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  Southern’s hot shooting blasts UAPB, 88-53

The Southern men’s basketball team was in the zone on its shooting in a blowout win over Arkansas-Pine Bluff at the F.G. Clark Activity Center on Saturday, Jan. 16.

2 Jags named to Preseason All-SWAC first team; 4 others make second team

Southern struggles in 62-42 loss to Jackson State

Southern picks up first win with 61-55 victory over Grambling

Southern drops close one to Grambling, 67-64

47th Annual Bayou Classic tickets sales start today

Southern wins SWAC opener over Prairie View, 51-44

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  Southern University’s Human Jukebox Marching Band to perform in virtual Rose Bowl parade

Southern’s SWAC opener against Prairie View postponed due to COVID-19 in Jag program

Southern-TSU games postponed due to COVID-19 within Tiger program

Southern records 14 steals in 79-60 loss to Texas Tech

Jaguar fan cutouts on sale for SU athletic events

Southern falls to No. 13 Miss. St., 79-55

Southern inks 2 new players on National Signing Day

The Southern Jaguars will have some new faces on the sideline in the fall after receiving letters of intent from players on National Signing Day.

Southern defeated by UAB, 88-46

The Southern Men’s Basketball team was in Birmingham, Ala. to take on UAB on Wednesday, Dec. 16.

Southern falls to No. 7 Baylor, 86-52

The Southern women’s basketball team traveled to Waco, Texas to face No. 7 Baylor at the Ferrell Center on Wednesday, Dec. 16.

Cold-shooting dooms Southern in 79-44 loss at Arkansas

A red-hot Arkansas team made 11 shots from 3-point range and shot 44.8 percent from the field overall, as the Razorbacks defeated Southern 79-44 on Wednesday night at Bud Walton Arena.

Southern at No. 1 Gonzaga canceled due to COVID-19 issues within Bulldog program; Jags schedule another opponent

Southern drops close game to Wichita St., 57-53

Southern baseball head coach Kerrick Jackson steps down to take position in MLB; asst. coach Chris Crenshaw named interim

Southern goes down to No. 5 Iowa, 103-76

Southern falls to NC Central in OT, 85-78

  Arrest made in connection with ‘racially motivated’ attack on Southern University student-athlete at LSU Lakes

  47th Annual Bayou Classic will be played in Shreveport

The 47th Annual Bayou Classic will be played on Saturday, April 17, at Independence Stadium in Shreveport.

Will Deion Sanders be the next coach at Jackson State?

Thursday afternoon, outlet HBCU Sports reported NFL Hall of Famer Deion Sanders was on tap to become the next head coach.

Lou Brock, an SU baseball legend & MLB Hall of Famer, passes away

Lou Brock, who helped lead the Southern University baseball team to a championship and later assisted the St. Louis Cardinals in winning two titles, has died. He was 81.

  LSU, SU remain undecided on what fan experience will look like when football resumes

While both Southern and LSU will move ahead with football, the question becomes how muted will the festivities around the big games end up?

  SWAC releases spring football schedule; Jags open at Alabama State

The SWAC has announced the schedules for all 10 SWAC schools for the upcoming 2021 spring football season.

  Odums focuses on positives of playing football in spring

Southern head football coach Dawson Odums joined Baton Rouge journalists for a Zoom style news conference on Tuesday, July 21, to respond to the SWAC’s decision to move the football season from the fall to the spring.

Bayou Classic postponed until spring

According to officials, the 47th Annual Bayou Classic has been postponed until spring. The game was scheduled to be played in November of 2020.

  SU officials react to SWAC decision to postpone fall football season

Officials at Southern University, including the director of the Human Jukebox, are reacting to Monday’s SWAC decision to postpone the fall football season.

  SWAC postpones fall sports schedule until spring

The Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) Council of Presidents and Chancellors held a meeting via Zoom and has decided to postpone the fall sports schedule until spring.

Southern AD Roman Banks still hopeful New Orleans hosts Bayou Classic

With the SWAC moving football season back to spring of 2021, there's a chance the Bayou Classic can still be played in New Orleans.

  Southern athletic director Roman Banks says no decision on SWAC fall sports, despite reports

College football reporter Brett McMurphy reported Friday, July 17, that sources told him the SWAC will announce Monday that it is canceling fall sports.

  Former Southern baseball head coach Roger Cador selected to ABCA Hall of Fame

Former Southern baseball head coach Roger Cador is set to receive a great honor. The legendary skipper will be inducted into the American Baseball Coaches Association (ABCA) Hall of Fame next January.

LaGrange alum Colton Frank IV to transfer to Southern

Former LaGrange High School star Colton Frank IV announced he’s transferring from UL Lafayette to Southern University to the play for Jaguars. Frank announced the move on his Twitter account.

SWAC adds Bethune-Cookman as full member effective 2021-22 academic year

Less than a month after announcing the addition of Florida A&M to the conference, the SWAC now says Bethune-Cookman is also joining. Officials said Bethune-Cookman will be added as a full member effective with the 2021-22 academic year.

  Southern officially cancels first 2 football games due to COVID-19; revised schedule released

Southern University has officially canceled the first two football games of the season due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Athletic director Roman Banks confirmed the changes to the Jaguars’ schedule.

  Report states Southern’s first 2 football games canceled; SU says schedule changes not yet official

While many college football fans are getting excited about Florida A&M joining the SWAC in 2021, a report by the New York Times has cast large doubt on the Rattlers visiting Mumford Stadium on September 12.

Location, plans for upcoming Bayou Classic still undecided

Officials said previous statements saying otherwise were unofficial and it is still being decided for 2020 and 2021.

  Southern Heritage Classic canceled due to COVID-19; Jags’ season-opener could be in jeopardy

The Southern Heritage Classic is the first college football casualty of COVID-19. While Southern doesn’t play in the game, the two teams that do are both on the Jags’ schedule.

Conflicting statements released on if 2020 Bayou Classic will be played in New Orleans

According to Southern University Athletic Director Roman Banks the Bayou Classic will not be played in New Orleans this year, and possibly will not be played in 2021. However, organizers called the statement "premature."

  LSU, Southern officials share thoughts on Tigers finally playing Jags in football

LSU executive deputy athletic director Verge Ausberry and Southern athletic director Roman Banks both spoke with WAFB-TV this week, saying the Tigers and Jaguars finally playing each other in football is great for both the community and the state.

  Southern’s athletes won’t return to campus until July

As student-athletes around the country return to campus to begin summer workouts, Southern University has decided to wait a little while longer before making the move.

LSU set to host Southern, Grambling in Tiger Stadium

LSU announced Monday, June 1, it has added Southern and Grambling to its future football schedules. The move marks the first time the Tigers will face the two historic in-state opponents, according to athletic director Scott Woodward.

Athletes from Southern, LSU earn Athletes for Hope awards

Athletes for Hope (AFH) have announced its Team of the Year and Student-Athlete of the Year winners and the recipients are from Southern University and LSU.

  Marino Casem, former Southern football coach and athletic director, laid to rest

Family and close friends of former Southern football coach and athletic director Marino Casem celebrated his life with a funeral ceremony Saturday, May 2.

  Southern cancels ALL winter and spring sports in response to coronavirus

Southern University announced Friday, March 13 that it has suspended ALL games for its winter and sports teams in response to COVID-19, also known as the coronavirus.

  SWAC cancels rest of men’s and women’s basketball tournaments

The Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) is joining other conferences and has announced the cancellation of its men’s and women’s basketball tournaments due to the coronavirus.

  Southern Jags outlast Prairie View in OT

Southern came out on fire and built a double-digit lead against Prairie View but it evaporated before halftime and the teams traded blows the rest of the way.

  Southern Lady Jags dominate key areas in win over Prairie View

The Southern women’s basketball team used a big second quarter to run away from Prairie View at the F.G. Clark Activity Center on Saturday, March 7.

  Southern gets swept by No. 23 Tulane

The Southern baseball team only managed a total of four runs and surrendered 33 in a weekend sweep by No. 23 Tulane.

  Southern Jags cruise past Texas Southern

The Southern men’s basketball team had little trouble with Texas Southern at the F.G. Clark Activity Center on Thursday, March 5.

  Southern Lady Jags edge Texas Southern

The Southern women’s basketball team went back and forth against Texas Southern, but in the end, was able to pull out the win on Thursday, March 5 at the F.G. Clark Activity Center.

  Southern edges Northwestern St. in extras

The Southern baseball team improved to .500 on the season with an extra-inning win over Northwestern State at Lee Hines Field on Tuesday, March 3.

Southern sweeps Prairie View in SWAC season opener

The Southern baseball team swept Prairie View in the season-opening SWAC series.

Southern Jags get past Alcorn

The Southern men’s basketball team jumped out to a lead in the first half against Alcorn State on its way to a win in Lorman on Saturday, Feb. 29.

Southern Lady Jags drop close one to Alcorn

The Southern women’s basketball team stayed close with Alcorn State the whole game but came up just short in Lorman on Saturday, Feb. 29.

Southern drops back-to-back games against No. 2 Texas Tech

The Southern baseball team suffered two losses against No. 2 Texas Tech for a midweek series in Lubbock.

Southern Jags rout Alabama A&M

The Southern men’s basketball had no trouble with Alabama A&M on Monday at Elmore Gymnasium in Huntsville.

Southern Lady Jags fall to Alabama A&M

The Southern women’s basketball team dropped a close one to Alabama A&M on Monday at the Elmore Gymnasium in Huntsville.

  Southern Jags run away from Alabama St. in second half

The Southern men’s basketball team used a big second half to run past Alabama State in Montgomery on Saturday.

Southern Lady Jags beat Alabama State

The Southern women’s basketball team took the lead in the first quarter and held on for the win over Alabama State on the road Saturday.

Southern Jags crush Miss. Valley

The Southern Men’s Basketball team cruised past Mississippi Valley at the F.G. Clark Activity Center on Monday, Feb. 17.

Southern Lady Jags dominate Miss. Valley

The Southern women’s basketball team dominated Mississippi Valley at the F.G. Clark Activity Center on Monday, Feb. 17.

Southern falls to Alabama St., Grambling in Andre Dawson Classic

The Southern baseball team suffered its first losses of the season Sunday, Feb. 16, falling to Alabama State and Grambling in the Andre Dawson Classic.

  Southern Jags dominate Arkansas-Pine Bluff

The Southern men’s basketball team jumped on Arkansas-Pine Bluff early and dominated the entire game.

  Southern defeats Alcorn St. after another good day at the plate for the Jags

Southern showed that Friday’s prowess swinging the bat wasn’t a fluke as the Jags had another impressive day at the plate against Alcorn State on Saturday, Feb. 15 in the Andre Dawson Classic.

  Southern Lady Jags run over UAPB

The Southern women’s basketball team cruised to a victory Saturday against Arkansas-Pine Bluff in the F.G. Clark Activity Center.

  Southern baseball opens 2020 with big win over UNO

The Southern baseball team opened up the 2020 season with a big win against UNO on Friday, Feb. 14 in the Andre Dawson Classic.

  Jags look for success on the diamond again in 2020 after 2019 championship season

The huge success the Southern Jags saw in 2019 under Kerrick Jackson included a win over LSU and they are looking for big things again in 2020.

Southern Jags lose at Jackson State

The Southern men’s basketball team lost its second SWAC contest in a row when it fell to Jackson State on Monday.

Southern Lady Jags fall to Jackson State

The Southern women’s basketball team dropped a heartbreaker at Jackson State on Monday.

  Southern offensive coordinator takes head coaching job at Benedict College

There is a big change for the Southern University football team, as the offensive coordinator is leaving the Jaguars for a head coaching job.

Southern Jags fall on the road at Grambling

The Southern men’s basketball team jumped out to a nine-point halftime lead on Grambling but the Tigers clawed back and handed the Jags a conference loss on Saturday, Feb. 8.

Southern Lady Jags dominate Grambling on the road

The Southern women’s basketball team dominated Grambling on the road in a blowout win on Saturday, Feb. 8.

  NATIONAL SIGNING DAY: Southern Jaguars

The Southern Jaguars added several players for National Signing Day on Feb. 5, 2020.

  MBB: Southern picks up 6th SWAC victory by outlasting Alcorn State

The Southern men’s basketball team picked up its sixth conference win on the season Saturday by outlasting Alcorn State at the F.G. Clark Activity Center.

  WBB: Southern gets off to fast start to roar past Alcorn State

The Southern women’s basketball team jumped out to a big lead early against Alcorn State on its way to a win Saturday evening in the F.G. Clark Activity Center.

  Men’s Basketball: Southern dominates Alabama A&M for 5th straight win

The Southern men’s basketball team jumped on Alabama A&M early and dominated the entire game Monday night at the F.G. Clark Activity Center.

  Women’s Basketball: Southern powers past Alabama A&M with strong 4th quarter

The Southern women’s basketball team stayed close against Alabama A&M for most of the game and then surged to the win with a little more than 9:00 left.