Grambling’s basketball teams take on SWAC tournament

Grambling State’s women’s and men’s basketball teams will both participate in the SWAC tournament this week, March 8-15.

 The 2021 Cricket Wireless SWAC Men's and Women's Basketball Championships will be held at the Bartow Arena located in Downtown Birmingham, Wednesday, March 10, through Saturday, March 13.

The women will play Alabama A&M University on March 11 at 5:30 p.m. They are ranked the fourth seed.

For both teams it will be a quick rematch as the Lady Tigers defeated Alabama A&M 72-68 this past Saturday. The game will be televised on ESPN3. 

The men will play Southern University on March 11 at 8:30 p.m. They are also ranked the 4th seed. 

The teams split the season series in the regular season. Southern won the first game 61-55, and Grambling won the second 72-69. 

The men’s game will also be televised on ESPN3. The tournament will include eight teams, who will play single-elimination games with no reseeding.