Southern University athletics chat with Advocate sportswriter Les East, Thursday at 11 a.m. _lowres

Advocate staff photo by John Oubre -- Southern's Yondarius Johnson drives to the basket on Jackson State defender Julysses Nobles earlier this month. The Jaguars, unbeaten in the Southwesteren Athletic Conference, visit Mississippi Valley State on Wednesday night.

Southern's football team started Spring practice on Wednesday. The baseball team begins SWAC play this weekend. The men's and women's basketball teams are in the SWAC tournament. Click here for information on all of them in this chat with Advocate sportswriter Les East.