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Prarie View A&M upsets Texas Southern 59-55

PRAIRIE VIEW, Texas (AP) Jayrn Johnson scored 21 points and blocked three shots to help Prairie View A&M snap a seven-game losing streak and upset Southwestern Athletic Conference leader Texas Southern 59-55 on Saturday night. Adamassu Williams finished with 11 points for Prairie View A&M (2-20, 2-8) which is last place in the conference. The defeat snapped the Tigers...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas Southern beats Alabama A&M 71-66

NORMAL, Ala. (AP) Derrick Griffin scored 16 points with 16 rebounds and Texas Southern stayed unbeaten in Southwestern Conference play, topping Alabama A&M 71-66 on Monday night. Griffin, a freshman who was named conference player of the week last week, was 7 of 8 from the field and recorded his 10th career double-double and seventh in league play. The Tigers (10-11, 9-0...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas Southern edges Alabama State 75-72

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) Derrick Griffin scored 19 points with 15 rebounds and four blocked shots and Texas Southern held off a late surge to edge Alabama State 75-72 on Saturday to stay undefeated in the Southwestern Athletic Conference. Texas Southern (9-11, 8-0) led by six with 29 seconds to go, but Terrance LeFlore made a layup, and after a turnover Jamel Waters nailed a 3-pointer...
Via AP on Fox
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike Haywood has second chance at coaching thanks to Texas Southern

Say what you will about his past, but Mike Haywood doesn't see his return to college football as a shot at redemption.Five years after being fired by the University of Pittsburgh following a highly publicized domestic violence arrest two weeks into his head coaching tenure, Haywood is back on the sideline in the same position at Texas Southern, where he was hired Dec. 3.Haywood will...
Via Fox Sports
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas Southern cruises past UAPB to remain undefeated in the SWAC

The good times are rolling in Houston right now. Texas Southern beat UAPB 78-49 on Monday night to remain undefeated in the SWAC.TxSu shot 53.8 percent for the game, while holding UAPB to just 37.5 percent.Leading the way for the Tigers was Chris Thomas who finished with 18 points on 7 for 10 shooting. David Blanks added 17 and Malcolm Riley chipped in 16.Check out the highlights...
Via HBCU Gameday
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas Southern routs Arkansas-Pine Bluff 78-49

HOUSTON (AP) Chris Thomas scored 18 points with seven assists and Texas Southern routed Arkansas-Pine Bluff 78-49 on Monday night. Thomas was 7 of 10 from the field and the Tigers (8-11, 7-0 Southwestern Athletic) shot nearly 54 percent overall, including 7 of 18 from beyond the arc. David Blanks scored 17 points, Malcolm Riley had 16 and Derrick Griffin added 13 points and 13...
Via AP on Fox
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas Southern stays undefeated in SWAC, beats MVSU 75-60

HOUSTON (AP) Derrick Griffin scored 16 points and grabbed 17 rebounds, and Texas Sothern pulled away in the second half to beat Mississippi Valley State 75-60 on Saturday night for its sixth straight victory. Griffin shot 6 of 9 from the floor. David Blanks had 15 points and Chris Thomas added 14 with seven assists for Texas Southern (7-11, 6-0 Southwestern Athletic Conference...
Via AP on Fox
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Thomas scores 19, Texas Southern beats Grambling St. 69-54

GRAMBLING, La. (AP) Chris Thomas scored 19 points on 7-of-13 shooting, and Derrick Griffin had 16 points, 11 rebounds and three blocked shots to help Texas Southern beat Grambling State 69-54 Monday night. David Blanks added 13 points and Malcolm Riley scored 10 for Texas Southern (6-11, 5-0 Southwestern Athletic Conference). Grambling State (6-12, 3-3) jumped out to a 19-9 lead...
Via AP on Fox
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Sam Houston finalizes 2016 schedule

(STATS) - A planned game with New Mexico was sacked, but Sam Houston State has set its 11-game schedule for the 2016 season. Coach K.C. Keeler's Bearkats will host five games, including Oklahoma Panhandle State (Sept. 3) and Texas Southern (Oct. 29) in their two non-conference matchups. An early season game against New Mexico, which the Bearkats beat in 2011, was canceled. Within...
Via AP on Fox
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Rodriguez scores 18, Texas Southern beats Alcorn State 74-58

HOUSTON (AP) Jose Rodriguez made 10 of 12 free throws and finished with 18 points to help Texas Southern beat Alcorn State 74-58 Monday night. Orlando Coleman, Chris Thomas and Malcolm Riley added 12 points each, while Derrick Griffin and David Blanks scored 10 apiece for Texas Southern (3-11, 2-0 Southwestern Athletic Conference). Griffin, a freshman, also had 13 rebounds, giving...
Via AP on Fox
January 05, 2016  |  Discuss

Thomas scores 25 to lead Texas Southern over Southern 88-66

HOUSTON (AP) Chris Thomas scored 25 points and grabbed 10 rebounds, Derrick Griffin had 11 points and 12 rebounds, and David Blanks had 11 points and 10 rebounds to lead Texas Southern to an 88-66 win over Southern in each team's Southwestern Athletic Conference opener on Saturday night. Thomas, Malcolm Riley and Jose Rodriguez each made three 3-pointers for Texas Southern (2...
Via AP on Fox
January 02, 2016  |  Discuss

Freeman helps Baylor break away for win over Texas Southern

WACO, Texas (AP) Al Freeman scored 21 points and ignited a key run that finally put No. 23 Baylor in control on way to a 72-59 victory over Texas Southern on Tuesday. The Bears (10-2), in their final game before opening Big 12 Conference play, led only 44-40 in the second half before Freeman made a layup and then hit a 3-pointer to start a 10-0 run. By time Johnathan Motley made...
Via AP on Fox
December 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Texas Southern-Baylor Preview

Baylor will search for a bit of consistency on offense in its final tune-up before Big 12 play, and it draws a promising matchup against one of the nation's worst defenses. While the 23rd-ranked Bears seek their 34th straight home win over a nonconference team on Tuesday, visiting Texas Southern hopes for a repeat of last year's victory over another power conference team. After...
Via AP on Fox
December 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Texas Southern football star joins basketball team, throws down nasty dunk vs. Syracuse

Texas Southern's hopes for a third straight NCAA Tournament appearance was boosted earlier this month when Derrick Griffin, the school's star wide receiver, joined the basketball team.In five contests, the 6-foot-7 freshman forward is averaging a double-double of 16.5 points and 10.5 rebounds per game.During Sunday's 80-67 loss to Syracuse, he showed off his unreal athleticism, catching...
Via Fox Sports
December 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Former Texas Southern quarterback gunned down in New Jersey

(Youtube photo)A former Texas Southern student-athlete was killed on Sunday. Former TSU quarterback Jamal Small was gunned down in Asbury Park, New Jersey on Sunday morning, according to MoreMonmoouthMusings.com. Small was just 24 years old.Asbury Park Police were called to the scene shortly before noon. Small was pronounced dead at 2:56 P.M. EST. No arrests have been made yet.Small...
Via HBCU Gameday
December 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Washington's 22 points lead Iona past Texas Southern 83-73

NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y. (AP) Jordan Washington scored 22 points and shot 10 for 14 from the field to lead injury-riddled Iona past Texas Southern 83-73 Wednesday night. Isaiah Williams added 21 points-5 for 10 from 3-and eight rebounds for the Gaels. Iona (4-3) entered the game minus leading scorer A.J. English who injured his left hand prior to the Gaels' Dec. 8 loss at Tulsa. Starting...
Via AP on Fox
December 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Central Michigan comes on late to top Texas Southern 79-71

MOUNT PLEASANT, Mich. (AP) Braylon Rayson made 6 of 9 3-pointers and scored 22 points, Chris Fowler added 20, and Central Michigan rallied late for a 79-71 win over Texas Southern on Saturday. Rayson's 3-pointer with 7:49 remaining gave Central Michigan (5-4) a 63-62 lead, and he hit another less than two minutes later to push the Chippewas lead to four. Jerron Martin's layup...
Via AP on Fox
December 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Texas Southern hires former FBS coach Michael Haywood

(Penn Live photo)Texas Southern's search for a new football coach didn't last long. Michael Haywood will be Texas Southern's new head football coach after he agreed to a four-year deal, according to WTOP.Haywood previously served as head coach at Miami of Ohio. He was hired to coach Pittsburgh in 2010, but was fired three weeks later after he was charged with domestic violence. The...
Via HBCU Gameday
December 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Texas Southern hiring Michael Haywood as football coach

HOUSTON (AP) Michael Haywood will be the new coach at Texas Southern after agreeing to a four-year contract on Thursday. Athletic director Charles McClelland tells KRIV-TV (http://bit.ly/1PB9ii2) in Houston: ''With his background and extensive experience we were lucky to get someone of Haywood's caliber.'' He replaces Darrell Asberry, who stepped down on Sunday after Texas Southern...
Via AP on Fox
December 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Asberry resigns as Texas Southern coach

(STATS) - Texas Southern has begun a search for a coach following Darrell Asberry's resignation after four seasons in which his teams won only 12 games. Asberry, 43, says he will pursue other coaching opportunities. After taking over the program in 2012, Asberry helped guide Texas Southern through several years of NCAA sanctions and helped boost the Tigers' academic standing....
Via AP on Fox
November 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Asberry resigns as Texas Southern coach

Texas Southern will be looking for a new head football coach.Darrell Asberry has stepped down after four seasons, according to KHou.com. "Over the course of the past four years, Coach Asberry has been a true professional and someone I will always call a friend," TSU athletic director Charles McClelland said. "We wish him well in all of his future endeavors."Asberry had success at...
Via HBCU Gameday
November 29, 2015  |  Discuss

WSU beats Texas Southern 77-65 behind Hawkinson

PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) Josh Hawkinson scored 20 points and Ike Iroegbu added 19 to lead Washington State past Texas Southern, 77-65 on Saturday night to go to 4-0 to start the season. Malcolm Riley scored 23 points and Chris Thomas had 20 for the Tigers (1-5). Washington State led 47-26 at the half after shooting 60.6 percent from the field and holding Texas Southern to 32.3 percent...
Via AP on Fox
November 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Alabama A&M manhandles Texas Southern 38-7

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) De'Angelo Ballard threw for 251 yards and two touchdowns and ran for 69 yards and a score as Alabama A&M dominated from the start and beat Texas Southern 38-7 on Saturday. Ballard found Ledarion Heath for a 37-yard score finishing a seven-play, 77-yard drive early in the first quarter to give Alabama A&M (3-8, 3-6 Southwestern Athletic Conference) a...
Via AP on Fox
November 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Texas Southern tops Texas-San Antonio 91-80 for first win

LAS VEGAS (AP) Chris Thomas and David Blanks scored 23 points apiece and Texas Southern overcame woeful free throw shooting to defeat Texas-San Antonio 91-80 for its first win of the season on Wednesday. The Tigers (1-4) trailed 42-35 at halftime but shot 56 percent in the second half. They needed to shoot well from the field because they were 16 of 31 from the foul line after...
Via AP on Fox
November 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Daniel has 30 points, Howard fights off Texas Southern 87-81

LAS VEGAS (AP) James Daniel scored 30 points as Howard fought off Texas Southern for an 87-81 victory in the Men Who Speak Up Event on Monday night. Daniel, who has scored 30 or more points three times this season, made 16 of 19 free throw attempts and had three steals. Damon Collins was 6 of 10 from the floor for a career-high 17 points and Marcel Boyd and Tyler Stone added 10...
Via AP on Fox
November 23, 2015  |  Discuss
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