Braves to face Panthers in first round of SWAC Tournament

Published 12:01 am Tuesday, May 13, 2008

LORMAN — Alcorn State (28-14, 15-9 SWAC) will face back-to-back SWAC champs, Prairie View (21-24, 14-10 SWAC) on Wednesday in the first round of the SWAC Baseball Tournament.

The Braves are the No. 2 seed out of the East Division while the Panthers are the No. 3 seed out of the West Division. First pitch is set for 1 p.m. at Lee Hines Field at Southern University.

The SWAC Baseball Tournament will be held in Baton Rouge, Louisiana on the campus of Southern University.

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The last time the Braves faced the Panthers was in the 2006 SWAC Championship Game in which Prairie View won 3-2.