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SWAC notes: Texas Southern overcomes a challenge in its conference opener

And Prairie View A&M has the best play-by-play guy on the planet.

Grambling State makes history, upsetting Georgia Tech

The Tigers got their biggest win in years over an ACC team. How did it happen?

Your Nightly Brutality: Georgia Tech loses to Grambling State 64-63

Rambling Wreck rolled over. Brutality sweeps the nation.

SWAC preseason awards: A clean slate and a rush to fill the void

Last year’s All-SWAC First Team is gone. Here’s who will step in.

28 days ‘til opening day: Donnie Marsh looks to jump start Alabama A&M

SWAC Preseason Power Rankings: Texas Southern continues its dominance

The Tigers and their "Fourth"-coming title

In mid-major basketball, (almost) everyone has a chance

Let’s set out the Hope Index.

4 mid-major schools ineligible for postseason due to APR scores

Alabama A&M, Grambling, Savannah State, and Southeast Missouri will all be ineligible

North Carolina clobbers Texas Southern

The outcome was never really in doubt as North Carolina dominated.

SWAC opening round recap: Top 3 seeds advance

Texas Southern overcame a slow start to advance to the semifinals.

The SWAC is Texas Southern...and everyone else

Texas Southern is the only team with a winning record overall. Are the Tigers the SWAC’s best hope for relevance?

Former Texas Southern star Derrick Griffin to enter NFL Draft

The former SWAC Player of the Year has left the team to focus on the draft.

VIDEO: Texas Southern upsets La Salle on buzzer beater

Dulani Robinson was the hero for the Tigers.

Texas Southern’s frenzied 17 hours to start the season

Mike Davis put his team through the wringer. And they responded.

Derrick Griffin dismissed from Texas Southern football team

He will remain eligible for basketball.

2016-17 Preseason Power Rankings: The SWAC

Texas Southern is the runaway favorite, but there are a number of teams capable of knocking them off.

Texas Southern hoping guards can cash in on final chance

They have attended two junior colleges and three D-I programs between them. Their final chance in Houston could lead to a special year.

APR issues put Alcorn State in difficult position

The Braves face another postseason ban in Montez Robinson’s second year in charge. But that doesn’t mean he can’t coach.

Mike Davis: Bringing big-time hoops to the SWAC

The former Indiana coach has a well-traveled path to Texas Southern.

Two-sport NCAA star: You need to know Derrick Griffin

Texas Southern player has a chance of playing in either the NBA and NFL

Ribeiro Trying to Lift Tigers From Obscurity

Just three years removed from a winless season, Grambling State has a young leader heading into 2016-17. Can he help deliver Shawn Walker's vision of a massive turnaround?

Jackson State Looks To Build On "Contract" Season

No longer under the gun, Wayne Brent looks to build at Jackson State.

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Guard Mike Bethea, Jr. Transfers From Grambling State

According to multiple reports, sophomore Mike Bethea, Jr. has opted to transfer from Grambling State. Overall, Bethea played in 31 games and averaged 5.3 points, 2.0 rebounds, and 0.8 steals per game and was a key contributor on the wing this season. Without Bethea in the lineup, Grambling State will have to hope that players like Deonte Hearns and Carlton Lowe can make up for his loss. Grambling State went 6-24 overall last season.

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2016 Shooting Guard Marcel Thompson Commits To Grambling State

According to multiple reports, 2016 prospect Marcel Thompson has committed to Grambling State. He comes out of White Marsh, Maryland and plays at Coastal Academy. Thompson is listed at 6-4 and 195 lbs and also had attention from Colgate, Delaware State, Loyola (MD), and Princeton among others. He is the lone commitment in Grambling State's 2016 recruiting class. Grambling State went just 6-24 overall last season.

Holy Moly! Crusaders advance to face Oregon

Holy Cross used its not-so-secret weapon to perfection to earn its first NCAA Tournament win in more than 50 years.

Holy Cross has a surprise for Southern

Holy Cross may have struggled on offense this season, but will throw some looks at Southern that the Jaguars won't be able to handle.

SWAC: Southern grabs title, NCAA Tournament bid

The Jaguars are back in the NCAA Tournament for the first time since 2013.

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2016 Power Forward Yalen Reed Commits To Alcorn State

According to a report from Alex Kline, Alcorn State has picked up a commitment from 2016 prospect Yalen Reed. He comes out of Gallatin, Tennessee and plays at Station Camp High School. Reed is listed at 6'5" and is now one of four commitments currently in Alcorn State's recruiting class. Alcorn State opened this season at 8-11 overall and is currently relying on several seniors upfront.

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2015 Shooting Guard Jevon Smith Commits To Mississippi Valley State

The Delta Devils recently picked up a commitment from 2015 prospect Jevon Smith. He comes out of Milwaukee, Wisconsin and played at the Combine Academy. Smith is listed at 6'5 and also had attention from Kent State. He is set to join a rather deep backcourt and wing group competing with several JUCO prospects and a decent amount of depth. Last season, Mississippi Valley State went 6-26 overall.

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JUCO Power Forward Averyl Ugba Signs With Grambling State

The Tigers recently received some exciting news as JUCO prospect Averyl Ugba has signed to join the program. He is originally from Silver Spring, Maryland and played at Richard Bland junior college. Ugba is listed at 6'7" and 225 lbs and is part of a rather large junior class for Grambling State featuring several JUCO prospects in the frontcourt.

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Giovanni Mack (Texas Southern) Transfers To UNC Pembroke

Former Texas Southern guard Giovannia Mack recently transferred out of the program and has found his landing spot with UNC Pembroke. During his time with the Tigers, Mack played in a total of 24 games averaging 9.3 minutes, 1.8 points, 0.9 rebounds, and 0.6 assists per game. Last season, Texas Southern went 22-13 overall and lost to Arizona in the Round of 64 in the NCAA Tournament.

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Omar Beauperthuy (Alcorn State) To Transfer To Florida National

Recently, former Braves player Omar Beauperthuy opted to leave the program and he has found his destination with Florida National for the future. During his career, he played in 22 games, averaging 8.3 minutes, 0.8 points, 1.3 rebounds, and 0.2 assists per game last season. Beauperthuy was set to be a senior with the program this season.

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