Grambling State’s Quincy Roberts Declares for 2012 NBA Draft

“I’m just ready to be a pro,” said Grambling State’s junior guard Quincy Roberts as he will forgo his senior season and declare for the 2012 NBA...

South Carolina State Face-Off Against Grambling In 2020 MEAC-SWAC Challenge

(HBCU Buzz) — South Carolina State will face-off against Grambling in the 2020 MEAC-SWAC Challenge, reports the Associated Press. The...

SWAC Champions Alabama State Begin Their Title Defense, Visit Rival Grambling State

The Alabama State Hornets will begin their 2011-2012 SWAC conference play the same way they ended it, playing their SWAC rival Grambling State. Conference play begins on Jan....

Brawl Ends Texas Southern Women’s Game

USA Today A day after a bench-clearing fight ended the Southwestern Athletic Conference women's basketball regular-season title game in a double forfeit, the conference was reviewing the incident. With...

Grambling State Defeats Alabama A&M for the Tigers’ First Victory

Quincy Roberts finished with 21 points and eight rebounds to lead the Grambling State Tigers to their first win of the season as they edged out Alabama...

Jackson State Fans Wants Football Head Coach, AD Out

After the 27-23 Homecoming loss to Mississippi Valley State, a petition surfaced on the web to fire Jackson State Head Coach Herald Jackson and AD Vivian Fuller. Last...

Busting Brackets

As many people fill out their brackets and predict who will be crowned the national champions after the National Collegiate Athletic Association tournament, two HBCU teams hope...

Prairie View A&M Lady Panthers Suffer Close Loss to Alabama A&M

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. -Prairie View A&M's 55-53 loss to Alabama A&M on Monday night was accompanied with a bit of controversy. Latia Williams of the Prairie View A&M Lady...

NCAA Postseason Bans to Include SWAC Championships and Tournaments

Birmingham, Ala. – The SWAC Council of Presidents and Chancellors voted Thursday to adopt a league policy to prohibit any member institution subject to NCAA postseason bans...

AAMU Bulldogs Fall in final SWAC Contest

NORMAL – The Alabama A&M baseball team fell 4-1 to Jackson State University on Wednesday, May 11, in their final bid for the SWAC baseball post season...

Challenge: Change the perception of sport

Sport administration is a quickly growing industry, offering careers in professional sports, collegiate sports, sport event management, coaching and even operations. It was identified as a professional...

Mississippi Valley State Devilettes Fall to Arkansas 59-40

Fayetteville- Sarah Watkins scored 15 points to lead the University of Arkansas to a 59-40 win over Mississippi Valley State University Wednesday night. Watkins also went 4...

Jackson State Wins First Ever SWAC Softball Championship

  Jackson State (JSU) won its first ever SWAC softball championship on Sunday, May 8. The Lady Tigers defeated Mississippi Valley State (MVSU) 6-2 at Shea Brothers...

Two Former Braves Football Players Sign With The NFL’s Green Bay Packers, Washington Redskins

After four years of training and two Southwestern Athletic Conference Championships, two former Braves football players will fulfill their dreams of playing professional football. Warren Gatewood, a defensive...

The SWAC Sends Five HBCUs to the 2012 Urban Invitational

The Urban Invitational, the annual, round-robin collegiate baseball tournament designed to give Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) and their baseball programs national exposure, is relocating to...

Alabama State Defeats UAPB 42-7 in Thursday Night Contest

MONTGOMERY – Malcolm Cyrus rushed for 188 yards and a career-high three touchdowns in leading Alabama State to a 42-7 Southwestern Athletic Conference win over Arkansas-Pine Bluff. “This...

Top 10 HBCUs To Develop Professional Athletes

Historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) have not only prided themselves in developing some of the brightest and most skilled students in the classrooms. They have also...

Jackson State University Athletics Gets Coveted National Certification

Jackson State University is the first institution in the SWAC to receive from the National Association of Academic Advisors for Athletics (N4A) a coveted certification granted only...

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