Texas Southern vs Southern

Southern U. 63, Texas Southern 57


BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Malcolm Miller had 26 points and nine rebounds to lead Southern University to a 63-57 victory over Texas Southern in a Southwestern Athletic Conference game on Wednesday night.

Miller shot 11 of 20 from the field. Derick Beltran chipped in 12 points for the Jaguars (7-6).

Raymond Penn scored 18 points, and Omar Strong had 16 points and nine rebounds for the Tigers (1-13), who have lost 11 in a row.

Southern won the turnover battle 14-3, including seven steals.

Texas Southern led 18-6 on Strong's 3-pointer 6 minutes in, but the Jaguars closed to 33-28 at the break.

The Jaguars took the lead at 50-49 on Beltran's two free throws with 8:17 to go. The Tigers led 55-53, but Javan Mitchell tied it at 55 on a layup at 4:28, and Miller's jumper made it 61-55 at 1:43.

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Texas Southern Tigers
F. Sturdivant, F354-40-08018
K. Sutton, F273-62-28038
R. Penn, G366-144-823218
O. Strong, G365-143-380216
M. Gibbs, G231-50-03122
D. Ellington230-33-35013
A. Clayborn111-10-00032
L. Johnson-Danner90-30-04030
Totals 20-5012-164341757
Southern Jaguars
B. Moore, F352-50-09114
J. Mitchell, C244-110-02028
D. Beltran, G333-126-842212
J. Grace, G201-62-22125
C. Monroe, G160-23-41233
M. Miller2611-202-390226
Y. Johnson241-21-21014
C. Hyder220-11-21131
Totals 22-5915-213271663
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Texas So.16-218-15185
Alcorn St.13-515-15253
Jackson St.12-620-16222
Southern U.11-722-13186
Alabama St.9-914-17265
Prairie View7-117-24334
Alabama A&M6-1210-18332
Miss. Val.6-128-27330
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PROV 62 Final
LOU 80
NEB 44 Final
PENN 57 Final
DUKE 67 Final
RUT 53 Final
SYR 78
CREI 79 Final
ILL 61 Final
PUR 68
CSBAK 57 Final