BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Officials at the Southwestern Athletic Conference have released the men’s and women’s brackets for the 2015 Toyota SWAC Basketball Tournament set at the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas March 10-14. Texas Southern University swept the top spots, earning the No. 1 seed in both the men’s and women’s brackets.
The Tournament opens Tuesday, March 10 with an evening doubleheader, beginning with the No. 8 Alabama A&M University women against No. 9 Mississippi Valley State University at 6 p.m. and ending with the No. 8 Alcorn State University men taking on No. 9 Grambling State University at 8:30 p.m.
Men’s Tournament • Bracket
The Texas Southern men won 11 of their last 12 conference games to finish 16-2 in league, 19-12 overall. They will face the winner of Alcorn State (5-25, 4-14 SWAC) and Grambling State (2-26, 0-18 SWAC) in the last quarterfinal game of the day on Wednesday, March 11 at 8:30 p.m. Alabama State University (18-9, 14-4 SWAC) defeated Jackson State University 11-20, 9-9 SWAC) to secure the No. 2 seed. They will take on No. 7 seed Mississippi Valley State University (6-25, 5-13 SWAC) Wednesday at 2:30 p.m. read more…