In the Southwestern Athletic Conference(SWAC) men’s basketball tournament quarterfinals, the eighth seed Alabama State Hornets (8-22) locks horn against top seed Texas Souther Tigers (20-11) tonight. The action unfolds at 8:30 PM EST in Health & PE Center, Houston, Texas.
Date and Time: March 7th, 2017 8:30 PM EST
Venue: Health & PE Center, Houston, Texas
TV: CBS (US)
Alabama State Hornets, which has dropped the last six games enter today’s bout off a 65-59 on Saturday night to Jackson State.
Rodney Simeon leads the Hornets with 12.4 points (PPG) and 4.3 rebounds (RPG).
The Tigers silenced the Hornets in both the matchups played in the regular season. First, they won a close 70-68 on Jan 28 then an 86-73 win on Feb, 25.
Texas Southern booked their sixth straight victory after an 82-69 victory over Southern Saturday.
Zach Lofton is the top player with 17.9 points (PPG), 3.8 rebounds (RPG) and 2.4 assists (APG).