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Southern announces new tipoff time against Grambling

Southern University has announced Saturday's SWAC basketball doubleheader against in-state rival Grambling State will start at 5 p.m. in place of the originally scheduled 3 p.m. tipoff.

Action will begin with a 5 p.m. tipoff as women's basketball (5-5, 2-0) hosts Grambling (5-8, 2-0) in a matchup of undefeated SWAC teams.

Following the conclusion of the women's game, men's basketball takes center stage as Head Coach Roman Banks leads the Jaguars (6-9, 2-0) against Grambling State (1-10, 0-2) at approximately 7:10 p.m.

Saturday's game will air live on Downtown Radio 97.7 FM and can also be seen via live stream on

Coaches and players from both programs will be available to the media Wednesday in the F.G. Clark Activity Center starting at 11:40 a.m. Men's Basketball will practice from 9 a.m. to noon followed by women's basketball.

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