JACKSON, Miss. – The Jackson State women’s basketball program announced it’s official 2020-21 schedule Thursday, with the Lady Tigers set to play in several top-tier matchups.
The 2020 regular season SWAC Champions play a total of 26 games, including 18 conference matchups, eight non-conference games, and nine home games. The Lady Tigers open up the season on the road versus Tulane on November 10 before heading east to take on Alabama on November 15 in Tuscaloosa. JSU plays a total of four SEC games on the season with dates set up Mississippi State (Nov. 22) on the road, at Ole Miss (Dec. 15), and at Tennessee (Dec. 20).
The Jackson State women’s basketball program announced it’s 2020-21 schedule Thursday afternoon. View the full release ⬇️
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Other marquee nonconference games include road matchups at Houston (Nov. 18), Louisiana Tech (Dec. 9), and at Memphis (Dec. 29).
The Lady Tigers begin conference play with a road trip to Alabama A&M on January 2. The first home game includes a conference matchup with in-state rival Alcorn State on January 9 at the Lee E. Williams Athletics and Assembly Center.
JSU will host eight other home matchups versus Southern (Jan. 11), Mississippi Valley State (Jan. 30), Arkansas-Pine Bluff (Feb. 1), Texas Southern (Feb. 13), Prairie View A&M (Feb. 15), Grambling State (Feb. 20), Alabama A&M (March 4), and Alabama State (March 6).
The 2021 SWAC Tournament is set to begin March 10-14 in Birmingham, Ala.
2020-2021 Jackson State Women’s Basketball Schedule
|NOVEMBER 10 | Tuesday||@Tulane||New Orleans, La.||TBD|
|NOVEMBER 15 | Sunday||@ Alabama||Tuscaloosa, Ala.||TBD|
|NOVEMBER 18 | Wednesday||@ Houston||Houston, Texas||TBD|
|NOVEMBER 22 | Sunday||@Mississippi State||Starkville, Miss.||TBD|
|DECEMBER 9 | Wednesday||@Louisiana Tech||Ruston, La.||TBD|
|DECEMBER 15 | Tuesday||@Ole Miss||Oxford, Miss.||TBD|
|DECEMBER 20 | Sunday||@Tennessee||Knoxville,||TBD|
|DECEMBER 29 | Tuesday||@ Memphis||Memphis,||TBD|
|JANUARY 2 | Saturday||@ Alabama A&M*||Huntsville, Ala.||3 p.m.|
|JANUARY 4 | Monday||@Alabama State*||Montgomery, Ala.||5:30 p.m.|
|JANUARY 9 | Saturday||vs. Alcorn State*||Jackson, Miss.||3 p.m.|
|JANUARY 11 | Monday||vs. Southern*||Jackson, Miss.||5:30 p.m.|
|JANUARY 16 | Saturday||@Prairie View A&M*||Prairie View, Texas||3 p.m.|
|JANUARY 18 | Monday||@Texas Southern*||Houston, Texas||5:30 p.m.|
|JANUARY 23 | Saturday||@Grambling State*||Grambling, La.||3 p.m.|
|JANUARY 30 | Saturday||vs. Mississippi Valley State*||Jackson, Miss.||3 p.m.|
|FEBRUARY 1 | Monday||vs. Arkansas Pine Bluff*||Jackson, Miss.||5:30 p.m.|
|FEBRUARY 6 | Saturday||@ Alcorn State*||Lorman, Miss.||3 p.m.|
|FEBRUARY 8 | Monday||@ Southern*||Baton Rouge, La.||5:30 p.m.|
|FEBRUARY 13 | Saturday||vs. Texas Southern*||Jackson, Miss.||3 p.m.|
|FEBRUARY 15 Monday||vs. Prairie View A&M*||Jackson, Miss.||5:30 p.m.|
|FEBRUARY 20 | Saturday||vs. Grambling State*||Jackson, Miss.||3 p.m.|
|FEBRUARY 27 | Saturday||@ Mississippi Valley State*||Itta Bena, Miss.||TBD|
|MARCH 1 | Monday||@ Arkansas Pine Bluff*||Pine Bluff, Ark.||5:30 p.m.|
|MARCH 4 | Thursday||vs. Alabama A&M*||Jackson, Miss.||5:30 p.m.|
|MARCH 6 | Saturday||vs. Alabama State*||Jackson, Miss.||3 p.m.|
|MARCH 10-14||SWAC TOURNAMENT||Birmingham, Ala||TBD|
Home Games in BOLD
* Denotes Conference Opponent
Courtesy: JSU Athletics