Scores

Final OT

Texas Southern 81

(3-9, 1-0 SWAC)

Southern 74

(1-12, 0-1 SWAC)

    8:30 PM ET, January 4, 2011

    F.G. Clark Center, Baton Rouge, Louisiana

    1 2 OT T
    TXSO 33 30 1881
    SOU 19 44 1174

    Top Performers

    Texas Southern: T. Jones 25 Pts, 9 Reb, 1 Ast, 3 Stl

    Southern University: B. Sanford 21 Pts, 3 Reb, 2 Ast, 1 Stl

    Texas Southern 81, Southern U. 74

    Associated Press

    BATON ROUGE, La. -- Travele Jones scored 25 points, including six in overtime, and Texas Southern defeated Southern University 81-74 on Tuesday night in the Southwestern Athletic Conference opener for both teams.

    The Tigers (3-9) scored the first seven points in overtime capped by Jones' layup with 3:44 left for a 71-64 advantage.

    Jones was 7 of 9 from the field, including 2 of 2 from 3-point range and 9 of 12 from the free-throw line. Texas Southern made 4 of 7 from the field (57.1 percent) and 9 of 9 from the free-throw line in overtime.

    Lawrence Danner-Johnson added 18 points and Harrison Smith chipped in 14 for the Tigers. Texas Southern outrebounded the Jaguars 48-32 as Kevin Galloway led the way with 13 boards.

    Blake Sanford led Southern (1-12) with 21 points. Brandon White and Julius Ingram chipped in 14 points each for the Jaguars and Jameel Grace added 11.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    TXSO
    SOU
    Points 81 74
    FG Made-Attempted 26-55 (.473) 24-68 (.353)
    3P Made-Attempted 8-18 (.444) 8-27 (.296)
    FT Made-Attempted 21-27 (.778) 18-25 (.720)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 22 (0/0) 17 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 22 3

    2010-11 Season

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