Women's Basketball Weekly Release: February 8
Saturday, February 10
Alabama A&M vs. Alabama State
Huntsville, Ala, 3:00 p.m.
Prairie View vs. Grambling State
Prairie View, Texas, 3:00 p.m.
Southern vs. Arkansas-Pine Bluff
Baton Rouge, La. 3:00 PM
(SWAC DIGITAL NETWORK)
Alcorn State vs. Miss. Valley State
Lorman, Miss., 3:00 p.m.
Texas Southern vs. Jackson State
Houston, Texas, 5:30 p.m.
Monday, February 12
Alcorn State vs. Arkansas-Pine Bluff
Lorman, Miss., 5:30 p.m.
Southern vs. Miss. Valley State
Baton Rouge, La., 5:30 p.m.
Prairie View vs. Jackson State
Prairie View, Texas, 5:30 p.m.
Texas Southern vs. Grambling State
Houston, Texas, 5:30 p.
NEWS AND NOTES:
•Texas Southern has a chance to secure the inside track to the No. 2 seed in league standings, as wins over Grambling State and Jackson State would give TSU season sweeps over the current No. 2 and No. 4 ranked teams in the SWAC
•Mississippi Valley's last win over Southern occured in 2013. Since then, the Jaguars have won nine straight against the Devilettes by an average margin of 21.2 points per game.
•Reigning SWAC Women's Basketball Player of the Week Christina Reed scored a career-high 31 points in leading Jackson State to a 94-69 win over Alcorn State. That figure is the highest single-game scoring output by a Jackson State player this decade.
•After being held to a season-low four points versus Prairie View, Texas Southern's Joyce Kennerson looks to rebound - and reclaim the nation's lead in scoring -- against Jackson State and Grambling. She has averaged 22.6 points combined in her last four games against each team (eight total). Kennerson scores particularly well against Grambling, averaging 25.2 points a night in her last four outings againt GSU.
• Southern's Briana Green has been a handful in conference play, averaging 18.6 points and 7.5 rebounds on 52% shooting against SWAC opposition this year. No player has made more 2-point field goals (78) than Green has against league foes.
• Grambling State's Shakyla Hill is the only player in the nation averaging at least 14.0 points, 6.0 rebounds, 5.0 assists and 5.0 steals per game while shooting at least 45 percent from the floor.