Updated: 5:11 PM 5/17/2013
FT. WORTH, Tx - The Southern Jaguars baseball season likely came to an end Friday, losing to Prairie View A&M 11-4 on the second day of the SWAC Tournament.
Southern ends their season with a record of 21-23 on the year after three Jaguar pitchers combined to give up 10 earned runs in the first six innings.
For more on the baseball postseason and Southern, tune in to WBRZ at 6 & 10.
Updated: 1:44 PM 4/17/2013
Baton Rouge- The Southern basketball program inked two of the areas top players today. Tre'lun Banks, a 6-1 guard who happens to be the son of head coach Roman Banks signed with the Jaguars along with his teammate, 6'8 forward Jared Sam. The duo were part of four straight state championship appearances with Scotlandville, helping the Hornets win the last two. Banks is expected to sign another local star in Chris Thomas from Glen Oaks.
Updated: 12:56 PM 4/16/2013BATON ROUGE - Southern University announced this afternoon that head men's basketball coach Roman Banks agreed to a contract extension with the university. "We have reached an agreement, in principle, to extend the contract of Head Coach Roman Banks as the leader of the Southern Jaguars Men's Basketball team,"... (More)
Updated: 7:04 PM 4/1/2013
BATON ROUGE - The Final Four is set for this weekend, a place thought to be out of reach for LSU and Southern basketball...but maybe not for long.
After lowered expectations this year, both programs exceeded predictions from college basketball prognosticators. For a look back on the year that was on the hardwood, here's WBRZ Sports 2's Brian Holland.
Updated: 4:48 PM 3/27/2013
BATON ROUGE - The East Baton Rouge Metro Council honored the Southern University basketball team for their performance in the NCAA tournament.
The 16-seed Southern played a close game against the first-seed Gonzaga Bulldogs, but the Jaguars lost 58-64.
Councilwoman Tara Wicker expressed how proud the parish was in their efforts and how well they represented the city.
Updated: 6:54 PM 3/21/2013SALT LAKE CITY - A March Madness warm-up turned into a great escape for Gonzaga. The Zags got pushed to the limit by Southern on Thursday, pulling out a 64-58 victory in the closing minutes to avoid becoming the first No. 1 seed to lose to a 16 in the... (More)
Updated: 10:56 PM 3/20/2013The Southern Jaguar basketball team is preparing to open up the first round of the NCAA Tournament in Salt Lake City, Utah against top seeded Gonzaga. And while Jaguar guard Derick Beltran leads the team offensively on the court, he also leads the team in a category his coach... (More)
Updated: 6:03 PM 3/19/2013BATON ROUGE- The Southern University Jaguars will face off against the top seeded Gonzaga Bulldogs in Salt Lake City this Thursday, but their 16-seed ranking won't dash their confidence. "We're pretty confident, you know, I think we're still trying to find ourselves, but at the same time we've got... (More)