Texas Southern vs Houston

Houston 78, Texas Southern 75

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HOUSTON (AP) - TaShawn Thomas had 23 points, nine rebounds and three blocks, and Joseph Young scored seven of his 21 points in overtime as Houston held off Texas Southern 78-75 on Saturday night.

The Cougars (7-2) quickly opened a six-point lead in overtime on back-to-back three-point plays by Young and Thomas. A young jumper made the score 74-69 with 1:23 remaining, and Houston protected the lead at the free-throw line.

Omar Strong had 29 points and made eight 3-pointers for the Tigers (1-8).

J.J. Thompson had 10 points and six assists for Houston, which overcome a nine-point deficit in the final 3:49 of regulation to force overtime. Danuel House's 3-pointer with nine seconds to play tied the score at 66-all.

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Texas Southern Tigers
F. Sturdivant, F342-72-68056
A. Clayborn, F275-110-060310
R. Penn, G435-110-0310112
O. Strong, G4110-211-134329
M. Gibbs, G261-40-02123
D. Ellington242-30-16235
L. Johnson-Danner213-100-04018
K. Sutton91-20-01012
Totals 29-693-835171975
 42%37.5% 
Houston Cougars
T. Thomas, F3710-193-491323
D. House, F354-80-06329
M. McLean, F281-30-02112
J. Thompson, G352-26-846010
J. Young, G337-125-533321
J. Stiggers173-40-01019
J. Richardson101-30-03022
T. Womack100-00-01120
L. Gibson71-50-23002
B. Morris60-00-03200
V. Izundu40-00-00000
L. Barnes30-10-00000
Totals 29-5714-1940171478
 50.9%73.7% 
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