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SWAC Ranking
 1. Texas Southern 16-2(20-11) 
 2. Alcorn St. 13-5(17-12) 
 3. Grambling St. 10-8(15-16) 
 4. Jackson St. 10-8(14-16) 
 5. Southern 10-8(14-17) 
 6. Prairie View A&M 10-8(13-19) 
 7. Miss.Valley St. 7-11(7-24) 
 8. Alabama St. 6-12(8-22) 
 9. Ark.-Pine Bluff 6-12(7-25) 
 10. Alabama A&M 2-16(2-27) 

SWAC Women 2016-2017
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Zach Lofton named Player of the Year

Points Per Game
 Marcus ROMAIN
  Avg: 18.5
 1. Romain, Miss.Val.18.5 
 2. Prudhomme, South.17.3 
 3. Lofton, Texas S.16.9 
 4. Mitchell, Gramblin.16.3 
 5. Johnson, Alcorn St.15.6 
 6. Hamilton, Prairie.15.3 
 7. Jefferson, Texas S.14.7 
 8. Specks, Jackson St.14.6 
 9. Brown, Gramblin.14.1 
 10. McConico, Al.14.1 
Rebounds Per Game
 Derrick GRIFFIN
  Texas S.
  Avg: 10.8
 1. Griffin, Texas S.10.8 
 2. Ugba, Gramblin.9.7 
 3. Middleton, Jackson .8.1 
 4. Henry, Miss.Val.7.7 
 5. Vance, Alcorn St.7.5 
 6. McConico, Al.7.4 
 7. Sam, Southern7.4 
 8. Johnson, Alcorn St.7.1 
 9. Jones, Texas S.6.7 
 10. Armstrong, Alabama .6.6 
Assists Per Game
 Tre'Lun BANKS
  Avg: 5
 1. Banks, Southern5.0 
 2. Battle, Alabama .4.7 
 3. Blakley, Prairie.4.0 
 4. Jefferson, Texas S.3.3 
 5. Riley, Miss.Val.2.9 
 6. Collins, Jackson St.2.8 
 7. Mosby, Alcorn St.2.7 
 8. Bellinger, Prairie.2.7 
 9. Specks, Jackson St.2.7 
 10. LeFlore, Alabama .2.6 
Steals Per Game
  Avg: 4.3
 1. Blakley, Prairie.4.3 
 2. Blakley, Prairie.2.1 
 3. Collins, Jackson St.2.0 
 4. Brown, Gramblin.1.8 
 5. Ribeiro, Gramblin.1.6 
 6. Bellinger, Prairie.1.5 
 7. Lofton, Texas S.1.4 
 8. Surles, Miss.Val.1.4 
 9. McKinney, Ark.-Pin.1.3 
 10. Scott, Texas S.1.3 
Blocks Per Game
 Marvin JONES
  Texas S.
  Avg: 1.5
 1. Jones, Texas S.1.5 
 2. Wallace, Prairie.1.5 
 3. Houston, Alabama .1.0 
 4. Vance, Alcorn St.1.0 
 5. Prudhomme, South.1.0 
 6. Davis, Alcorn St.0.9 
 7. Roscoe, Jackson St.0.9 
 8. Berry, Ark.-Pin.0.9 
 9. Griffin, Texas S.0.8 
 10. Ugba, Gramblin.0.7 

Texas Southern University wins the USA SWAC 2016-2017 title (Photo: SWAC)

Texas Southern University 2016-17
Mike Davis Mike Davis Davis
Zach Lofton
Kevin Scott
Marvin Jones
Jalan McCloud
Demontrae Jefferson
# Name CM (INCH) Pos Bo NAT
2  Lofton Zach 190 (6'3'') G 92 USA
4  Scott Kevin 193 (6'4'') G 0 USA
24  Jones Marvin 213 (7'0'') C 93 USA
1  McCloud Jalan 178 (5'10'') PG 95 USA
3  Jefferson Demontrae 170 (5'7'') PG 0 USA
11  Carey Brian 175 (5'9'') PG 0 USA
23  Griffin Derrick 201 (6'7'') F 0 USA
12  Robinson Dulani 173 (5'8'') PG 0 USA
40  Bennett Stephan 208 (6'10'') F 93 USA
14  Walker Lamont 198 (6'6'') F 0 USA
5  Bynum Tyree 175 (5'9'') PG 0 USA
44  Washington Eric 193 (6'4'') F 0 USA
20  Martin Jerron 183 (6'0'') PG 0 USA
 Reed Trayvon 218 (7'2'') C 95 USA
25  Rutherford Jamie 203 (6'8'') F 0 USA
 Lumpkin Divonte 185 (6'1'') G 0 USA
33  McClelland Cainan 188 (6'2'') G 0 USA
15  Granger Kevin 196 (6'5'') F 0 USA
Head Coach: Mike Davis
Coach Assistant: Keith LeGree
Coach Assistant: Michael Davis Jr.

Texas Southern claims third title in four years - Mar 12, 2017

Texas Southern fought off a late Alcorn State charge to win its third Southwestern Athletic Conference Basketball Tournament championship in four years. The top-seeded Tigers (24-11) prevailed 53-50.
Down 37-31 at the start of the fourth, the Braves (18-14) opened the period on an 11-4 run, keyed by the Alcorn frontline of Marquis Vance (6'7''-F-94) and Reginald Johnson (6'5''-F-95). Johnson buried a three and followed with a layup to tie the contest at 41 with 7:20 remaining in the game.
Denzel Dulin (6'4''-G-93) then handed Alcorn State the lead with an acrobatic lay-up with 5:41 to go. Texas Southern answered with five straight points - sparked by a successful trip to the line by tournament MVP Marvin Jones (7'0''-C-93) -- to reclaim the advantage, but Johnson converted at the line to bring the Braves within one, and Kevin Scott (6'4''-G) scored for TSU to push the Tigers ahead by three. Johnson scored, but Demontrae Jefferson (5'7''-PG) buried the go-ahead three with 1:06 left just before the shot clock expired, giving Texas Southern the lead for good. The freshman iced it for TSU at the line, securing the championship.
The defensive-minded game saw both sides shoot less than 40 percent on the day, with Alcorn connecting on just 33 percent of their shots.
Scott led Texas Southern with 15 points and 12 rebounds. Jones was 6-of-7 from the floor, scoring 14 points, snagging seven rebounds and swatting four shots. Jefferson added 13 points.
For Alcorn, Johnson put up 16 points and six boards. Dulin added 12.

SWAC Tournament Final: Texas Southern - Alcorn State 53-50
SWAC Tournament Semifinals:
Texas Southern - Grambling State 62-57
Alcorn State - Southern 81-59

Courtesy of SWAC

All-SWAC Awards 2017 - Mar 12, 2017

All-SWAC 1st Team 2017
Zach Lofton
Marcus Romain
Shawn Prudhomme
Marquis Vance
Averyl Ugba

All-Tournament MVP: Marvin Jones (7'0''-C-93) of Texas Southern
Player of the Year: Zach Lofton (6'3''-G-92) of Texas Southern
Defensive Player of the Year: Marvin Jones (7'0''-C-93) of Texas Southern
Freshman of the Year: Demontrae Jefferson (5'7''-PG) of Texas Southern
Newcomer of the Year: Zach Lofton (6'3''-G-92) of Texas Southern
Coach of the Year: Montez Robinson of Alcorn St.

1st Team
G: Zach Lofton (6'3''-G-92) of Texas Southern
SG: Marcus Romain (6'2''-SG) of Miss.Valley St.
F: Shawn Prudhomme (6'4''-F-94) of Southern
F: Marquis Vance (6'7''-F-94) of Alcorn St.
F: Averyl Ugba (6'7''-F) of Grambling St.

2nd Team
PG: Yettra Specks (5'10''-PG) of Jackson St.
PG: Tevin Bellinger (6'0''-PG) of Prairie View A&M
F: Reginald Johnson (6'5''-F-95) of Alcorn St.
G: Kevin Scott (6'4''-G) of Texas Southern
F: Sam Jared (6'9''-F) of Southern

All-Tournament Team
C: Marvin Jones (7'0''-C-93) of Texas Southern
G: Kevin Scott (6'4''-G) of Texas Southern
PG: Demontrae Jefferson (5'7''-PG) of Texas Southern
F: Reginald Johnson (6'5''-F-95) of Alcorn St.
: Ivy Smith Jr (6'0'') of Grambling St.


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