Final OT

Texas Southern 50

(2-7, 0-1 SWAC)

Southern 53

(4-6, 1-0 SWAC)

    8:30 PM ET, January 3, 2005

    F. G. Clark Activity Center, Baton Rouge, Louisiana

    1 2 OT T
    TXSO 19 29 250
    SOU 24 25 453

    Southern 53, Texas Southern 50 (OT)

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) -- Chris Alexander made a layup and then two free-throws in overtime to give Southern University a 53-50 victory over Texas Southern in the Southwestern Athletic Conference opener for both teams.

    The game went into overtime with both teams tied 44-44 at the end of regulation. A jump shot from Sean Walker and a layup from Bobby Cole gave Texas Southern (2-7, 0-1 SWAC) a quick 48-44 lead before Jerimie Collier brought the margin back to within 48-46 with a layup. Alvin Mott sank a 3-pointer with 2:48 remaining to give the Jaguars (4-6, 1-0) a narrow 49-48 lead.

    Justin Wilson hit a jump shot with 2:28 left in overtime to give Texas Southern its final lead of the game, 50-49, before Alexander gave Southern the winning margin.

    Alexander and Mott led Southern with 16 points apiece, while Peter Cipriano grabbed 13 rebounds.

    Walker led Texas Southern with 13 points and Jason Arbet added 12. Mike Sneed grabbed 10 rebounds.

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