Both the Southern men and women’s basketball teams have been hot since starting Southwestern Athletic Conference play. The Jags have improved to 4-0 in conference play after taking down Bethune-Cookman on Monday, Jan. 10.
Both the Southern men’s and women’s basketball teams opened up SWAC play with a win over Texas Southern on Monday, Jan. 3. The men (7-7, 1-0 SWAC) won 63-50 over the Tigers and the women (3-9, 1-0 SWAC) won 70-60.
Slated to take place on Saturday, Nov. 27, Bayou Classic brings together family, friends and alumni of Southern University and Grambling State University in a celebration of football and tradition surrounding Historically Black Colleges and Universities.
Leading up to the third game of the season against Southern, McNeese (0-2) football head coach Frank Wilson, quarterback Cody Orgeron and cornerback Corione Harris met with the media for a press conference.
An off-duty New Orleans Police Detective was killed while at a restaurant in Houston during an apparent robbery over the weekend. Everett Briscoe was a 13-year-veteran with NOPD and was a Southern alum and member of the Human Jukebox Marching Band.
The Southern University Board of Supervisors met virtually Friday and one of the items on the agenda was a request to authorize the renaming of the football field at A.W. Mumford Stadium after former head coach Pete Richardson.
Conditioning can be a problem for some programs going into a season but that’s not the case for Southern this fall, as head coach Jason Rollins has been pleased with how his guys have come into camp in good shape.