Southern Rumors & News

  • Holy Cross holds off Southern in NCAA Tournament

    The Sports Xchange "DAYTON -- For much of this season, Holy Cross found it difficult to close out wins. But in March, the Crusaders have been at their best when the game is on the line. "It goes back to our toughness mentally that we don't cave in those situations," said junior guard Robert Champion...." March 16

  • Southern 54, Jackson State 53

    The Sports Xchange "Trelun Banks scored 19 points and Adrian Rodgers scored on a putback with 13 seconds left to give fourth-seeded Southern to a 54-53 victory over third-seeded Jackson State in the championship game of the Southwestern Athletic Conference Tournament on Saturday at the Toyota Center in Houston,..." March 12

  • Judge rules against NCAA in revolutionary O'Bannon case

    ESPN "In a landmark decision, a federal judge ruled Friday that the NCAA is in violation of the nation's antitrust laws by restricting the compensation that major college football and men's basketball student-athletes can receive for use of their names, images and likenesses. U.S. District Court..." August 08

  • Southern's Godfrey to transfer to Memphis, eligible immediately

    CBS Sports "Southern transfer Calvin Godfrey has committed to Memphis, sources told CBSSports.com. The 6-9 power forward will be eligible immediately next season due to APR issues at Southern and should provide front court depth behind both Austin Nichols and Shaq Goodwin." August 08

  • SWAC allows four ineligible teams in conference tournament

    CBS Sports "Last season, only seven teams played in the SWAC tournament as three teams were ineligible for the NCAA tournament due to APR penalties. This year, the league has decided to let every team play in the postseason tournament -- including four teams that are banned from the NCAA tournament for..." March 01

  • Jackson State improves, but not enough against Southern

    The Clarion-Ledger "The result was better for Jackson State than last month when it faced Southern. But it would have been better with a win. The Tigers fell to Southern 68-63 Monday night at home. When the two teams played in January, JSU fell to Southern 60-36, its worst loss of the season. Still, the Tigers..." February 11