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Report: Davis To Leave Texas Southern For Jacksonville

Mike Davis is expected to leave Texas Southern for Jacksonville. (Houston Chronicle photo)When Texas Southern ended its season with an opening round loss to Cal Poly in the NCAA Tournament, the biggest question surrounding the program was how it would replace Aaaric Murray. It looks like TSU will have an even bigger hole to fill now as coach Mike Davis is reportedly leaving Houston...
Via HBCU Gameday
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Texas Southern's Mike Davis To Interview at Jacksonville

Texas Southern's Mike Davis is reportedly in the running for the head coaching gig at Jacksonville. (Houston Chronicle photo)Mike Davis may not have been happy with the way his team finished the season, but the Texas Southern coach has apparently done enough to gain the interest of other programs. Jacksonville University is set to interview Davis for its head basketball coaching...
Via HBCU Gameday
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Ingram, Murray and Williams Up For Mid-Major Player of The Year Award

Jeremy Ingram is a finalist for the Lou Hudson Award. Three players at HBCUs are among the finalist for College Insider's Mid-Major Player of the year. North Carolina Central's Jeremy Ingram, Texas Southern's Aaric Murray and Norfolk State's Pendarvis Williams are all up for the Lou Henson Award. Ingram was named the MEAC's Player of The Year after he finished...
Via HBCU Gameday
23 days ago  |  Discuss

March Madness Obituaries: Texas Southern, Iowa Sent Home

March Madness is a great time of year. But the sad truth is that 68 teams compete for a prize only one will win. To that end, we present our March Madness Obituaries, which mourn the fallen teams left behind on the road to the national championship. The NCAA tournament entered its second day with the second portion of First Four action. The night's games pitted a pair of 16...
Via The Sports Post
March 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Cal-Poly Tops Texas Southern to Record Historic NCAA Tournament Win

Senior forward Chris Eversley scored a team-leading 19 points as the Cal Poly men's basketball program – appearing in its first NCAA Division I Tournament game – chalked up its first Division I postseason victory as the Mustangs outdueled fellow 16th seed Texas Southern on Wednesday evening, 81-69 at the First Four inside the UD Arena in Dayton, Ohio. Sophomore wing David...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Fan videobombs Mike Davis’ halftime interview from First Four game (VIDEO)

Mike Davis’ Texas Southern team was one of the eight (un)lucky ones to play in a “First Four” game – the fake round before the NCAA Tournament begins.  Texas Southern, who won the SWAC tournament, lost to Cal Poly Wednesday, the only team in the tournament with a losing record (13-19 heading into Wednesday’s game).  Cal Poly won the Big West tournament to qualify. Cal...
Via It's Always Sunny in Detroit
March 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Cal Poly Defeats Texas Southern To Reach Second Round Of NCAA Tournament

Cal Poly won its first ever NCAA tournament game Wednesday night with an 81-69 victory over Texas Southern in the third of four first round play-in games. Both teams were No. 16 seeds, and the Mustangs (14-19) will play No. 1 seed Wichita State (34-0) in the second round of the Midwest region Friday in St. Louis. After closing the first 20 minutes with a 44-32 lead, the Mustangs...
Via NESN.com
March 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Texas Southern Bows Out To Cal Poly

Aaric Murray scored 38 of Texas Southern's 69 points. Texas Southern's NCAA tournament run ended up being painfully brief. Texas Southern fell 81-69 to Cal Poly despite 38 points for Aaric Murray. This pretty much sums up the night for TSU, who lost to a team that would need to win the NCAA Tournament to finish the season at .500.Via @TroyMachir, the most play-in game moment...
Via HBCU Gameday
March 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Cal Poly scoots by Texas Southern in First 4

Chris Eversley scored 19 points and Cal Poly avoided its 20th loss of the season and won its first NCAA tournament game with an 81-69 victory over Texas Southern on Wednesday night in the First Four.
Via Philly Sports Live
March 19, 2014  |  Discuss

NCAA Tournament: Cal Poly defeats Texas Southern; Wichita St. up next

The Cal Poly Mustangs came into March Madness as the 23rd team in history to enter the tournament with a losing record, but they’re 1-0 after Wednesday’s game. The Mustangs knocked off Texas Southern in their opening round play-in game, 81-69, giving them their fourth straight win. Cal Poly won the Big West Conference tournament […]
Via Full Scale Sports
March 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Cal Poly defeats Texas Southern, advances in NCAA tournament

Chris Eversley scored 19 points and Cal Poly avoided its 20th loss of the season and won its first NCAA tournament game with an 81-69 victory over Texas Southern on Wednesday night in the First Four.
Via FOXSports.com
March 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Ex-bad boy Murray making most of last shot at basketball stardom

It took Aaric Murray five years and three schools to get to the NCAA tournament. His dominant post play pushed Texas Southern through the SWAC tournament last weekend, earning a spot in the First Four here Wednesday night, and finally his new team got to fly to Ohio after spending the season taking 500-mile bus rides. Finally, he gets the NCAA tournament stamp on his basketball...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Murray has fewer worries in last stop at Texas Southern

DAYTON, Ohio -- It took Aaric Murray five years and three schools to get to the NCAA tournament. His dominant post play pushed Texas Southern through the SWAC tournament last weekend, earning a spot in the First Four here Wednesday night, and finally his new team got to fly to Ohio after spending the season taking 500-mile bus rides. Finally, he gets the NCAA tournament stamp on...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
March 18, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 March Madness: Cal Poly Vs. Texas Southern – Game Time, TV Schedule, Predictions

While Thursday is the first big day for the NCAA Tournament, things technically kick off with Tuesday and Wednesday’s “first round” play-in games. Two 16-seeds, the Cal Poly Mustangs and the Texas Southern Tigers,  Also, be sure to click here for more on Cal Poly and Texas Southern. Also, check out our printable bracket here. Date: Wednesday, March 19, 2014 Time: 6:40...
Via College Spun
March 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Cal Poly Makes NCAA Division I Tournament Debut in First Four

Making the first NCAA Division I Tournament appearance in program history, the Cal Poly men's basketball team will open Midwest Regional action when squaring off against fellow No. 16 seed Texas Southern on Wednesday, March 19 as part of the First Four at UD Arena in Dayton, Ohio. Tip time for the first-round matchup against Texas Southern is set for 3:40 p.m. PT (6:40 p.m. ET...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 18, 2014  |  Discuss

SWAC champ TSU to face Cal Poly in first round of NCAA Tournament

Texas Southern gathered in the player's lounge at H&PE Arena Sunday afternoon to learn their NCAA Tournament destination. About halfway through the NCAA Tournament Selection Show, loud chants of "TSU! TSU! TSU!" began to echo from players and support staff to celebrate the school's first NCAA appearance in 11 years. "It was a proud moment for Texas Southern...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Unlikely Cal Poly, Texas Southern meet in NCAAs

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) Less than a week ago, Cal Poly was 10-19, seeded seventh in the nine-team Big West Conference tournament and seemingly headed for an early bus ride home.
Via FOXSports.com
March 18, 2014  |  Discuss

NCCU, TSU Among NCAA Teams Falling Below NCAA APR Standards

Texas Southern had to sit out the 2012-2013 postseason due to APR issues. (SB Nation photo)North Carolina Central and Texas Southern are riding high following their conference championship wins and NCAA Tournament bids, but they are on another list that gives cause for concern. NCCU and TSU are among the eight teams in the NCAA Tourney that aren't quite meeting APR Academic Standards...
Via HBCU Gameday
March 18, 2014  |  Discuss

HBCU Squads To Play In College Insider Tournament

Though Texas Southern and North Carolina Central were the only HBCU squads in the NCAA Tournament, several others will be playing postseason ball. Norfolk State, Alabama State and Hampton have all accepted bids to the College Insider Tournament.Norfolk State (19-14) will travel to Eastern Michigan for a first round matchup on Tuesday. NSU will be making its third straight postseason...
Via HBCU Gameday
March 17, 2014  |  Discuss

NCCU Gets 14-Seed, Texas Southern To Play First Round Game

A day after winning their conference tournaments, MEAC Champion North Carolina Central and SWAC Champion Texas Southern now know who and where they will play in the NCAA Tournament.UNC could play NCCU! Now that would be crazy! I love it though.— Alexxis Hutchinson (@SimplySprtyChic) March 16, 2014 NCCU (28-5) will face Iowa State (26-7) in the Round of 64 on Friday in San Antonio...
Via HBCU Gameday
March 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Ready To Dance: NCCU, TSU Await Their NCAA Fates

NC Central beat NC State, who knocked out Syracuse in the NCAA Tournament. In the world of college basketball, the few hours between Championship Saturday and Selection Sunday can seem like forever to the 68 teams slated to play in the NCAA Tournament. Texas Southern and North Carolina Central are two of those teams who will be waiting to find out their fate after winning their respective...
Via HBCU Gameday
March 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Texas Southern clinches NCAA berth with win

Texas Southern clinches NCAA berth with 78-73 win
Via Philly Sports Live
March 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Aaric Murray Headlines SWAC Awards

Aaric Murray of Texas Southern has been named 2014 Southwestern Athletic Conference Player of the Year. Murray transferred from West Virginia after beginning his college career at La Salle. Murray was also named Defensive Player of the Year. Joining Murray on the SWAC First Team All-Conference are Calvin Godfrey, LeAntwan Luckett, Malcolm Miller and Antwan Scott. Trelun Banks was...
Via RealGM
March 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Texas Southern rolls by Arkansas-Pine Bluff 65-55

D.D. Scarver scored 21 points and Aaric Murray added 17 as Texas Southern defeated Arkansas-Pine Bluff 65-55 on Monday night. The Tigers (12-14, 8-6 Southwestern Athletic Conference) shot an efficient 55.3 percent from the field and outrebounded UAPB 30-24. Murray was 7 of 11 on field goals, blocked five shots and hauled in eight rebounds, while Scarver added seven boards with four...
Via AP on Fox
February 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Sluggish LSU beats Texas Southern, 4-1

LSU survived a quiet night at the plate to get past Texas Southern with a 4-1 victory. The Tigers managed just four hits, but a Jake Fraley home run lifted LSU to the win behind a solid start by Jared Poche.
Via louisianastate.scout.com
February 23, 2014  |  Discuss

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