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On the weekend where Houston hosted the annual Southwestern Athletic Conference Basketball Tournament, a hometown university takes home both, men and women, championships. Texas Southern University basketball teams advance to the NCAA tournament in hard fought victories. Lady Tigers leave it all on the floor The TSU Lady Tigers met …

Alcorn State Braves bullies themselves into the Southwestern Athletic Men’s Tournament Finals with a, 81-59, win over the Southern Jaguars. Photos by Francisco Casillas SWA

Houston’s Chyanne Butler led the Houston Cougars’ Women’s Basketball team with 18 points against the Alcorn State Braves. The Cougars wrap up their 2016-17 non-conference play by downing the Braves 85-70. Photos by Andre Brooks

The Grambling State Tigers faced the Alcorn State Braves for a second consecutive year in the Southwestern Athletic Conference title game at NRG Stadium in Houston Saturday night. As in the regular season, Grambling appeared to be the better opponent after forcing Alcorn State to punt on the opening drive. However, …

Alcorn State Braves fall short of capturing a third straight Southwestern Athletic Conference Championship with a 27-20 loss against the Grambling State Tigers in a rematch from last year’s championship matchup. Photos by Andre Brooks