Tristan Jarrett scored a team-high 22 points on 9-of-20 shooting from the field versus Cal Baptist on Tuesday night on the west coast, as the Lancers defeated Jackson State 82-46 to open the 2019-20 season.
Wayne Brent is a subscriber to the age old theory that defense wins championship. But even the JSU men’s basketball coach knows that how well you defend your opponent doesn’t much matter if you cannot make them pay on the other end.
Holding on to a three-point lead in the second overtime against Prairie View A&M, C.J. Anderson became the latest hero for Jackson State. The senior defensive tackle came through with a blocked field goal to secure a 38-35 win over the Panthers for JSU’s second SWAC victory of the season.
John Hendrick’s calling card has always been tough defense, especially up front and in the trenches. So it’s safe to say that he has been none too pleased with how is Jackson State defense has performed as of late.
A perfect opportunity to get a feel for where the tigers stand, going up against a SWAC opponent in a non-conference game. But after Grambling dropped 44 points in this building. John Hendrick met with a sobering reality with SWAC play starting for real next week.
De’Andre Hogues blocked a 37-yard field goal attempt and Devanir Martin scooped up the football and returned it 70 yards for a touchdown to spark Grambling to its first win, a 44-21 victory over Jackson State on Saturday night.
Felix Harper connected with Tim McNair Jr. for a 3-yard touchdown with 40 seconds left in the game and Alcorn State opened its Southwest Athletic Conference play with a thrilling 45-41 victory over Prairie View A&M on Saturday.
Josh Littles returned the opening kickoff 100 yards for a score, Derrick Ponder threw a touchdown pass and ran for a score and Jackson State held off Tennessee State 49-44 on Saturday in a game that featured back-to-back kickoff returns for touchdowns.
Hawkins was a standout offensive lineman at DeSoto High School in DeSoto, Texas. He helped lead the Eagles to a 9-3 overall record, a 5-2 mark in league play and advanced to the second round of the 6A Division I playoffs.
Texas Southern defeated Jackson State 5-4 in 10 innings on the opening day of the 2019 SWAC Baseball Tournament at Wesley Barrow Stadium. JSU opened the scoring in the bottom of the first inning behind Jaylyn Williams RBI single up the middle. TSU added a run in the third and fifth inning to take 2-
Jackson State head men’s basketball coach Wayne Brent is pleased to announce the additions of six student-athletes who signed to continue their academic and athletic careers at Jackson State University.
Jackson State avenged its regular-season sweep at the hands of Prairie View and rolled to a 75-63 double-overtime semi-final win. The Lady Tigers advance to the SWAC championship game for the first time since 2009.
The SWAC Champions of Alcorn State are getting ready to face North Carolina A&T in the Celebration Bowl. This is Coach Fred McNair’s second trip to the Celebration Bowl, but his first as head coach of the Braves.