The Texas Southern Tigers ended their regular season with a 79-66 victory against the Southern University Jaguars on Thursday and finished 16-2 in SWAC play. But with a postseason ban upon Texas Southern, which finished 17-14 on the season, it's the Jaguars who head to the SWAC Tournament as the top seed.
A seven-team bracket because of additional postseason bans to Arkansas-Pine Bluff and Mississippi Valley State gives Southern the No. 1 overall seed in the conference tournament and the only bye. They will face the winner of No. 6 seed Alabama A&M and No. 7 seed Grambling State, who play on Wednesday, March 13.
No. 2 seed Jackson State, which finished fourth in the regular season with a 9-9 conference record, will play Alabama State on Thursday, March 14. The winner of that game will face the victor between the Alcorn State and Prairie View.
Texas Southern will miss out on the postseason due to NCAA sanctions, while Arkansas-Pine Bluff and Mississippi Valley State were penalized for low APR scores.
|Prairie View A&M||8-10||13-18|
|Mississippi Valley State**||5-13||5-23|
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