Grambling (11-7, 5-1 SWAC West
The Tigers scored the biggest non-conference win of the season for any SWAC school knocking off #5 Rice in the finale of their series on Sunday. GSU moved a half game in front of Prairie View for the division lead after the Panthers fell at Southern.
Prairie View A&M (11-8, 4-1 SWAC West)
Despite dropping the final game of the series at Southern, the Panthers remained one of the hottest teams in the league taking the series from the Jaguars and remaining tied atop the division standings with Grambling in the loss column.
Southern (9-10, 4-5 SWAC West)
The Jaguars got a much-needed win to snap a seven-game losing streak in the series finale against Prairie View. Before Sunday’s win, the Jags had not won since a SWAC opening series sweep vs. Texas Southern.
Arkansas-Pine Bluff (2-18-1, 2-4 SWAC West)
The Golden Lions salvaged a 10-9 win in the series ender on Sunday with Texas Southern. The win moved UAPB into fourth place in the division race and snapped a nine-game winless streak.
The Tigers got their first two wins of the conference season at UAPB and began to dig out of the 0-5 hole they had dug for themselves. The doubleheader sweep on Saturday broke a four-game losing skid.
Jackson State (14-6, 8-1 SWAC East)
Clearly the hottest team in the SWAC, the Tigers have won 10 straight games and own a three-game lead in the division over Mississippi Valley State with a weekend sweep of rival Alcorn State.
Mississippi Valley State (5-16, 5-4 SWAC East)
The Delta Devils kept pace with JSU’s hot play with a weekend sweep in Huntsville over Alabama A&M. The three wins snapped a five-game losing streak that MVSU was riding entering the series.
Alabama State (7-16, 3-3 SWAC East)
The Hornets were out of league play over the weekend and dropped three of the four games played at Gardner-Webb. ASU swept a two-game series at Florida A&M mid week to split the week’s games at 3-3.
Alcorn State (3-16, 2-4 SWAC East)
The Braves continued to struggle early in the conference season dropping all three games at rival Jackson State. The sweep moved Alcorn’s losing streak to five games after two midweek losses at nationally ranked Georgia.
Alabama A&M (5-17, 0-6 SWAC East)
The Bulldogs have now dropped 12 straight games after Mississippi Valley State took all three in a SWAC series in Huntsville.