touchdowns on the ground, and one through the air to lead the Hornets. He finished the day 15-of-26 passing for 189 yards, with one interception and…

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Jackson State takes 30th Southern Heritage Classic 49-44 over Tennessee State

A furious fourth quarter falls was not enough to lift TSU to victory as Jackson State was able to hang on for a 49-44 victory in the 30th edition of the Southern Heritage Classic. Jackson State got off to the best start a team could as Josh Littles returned the opening kickoff 100 yards for a touchdown, putting JSU up 7-0,, with the PAT. TSU responded with a kickoff return of their own, with Chris Rowland taking the ensuing kick 96 yards to the house to knot the game at…

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Bethune-Cookman defeats Jackson State 36-15 in MEAC/SWAC Challenge

In a game that featured a penalty-drawing mascot, Bethune-Cookman used an opportunistic second half to pull away from Jackson State 36-15 in the MEAC/SWAC Challenge Sunday from “s—k on that UT” , aka Georgia State Stadium. The first half was offensively quiet, with the only changing of the scoreboard was a 25 yard field goal from JSU’s Adrian Salazar at the 12:35 mark of the first quarter. The Jackson State defense stood tough throughout the first half, limiting Bethune-Cookman to a mere 105 yards of total offense. The offense picked…

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Southern University wins 2019 SWAC Women’s Basketball Tournament

From swac.org : Southern 45, Jackson State 41Box Score BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – The Southern University Jaguars outlasted Jackson State 45-41 to win the 2019 Toyota SWAC Women’s Basketball Tournament Championship. This is the first championship for Southern since 2019, and coach Carlos Funchess is the first coach since Cynthia Cooper-Dyke to guide a SWAC team to the tournament title in his or her first year on the sidelines. A tight one from the opening tip, Christina Ellis carried the Jackson State offense early, matching Southern point for point on her own…

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Grambling comeback bid falls short versus Jackson State

From Grambling State Sports Information: JACKSON, Miss. | The Grambling State University men’s basketball team trailed by as many as 17 and cut the margin to five with 1:29left, but GSU could not overcome such a huge deficit in a 71-60 loss to Jackson State in a Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) game on Saturday at the Lee E. Williams Athletic and Activity Center. Grambling State (13-14 overall, 7-7 SWAC), which have dropped its last three games, trailed, 38-24, at the break, but outscored Jackson State in the second half, 36-33. Ivy Smith,…

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Grambling State lady tigers lose key SWAC game at Jackson State

From Grambling State Sports Information: JACKSON, Miss.  The Grambling State University women’s basketball team suffered a key Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) loss on Saturday, 89-60, to Jackson State at the Lee E. Williams Athletic and Activity Center. Grambling State (12-14 overall, 9-5 SWAC) trailed, 23-19, at the end of the first period and fell behind, 49-32, at the half. Jackson State (12-13, 8-6) continued to be in full control and took a 66-47 advantage into the final quarter. Jazmin Boy led Grambling State with 15 points, three rebounds and one steal,…

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Grambling Women’s Basketball to meet up with Jackson State this weekend

From Grambling State Sports Information: GRAMBLING, La. | The Grambling State University women’s basketball team will look to keep its win streak alive this weekend and avoid a season sweep of Jackson State in a Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) game. Tip-off from Lee E. Williams Athletic and Assembly Center is set for 3 p.m. Grambling State (12-13 overall, 9-4 SWAC), which currently sits in the second spot behind Southern, enters Saturday’s tilt on a three-game winning streak and is coming off a 73-57 victory over Prairie View A&M on Monday. GSU and…

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Grambling Men’s basketball to take on Jackson State Saturday

From Grambling State Sports Information: GRAMBLING, La. | The Grambling State University men’s basketball team will look to get back into the win column on Saturday as GSU visits Jackson State in a key Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) game. Tip-off from Lee E. Williams Athletic and Assembly Center is set for 5:3 p.m. Grambling State (13-13 overall, 7-6 SWAC), which fell into the fifth spot after home losses to Texas Southern and Prairie View A&M last week, will look to avoid a season sweep at the hands of Jackson State. GSU,…

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SWAC Indoor Track and Field Recap- January 18-20

Hornets shine at Samford Invitational, Samford Open BIRMINGHAM, Ala.  – Alabama State continued its impressive start the 2018-19 Indoor Season with a strong showing at the Samford Invitational Friday at the Birmingham Crossplex. The men had seven top five finishes while the women tallied six on day one. Alabama State closed out the Samford tournament at the Crossplex with another flurry of top five finishes. Samford Invitational Results | Samford Open Results | Day 1 Recap | Day 2 Recap Multiple Panthers set personal-best marks at Red Raider Invite LUBBOCK, Texas  – During the Red Raider Invite hosted…

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Jackson State and Texas Southern Men’s Basketball game to air live on ESPNU

Monday, January 21st at 6:00 p.m. the Jackson State and Texas Southern’s men’s basketball team will face off at TSU’s Health and Physical Education Arena. Both teams roll into the meeting with matching 2-1 SWAC records. Texas Southern is lead offensively by the triumvirate of Jalyn Patterson, Jeremy Combs, and Trayvon Reed, who average 13.9, 13.2 and 13.1 points per game respectively, while Jackson State’s Chris Howell is the man for the Tigers. If you are a fan or alumni of either school and can’t make the trip to Houston…

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