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Former NBA star Monta Ellis donates $60K to JSU band

The school announced Ellis donated $60,000 to the Jackson State marching band.

JSU season tickets draw big crowd

Deion Sanders’ son gets offer from JSU

  Hiring of NFL great Deion Sanders prompts talk of new stadium for JSU

  NFL legends deny reported addition to JSU coaching staff

  ‘Equality': Coach Prime aims to level HBCU playing field as JSU head coach

  Deion Sanders’ move to JSU will be a good thing, Metro residents say

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  ‘I believe': Deion Sanders spreads positivity at introduction as JSU head coach

  Fans excited as NFL legend Deion Sanders prepares to accept coaching position at JSU

PRIME TIME IN JACKSON: Deion Sanders hired as JSU head coach

Deion Sanders posts photos with JSU President, Athletic Director

Will Deion Sanders be the next coach at Jackson State?

Head coach John Hendrick done at Jackson State

SWAC postpones fall sports to spring 2021

Schools effected in Mississippi are Jackson State University, Alcorn State University and Mississippi Valley State University.

  Mississippi’s athletic directors, head coaches join forces in support of new state flag

Athletic directors and coaches from eight of Mississippi’s public universities are all taking a stand against the state flag.

Southern Heritage Class canceled due to COVID-19

The event was scheduled to be held on September 10 - 12, 2020.

  JSU looks to make up for lost time once NCAA passes waiver

Jackson State football players will be able to return to team facilities early on and July, and not long after that, they maybe will be able to step on the practice field.

JSU plans to reopen athletic facilities in July

  Robinson proud of Jackson State’s high APR scores

Alcorn State names Bussie as new men’s basketball coach

‘Snacks’ to be featured in livestream H-O-R-S-E game

  SWAC restricts attendance for basketball tournaments due to coronavirus

  WATCH: JSU basketball sensation ‘Snacks’ shines on TODAY Show

SWAC baseball tournament coming to Smith Wills Stadium in Jackson

Smith Wills Stadium will play host to the Southwestern Athletic Conference Championship baseball torunament beginning in 2020.

WATCH: Jackson State players brawl with Prairie View A&M during postgame handshake

The fight broke out during the postgame handshake.

Ex-JSU coach was paid $170k in settlement after firing

Former Jackson State University head football coach Harold Jackson reached a settlement with the Institute of Higher Learning.

Tigers dominate Alcorn, improve win streak to four games

The Tigers improved their win streak in conference play to four straight with Saturday night’s 29-point victory over in-state rival Alcorn.

JSU holds off Alcorn State, 10-0 in SWAC

Jackson State completed the regular-season sweep over rival Alcorn State

Williams leads JSU over UAPB, SWAC record up to 9-0

Ameshya Williams and Marneisha Hamer, combined for 30 points and 14 rebounds in the Lady Tigers 56-44 win over Arkansas-Pine Bluff

JSU topples MVSU to even SWAC record

Jackson State men’s basketball team dominated on the hardwood with a 85-65 victory over Mississippi Valley to improve to 4-4 in SWAC play.

Lady Tigers drop 90 on MVSU, move to 8-0 in SWAC

Four Lady Tigers scored in double digits as the Jackson State women’s basketball team rolled past Mississippi Valley State 90-61 Saturday afternoon in Southwestern Athletic Conference play.

JSU men beat Grambling, snap losing skid

Jayveous McKinnis was a led Jackson State in a crucial 71-53 victory over Grambling Saturday evening to improve the Tigers to a 3-4 record in SWAC play.

Braves stave off upset-minded Alabama A&M

Junior Troymain Crosby scored the go-ahead bucket with under a minute left, and the Alcorn State University men’s basketball program made a stop in the closing seconds to defeat Alabama A&M 59-58 on Saturday at the Davey L. Whitney Complex.

Big fourth quarter propels JSU women over Grambling

Jackson State finished went on a 12-0 run over the two minutes of regulation and defeated Grambling State 61-46 to remain unbeaten in SWAC play.

Three-point barrage propels Braves over MVSU

Junior Troymain Crosby poured in a career-high 27 points, and two other Alcorn State University men’s basketball student-athletes registered double-doubles in a dominant 105-73 win over Mississippi Valley State on Saturday at the R.W. Harrison Complex.

Lady Tigers survive TSU in overtime

Dayzsha Rogan drained a pair of free throws with one second remaining in overtime and Jackson State defeated Texas Southern 81-79 to cap a thrilling finish.

Alcorn Braves SWAC championship parade to be held in Vicksburg

The City of Vicksburg and the Vicksburg Warren Alumni will sponsor a SWAC Championship parade for the Alcorn State University football team and fans.

Griffin scores 27 as Tigers knock off ASU

Roland Griffin had a game-high 27 points in a 76-65 win over Alcorn State on Saturday evening in SWAC play.

Hamer leads JSU past Alcorn State

Marneisha Hamer guided the Tigers to an 83-67 win over Alcorn State Saturday afternoon, securing a double-double with a team high 24 points and 10 rebounds.

  Wallis’ late layup wins it for JSU

Venji Wallis only had three points on Saturday night, but they proved to be the biggest three points of the game.

  Lucky shines as JSU women score win in SWAC opener

Kaisah Lucky scored a season-high 18 points and handed out 11 assists to record the double-double and lead the Jackson State women’s basketball team past Alabama State 94-62 Saturday afternoon in the SWAC opener at the Lee E. Williams Athletics & Assembly Center.

  Alcorn State falls again to North Carolina A&T in Celebration Bowl

After combining for 46 points in the Celebration Bowl last season, North Carolina A&T and Alcorn State eclipsed that mark in the third quarter alone,

Lady Tigers can’t overcome early deficit at Bradley

Marneisha Hamer scored 25 points to lead Jackson State in a 78-69 loss to Bradley University.After trailing by as many as 16 points in the contest, the Lady Tigers almost completed the comeback, pulling within two points before falling to the Braves.Bradley improves to 8-1 while JSU fell to 1-7 over

Alcorn State stops Southern 39-24, wins SWAC title

After Cole’s stop, De’Shawn Waller ripped of a 31-yard run, Niko Duffey had an 11-yard run and the Jaguars chose to let Waller score from 6 yards on the next play, allowing the Braves to go up 32-24 with 1:57 to play.

  Harper leading Alcorn offense to new heights

Felix Harper prepares to add to his legend with a SWAC championship

  Harper, McNair earn SWAC honors

The Southwestern Athletic Conference announced its 2019 postseason awards, and junior Felix Harper from the Alcorn State University football program was named Offensive Player of the Year, and Fred McNair won Coach of the Year.

Hampton named SWAC Defensive Player of the Year

Sophomore linebacker Keonte Hampton was voted the SWAC Defensive Player of the Year and is a SWAC First-Team selection.

Late rally not enough as JSU falls at Denver

Tristan Jarrett scored a game-high 18 points and a late Jackson State rally fell short as Denver defeated the Tigers 67-58. DU improved to 4-5 and JSU stands at 1-8.

Southern holds on to defeat Grambling in 46th annual Bayou Classic

The Southern Jaguars are facing the Grambling State Tigers in the 46th annual Bayou Classic in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans.

Harper propels Alcorn State past Jackson State 47-6

Felix Harper threw four first-half touchdown passes and then ran for a score after intermission to guide Alcorn State to a 47-6 thumping of Jackson State on Saturday.

  Lady Bulldogs roll by JSU

A double-double from Ameshya Williams against her old team was not enough as the No. 10 Mississippi State women’s basketball team took an early lead and never looked back, toppling Jackson State, 92-53, in what was the first game between the two teams held at the Williams Assembly Center.

  Huge home opener for JSU women with Mississippi State in town

Home may not be so sweet for the Jackson State women’s basketball team on Thursday as the Lady Tigers expect to have a sizable away fan contingent at the Williams Assembly Center.

Soul Bowl focus for JSU is on Alcorn’s Felix Harper

Jackson State plays the Braves at Veterans Memorial Stadium at 2 p.m. on Saturday.

Southern gets past Jackson St. in SWAC showdown

Southern used a dominant second half to beat Jackson State on Saturday.

Lady Tigers take down Northwestern St. for first win

Jackson State dominated from the opening tip to the final whistle and topped Southland Conference foe Northwestern State 66-49 Wednesday evening.

JSU men come up short at Tulane

Jackson State kept pace with American Athletic Conference foe, Tulane, on Tuesday night in the Big Easy before falling 88-79 in the matchup

JSU wants to end Southern’s win streak over Tigers

Jackson State is back home this weekend and they play the top team in the SWAC west.

Mendez’s FG lifts Grambling over Alcorn State 19-16 in OT

Miguel Mendez kicked a 45-yard field goal in overtime and Grambling handed Alcorn State its first Southwestern Athletic Conference loss 19-16 on Saturday.

Glass throws 2 late TD passes to give Alabama A&M 48-43 win over JSU

Aqeel Glass threw four touchdown passes, including two in the final four minutes, to rally Alabama A&M to a 48-43 victory over Jackson State on Saturday.

Tigers can’t keep up with UCSB

Tristan Jarrett scored a team-high 19 points for the second consecutive game in a row for the Tigers, shooting on 8-of-20 from the field versus UC Santa Barbara, as the Gauchos defeated Jackson State 83-62 to open the 2019-20 season.

Longtime Alcorn State baseball coach ‘Rat’ McGowan dies

Longtime Alcorn State baseball coach Willie E. “Rat” McGowan died Tuesday, the school announced Wednesday.

Opening night unkind to Alcorn St. men

Despite outscoring DePaul in the second half, the Alcorn State University men’s basketball program got off to a slow start and dropped a 72-54 decision on Tuesday evening at Wintrust Arena.

JSU men fall on the road to California Baptist

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.

  MONGRUE: Tigers earning their stripes

Things are looking up as Jackson State pushed its winning streak up to three games.

Jones with 2 TDs, Jackson St. beats Pine Bluff 21-12

Jalon Jones threw for one touchdown and ran for another score as Jackson State beat Arkansas-Pine Bluff 21-12 on Saturday night.

  JSU women ready to finish the job this time

It has been nearly eight months since the Jackson State women’s basketball suffered heartbreak.

  Scoring a key for JSU men

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.

Jackson State in search for 1st home win

Jackson State plays against Arkansas-Pine Bluff Saturday; a team coach John Hendrick says he was impressed by last season.

Alcorn honors Steve “Air II” McNair by retiring his jersey number

“Air II” had his jersey number retired and the Alcorn athletic department put together a small video honoring the 3-time Pro-Bowler.

Harper leads second-half surge, Alcorn State tops Southern

Felix Harper threw for 277 yards and accounted for three touchdowns and Alcorn State scored 24 consecutive points in the second half to defeat Southern 27-13 on Saturday.

Anderson blocks field goal, JSU beats Prairie View in OT

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.

Jackson State get much-needed OT win in Itta Bena

It’s a short week of preparation for the Tigers.

Salazar FG wins in OT as Jackson State rallies, 31-28

Jackson State fell into a hole as MVSU scored 21 unanswered points to open the game.

Jackson State aiming for a SWAC championship for both men’s & women’s basketball

JSU’s Hoop Madness gave an opportunity for fans to come meet both teams

JSU tabbing Casey as starting quarterback

JSU coach John Hendrick going with a true freshman against MVSU

JSU aiming to be more aggressive on both sides of the ball against Valley

Coach Hendrick said his team didn’t show any quit in practice after that loss to Alabama State.

Alabama State beats Jackson State 31-16

Jahod Booker had seven catches for 106 yards and a touchdown and Alabama State beat Jackson State 31-16 on Saturday.

Harper’s 5 touchdown passes lead Alcorn State’s win

Felix Harper threw five touchdown passes, Juan Anthony Jr. had 140 receiving yards, and Alcorn State defeated Division II-member Savannah State 42-17 on Saturday.

  Hendrick paying more attention to defense

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.

JSU prep for homecoming, and first home win of the season

Jackson State has their first official SWAC game this Saturday against Alabama State.

Tough loss to Grambling leads up to JSU homecoming

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.