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Southern to honor 1977-78 SWAC Championship team

3 years 9 months 5 days ago Friday, February 06 2015 Feb 6, 2015 February 06, 2015 7:46 AM February 06, 2015 in Sports
Source: WBRZ
By: Hunter Robinson

BATON ROUGE - Southern University will honor one of the top sports teams in school history this weekend.

The SWAC Championship team from the 1977-78 season will be honored during halftime of Saturday's game against Grambling St. The team finished the regular season with a 26-2 record overall, including an 11-1 mark in the SWAC. They made an appearance in the NCAA Division II Playoffs.

The team was an offensive juggernaut that season. They averaged just under 95 points/game, winning by an average of 13.5 points. They scored a season-high 149 points in a 49-point win over Dillard.

Contact the Southern University Ticket Office at (225) 771-3171 if you'd like tickets to Saturday's game.




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