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Courtesy: SWAC.org

Women's Basketball Weekly Release: November 29

Courtesy: SWAC.org
Release: 11/29/2017
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UPCOMING SCHEDULE:

Wednesday, Nov 29
Texas Southern vs. Sam Houston State
Huntsville, Texas, 6:30 PM

Arkansas-Pine Bluff vs. Austin Peay
Clarksville, Tenn., 7:00 PM

Thursday, Nov 30
Alcorn State vs. Tougaloo 
Lorman, Miss., 5:30 PM

Grambling State vs. Southeastern La.
Grambling, La., 6:00 PM

Southern vs. Oklahoma State 
Stillwater, Okla., 7:00 PM

Friday, December 01
Mississippi Valley State vs. UTRGV
Brownsville, Texas, 4:30 PM

Alabama A&M vs. Murray State 
Huntsville, Ala., 6:00 PM

Saturday, December 02
Arkansas-Pine Bluff vs. Nebraska 
Lincoln, Neb., 2:00 PM

Prairie View vs. Texas State 
San Marcos, Texas, 2:00 PM

Jackson State vs. Nicholls 
Jackson, Miss., 3:00 PM

Sunday, December 03
Alabama State vs. Tennessee
Knoxville, Tenn., 2:00 PM 

Monday, December 04  
Texas Southern vs. Wiley College (Texas)
Houston, Texas, 6:00 PM 

Tuesday, December 05  
Arkansas-Pine Bluff vs. Tulsa
Tulsa, Okla., 7:00 PM

NEWS AND NOTES:

• Jackson State improved to 4-1 on the season with a 77-50 blowout win over Spring Hill. This is the best start through five games for the Lady Tigers under the guidance of coach Surina Dixon. The Lady Tigers started 3-2 in each of the past two seasons.

• Alabama A&M has already surpassed its win total from last season, during which the Lady Bulldogs compiled a 2-25 record.

• Alcorn State guards Tia Sanders and Alexus Freeman have been terrors against opposing offenses so far this season. Both rank in the top 5 in scoring among SWAC players, and Alcorn State is the only team with said distinction. Sanders and Freeman are averaging a combined 39 points per game, with Sanders at 21.2 points a night (3rd) and Freeman at 17.8 points per game (4th).

• Reigining SWAC Player of the Week and Texas Southern guard Joyce Kennerson is rocketing up the all-time scoring ranks for the Lady Tigers. After starting last week ranked 16th in TSU history in scoring, Kennerson has climbed to 9th all-time. She currently leads the league in scoring at 22.0 PPG.

• The SWAC is about to get very familiar with SEC opposition, as Alabama State faces #12 Tennessee on Dec. 3, Southern plays at Auburn on Dec. 9. and, Grambling State will take on Alabama on Dec. 10.

 

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