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  • Southern splits doubleheader, loses series to Arkansas Pine Bluff

    March 26, 2016 8:53 PM

    BATON ROUGE- The Southern Jaguars took the opening game of a Saturday doubleheader against the University of Arkansas Pine Bluff, but couldn't take the series as they won game 2, but dropped game 3. In game two, the Jags jumped out to an early lead and survived an... more »
  • Southern baseball finishes sweep of Selma

    March 20, 2016 7:28 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Southern Jaguars took a break from SWAC play this weekend, but not from the win column as they swept away Selma University by taking two games on Sunday afternoon at Lee Hines Field. In game 2, the Jaguars scored 12 runs on 11 hits... more »
  • Southern Women's Hoops rallies in first game of SWAC tournament

    March 9, 2016 11:17 PM

    Houston - The Southern Lady Jaguars began their 2016 SWAC Tournament with 61-57 win over Alcorn State, although the Lady Braves made the #2 seed work for the win. The Braves took a 1 point lead into the half and led by 9 at the end of the 3rd... more »
  • Injured Southern football player receives heartfelt welcome home Play Video

    March 5, 2016 5:42 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Devon Gales took a life-changing hit in a football game against the Georgia Bulldogs last fall, and ever since then he's been fighting his way back to a full recovery at an Atlanta hospital. On Saturday, the Jaguar Nation welcomed him back home. After his flight... more »
  • Recovery: Devon Gales' story of coming home Play Video

    February 26, 2016 12:16 PM

    BATON ROUGE - One kick, one block can change a life forever. A third quarter kickoff in the Georgia Dome in September forever changed the life of one man. “I remember the whole thing. Going to block, putting my head down, and knowing that I couldn’t get up.”... more »
  • Southern Jags set to bring on 22 at end of National Signing Day

    February 3, 2016 6:44 PM

    BATON ROUGE - While LSU’s National Signing Day may be snagging a lot of press attention, the football program up on The Bluff is also welcoming a powerful class of new Jaguars to take the fields of the SWAC by storm. Head Coach Dawson Odums and his coaching staff... more »
  • Stage set for LSU to have a big National Signing Day

    February 3, 2016 8:48 AM

    BATON ROUGE- In a few hours the LSU football team will find out what players it has to work with next season. Colleges across the country will spend the entire day tracking prospective players, hoping their program ends up at the top of the players list. Many college football analysts... more »
  • Jags basketball sweeps Braves

    January 30, 2016 10:01 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Adrian Rodgers had 20 points and eight rebounds and Southern beat Alcorn State 75-64 on Saturday night to snap the Braves' five-game winning streak. Alcorn State took a 37-35 lead early in the second half but did not score again for four minutes and trailed 44-39. Southern... more »
  • Southern Lab wins Division IV state championship

    December 4, 2015 3:25 PM

    NEW ORLEANS — Breaking out to an early 28-0 first-half lead, the Southern Lab Kittens captured the Division IV high school state championship Friday with a 36-2 win over St. Mary's. A rematch between two teams that played for the Class 1A state championship back in 1980, Southern Lab... more »
  • Southern, Grambling pick up SWAC postseason honors

    December 3, 2015 6:41 PM

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - Southern University placed 11 Jaguars on the Southwestern Athletic Conference All-Conference team and Grambling State University picked up a top honor from the 2015 SWAC postseason football awards. Southern had the most players placed on All-Conference teams. They include RB Lenard Tilley, OL Anthony Mosley, DL... more »
  • Southern's Banks returns to Lion country

    December 3, 2015 4:47 PM

    HAMMOND - Friday night's game between Southeastern and Southern University's basketball teams will be a bit of a homecoming for head Jags coach Roman Banks. Banks, currently in his fifth season with the Jaguars (4-1), spent eight seasons on staff with the Lions (2-6) under head coaches Billy Kennedy... more »
  • Southern's Tiller named SWAC defender of the week Play Video

    November 16, 2015 6:19 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Southwestern Athletic Conference named Southern University's Aaron Tiller their defensive player of the week for his performance against Alabama A&M this weekend. Tiller had five tackles, with four coming behind the line of scrimmage. He also picked up three sacks in the Jaguar's 46-7 win... more »
  • Long passes provide fireworks in Southern scrimmage Play Video

    August 16, 2015 12:18 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The Southern University offense broke fall camp in style, landing a barrage of long passes on the way to a good performance at Doug Williams Leadership field on Saturday. Presumptive starting quarterback Austin Howard connected with Mike Jones on a 99 yard touchdown pass to start... more »
  • Southern tops Jackson St. 10-5 in SWAC opener

    May 13, 2015 1:52 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - Southern University opened the 2015 Southwestern Athletic Conference tournament with a 10-5 win over Jackson State in New Orleans. Pitcher J'Markus George picked up the win, going eight innings with 10 strikeouts for the Jaguars. Southern will play the winner of Thursday's game between Alabama... more »
  • Southern overpowered by McNeese 13-15

    April 29, 2015 11:36 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The last couple times Southern and McNeese have got together on the baseball diamond, it's been close contest. Two of those games decided by one run. The other, a walkoff grand slam by MSU. The game Wednesday between the Jaguars and Cowboys, not so close. ... more »
  • Southern runs SWAC win streak to 8 with doubleheader win over UAPB

    April 19, 2015 6:33 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Southern University baseball team won on a walk-off in game 1 against Arkansas Pine-Bluff, then used an offensive onslaught in game 2 to take a doubleheader win over the Golden Lions. Southern scored on a walk-off hit by Marcus Tomlin in the 9th inning of... more »
  • ULL hits Southern baseball hard, wins 14-1 over Jags

    April 8, 2015 9:14 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Stefan Trosclair started Louisiana Lafayette off with a home run in the first inning on the way to a 14 run performance from the Ragin' Cajuns as they beat Southern 14-1 Wednesday night at Lee Hines Field. The Cajuns scored runs in every frame except the... more »
  • Southern baseball completes series sweep over Grambling State with 4-3 win

    March 29, 2015 6:15 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Tyler Robinson continues to have a breakout freshman season for the Southern baseball team, as the Jaguars pitcher went 8 2/3 innings to help lift Southern to a 4-3 win over Grambling State on Sunday afternoon. The Jaguars got home runs from Jose DeLa Toree and... more »
  • Southern board officially names Banks interim AD

    March 27, 2015 10:28 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The Southern University Board of Supervisors officially approved moving Jaguars basketball coach Roman Banks to interim athletic director Friday morning. The vote came after existing AD Dr. William Broussard announced Thursday he had been temporarily reassigned out of his position and into the Southern System President's... more »
  • Southern fans sound off about AD decision Play Video

    March 26, 2015 11:20 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Jaguar Journal had the phone lines ringing off the hook for their show Thursday. Fans sounding off about Southern's decision to reassign Athletic Director William Broussard within the university. The emotions ranging from confusion to disgust, but none more passionate than the host of the... more »
  • Southern baseball drops 2 to Texas Southern

    March 20, 2015 10:46 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Southern University baseball team struck first, but could not win either game of a doubleheader as SWAC rival Texas Southern took two from the Jags on Friday. Texas Southern rallied from a 2-0 deficit in game 1 to win 7-3, while the Tigers only allowed... more »
  • Southern men's and women's hoops sweep Alabama A&M at home

    February 21, 2015 11:18 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Southern men's and women's basketball teams completed yet another sweep of a SWAC opponent, beating Alabama A&M 72-63 on the men's side, and 84-53 for the women. Britney Washington led the way for the women with 17 points as Southern built a 9-point halftime lead... more »
  • SU Jags prepare to head west for SWAC title showdown Play Video

    December 4, 2014 6:25 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Southern Jaguars football team is headed west to Houston Thursday with a gridiron meeting with the Alcorn Braves for the Southwestern Athletic Conference championship set as the final destination. This is Southern University's second year heading to the SWAC championship. Many fans came out to... more »
  • Jaguars win a classic thriller 52-45, returns to SWAC championship

    November 29, 2014 5:44 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - A thrilling finish to a high scoring 41st Bayou Classic, which saw Grambling miss a game tying touchdown by inches in the final seconds. With less than 20 seconds left and the Tigers facing a 4th and 8 from the Jaguar 9 yard line, QB Johnathan... more »
  • Tulane beats Southern University 74-59

    November 26, 2014 1:56 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - Jonathan Stark scored 14 points, grabbed seven rebounds and had five assists to lead Tulane past Southern University 74-59 on Tuesday night. Stark, Tulane's leading scorer last season at 14.5 per game, entered the contest averaging just 7.3. Tre Drye also scored 14 for Tulane (3-1) and... more »
  • Jaguars look for 6th straight win in final home game

    November 15, 2014 12:11 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Southern Jaguars (6-1, 7-3) close out their slate of home games tonight against Mississippi Valley State (1-7, 2-8) in Mumford Stadium. The game kicks off at 6 p.m. If SU pulls out the win today, next week's match up against Grambling at the Bayou... more »
  • Southern focusing on finishing strong Play Video

    October 28, 2014 11:23 PM

    BATON ROUGE - As Southern welcomes Alabama State into town, the two teams couldn't be heading in more opposite direction. The Jags, who are 4-1 in the SWAC, are on an impressive three game winning streak. The Hornets, who sit at 3-3 in the conference, are on a three... more »
  • Southern gets win over rival Jackson State 42-28

    October 26, 2014 12:14 AM

    JACKSON, MS - The Southern Jaguars jumped on Jackson State early and beat their rival 42-28 on Saturday. The Jags started quarterback Deonte Shorts and he responded by leading the Jags to a scoring drive on their opening possesion. Shorts connected with Justin Morgan on a long pass... more »
  • Southern rallies, stuns Alabama A&M 35-34

    October 11, 2014 5:26 PM

    HUNTSVILLE, AL - Malcom Crockett scored a 1 yard touchdown with 51 seconds remaining in the game as Southern rallied from a 20 point deficit to stun Alabama A&M 35-34 Saturday afternoon. The Jaguars fell behind the Bulldogs 34-14, then rallied with 21 unanswered points to finish the game.... more »
  • Aeneas Williams honored by Southern at homecoming Play Video

    October 5, 2014 11:08 PM

    BATON ROUGE - What a year it's been for Aeneas Williams. In August, the former safety for the St. Louis Rams and Arizona Cardinals was inducted into the NFL hall of fame. Then on Saturday, he was honored by his alma mater, Southern, at homecoming. The school, celebrating... more »
  • Southern rides big offensive night to homecoming win over UAPB 51-36

    October 4, 2014 7:34 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Southern Jaguars found their offensive spark and rode a big offensive performance to a 51-36 win over Arkansas Pine Bluff. The Jags homecoming game saw a lot of offensive fireworks, including a 79 yard touchdown pass from Austin Howard to Reggie Travis to start the... more »
  • Jaguars get in shape for homecoming Play Video

    October 3, 2014 6:00 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Members of the Jaguar Nation spent the end of homecoming week working to get fit and healthy. Students at Southern University participated in workout sessions organized as part of the two weeks of celebrations for the school's centennial at Scott's Bluff. Students said they're happy... more »
  • Southern smacked by Alcorn State 56-16

    September 27, 2014 8:15 PM

    LORMAN, MS - Alcorn State got a big win over Southern, as the Braves beat the Jaguars 56-16. The Jaguars came into the game 1-0 in SWAC play, hoping to assert themselves as the team to beat in the conference. Instead, they'll have to reevaluate after giving up... more »
  • Southern confident in Austin Howard Play Video

    September 23, 2014 10:38 PM

    Lost in the shuffle of Southern's impressive 34-24 victory win over Prairie View was the performance of true freshman quarterback Austin Howard. In his first collegiate start, the West St John native completing over 50 percent of his passses, scoring two touchdowns, one in the air and one on... more »
  • Southern has new life with win over Prairie View A&M Play Video

    September 21, 2014 11:16 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Southern Jaguars may have turned their season around with a win against Prairie View A&M on Saturday: at the very least, they started off their conference season in the right way. The Jaguars got a lift both offensively from Austin Howard and a couple of... more »
  • Southern beats Prairie View 34-24 in SWAC opener

    September 20, 2014 8:16 PM

    PRAIRIE VIEW, TX - The Southern Jaguars built a 24-10 lead over Prairie View A&M in their SWAC opener and held on to get a 34-24 win in Texas on Saturday night. The Jaguars struck first as Lenard Tillery scored on a 21 yard touchdown run to give the... more »
  • Southern ready for SWAC opener versus Prairie View Play Video

    September 20, 2014 12:04 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Southern is the reigning SWAC Champs, but there not focusing any time on past achievements. The Jags starting their road to a 2014 crown against the Panthers of Prairie View A&M. Southern and Prairie View, picked in the preseason to finish first and second in the... more »
  • Update Southern says Redding was eligible to play vs NSU Play Video

    September 16, 2014 7:21 PM

    UPDATE 9/17: Southern University released a statement on Wednesday stating that OL Reginald Redding was eligible to play in the Jaguars' game against Northwestern State on Saturday night. The school said in the release that "a misinterpretation of a conversation involving the student-athlete and the SU compliance officer... more »
  • JJ Walker makes his Southern debut Play Video

    September 9, 2014 11:19 PM

    In case you missed it, Saturday marked the debut of a guy everyone in the Jaguars locker room regards as a natural born superstar. The 5 star prospect out of West Feliciana, JJ Walker JJ hitting the field with his Jag teammates for the first time since signing with... more »
  • Southern Respecting Northwestern State Play Video

    September 9, 2014 10:35 PM

    Week 3 for Southern brings into Baton Rouge their most evenly matched opponent in Northwestern State, another FCS school from in-state. Now you may remember, the two teams met last year, with the demons getting the edge 55-14. Some even saying Southern underestimated Northwestern State, but head coach Dawson Odums... more »
  • Southern runs wild, Jaguars breeze by Central Methodist 52-14

    September 6, 2014 7:07 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Southern University ran for almost 400 yards on the ground, and the Jags beat up on NAIA opponent Central Methodist 52-14. A week after getting benched in the first quarter, quarterback Deonte Shorts earned another start and this time produced a much better result, completing 10... more »
  • Southern doesn't take long to make QB switch Play Video

    August 31, 2014 11:24 PM

    LAFAYETTE - Dawson Odums began with Deonte Shorts at quarterback for his Southern University football team at Louisiana-Lafayette on Saturday, but quickly moved to freshman Austin Howard. It remains to be seen whether Odums will continue with Howard as the starter on September 6 against Central Methodist, but Odums... more »
  • ULL takes down Southern 45-6 in battle of reigning conference champions

    August 31, 2014 4:44 PM

    LAFAYETTE - Terrance Broadway threw for 3 touchdowns and ran for another to lead Louisiana past Southern, 45-6, in the season opener for both teams Saturday night. Broadway threw a pair of second-quarter touchdown passes and Louisiana took a 24-0 lead into halftime and moved past 14-year NFL veteran... more »
  • Game day for the Jags: What to watch for

    August 30, 2014 2:27 PM

    LAFAYETTE - The Southern Jags are looking for a repeat performance of their SWAC championship starting tonight at the University of Louisiana-Lafayette. The Ragin Cajuns won a share of the Sun Belt Conference title last year and their 3rd straight R&L Carriers New Orleans Bowl. They will be looking... more »
  • Art exhibit celebrates Southern's 100 years on the Bluff Play Video

    August 28, 2014 8:11 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Southern University will be home to a special art exhibit as part of its 100 Year Centennial celebration. "The Importance of Art to HBCUs in This New Millennium" exhibit opened Wednesday. It features work from arts at 24 different Historically Black Colleges and Universities. The exhibit... more »
  • Southern, ULL prepare for in-state clash Play Video

    August 26, 2014 9:28 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Southern Jaguars and UL-Lafayette Ragin' Cajuns are set to square off Saturday at Cajun Field. Both teams won their conference last year, but ULL returns their three-year starting quarterback while SU will break in redshirt freshman Deonte Shorts with his first collegiate start. "I... more »
  • Could Southern lose players before the first game? Play Video

    August 24, 2014 8:00 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Southern Jaguars could be down a few starters when the team takes to Cajun Field in Lafayette for their first game. Head coach Dawson Odums said academics and injuries could sideline several players when they travel I-10 to take on the ULL Ragin' Cajuns Saturday.... more »
  • Southern preps for game week Play Video

    August 23, 2014 10:44 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Southern Jaguars are ready to start hitting someone in an opponent's jersey. Head coach Dawson Odums announced his starting quarterback against that first opponent will be former Southern Lab star Deonte Shorts. Also, redshirt freshman quarterback Francis Kanneh has made it known he will... more »
  • Willie Quinn back at practice Play Video

    August 14, 2014 7:31 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Even with the bad news that redshirt freshman quarterback Deonte Shorts will be out for a few practices leading up to the final scrimmage this fall, the Southern Jaguars believe they have one of their pivotal pieces back at practice. Wide receiver Willie Quinn got back... more »
  • First scrimmage in the books for Southern Play Video

    August 9, 2014 11:10 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Southern Jaguars battled the daunting heat in their first scrimmage of the fall. While the Jags haven't named their starting quarterback, there were some new wrinkles in the offense. Returning running back Lenard Tillery(two touchdowns) did a good job fending off RB transfers from... more »
  • Odums calls SU practice facility unfit for use

    August 2, 2014 11:06 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Southern football didn't use it's practice field today and Jaguars head coach Dawson Odums says the team will continue to instead practice on Mumford Stadium because the practice field is unfit for use. Odums said staffers picked up two buckets full of rocks that had littered... more »
  • Southern's first practice forced indoors Play Video

    August 1, 2014 7:17 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Southern Jaguars had every intention of starting their first practice of the fall in AW Mumford Stadium...mother nature had other plans. Because of the slick conditions on the field, head coach Dawson Odums brought practice inside to prevent injury. So what do the Jags... more »
  • "Ladies on the Bluff" learn from SU coaches

    July 28, 2014 10:49 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Some of the Southern fan base went back to the classroom Monday night in Southern's "Ladies on the Bluff" clinic. Women who wanted to learn more about the game of football took in lectures and on-field coaching from the Southern University football staff, including head coach... more »
  • Southern's comeback bid squandered vs McNeese Play Video

    April 30, 2014 8:24 PM

    LAKE CHARLES - The Southern Jaguars scored eight runs in the final two frames only to squander the lead in the bottom of the ninth on a walk-off grand slam to lose 16-12 against McNeese State. The Jaguar bats brought the team back after giving up five runs in... more »
  • Southern baseball ends home slate with a loss to Grambling State

    April 27, 2014 4:59 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Southern baseball team couldn't muster any magic on senior day, as the Jaguars closed out their home schedule with a 16-7 loss to Grambling State. The Tigers started off with a two-run home run by Juan Bueno in the first inning and led 4-0 after... more »
  • Southern baseball splits doubleheader vs. Grambling State

    April 26, 2014 11:21 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Playing at home for the final time this weekend, the Southern baseball team gave the fans at Lee Hines Stadium reason to cheer, winning game two of a Saturday doubleheader after dropping the first. Southern fell 6-3 in game one, but staved off a late Grambling... more »
  • Southern routed by Nicholls St., 13-2

    April 23, 2014 10:24 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Southern baseball is going through a tough stretch, losing 12 of their last 15 -- and that was before losing Wednesday night to Nicholls State 13-2. The Colonels jumped all over the Jaguars with a 13-0 lead by the fifth inning. Southern would get on... more »
  • Jags' Banks discusses decision to stay Play Video

    April 22, 2014 11:08 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Southern men's basketball coach Roman Banks said he still believes in his team and his administration, which are the main reasons he decided to agree to a contract extention. After the University failed to provide adequate academic information to the NCAA, the Jaguars probation status with... more »
  • Southern football prepares for spring game Saturday

    March 28, 2014 6:57 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Just off the friendly confines of Mumford Stadium, the Southern football team held it's final practice on Friday before its spring football game on Saturday afternoon. The Jaguars will start at 2pm in Mumford Stadium on Saturday, where fans will get a chance to see how... more »
  • McNeese falls to Southern at home 4-3

    March 18, 2014 9:27 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Southern picked up a midweek win Tuesday as they beat former LSU star Justin Hill and McNeese State 4-3 at Lee Hines Field. The Jaguars fell behind 1-0 in the 2nd inning and fought off a great performance from Cowboys pitcher Bryce Kingsley, who had 11... more »
  • Southern women advance at SWAC tournament

    March 12, 2014 10:56 PM

    HOUSTON - The Southern women's basketball team advance to the SWAC tournament semifinals with a win over Alabama A&M Wednesday night. The women held a steady lead on A&M for much of the game as they won 80-66. The Jags women move on to the conference semifinals Friday... more »
  • Southern Jaguars using classroom techniques for film study Play Video

    March 12, 2014 10:43 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Southern Jaguars football team is learning their defense just like any new subject in school. It may be a traditional way to teach and learn something, but this type of studying isn't common in football film rooms. The idea stemmed from defensive secondary coach... more »
  • Southern football gets 1st day of spring practice in pads

    March 11, 2014 10:34 PM

    BATON ROUGE - On an overcast day, the Southern Jaguars looked anything but gloomy, getting some hard-hitting in on the Jags 5th day of spring practice. It also happened to be the first day in pads, and both offense and defense went live against one another for the final... more »
  • Newest Southern Jaguar suits up on the Bluff Play Video

    March 7, 2014 10:35 PM

    BATON ROUGE - He may be small, but he's shown a lot of heart battling a form of brain cancer at St Jude's hospital in Baton Rouge over the past two years. Now JJ Walker takes on another challenge: being the newest member of the Southern Jaguar football team.... more »
  • Southern football back on the practice field Play Video

    March 6, 2014 3:01 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Southern Jaguars got back on the football field for the first time since winning the SWAC Championship in December. The new look for the Jags was obvious from the very start, beginning with Southern's signal caller. Dray Joseph was no longer in the huddle,... more »
  • Jags basketball will play in SWAC tourney

    March 1, 2014 12:46 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A ruling from the Southwestern Athletic Conference will allow the Southern University men's and women's basketball will be allowed to play in the SWAC tournament. This comes after the decision earlier this week from the NCAA to ban the Jaguars from postseason play. The SWAC... more »
  • NCAA: Southern has a lot of work to do

    February 21, 2014 7:38 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The NCAA says Southern University has a "significant amount of work" to do before its athletic programs can become eligible for post-season play, but the university hopes to get that work done in time for its basketball teams to compete in conference and NCAA tournaments. An NCAA... more »
  • Southern Men's, Women's Hoops Top Miss. Valley State

    February 17, 2014 10:52 PM

    BATON ROUGE - On a night Southern University deemed Blue Monday, the Jaguar men's and women's basketball teams scored wins over Mississippi Valley State. The women beat the Delta Devils 70-65, and the men survived a scare of their own, as MVSU took a second half lead before the... more »
  • Father-son combo working for Southern basketball Play Video

    February 12, 2014 11:11 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Southern Jaguars are out to a 9-1 start in SWAC play so far this year, leading the conference. Their secret weapon is a dynamic duo of father and son: head coach Roman Banks and freshman point guard Tre'lun. Being a coach's son cut down... more »
  • Southern signs 2014 recruiting class

    February 5, 2014 7:37 PM

    BATON ROUGE - National Signing Day is here and the Southern University football program is happy to welcome the future wave of Jaguars who will compete for championships for years to come. Join Head Coach Dawson Odums and the coaching staff when they unveil the 2014 class at the... more »
  • Godfrey leads Southern past Alcorn, 62-54

    February 1, 2014 9:38 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Calvin Godfrey scored 17 points and grabbed 15 rebounds to lead Southern to a 62-54 win over Alcorn State on Saturday. Malcolm Miller added 11 points and YonDarius Johnson 10 for the Jaguars (12-10, 8-1 Southwest Athletic Conference), who limited Alcorn State to 30.4 percent shooting. Octavious... more »
  • Southern Men's, Women's Hoops Score Wins Over Alabama A&M

    January 25, 2014 11:15 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Southern University's men's and women's basketball teams kept ahead of the pace in the SWAC as both scored wins over Alabama A&M on Saturday. The Jaguars women's team started things off with a dominating 81-59 win over the Lady Bulldogs. At one point, the Jags... more »
  • Bomb threats cause MVSU games to be relocated

    January 18, 2014 2:42 PM

    ITTA BENA, Ms. - Two bomb threats at Mississippi Valley State University last week have prompted school officials to close the campus until Tuesday, evacuating students and moving Saturday's men's and women's basketball games against Alcorn State to Lorman, Miss. Monday's men's and women's games between MVSU and Southern have... more »
  • Jackson St introduces new head coach Harold Jackson

    January 13, 2014 12:50 PM

    JACKSON, Ms. - Jackson State has hired former NFL standout Harold Jackson as its football coach. Jackson replaces Rick Comegy, who was fired in December after eight seasons. Jackson State had an 8-4 record this fall, but lost to Southern in the Southwestern Athletic Conference championship game. The 68-year-old Jackson... more »
  • Jags Coach Banks Calls Malcolm Miller POY Candidate Play Video

    January 12, 2014 6:35 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Following Malcom Miller's 19 point performance against Grambling State on Saturday night, Jaguars Head Coach Roman Banks called Miller a SWAC Player of the Year candidate. "Unfortunately he got off to a slow start but he's starting to find his rhythm some," Banks said in his post... more »
  • Southern, LaFleur settle lawsuit

    January 11, 2014 12:30 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Southern University Board of Supervisors will pay former Athletic Director Greg LaFleur about $150,000 to settle his breach of contract lawsuit. Southern officials say that the settlement represents roughly half of the money the school would have paid LaFleur if he'd been allowed to fulfill the... more »
  • Southern defends Monday's 104-point win Play Video

    December 31, 2013 7:35 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Southern basketball woke up today to criticism from several national media outlets questioning why the Jaguars scheduled, then beat Champion Baptist College by 104 points Monday night. Some of that criticism even came from CBC's own head coach Eric Capaci, who questioned why Southern would keep... more »
  • Southern sets NCAA record vs Champion Baptist

    December 30, 2013 10:16 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Southern set an NCAA record by scoring the first 44 points of the game en route to a 116-12 rout of Champion Baptist College on Monday. The Jaguars (4-9) broke the all-divisions record that used to be held when Seton Hall scored the first 34 points against... more »
  • Southern falls to #12 Baylor, 81-56

    December 22, 2013 10:54 PM

    WACO, Tx - Isaiah Austin had 14 points and 10 rebounds as No. 12 Baylor won its 10th straight home game, beating Southern University 81-56 on Sunday. Austin had his first double-double of the season while leading five players in double-figure scoring for the Bears (10-1). Brady Heslip had 13... more »
  • Odums talks about Southern's future Play Video

    December 20, 2013 10:57 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Southern head coach isn't shy about his vision of the future for the Jaguar football program. "Long term it's to outgrow this building," said Odums to the media Friday morning. "It's all about winning. If we keep getting in the bigger and better recruits...my plan... more »

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