BIRMINGHAM, Ala.- The 2020 Cricket Wireless Men’s and Women’s Basketball Tournament brackets have officially been released. The tournament will begin on Tuesday, March 10 on the campuses of the four highest seeded teams on the men’s and women’s sides. The semi-finals and finals rounds are scheduled to take place on Friday, March 13 and Saturday, […]Read more "2020 SWAC Basketball Tournament Brackets Set"
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — The Southwestern Athletic Conference announced its 2019 All-SWAC Preseason teams and Predicted Order of Finish on Tuesday at Football Media Day with Alcorn State and Southern tabbed to finish in first place in the Eastern and Western divisions respectively in a vote conducted by the leagues’ Head Coaches and Sports Information Directors. […]Read more "SWAC Announces 2019 Preseason All-SWAC Football Teams"
BIRMINGHAM — The Southwestern Athletic Conference has announced the upcoming ESPN line-up for the 2019 season highlighted by a total of 13 games that will be featured across ESPN’s networks. “When we began scheduling the upcoming lineup of ESPN games we sought match-ups that would give viewers and the average fan that may not get […]Read more "SWAC Announces 2019 ESPN TV Football Schedule"
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – The Southwestern Athletic Conference has announced its 2019 All-Conference Baseball teams and award winners, with individuals from Alabama State, Southern and Jackson State receiving individual honors. The teams and award winners were decided in a vote by the league’s coaches and sports information directors, with the honors handed out during a reception. Alabama […]Read more "SWAC Announces 2019 All-Conference Baseball Teams and Awards"
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – The Southwestern Athletic Conference announced the 2019 SWAC Baseball Tournament field, with Southern and Alabama State heading into the postseason with respective number one seeds. The Jaguars (18-6 SWAC) completed one of the best year-to-year turnarounds in recent league history, going from last place in the Western Division in 2018 to division champion […]Read more "SWAC Announces Bracket For 2019 Baseball Tournament"
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 […]Read more "Southern outlasts Jackson State to win SWAC Women’s Championship"
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, […]Read more "Prairie View A&M prevails over Texas Southern in thrilling SWAC Men’s Final"
By Anthony McClean, Editor In Chief Emeritus All season long, the Braves of Alcorn State have proved to be true road warriors as they’ve spoiled Homecoming for three teams including their SWAC Championship game opponent on Saturday — the Southern Jaguars. Following a 56-20 win at Mississippi Valley State in late September, Fred McNair’s crew […]Read more "HBCU Football Spotlight: Jags, Braves battle for SWAC title and a trip to Atlanta"
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – The Southwestern Athletic Conference has released its 2018 All-Conference Teams with 12 players from the SWAC East Division champions Alcorn State being tabbed for the most individual honors. The teams were announced two days prior to the 2018 Toyota SWAC Football Championship at Jack Spinks-Marino Casem Stadium on the campus of Alcorn State […]Read more "SWAC Announces 2018 Football Honors"
BIRMINGHAM – The Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) has announced that the upcoming 2018 SWAC Toyota Football Championship game initially scheduled to be played at Legion Field in Birmingham has been relocated. The title game is now slated to be held at the home venue of the SWAC institution with the highest ranking that qualifies for […]Read more "2018 SWAC Football Title Game Relocated"