Texas Southern women’s hoops falls to UTEP, 80-65

Courtesy of Chad Hensley / Special to TSUSPORTS.com 65 TSU 80  UTEP Team 1 2 3 4 F TSU 12  17  13  23  65 UTEP 19  27  18  16  80 EL PASO, Texas – Micah Gray’s career-best 26 points were not enough as the Texas Southern University women’s basketball team dropped an 85-60 decision at the University of Texas at El Paso on Tuesday night. TSU (0-4) will undoubtedly go through some growing pains in the non-conference schedule as they find their identity on the court with so many freshmen, sophomores…

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Texas Southern takes over in second half to win SWAC Tournament

87 TSU 62 Alcorn Team 1 2 F TSU 42  45  87 Alcorn 38  24  62 Behind a strong second half, Texas Southern defeated Alcorn State 87-62 Saturday afternoon to claim their tenth SWAC Tournament. TxSU lead for a majority of the first half, leading by as much as ten at 23-13 on a Jordan Gilliam made free throw with 11:10 remaining in the half, however the opening twenty minutes of play was a competitive one. It saw four ties and a pair of lead changes. A free throw from Joirdon…

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Texas Southern women’s begins SWAC Tourney play this afternoon

Courtesy of Texas Southern Athletics • No. 4 Texas Southern women’s basketball starts postseason play Thursday afternoon as they’ll host #5 Southern in the first round of the SWAC Tournament at 5:30 p.m. • TSU finished fourth in the SWAC standings this season after being picked sixth. This marks their first meeting against Southern in the postseason since March 11, 2016. • Since 2012, TSU is 8-7 in postseason play and last advanced past the first round since 2020 but the remainder of the tourney was canceled due to COVID-19.…

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Texas Southern gets by Jackson State 54-50 in SWAC tourney opener

Courtesy of Texas Southern Sports Information 50 JSU 54 TSU Team 1 2 F JSU 33  17  50 TSU 28  26  54 For the second consecutive postseason, TSU went down to the wire with Jackson State and came up with big plays down the stretch after a 54-50 opening round win at the SWAC Tournament. With news of JSU’s head coach retiring once its season concludes, Wednesday’s opener had even more pressure for No. 2 TSU as emotions were turned up for JSU prior to the game. In addition to the…

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Texas Southern Women’s Hoops gets it done against Grambling 96-86

Courtesy of Texas Southern Sports Information 86 GSU 96 TSUWB 21 Team 1 2 3 4 F GSU 21  19  21  25  86 TSUWB21 20  30  22  24  96 Ataiya Bridges scored 34 points while Jada Perry had a double-double as TSU held off Grambling State for a 96-86 win on Saturday afternoon inside the H&PE Arena. Grambling State jumped out to a 10-2 lead three minutes in as they were nearly flawless from the field. However, the roles would reverse as the first quarter came to a close as Jada Perry…

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Texas Southern gets by Grambling 67-61

Courtesy Texas Southern Sports Information 67 TSU 61 GSU Team 1 2 F TSU 34  33  67 GSU 29  32  61 History says TSU and Grambling State would play a close game and they did just that as TSU went on a 10-3 run over the final two minutes to claim a 67-61 win Wednesday night in Grambling. TSU would lead for nearly seven minutes to open the first half but Grambling State kept chipping away and tied it at 12-all on a Quintin Murell layup. TSU would miss its next four…

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Texas Southern defeats UTRGV 70-60

From TSU Sports: 70 Texas Southern 2-7,0-0 SWAC 4-7,0-0 WAC Team 1 2 F Texas Southern 32  38  70 UTRGV 21  39  60 EDINBURG, Texas – Brison Gresham posted career highs in points, rebounds and blocks while recording a double-double as TSU won its second straight following a 70-60 road win at UTRGV on Tuesday night. TSU would lead from start to finish as they set the tone early.  They led 7-5 after a John Jones’ jumper with 14:50 remaining before turning up the heat on both ends as they outscored UTRGV 13-5…

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Texas Southern stuns No. 20 Florida 69-54

Courtesy of Texas southern Sports Information: 69 TSU 54 UF Team 1 2 F TSU 35  34  69 UF 25  29  54 GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Texas Southern men’s basketball made history once again as they became the first team in SWAC history to defeat a ranked opponent from the SEC after an impressive 69-54 win over No. 20 Florida Monday night. “I thought our guys did a tremendous job tonight getting off to a great start,” said head coach Johnny Jones. “I thought we had a very solid first half of basketball.”…

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