NEW ORLEANS, LA (WAFB) - The SWAC West champion Southern Jaguars will face Arkansas-Pine Bluff in the first round of the conference tournament Wednesday, May 15.
Southern and Alabama State each earned No. 1 seeds for the tournament that runs from May 15-19 at Wesley Barrow Stadium in New Orleans.
Saturday, May 18, will serve as an “if necessary” date to determine a second championship game competitor.
East Division seeding:
- (1) Alabama State
- (2) Jackson State
- (3) Alcorn State
- (4) UAPB
West Division seeding:
- (1) Southern
- (2) Grambling State
- (3) Texas Southern
- (4) Prairie View
Day 1 brackets:
- Grambling State vs. Alcorn State (9 a.m.)
- Jackson State vs. Texas Southern (12 p.m.)
- Alabama State vs. Prairie View A&M (3 p.m.)
- Southern vs. UAPB (6 p.m.)
The Jags are 5-0 this season against the Golden Lions, winning by scores of 16-4, 9-4, 16-13, 10-4, and 21-2.