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).
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|