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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Grambling takes on Prairie View in State Fair Classic

From Grambling State Sports Information: Tigers to Open SWAC Play Against Rival Panthers   GRAMBLING, La. | The Grambling State University football team will look to end a few streaks on Saturday as the Tigers open Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) play against Prairie View A&M in the annual State Fair Classic at the Cotton Bowl Stadium. Kickoff against the Panthers is set for 4 p.m.  Grambling State (1-2) enters conference play off back-to-back losses to Southern Miss and Houston, while Prairie View A&M (2-1) is coming off a 37-27 victory over Houston Baptist…

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UAPB claims SWAC West with 36-31 win over Prairie View

From the Southwestern Athletic Conference: PINE BLUFF, Ark.- The University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff football team won the Spring 2021 SWAC Western Division Championship with a 36-31 win over Prairie View A&M Saturday at Simmons Bank Field. The Golden Lions continued to turn back the clock in winning the division championship for the first time since 2012.  The Golden Lions will play in the Cricket Wireless SWAC Football Championship Game presented by Pepsi Zero on Saturday May 1 against either Alabama A&M at 2 p.m. at a location TBD. Quarterback Skyler Perry (16-33,…

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SWAC Commissioner meeting with member Presidents on fate of fall sports

Though the MEAC, CIAA, and the SIAC have all announced their plans to cancel fall sports, the fate of SWAC sports has yet to be decided. The commissioner of the Southwestern Athletic Conference is meeting with the presidents of the member schools discuss whether the sports seasons will go forth as planned. From Grambling State University:  SWAC Council of Presidents to Meet With Commissioner Monday, July 20 Grambling State University has not released any decisions concerning our Fall 2020 sports schedule. The SWAC Council of Presidents have a scheduled meeting with our SWAC…

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Grambling vs Prairie View game preview

From SWAC.org: Story Links Prairie View A&M Game Notes | Grambling State Game Notes DALLAS, Texas, – Prairie View A&M will face Grambling State in the State Fair Classic on Saturday at 4:00 p.m. at the Cotton Bowl.  Prairie View A&M came up short in a 45-41 road loss to defending SWAC champion Alcorn State this past weekend. PVAMU outgained Alcorn in total offense 508-405. Jalen Morton accounted for 366 total yards of offense (321 passing) and four touchdown passes as he completed 23-of-35 passes. Dawonya Tucker shined with 128 rushing yards and…

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Mistakes costs Prairie View against Nicholls State

From pvpanthers.com : PRAIRIE VIEW – The upset-minded Prairie View A&M football team fell just shy in its mission to topple FCS No. 10 Nicholls State, coming up short in a 42-35 shootout Saturday evening in Panther Stadium at Blackshear Field Prairie View A&M (1-2) was done in by a big third quarter from the Colonels, who  took advantage of short fields and turnovers during a stretch where they scored 29 unanswered points. After the Colonels struck first with a 15-yard touchdown scamper from Dion Ray that capped a 10-play, 90-drive, the…

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Houston too much for Prairie View

From pvpanthers: LIVE STATS WATCH LIVE FULL SCHEDULE ROSTER MATCHUP HISTORY HOUSTON – An early first-quarter deficit was too much to overcome for the Prairie View A&M football team, who fell 37-17 to Houston Saturday evening at TDECU Stadium. Though the Panthers (1-1) limited Houston to a field goal on its opening possession, their first crack at the Cougars’ defense resulted in a three-and-out. An off-target punt ultimately gifted Houston prime starting field position in the form of the Panthers’ 28-yard line. Two plays later, Kyle Porter scored from 20…

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Prairie View announces Coach Dailey’s media availability for Monday of Labor Day Classic week

From Prairie View A&M athletics: PRAIRIE VIEW, Texas – Prairie View A&M athletics announced media availability for head football coach Eric Dooley on Monday ahead of the Labor Day Classic. Dooley will begin the day with his weekly press conference at 10 a.m. in the Prairie View A&M Athletics Administration Building. Media members are invited to attend, as the second-year coach will be on hand to address questions for upcoming games as well as preseason preparations leading up to the season. From there, Dooley will be available from 11:15 a.m. – 11:25 a.m.…

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Prairie View wins Men’s SWAC Basketball Tournament

From swac.org : Prairie View A&M 92, Texas Southern 86Box Score  BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Overcoming a 13-point deficit early on, Prairie View A&M (22-12) topped Texas Southern (21-13) in a thrilling 92-86 contest to win the 2019 Toyota SWAC Basketball Tournament. The win takes Coach Byron Smith and the Panthers to March Madness for the first time since 1998. With Tyrik Armstrong having the hot hand early, Texas Southern rushed to a 13-4 advantage over the top-seeded Panthers. The Tigers built a 20-7 lead following a Trayvon Reed dunk with a…

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SWAC Men’s Basketball Tournament Semifinal Recaps

From swac.org : Prairie View A&M 81, Grambling State 71Texas Southern 80, Alabama State 66 Panthers hold off Grambling State, advance to tournament finals BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Top-seeded Prairie View A&M prevailed 81-71 over No. 4 seed Grambling State Friday afternoon to advance to the 2019 Toyota SWAC Basketball Tournament finals at Bill Harris Arena. Devonte Patterson scored 24 points and grabbed eight rebounds for the Panthers (21-12). Gary Blackston added 18 points and five rebounds, and Darius Williams scored 16 points. Ivy Smith led Grambling State with 21 points and…

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