Who's Playing

Bethune-Cookman @ Southern

Current Records: Bethune-Cookman 7-20; Southern 15-11

What to Know

The Southern Jaguars and the Bethune-Cookman Wildcats will face off in an SWAC clash at 6:30 p.m. ET Feb. 26 at F.G. Clark Center. The Jaguars are expected to win again but are hoping to meet expectations this time.

Southern entered their contest against the Grambling Tigers on Saturday without any home losses -- but there's a first time for everything. It was close but no cigar for Southern as they fell 61-57 to Grambling.

Meanwhile, the game between Bethune-Cookman and the Alabama State Hornets on Monday was not particularly close, with Bethune-Cookman falling 89-78.

This next matchup looks promising for Southern, who are favored by a full 12.5 points. Those burned by picking them against the spread on Saturday might want to keep in mind that the squad has not yet dropped back-to-back games against the spread this season.

With the two teams each stumbling in off of a defeat, both will be hungry for the win. Check back to see which squad is able to work their way into the win column.

How To Watch

  • When: Saturday at 6:30 p.m. ET
  • Where: F.G. Clark Center -- Baton Rouge, Louisiana
  • Follow: CBS Sports App


The Jaguars are a big 12.5-point favorite against the Wildcats, according to the latest college basketball odds.

The oddsmakers were right in line with the betting community on this one, as the game opened as a 12.5-point spread, and stayed right there.

Over/Under: -111

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Series History

Southern won the only game these two teams have played in the last eight years.

  • Jan 10, 2022 - Southern 69 vs. Bethune-Cookman 59