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Courtesy: Prairie View Athletics

BIRMINGHAM, Ala.- The Southwestern Athletic Conference has announced its 2021 Cricket Wireless SWAC Men’s Basketball Tournament seedings featuring the league’s top eight eligible teams at the conclusion of regular-season play.

2021 SWAC Regular Season Co-Champion Prairie View A&M enters the tournament as the #1 seed (13-0 SWAC). 2021 SWAC Regular Season Co-Champion Jackson State is the #2 seed (11-0 SWAC) followed by #3 seed Texas Southern (10-3 SWAC).

Grambling State claimed the #4 seed (9-6 SWAC) in the tournament followed by #5 seed Southern (8-6 SWAC). Alcorn State will enter the tournament as the #6 seed (6-7 SWAC).

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Arkansas-Pine Bluff (3-12 SWAC) and Mississippi Valley State (2-13 SWAC) claimed the final two tournament bids and will enter the tournament as the #7 and #8 seeds respectively.

The 2021 Cricket Wireless SWAC Men’s Basketball Tournament is scheduled to be played on March 10-13 at Bartow Arena in Birmingham, Ala.

The full tournament schedule is listed below.

Date Men’s Tournament Schedule Time Watch
March 10 Game 1: #2 Jackson State vs #7 Arkansas-Pine Bluff 2:00 pm ESPN3
March 10 Game 2: #1 Prairie View A&M vs #8 Mississippi Valley State 8:30 pm ESPN3
March 11 Game 3: #3 Texas Southern vs #6 Alcorn State 2:00 pm ESPN3
March 11 Game 4: #4 Grambling State vs. #5 Southern 8:30 pm ESPN3
March 12 Game 5: Winner of Game 1 vs. Winner of Game 3 2:00 pm ESPN3
March 12 Game 6:  Winner of Game 2 vs. Winner of Game 4 8:30 pm ESPN3
March 13 Game 7: Men’s Basketball Championship Game 5:00 pm ESPNU

Courtesy: SWAC



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