SWAC conference tournament bracket and predictions

Prairie View A&M 2020-21 SWAC co-champs. Photo courtesy of the SWAC.

The SWAC bracket has been released for their 2021 conference tournament March 10-13.

The Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) bracket is set with Prairie View A&M as the No.1 seed following an impressive regular season where they went 14-4 (13-0 SWAC). SWAC co-champion Jackson State 11-5 (11-0 SWAC) is the No.2 seed followed by No.3 seed Texas Southern 13-8 (10-3 SWAC).

All games will be played March 10 to13 at the Bartow Arena in Birmingham, AL.


Here is the full schedule of games:

DateMen’s Tournament Schedule
March 10Game 1: #2 Jackson State vs #7 Arkansas-Pine Bluff
March 10Game 2: #1 Prairie View A&M vs #8 Mississippi Valley State
March 11Game 3: #3 Texas Southern vs #6 Alcorn State 
March 11Game 4: #4 Grambling State vs. #5 Southern
March 12Game 5: Winner of Game 1 vs. Winner of Game 3
March 12Game 6:  Winner of Game 2 vs. Winner of Game 4
March 13Game 7: Men’s Basketball Championship Game

Predictions for the winner: Prairie View A&M had a perfect run through the SWAC this season going 13-0 so its hard to imagine anybody knocking them off in the postseason. They also represented the SWAC in the previous NCAA tournament in 2019.