Southern releases 2022-23 Men’s Basketball schedule

Courtesy Ravon Robeertson, Jaguars Athletics: The Southern University men’s basketball team announce their complete 2022-2023 season schedule. Including 14 non-conference games within the months of November and December before heading into Southwestern Athletic Conference play in January. The Jags first game this fall will be home as they face Tougaloo College November 3rd  kicking off the month of November in which they will have a total of four home games out of the five. After the opening contest, Southern will travel to University of Nevada Las Vegas on November 7th before continuing…

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Bayou Classic and NBC Sports announce three-year media rights extension

From NBC Sports: NBC Sports and the Bayou Classic have agreed to a three-year media rights extension through 2024, both parties announced today.  The new agreement — which kicks off this year with the 49thannual Bayou Classic as Southern and Grambling State renew their storied football rivalry on Saturday, Nov. 26 on NBC and Peacock — extends a historic partnership which began in 1991.  NBC Sports’ presentation of the Bayou Classic will continue to showcase the Battle of the Bands, the celebrated tradition between the Southern and Grambling State marching bands, during…

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SWAC Football National Signing Day

February 2 was National Signing Day for HS and college footballers to officially announce where they would continue the next phase of their playing careers. Below are recaps of the moving and shakings of SWAC teams on 2022 Signing Day. From the Southwestern Athletic Conference: National Signing Day Updates Alabama A&M Recap Alabama State Recap Alcorn State Recap Bethune-Cookman Recap Florida A&M Recap Grambling State Recap Jackson State Recap Mississippi Valley State  Recap Prairie View A&M Recap Southern  Recap Texas Southern  Recap Univ. Arkansas-Pine Bluff  Recap

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Southern defeats Jackson State 75-64

from Demetrius Howse, Associate Sports Information Director 75 Southern U. 12-9,6-2 SWAC 64Jackson St. 4-16,2-7 SWAC Team 1 2 F Southern U. 39  36  75 Jackson St. 36  28  64 The Southern University Jaguars (12-9, 7-2) get back in the winning column with a 75-64 victory over Jackson State University (2-7, 4-16) inside the Lee E. Williams Athletics and Assembly Center in Jackson, Mississippi on Monday evening. The Basics Final Score: Southern 75, Jackson State 64 Records: Southern (12-9, 7-2 SWAC) | Jackson State (2-7, 4-16SWAC) Location: Jackson, MS – Lee E. Williams…

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Terrorists threaten several HBCUs

Wlja.com: PRINCE GEORGE’S COUNTY, Md. (7News) — A shelter in place has been issued for students and staff at Bowie State University due to a bomb threat Monday.  CNN is reporting that at least six Historically Black Colleges and Universities have received bomb threats launching police investigations. The schools that received threats Monday include Bowie State, Howard University, Southern University and A&M, Bethune-Cookman University, Albany State Universityand Delaware State University, according to campus spokespeople or social media posts. Later Monday morning, Judson University, an Evangelical Christian university in Elgin, Illinois, announced its closure due to…

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December 19, 2021 SWAC Men’s Basketball Recap

Sunday featured two games in Southwestern Athletic Conference basketball action, with both contest pitting teams against out-of-conference foes. SWAC teams split the pair of games, as Southern edged Kent State, while Florida A&M came up a bit short in their matchup UC-Santa Barbara. Below are the scores and the recaps from the Southwestern Athletic Conference: Team Standings Sunday, December 19 Bethune-Cookman at Florida International University – Cancelled  UC-Santa Barbara 73, Florida A&M 62 – Box Score | Recap Southern 78, Kent State 76 – Box Score | Recap About the SWACThe Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) is…

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Late field goal lifts Grambling to victory in Bayou Classic

From Grambling State University Athletic Communications: Urban’s Field Goal Lifts GSU Past SU Garrett Urban booted five field goals, none bigger than his last, as the Grambling State University football team snapped a three-game losing streak to its rival on Saturday afternoon with a 29-26 victory over Southern in the 48th Annual Bayou Classic at the Caesars Superdome. Urban, Grambling State’s Most Valuable Player, notched the game-winning field goal with two seconds remaining as the Tigers (4-7 overall, 3-5 Southwestern Athletic Conference) capped a 3 minute, 48 second drive to close out…

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SWAC Football Week 9 Honorees

from the Southwestern Athletic Conference: BIRMINGHAM, Ala.- The Southwestern Athletic Conference has named Texas Southern’s Andrew Body, Southern’s Ray Anderson and Luke Jackson along with Jackson State’s Shedeur Sanders its SWAC Football Players of the Week for their outstanding performances during games played this past week of competition. Offensive- Andrew Body quarterback, Texas Southern Body was a dual-threat for the Tigers as he rushed for 121 yards and one touchdown while passing for 271 yards and four touchdowns in TSU’s 59-17 win over Arkansas-Pine Bluff. He was responsible for a total of…

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October 18, 2021 SWAC Football weekly honorees

From the Southwestern Athletic Conference: BIRMINGHAM, Ala.- The Southwestern Athletic Conference has named Southern’s Kobe Dillon, Chase Foster, and Luke Jackson along with Jackson State’s Keith Corbin III its SWAC Football Players of the Week for their outstanding performances during games played this past week of competition. Offensive – Kobe Dillon, Southern University  Dillon broke the Southern University single game rushing record on Saturday with 14 carries for 267 yards and three touchdowns. Dillon’s longest run of the day came during the opening drive of the third quarter when he burst…

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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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