TEXAS SOUTHERN TIGERS NEWS

Texas Southern beats Alabama State 58-49 in SWAC showdown

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) Madarious Gibbs had 16 points, Malcom Riley added 14 and Texas Southern swept the season series with Alabama State 58-49 on Saturday in a showdown of the top two teams in the Southwestern Athletic Conference. Gibbs scored on back-to-back possessions to give Texas Southern a 52-43 lead with 6:08 left. The Tigers (16-12, 13-2 SWAC) stretched out their possessions...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Texas Southern beats Mississippi Valley State 83-73

HOUSTON (AP) Madarious Gibbs had 25 points and nine rebounds and Chris Thomas added 22 points and grabbed 10 boards as Texas Southern held off Mississippi Valley State 83-73 on Monday night. Gibbs was 10 of 18 from the floor and had six assists. Thomas made 9 of 19 field goal attempts. Texas Southern (15-12, 12-2 Southwestern Athletic Conference), which has won seven of its last...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas Southern edges Arkansas-Pine Bluff 56-50

HOUSTON (AP) Malcolm Riley scored 22 points with nine rebounds and Texas Southern edged Arkansas-Pine Bluff 56-50 on Saturday. Texas Southern (14-12, 11-2 Southwestern) led 12-3 over the first 7:18 as UAPB started 1 of 9 from the floor. The Golden Lions eventually warmed up and took the lead on Trent Whiting's dunk with 3:32 left in the half. Whiting's jumper and Jaylon Floyd's...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas Southern comes back to beat Jackson State 71-70 in OT

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) Malcolm Riley had 19 points and 15 rebounds as Texas Southern came from behind to beat Jackson State 71-70 in overtime on Monday night. Riley nailed a 3-point jumper with 1:22 left in the extra period to give Texas Southern a 69-68 lead. Janarius Middleton answered with a layup to put Jackson State out front 70-69 with 31 seconds remaining. TSU's Madarious Gibbs...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas Southern dominates Grambling State 81-58

GRAMBLING, La. (AP) Madarious Gibbs and Malcolm Riley had 16 points apiece to lead five players in double figures as Texas Southern dominated Grambling State 81-58 in Southwestern Athletic Conference action on Saturday night. Gibbs made 5 of 10 field goal attempts and 5 of 6 free throws and Riley was 6 of 9 from the floor and grabbed 10 rebounds for Texas Southern (12-12, 9-2)....
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas Southern beats Alabama A&M 68-65 in overtime

HOUSTON (AP) Nick Shepherd grabbed a rebound and slammed home a dunk and Madarious Gibbs made two late free throws to give Texas Southern a 68-65 overtime victory over Alabama A&M on Monday night. Gibbs split a pair of free throws to leave Texas Southern trailing 65-64 with 2:47 left in overtime. Alabama A&M missed its next six shots. Gibbs missed a layup with 19 seconds...
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27 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas Southern tops Alabama State; pulls even in SWAC

HOUSTON (AP) Madarious Gibbs scored 24 points and Texas Southern beat Alabama State 80-65 on Saturday. The win pulls Texas Southern (10-11) into a tie with Alabama State (11-6) atop the Southwestern Conference at 7-1. Texas Southern ran off eight-straight points midway through the first half - four on a pair of Malcolm Riley layups - and led 41-34 at the break. The Tigers pushed...
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29 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas Southern edges Mississippi Valley State in 3 OTs 85-84

GREENWOOD, Miss. (AP) Tonnie Collier scored 26 points - including two free throws with 11 seconds left in triple-overtime - and Texas Southern edged Mississippi Valley State 85-84 on Monday. Collier's free throws came after Isaac Williams' jumper put MVSU up 84-83 with 19 seconds left. MVSU had one last possession, but a turnover and foul by Billy Jackson sealed it. MVSU had the...
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January 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Arkansas-Pine Bluff beats Texas Southern 66-62

PINE BLUFF, Ark. (AP) Ghiavonni Robinson scored 20 points to lead Arkansas-Pine Bluff over Texas Southern 66-62 on Saturday night to hand the Tigers their first conference loss. Tevin Hammond made a pair of free throws to give Arkansas Pine-Bluff a 60-59 lead with 2:13 remaining, and Thaddeus Handley added another free throw to make it a 2-point game. Texas Southern couldn't answer...
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January 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Texas Southern beats Jackson State 67-54

HOUSTON (AP) Madarious Gibbs scored 19 points and Texas Southern built a big lead, held off a late charge and beat Jackson State 67-54 on Monday. Texas Southern (8-10, 5-0 Southwestern) raced out to a 12-4 lead behind Deverell Biggs' 3-pointer just over four minutes in. A 9-0 run midway through the half extended the lead to 21-8 and Texas Southern led 38-21 at the break. The lead...
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January 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Texas Southern has early lead, holds off Grambling St 60-51

HOUSTON (AP) Madarious Gibbs and Chris Thomas had 13 points apiece as Texas Southern held off Grambling State 60-51 on Saturday night, improving to 4-0 in Southwestern Athletic Conference play. Tonnie Collier added 11 points for Texas Southern (7-10, 4-0). TSU broke out to an early lead and held a 34-17 halftime advantage. The Tigers were up 58-39 with 5:46 remaining after Collier...
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January 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Texas Southern tops Alcorn St in SWAC opener 72-55

LORMAN, Miss. (AP) Tonnie Collier scored 27 points and Chris Thomas added 18 points and 10 rebounds to lead Texas Southern over Alcorn State 72-55 in a Southwestern Athletic Conference opener Saturday night. The game was the 13th on the road for Texas Southern (4-10, 1-0). It still has two more away before playing at home. In their previous four games - all on the road - the Tigers...
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January 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Men's Basketball Weekly News Conference 12/29/14

Coach Marvin Menzies previews Texas Southern and UC Irvine
Via New Mexico State BB - Official Site
December 29, 2014

NM State hosts Texas Southern Tuesday night

Red-hot Tigers come to the Pan American Center
Via New Mexico State BB - Official Site
December 29, 2014

Texas Southern pulls off improbable comeback over Kansas State

By Steven J. GaitherTexas Southern is at it again. A week after its upset of Michigan State, TSU pulled off an improbable last minute comeback in a 58-56 win over Kansas State.Texas Southern trailed by two points with one second remaining. Chris Thomas scored on a putback, tying the game at 56 with .9 seconds left. Kansas State then threw the ball away, and TSU's Jason Carter scored...
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December 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Buzzer-beater lifts Texas Southern over Kansas St

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) -- Less than a second was all it took. That's all Texas Southern needed to turn a two-point deficit into 58-56 win over Kansas State on Sunday. Chris Thomas' offensive rebound and putback tied it at 56 with 0.9 seconds left and, after Kansas State threw the inbounds pass away, Jason Carter hit a jumper as time expired, giving the Tigers their second win over...
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December 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Upset Saturday: Texas Southern downs no. 25 Michigan State

By Steven J. GaitherTexas Southern may be the defending SWAC Champions, but even that might pale in comparison to what just happened in Lansing, Michigan. TSU traveled to Michigan State with one win and will return home with a big one, upsetting MSU 71-64 in overtime.The Tigers (2-8) kept it close in the first half, trailing just 30-25 at halftime before forcing overtime with a 30...
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December 20, 2014  |  Discuss

No. 9/8 MBB Returns Home for Texas Southern

No. 9/8 Gonzaga is fresh off a win at UCLA and will take on Texas Southern at the McCarthey Athletic Center on Monday night at 6 p.m. on KHQ/ROOT Sports.
Via Gonzaga Bulldogs - Official Site
December 14, 2014

Florida’s Chris Walker Skies To Throw Down 1-Handed Alley-Oop (Video)

Chris Walker really tried to touch the sky on this monster one-handed alley-oop. Florida routed Texas Southern 75-50 on Friday.
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December 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Gathers scores career high, leads Bears over Texas Southern, 75-49

When Rico Gathers has a double-double by halftime, it’s a promising sign that it’s going to be a great night for Baylor.
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December 02, 2014

Baylor men put aside 1st loss, focus on Texas Southern

Fresh off the first loss of the season, the Baylor men’s basketball team hopes to rebound against Texas Southern at 8 p.m. Monday at the Ferrell Center.
Via WacoTrib.com - Baylor Basketball
December 01, 2014

Texas Southern beats Lamar 71-56

HOUSTON (AP) Chris Thomas scored 23 points and finished with 10 rebounds to lead Texas Southern in a 71-56 victory over Lamar on Friday. Thomas shot 9 of 17 from the field and had four steals. Malcolm Riley added 15 points for the Tigers (1-5), and shot 7 of 8 from the free-throw line. Lamar's LeMon Gregory hit a jumper with 7:58 left to bring the Cardinals within five, 52-47. Texas...
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November 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Norfolk State tops Texas Southern 76-66

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) Malik Thomas scored 20 points and D'Shon Taylor added 19, both career-highs, to lead Norfolk State past Texas Southern 76-66 on Saturday. Thomas, a graduate transfer from Boston University, bested his previous high of 19 points, which he set in Norfolk State's loss to his old school on Wednesday, and pulled down 10 rebounds. A jumper by LaTre'e Russell gave Norfolk...
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November 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Film Session: Texas Southern

Indiana only outscored Texas Southern 39-35 in the second half on Monday night. Were it not for some Hanner Mosquera-Perea blocks, it could have been an even frame — or even one where the Hoosiers were outscored. We’ll be taking a look at some easy looks Indiana gave up as well as two Mosquera-Perea blocks in […] The post Film Session: Texas Southern appeared first on Inside...
Via Inside the Hall
November 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Five takeaways from Indiana’s win over Texas Southern

Indiana moved to 2-0 with a comfortable 83-64 win over Texas Southern on Monday evening at Assembly Hall. The game was the first in the four-game Hoosiers Showcase and also marked the return of Mike Davis to Bloomington for the first time since the 2005-2006 season. Here’s a look at five takeaways from the win: · […] The post Five takeaways from Indiana’s win over Texas Southern...
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November 18, 2014  |  Discuss
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