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Texas Southern beats Grambling 75-62 in SWAC tourney

Mar. 10, 2020 11:52 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Yahuza Rasas had 16 points and 13 rebounds and third-seeded Texas Southern never trailed in beating sixth-seeded Grambling 75-62 in Tuesday night's Southwestern Athletic Conference Tournament quarterfinals. Texas Southern (16-16) plays No 2-seed Southern in Friday's semifinals. Justin...

Crosby lifts Alcorn St. past Texas Southern 90-75

Mar. 7, 2020 10:26 PM EST

LORMAN, Miss. (AP) — Troymain Crosby had 23 points as Alcorn State defeated Texas Southern 90-75 in a regular season finale on Saturday. Dominic Brewton had 18 points, 10 rebounds and six assists for Alcorn State (15-14, 11-7 Southwestern Athletic Conference). Corey Tillery added 15 points. Maurice Howard...

Lee, Burns pace streaking Southern to 6th straight win

Mar. 5, 2020 11:46 PM EST

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Lamarcus Lee scored 17 points on 7-for-10 shooting, Damiree Burns added 15 more and Southern bumped off second place Texas Southern 89-74 Thursday night Southern (15-15, 12-5 Southwestern Athletic Conference) won its sixth straight game with one left before the SWAC tournament...

Armstrong carries Texas Southern over Alabama St. 78-73

Mar. 3, 2020 12:12 AM EST

HOUSTON (AP) — Tyrik Armstrong scored 21 points and had four steals and Texas Southern came from behind to beat Alabama State 78-73 on Monday night. Eden Ewing and John Walker III scored nine points apiece for the Tigers (15-14, 12-4 Southwestern Athletic Conference), who trailed 34-28 at halftime. Justin...

Hopkins leads Texas Southern past Alabama A&M 85-58

Feb. 29, 2020 11:21 PM EST

HOUSTON (AP) — Justin Hopkins recorded 12 points and 11 rebounds to lift Texas Southern to an 85-58 win over Alabama A&M on Saturday night. Tyrik Armstrong had 14 points for Texas Southern (14-14, 11-4 Southwestern Athletic Conference), which earned its sixth straight home victory. Eden Ewing added 12...

Arkansas-Pine Bluff beats Texas Southern for 4th victory

Feb. 24, 2020 11:14 PM EST

PINE BLUFF, Ark. (AP) — Markedric Bell had 22 points, eight rebounds and four assists and Arkansas-Pine Bluff won its fourth game of the season, topping Texas Southern 74-72 in overtime on Monday night. Dequan Morris hit two free throws with 2.1 seconds left in overtime and after a timeout, Tyrik Armstrong...

Hopkins'double-double lifts Texas Southern past MVSU 94-92

Feb. 22, 2020 8:52 PM EST

ITTA BENA, Miss. (AP) — Justin Hopkins had a career-high 24 points with 10 rebounds as Texas Southern edged Mississippi Valley State 94-92 on Saturday. John Jones had 19 points and Tyrik Armstrong added 16 points and six rebounds for Texas Southern (13-13, 10-3 Southwestern Athletic Conference). Eden Ewing...

Big 2nd half carries Texas Southern past Grambling, 93-79

Feb. 17, 2020 11:48 PM EST

HOUSTON, Texas (AP) — Tyrik Armstrong and Justin Hopkins scored 21 points apiece as Texas Southern defeated Grambling State 93-79 on Monday night. Yahuza Rasas had 17 points and 11 rebounds for Texas Southern (12-13, 9-3 Southwestern Athletic Conference), which earned its fifth consecutive home victory....

Hopkins carries Texas Southern over Jackson St. 77-74

Feb. 15, 2020 11:49 PM EST

HOUSTON (AP) — Justin Hopkins scored 11 of his career-high 23 points in the final eight minutes as Texas Southern rallied from a 10-point deficit to beat Jackson State 77-74 on Saturday night. Yahuza Rasas and Tyrik Armstrong added 20 points each for Texas Southern. Rasas also had 16 rebounds. Jonas James...

Prairie View A&M adds to streak, beats Texas Southern 69-59

Feb. 8, 2020 10:12 PM EST

PRAIRIE VIEW, Texas (AP) — Devonte Patterson had 27 points and grabbed 14 rebounds as Prairie View won its seventh straight home game, topping Texas Southern 69-59 on Saturday. Gerard Andrus added 23 points and Faite Williams had six rebounds for Prairie View (12-11, 8-2 Southwestern Athletic Conference)....