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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Texas Southern gets by Grambling 67-61

Courtesy Texas Southern Sports Information 67 TSU 61 GSU Team 1 2 F TSU 34  33  67 GSU 29  32  61 History says TSU and Grambling State would play a close game and they did just that as TSU went on a 10-3 run over the final two minutes to claim a 67-61 win Wednesday night in Grambling. TSU would lead for nearly seven minutes to open the first half but Grambling State kept chipping away and tied it at 12-all on a Quintin Murell layup. TSU would miss its next four…

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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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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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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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Grambling ends losing streak with win over Texas Southern

From Grambling State Sports Communications Defense Sparks Grambling State to Win Over TSU  GRAMBLING, La. | The Grambling State University football team got two scores from its defense as the Tigers celebrated Homecoming with a 34-20 victory over Texas Southern in a Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) game on Saturday afternoon at Eddie G. Robinson Memorial Stadium. Grambling State (3-4 overall, 2-2 SWAC) started slow but used a 17-point third quarter to pull away from Texas Southern.TSU capitalized on a turnover by GSU starting quarterback Noah Bodden as Andrew Body took advantage of…

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From the Southwestern Athletic Conference: BLOOMINGTON, Ind. – Texas Southern battled back from a 10-point halftime deficit and changed the flow of the game as they claimed its second win in NCAA history after defeating Mount St. Mary’s 60-52 Thursday night at Assembly Hall. TSU would score the first two points after a pair of John Walker III free throws but Mount St. Mary’s answered with a three-pointer and led briefly until a three-pointer by Michael Weathers with 15:28 remaining. However, the Mountaineers answered with a three-pointer and wouldn’t relinquish the…

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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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Alabama State defeats Texas Southern 27-21

From bamastatesports : Box Score  HOUSTON, Texas | Alabama State held off a furious Texas Southern second half rally to come away with their second consecutive road victory in Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) play, defeating the Tigers 27-21 at BBVA Stadium Saturday. Alabama State (5-4, 4-2 SWAC) scored all 27 of their points in the first half and were able to overcome four turnovers to hold off Texas Southern (0-10, 0-6 SWAC). Ezra Gray led Alabama State with 154 yards on 24 carries, leading the Hornets’ offensive attack that produced 403 total yards.…

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Southern defeats Texas Southern 28-21

From Southern University Media Relations: DALLAS, TX —  Glendon McDaniel threw three touchdown passes, two of them in a decisive third quarter and Southern defeated Texas Southern in the State Fair Showdown on Saturday. After the score was tied at 7 at halftime, McDaniel connected with Jamar Washington for 35 yards and Hunter Register for 31 yards and a 21-7 Jaguars lead heading into the fourth quarter. Texas Southern’s Devin Williams scored on a 14-yard run before McDaniel’s 7-yard TD pass to Jordan Davis put Southern ahead by 14 again, 28-14. A 4-yard run by Williams closed out the scoring…

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