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 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"
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – The Southwestern Athletic Conference is pleased to announce a partnership with the City of Birmingham that will bring its two most high-profile championship events back to the Magic City. With the agreement, the 2018 Toyota SWAC Football Championship returns home to Legion Field, and the Bill Harris Arena – located adjacent to the […]Read more "SWAC Announces Partnership with City of Birmingham"
HOUSTON, TX. – The 2018 Toyota SWAC Basketball Tournament will be relocating to the newly renovated Delmar Fieldhouse in Houston from March 9-10 in Houston. The women’s and men’s basketball semifinals will be held March 9 while each of the championship games will be played on Saturday, March 10. ESPN programming will be broadcasting each of […]Read more "2018 Toyota SWAC Basketball Tourney coming to Delmar Fieldhouse"
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – The Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) Men’s Basketball Championship trophy will bear the name of an iconic Alcorn State University sports figure. The SWAC Council of Presidents and Chancellors voted to name the Men’s SWAC Championship Basketball Tournament trophy after the legendary Coach Davey L. Whitney. President Alfred Rankins Jr. commended the Council for […]Read more "SWAC basketball championship trophy to carry namesake of Davey Whitney"
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – With the conclusion of the regular season Saturday night, each tournament-bound team on the men’s and women’s side now know where it will start its trek to Houston for the Southwestern Athletic Conference Men’s and Women’s Basketball Tournament. This year, the higher-seeded teams will host the lower-seeded teams at home during the quarterfinal […]Read more "SWAC Basketball Tournament Brackets Finalized"