Texas Southern vs Grambling

Texas Southern 61, Grambling St. 57


GAMBLING, La. (AP) - Omar Strong scored 12 points and Texas Southern used a 7-0 run in the game's final 1:36 to rally for a 61-57 win over Grambling State on Saturday night.

Strong was 2-for-2 from the foul line to push the Texas Southern lead to three points with 11 seconds left, more than a minute after DaQuan Joyner hit two free throws and then a jumper to start the run.

Aaron Clayborn sank a foul shot with 1 second left for Texas Southern's final margin and to close out the game-winning run in the final 1 1/2 minutes, during which Grambling State missed four shots and a free throw.

Joyner finished with 11 points for Texas Southern (5-11, 4-0 Southwestern Athletic Conference), who have won a season-high four straight on the heels of a 10-game losing slide.

Quincy Roberts paced Grambling State (2-13, 2-3) with a game-high 22 points.

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Texas Southern Tigers
A. Clayborn, F232-43-66027
T. Price, F170-20-02010
O. Strong, G343-94-423112
L. Johnson-Danner, G282-74-441010
D. Ellington, G222-80-02104
M. Gibbs243-83-43029
D. Joyner204-63-491211
D. King121-20-01322
J. Peters100-10-21000
F. Sturdivant102-32-26046
D. Scott00-10-01110
Totals 19-5119-2645101561
Grambling Tigers
B. Purvis, F191-80-04142
S. Danridge, F161-10-00122
Q. Roberts, G408-182-683322
B. Dorsett, G343-61-12448
D. Copeland, G290-20-22110
X. Rogers275-103-313115
P. Roberson243-92-25028
R. Livas110-00-00010
Totals 21-548-1427131857
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