It’s time for SWAC hoops Saturday

By SWAC Media Relations
Updated: January 11, 2011

BIRMINGHAM — Three SWAC basketball games will be carried live for fans to view on this Saturday, January 15th.

The Texas Southern and Jackson State men tip the tripleheader off on ESPN2 at 2 p.m., followed by the Alabama State/Alabama A&M rivalry doubleheader on SWAC TV beginning at 4 p.m.

The games will feature the only three teams without a loss in SWAC play.

TSU and JSU are the only unbeaten teams remaining on the men’s side, and will be battling for early supremacy in the SWAC race. Jackson State travels to Houston to put its 17-game regular season conference winning streak on the line.

SWAC TV (www.swac.org/allaccess) takes over for the final two games, the rivalry matchup between Alabama State and Alabama A&M beginning at 4:00 p.m.

The A&M women lead the conference race as the lone unbeaten team at 4-0, and face their arch-rival Hornets in Huntsville in the first game of a conference doubleheader.

The men’s game between the Hornets and the Bulldogs features two teams fighting to keep pace in the league race as both teams enter with 2-2 records.