Streaking Braves invade Jaguars’ lair…TSU travels to Alabama ……Tournament seeds on the line….

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As we approach the final leg of the 2017 SWAC season, postseason awaits the top 8 teams in the conference. Texas Southern sits on top by a game over red hot Alcorn State at 12-2. The Tigers however travel to Montgomery to take on an Alabama State team that’s desperate for a win in order to stay in the hunt for a post season invite to conference Tournament. The Hornets are reeling off two tough losses on the road to Alcorn State and Southern. The hottest team in the conference is the Braves of Alcorn. Already , tournament bound, the Braves, 12-3 aim to over take Texas Southern this weekend as the travel to Baton Rouge to take on the surging Southern Jaguars. Alcorn is looking for the series sweep , however, the Jaguars have seem to have found the right recipe to win close games. Southern at 10-5 look to lock up a tournament seed with a victory.

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There’s seems to be a 3 team log jam with Grambling, Jackson State and Prairie View all sitting at 7-7 vying for the 4th place seed which also offers a home court advantage in the first round of the SWAC Tournament. The G-MEN travel to Pine Bluff , to take on the reeling UAPB Lions. Grambling looks to make history as the have already surpassed their victory total from last season. JSU travels to Itta Bena to take on the reeling Mississippi Valley State Delta Devils. As we already know, the Devils are tough to beat at home and they still hopeful of making the tournament field. PVAMU travel to Huntsville to take on a lowly Alabama A&M Bulldog team who is still looking for an identity as of late. A win for any of those teams will definitely go a long way as the 2017 SWAC season concludes.

SWAC Standings as of February 23…….

  1. Texas Southern                  12-2
  2. Alcorn State                        12-3
  3. Southern                              10-5
  4. Grambling                            7-7  

          Jackson St                             7-7

          PVAMU                                  7-7

     5. Alabama State                     6-8

     6. UAPB                                      6-9

     7. MVSU                                     4-11

     8 AAMU                                      1-13

 

 

 

 

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2 Responses to Streaking Braves invade Jaguars’ lair…TSU travels to Alabama ……Tournament seeds on the line….

  1. BG says:

    Change “liar” to “lair” in the title of you blog.

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