The Alcorn State Braves seem to be playing with vengeance. The Braves went into Baton Rouge and defeated Southern 68-67 with one goal in mind, the 2017 SWAC Championship. However, there’s is one team standing in their way of that goal…Texas Southern University Tigers. Alcorn has played lights out basketball as a result of a 11 game winning streak. Coach Montiez Robinson has done a great job in turning around a once traditional power. Robinson should be a candidate for SWAC Coach of the Year. A.J. Mosby and Reginald Johnson have lead the Brave charge thus far this season. Alcorn enter’s tonight SWAC slate with an open date which gives the added time to focus on the Tigers.
Texas Southern is coming off a 86-73 victory at Alabama State and visit Huntsville to take take on Alabama A&M Bulldogs , victorious over PVAMU 87-74. The Tigers have ruled the SWAC since coach Mike Davis have come aboard. Zach Lofton and Jalon McCloud lead a well balance Tiger attack.
Alcorn State visits Houston Thursday to take on the Tigers and visits PVAMU on Saturday. Will Alcorn beat the odds and win that SWAC Crown.? Will TSU continue to dominate the series and continue ordering rings?……Stay Tuned.