Texas Southern vs Southern

Southern U. 56, Texas Southern 54


BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Quinton Doggett had a double-double and scored the game-winning points as Southern University defeated Texas Southern 56-54 on Saturday night in the regular-season finale for both teams.

Doggett, who had 22 points and 10 rebounds, dunked to give the Jaguars a 55-54 lead with 14 seconds to play. He added a free throw with 2 seconds to go to seal the win for the Jaguars (17-14, 13-5 Southwestern Athletic Conference), who avenged a 73-39 loss to Texas Southern in January.

Texas Southern used a 10-0 second-half run to lead 39-36 after a three-point play by Fred Sturdivant with 10:20 remaining.

The Jaguars rallied to take a 52-44 lead with 2:40 to go before Madarious Gibbs capped a 9-2 run with a tip-in to give Texas Southern (13-17, 12-6) a 54-53 lead with 34 seconds left. Doggett took over from there.

Omar Strong led the Tigers with 16 points.

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Texas Southern Tigers
D. Scott, F171-20-03043
T. Price, F163-50-05016
A. Clayborn, F150-61-26131
O. Strong, G385-102-220316
M. Gibbs, G302-65-82119
F. Sturdivant243-63-34109
D. Ellington173-60-00018
D. King160-21-24051
L. Johnson-Danner90-10-00010
J. Peters90-21-23031
D. Joyner60-00-00010
P. Onwenu30-00-00000
Totals 17-4613-193232354
Southern Jaguars
Q. Doggett, F346-1110-15101422
D. Beltran, G336-111-354215
J. Grace, G333-52-32039
C. Monroe, G250-30-01110
F. Coleman, G120-01-21041
M. Bol281-31-23024
M. Celestin212-70-02435
T. Marshall140-00-01200
Totals 18-4015-2529121956
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