Saturday, December 3, 2016
Alcorn vs. Grambling State 2016: Time, live stream, TV schedule, and 3 things to know for SWAC Championship
HOUSTON, Texas -- Alcorn and Grambling State play Saturday for the SWAC championship. Fred McNair's Braves are seeking their third SWAC title in a row, and Grambling's trying to win it for the first time since 2011. It should be a lot of fun.
The teams have already played once this season. On Sept. 16, the Tigers put a 43-18 beating on Alcorn State. Grambling is 9-1 on the year, while ASU's 5-5. The Tigers have looked strong all year, and they should be pretty convincing favorites. They're coming off a 52-30 win against Southern in last weekend's Bayou Classic.
Grambling represents the SWAC's Western Division, which had a drastically better year than Alcorn State's Eastern. The Braves won their division by going 5-4 in the league (5-5 overall), and they might have a tough time dealing with a Grambling team that has the SWAC's scariest offense by just about any measure. It's a tough draw.