HOUSTON (AP) — Jeremy Combs had 18 points to lead five Texas Southern players in double figures as the Tigers stretched their winning streak to 11 games, easily defeating Alcorn State 99-72 on...
UAPB, Texas Southern put streaks on line
Arkansas-Pine Bluff (11-15, 8-5) vs. Texas Southern (14-11, 9-3)
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Combs scores in waning seconds, Texas Southern wins 86-85
GRAMBLING, La. (AP) — Jeremy Combs had a layup in the waning seconds to give Texas Southern an 86-85 victory over Grambling on Saturday night.
Grambling held an 85-81 lead with less than 20 seconds remaining when Jalyn Patterson drained a 3-pointer to close to 85-84. Devocio Butler stole the inbound pass, flipped the ball to Patterson who slipped it to Combs on his way to the basket for the winning bucket with six seconds remaining.
Texas Southern rallies to beat Prairie View A&M 95-90
HOUSTON (AP) — Jeremy Combs had 22 points and 14 rebounds and Texas Southern rallied to beat Southwestern Athletic Conference leader Prairie View A&M 95-90 on Saturday night.
The Tigers (12-11, 7-3) have won four straight while Prairie View A&M (11-12, 9-1) had a 10-game win streak snapped.
Texas Southern beats D-III Concordia 107-70
HOUSTON (AP) — Trayvon Reed had 32 points, on 14-of-15 shooting, eight rebounds and four blocks to help Texas Southern beat Division III Concordia 107-70 on Saturday night.
Jeremy Combs had 18 points and 12 rebounds and Devocio Butler scored 14 with 12 boards for Texas Southern (4-6). Tyrik Armstrong added 13 points and John Jones had 12 and eight assists.
Crump scores career-high 25, Georgia beats Texas Southern
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Tyree Crump was thrilled when first-year coach Tom Crean announced that Georgia would be shooting plenty of 3-pointers this season.
"I was in the gym a lot this summer, just working on shooting, working on my game," Crump said. "I felt like that carried over to the season and also coach Crean getting my form right."
Crump scored a career-high 25 points, Nicolas Claxton added 15 points and nine rebounds, and Georgia had little trouble beating Texas Southern 92-75 on Monday night.
Bruce helps Texas Southern win home opener
HOUSTON (AP) — Derrick Bruce came off the bench to score a season-high 21 points and Texas Southern held off NAIA-member Huston-Tillotson in its home opener on Thursday night.
Texas Southern downs Prairie View 88-74 in SWAC semis
HOUSTON (AP) — Donte Clark scored 22 points and Derrick Bruce scored 18 and No. 3 seed Texas Southern beat second-seeded Prairie View A&M 88-74 in a Southwestern Athletic Conference semifinal game Friday night.
Texas Southern (14-19) faces top-seed Arkansas-Pine Bluff on Saturday.
HOUSTON (AP) — Donte Clark scored 30 points, Marquis Salmon had 13 points and 13 rebounds and Texas Southern rolled to a 90-76 victory over Alabama State on Tuesday night in a Southwestern Athletic Conference Tournament quarterfinal.
No. 3 seed Texas Southern (13-19) will face second-seeded Prairie View A&M (15-17) in a Friday semifinal.
Demontrae Jefferson added 24 points for the Tigers, who made 33 of 46 (72 percent) free throws. Derrick Bruce chipped in 12 points.
Bruce, Jefferson combine for 71 points in Texas Southern win
HOUSTON (AP) — Derrick Bruce and Demontrae Jefferson combined to make 12 of Texas Southern's 13 3-pointers and scored 71 points to help the Tigers beat Alabama State 95-77 on Monday night.
Texas Southern (10-19, 10-6 Southwestern Conference) is in a three-way tie with Prairie View A&M and Southern for third in the standings, a half-game behind Arkansas-Pine Bluff and full game behind Grambling State.
Texas Southern rolls to 106-71 win over Alabama A&M
HOUSTON (AP) — Derrick Bruce scored a career-best 35 points on nine 3-pointers and Texas Southern rolled to a 106-71 win over Alabama A&M on Saturday night.
Bruce was 13 of 19 from the field overall for the Tigers (9-19, 9-6 Southwestern Athletic Conference). Demontrae Jefferson added 28 points with 10 assists and Cainan McClelland had 10. Marquis Salmon led the team with 10 rebounds in addition to his six points.
Clark, Bruce lift Texas Southern past MVSU 72-71
ITTA BENA, Miss. (AP) — Donte Clark scored seven of his 18 points in the last 2:39 and Derrick Bruce hit the winning 3-pointer from the corner with five seconds remaining as Texas Southern rallied to defeat Mississippi Valley State 72-71 on Saturday.
Demontrae Jefferson led Texas Southern (8-18, 8-5 Southwestern Athletic Conference) with 22 points, Bruce added 17.