Texas Southern vs Howard

Texas Southern balance too much for Howard 66-51


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BROOKINGS, S.D. (AP) Madarious Gibbs scored 14 points to lead four players in double figures as Texas Southern pulled away in the second half Tuesday night to defeat Howard 66-51 in the consolation game of the Progressive Legends Classic at South Dakota State.

Jose Rodriguez contributed 13 points and DeAngelo Scott and Aaric Murray had 12 apiece for the Tigers (3-5).

Prince Okoroh led Howard (2-6) with 15 points.

The game was tied at 29 at halftime and Howard was within two at 17:22 when the Tigers went on a 10-2 to make it 45-35. It wasn't a fast burst as more than 7 minutes passed. Murray and Scott had four points each, with Scott's coming from the foul line, where he was 8 for 8. Texas Southern went 22 of 27 from the line to pull away from Howard, which was 7 of 12.

Texas Southern had a 38-28 rebounding advantage.

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