Texas Southern vs Grambling

Texas Southern 80, Grambling St. 52


GRAMBLING, La. (AP) - Omar Strong and Ray Penn each scored 15 points and made four 3-pointers to lift Texas Southern past Grambling State 80-52 Monday night in Southwest athletic Conference play.

Law Johnson-Danner added 14 points and Aaron Clayborn's double-double, 13 points and 10 boards, helped Texas Southern (11-14, 10-2) outrebound Grambling 38-23.

Grambling State never led as Texas Southern won its sixth straight game.

After Will Hornsby's 3-pointer cut the deficit to 10, 50-40 for Grambling State, Strong's 3-pointer capped a 14-3 run, putting Texas Southern on top 64-43 with 7:58 remaining. Grambling trailed by double figures the rest of the way.

Texas Southern finished shooting 53.8 percent (28 of 52) while holding Grambling State to just 39.2 percent (20 of 51).

Madarious Gibbs and Kyrie Sutton each scored nine, helping Texas Southern's bench outscore Grambling's 21-11.

Terry Rose led winless Grambling State (0-22, 0-13) with 16 points.

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Texas Southern Tigers
A. Clayborn, F335-83-4102313
F. Sturdivant, F61-20-01012
O. Strong, G385-111-254215
R. Penn, G335-131-233215
L. Johnson-Danner, G324-73-351414
M. Gibbs303-52-25709
K. Sutton174-51-44039
B. Rosenberg60-00-01000
E. Blackwell51-10-02013
Totals 28-5211-1738171680
Grambling Tigers
D. Wheeler, F283-80-04036
D. Copeland, G360-20-21310
T. Rose, G346-110-121216
W. Hornsby, G334-91-113210
B. Purvis, G303-102-25019
P. Roberson211-51-33033
S. Dandridge103-62-42028
B. Dorsett80-00-00120
Totals 20-516-132381652
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Jackson St.0-02-7285
Prairie View0-02-7116
Alcorn St.0-02-8262
Southern U.0-02-8250
Alabama A&M0-00-8347
Alabama St.0-00-8326
Miss. Val.0-00-8317
Texas So.0-00-8189
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MU 55 Final
KSU 62 Final
KAN 83