The Jackson State University athletic department captured the 2007 – 2008 Southwestern Athletic Conference Commissionerâ€™s Cup â€“ the James Frank Award â€“ as they amassed the most points in the all-sports competition.
Jackson State earned 164 total points as they won the award for the second consecutive year. The Lady Tigers claimed championships in track and field (indoor and outdoor) and golf while finishing second during the basketball regular season and third in cross country and bowling. The Tigers won the football and golf championships while finishing second in indoor track and field and third in tennis and outdoor track.
Jackson State also swept the C.D. Henry (menâ€™s sports) and Magee/Jacket (womenâ€™s sports) awards. JSU garnered 73.5 menâ€™s sports points and 90.5 womenâ€™s sports points.
Southern University finished second in the all-sports tally with 142.5 points while Prairie View A&M and Grambling State each accumulated 142 points for third place.