Scores

Final

Grambling St 47

(6-7, 4-2 SWAC)

Texas Southern 55

(8-8, 4-1 SWAC)

8:30 PM ET, January 15, 2007

Health & PE Center, Houston, Texas

1 2 T
GRAM 30 1747
TXSO 19 3655

Top Performers

Grambling State: A. Ratliff 19 Pts, 1 Reb, 3 Ast, 1 Stl

Texas Southern: L. Matthews 14 Pts, 12 Reb, 2 Ast, 3 Stl

Texas Southern 55, Grambling State 47

HOUSTON (AP) -- Jacques Jones scored 15 points and had 11 rebounds as Texas Southern overcame a first half deficit to beat Grambling State 55-47 on Monday night.

Jones' jumper at 3:55 capped a second half rally for Texas Southern (8-8, 4-1 Southwestern) and gave his team the lead for good.

Leonta Matthews came off the bench to contribute a double-double for Texas Southern with 14 points and 12 rebounds. Sollie Norwood added 12 points.

Grambling State (6-7, 4-2) shot 37 percent from the field in the first half, but faltered to only 24 percent field goal shooting in the second.

Andre Ratliff led Grambling with 19 points, while Anthony Williams added 11 points. Jamal Breaux led the team with 10 rebounds.

Grambling State led 30-19 at halftime, but Texas Southern started the second half with a 9-2 run to draw within two points. Michael Drewy's dunk at 8:02 tied the score at 41.

Texas Southern shot 41 percent from the field for the game to 31 percent for Grambling State.

Texas Southern won the rebounding contest, 43-34.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
GRAM
TXSO
Points 47 55
FG Made-Attempted 18-59 (.305) 20-49 (.408)
3P Made-Attempted 5-14 (.357) 2-9 (.222)
FT Made-Attempted 6-12 (.500) 13-20 (.650)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 17 (0/0) 14 (0/0)
Largest Lead 13 8

2006-07 Season

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