TEXAS SOUTHERN TIGERS NEWS

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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3 days ago  |  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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5 days ago  |  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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10 days ago  |  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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12 days ago  |  Discuss

On The Come Up: 2015's Most Improved HBCU Hoops Squads

(Herald Times photo)SWAC: Texas Southern Yes, they are 4-10. And yes, they are the defending SWAC Champs. But TSU definitely deserves this honor, especially when you realize what they've accomplished without last year's SWAC Player of the Year Aaric MurrayEveryone knows about the Michigan State win, as well as the team's improbable comeback at Kansas State. But TSU was a few missed...
Via HBCU Gameday
24 days ago  |  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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26 days ago  |  Discuss

Baker, Aggies slash past the Tigers, 54-52

LAS CRUCES, N.M. – Sophomore Ian Baker slashed to the basket and laid it in with 2.2 seconds remaining in the second half to propel New Mexico State past Texas Southern 54-52 Tuesday evening at the Pan American Center.
Via New Mexico State BB - Official Site
December 30, 2014

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...
Via HBCU Gameday
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

Buzzer-beater lifts Texas Southern to upset at Kansas State

  Jason Carter hit a jumper as time expired to give Texas Southern a 58-56 win over Kansas State on Sunday. A three-point play by Thomas Gipson and a layup by Marcus Foster gave Kansas State (8-4) a 54-48 lead with 1:45 remaining. Chris Thomas made a layup to pull Texas Southern (3-9) within four. After Gipson made a free throw, a layup by Madarious Gibbs made it 55-52 with 16 seconds...
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December 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Carter's buzzer-beater lifts Texas Southern over Kansas St

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) Jason Carter hit a jumper as time expired to give Texas Southern a 58-56 win over Kansas State on Sunday. A three-point play by Thomas Gipson and a layup by Marcus Foster gave Kansas State (8-4) a 54-48 lead with 1:45 remaining. Chris Thomas made a layup to pull Texas Southern (3-9) within four. After Gipson made a free throw, a layup by Madarious Gibbs made...
Via AP on Fox
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...
Via HBCU Gameday
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

Beyond the arc: 3 takeaways from UF’s 75-50 win over Texas Southern

Some observations following UF’s 75-50 win over Texas Southern: – The Gators need to put some extra time in at the free-throw line before Sunday’s game against Jacksonville. Florida went 6 of 11 from the foul line against Texas Southern and is 7 of 15 from the line over its last two games. Junior forward Dorian Finney-Smith missed all four of his free-throw attempts against...
Via Gatorsports.com - Hoops Scoop
December 12, 2014

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.
Via WacoTrib.com - Baylor Basketball
December 02, 2014

Gathers leads Baylor past Texas Southern 75-49

WACO, Texas (AP) Rico Gathers had a career-best 23 points and 13 rebounds to lead Baylor to a 75-49 win over Texas Southern on Monday. Lester Medford scored 13 and Taurean Prince had 11 points for Baylor (6-1), which is now 46-0 against teams from the Southwestern Athletic Conference. Gathers also had a career-high four blocked shots. Chris Thomas scored 15 and Madarious Gibbs scored...
Via AP on Fox
December 01, 2014  |  Discuss

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...
Via Inside the Hall
November 18, 2014  |  Discuss

IU basketball freshman Robert Johnson torches Texas Southern

Robert Johnson scores 21 points, 17 of those in the first half           
Via Indiana State - Official Site
November 18, 2014
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