Texas Southern comes up short at Incarnate Word

Via TSU Sports Information: Box Score  STATS SAN ANTONIO – It was a tale of two halves as Texas Southern fought back from an early deficit with a furious third quarter rally but fell short at the end as Incarnate Word won a wild shootout by a 63-44 margin at Benson Stadium Saturday night. The Cardinals claimed an early 14-0 lead after two early touchdowns in the first quarter. TSU would find the scoreboard for the first time on its second possession as Chris Long caught a 15-yard reception from DeAndre…

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Texas Southern’s Johnetta Hayes to take UMBC job

From swac.org : BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – After six years at the helm of the Texas Southern University women’s basketball program, Johnetta Hayes has been tabbed to be the next head coach of the University of Maryland-Baltimore County. Hayes served as the head coach of Texas Southern University since the 2013-14 season after spending the 2012-13 season as the associate head coach of the Lady Tigers. Under her guidance, the Lady Tigers put together a 115-73 record over her time on the sidelines. Hayes led Texas Southern to a pair of 20-win…

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Texas Southern defeats Louisiana-Monroe 108-102 in triple OT to advance to CIT Semis

Courtesy tsusports.com  Box Score  MONROE, La. – The Tigers of Texas Southern University continued their memorable basketball season Thursday with a thrilling 108-102 win in triple-overtime at Louisiana–Monroe in the quarterfinals of the CollegeInsider.com Tournament. TSU’s Tyrik Armstrong scored a game-high 32 points and handed out eight assists, while three other Tigers turned in double-double performances as the Tigers advanced to CIT semifinals for the first time in program history. The Tigers (24-13) are in the semifinal round of a postseason tournament for the first time since 1977, when TSU…

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Texas Southern advances to CIT Quarterfinals

Courtesy tsusports.com Box Score EDINBURG, Texas – The end of March is approaching and the Tigers of Texas Southern University are still playing basketball. The Tigers advanced to the quarterfinals of the CollegeInsider.com Tournament after defeating Texas–Rio Grande Valley 94-85 on Monday. Jeremy Combs scored 27 points and pulled in 17 rebounds to lead five Tigers scoring in double-figures. The CIT re-seeds teams after each round; Texas Southern’s next opponent has yet to be determined. TSUSports.com will have updates as they become available. The Tigers used a 14-2 run between…

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Prairie View wins Men’s SWAC Basketball Tournament

From swac.org : Prairie View A&M 92, Texas Southern 86Box Score  BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Overcoming a 13-point deficit early on, Prairie View A&M (22-12) topped Texas Southern (21-13) in a thrilling 92-86 contest to win the 2019 Toyota SWAC Basketball Tournament. The win takes Coach Byron Smith and the Panthers to March Madness for the first time since 1998. With Tyrik Armstrong having the hot hand early, Texas Southern rushed to a 13-4 advantage over the top-seeded Panthers. The Tigers built a 20-7 lead following a Trayvon Reed dunk with a…

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SWAC Men’s Basketball Tournament Semifinal Recaps

From swac.org : Prairie View A&M 81, Grambling State 71Texas Southern 80, Alabama State 66 Panthers hold off Grambling State, advance to tournament finals BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Top-seeded Prairie View A&M prevailed 81-71 over No. 4 seed Grambling State Friday afternoon to advance to the 2019 Toyota SWAC Basketball Tournament finals at Bill Harris Arena. Devonte Patterson scored 24 points and grabbed eight rebounds for the Panthers (21-12). Gary Blackston added 18 points and five rebounds, and Darius Williams scored 16 points. Ivy Smith led Grambling State with 21 points and…

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SWAC Men’s Basketball Player of the Week : February 19

From swac.org : BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – For the third consecutive week, Texas Southern University forward Jeremy Combs has been named the Southwestern Athletic Conference Men’s Basketball Player of the Week after posting standout efforts in wins over Grambling State and Jackson State. The league made the announcement Tuesday afternoon. Combs posted 26 points, 11 rebounds and a pair of steals during Texas Southern’s 86-85 victory over Grambling State, converting the game-winning layup with four seconds left in the contest. The Dallas, Texas native shot 8-of-15 (53.3 percent) from the field and 10-of-13 from…

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Grambling men’s basketball to host TxSU and Prarie View in pair of home games

From Grambling State Sports Information: GRAMBLING, La. | The Grambling State University men’s basketball team will look to keep its win streak alive with a pair of Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) games at the Fredrick C. Hobdy Assembly Center. Tip-off against Texas Southern (High School Day) is set for 5 p.m., while Monday’s tilt against Prairie View A&M (Greek Night) is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. Grambling State (13-11 overall, 7-4 SWAC), which currently sits tied for third with Alabama State is behind Prairie View A&M and Texas Southern in the SWAC standings, enters…

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SWAC Indoor Track and Field Recap- January 18-20

Hornets shine at Samford Invitational, Samford Open BIRMINGHAM, Ala.  – Alabama State continued its impressive start the 2018-19 Indoor Season with a strong showing at the Samford Invitational Friday at the Birmingham Crossplex. The men had seven top five finishes while the women tallied six on day one. Alabama State closed out the Samford tournament at the Crossplex with another flurry of top five finishes. Samford Invitational Results | Samford Open Results | Day 1 Recap | Day 2 Recap Multiple Panthers set personal-best marks at Red Raider Invite LUBBOCK, Texas  – During the Red Raider Invite hosted…

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Jackson State and Texas Southern Men’s Basketball game to air live on ESPNU

Monday, January 21st at 6:00 p.m. the Jackson State and Texas Southern’s men’s basketball team will face off at TSU’s Health and Physical Education Arena. Both teams roll into the meeting with matching 2-1 SWAC records. Texas Southern is lead offensively by the triumvirate of Jalyn Patterson, Jeremy Combs, and Trayvon Reed, who average 13.9, 13.2 and 13.1 points per game respectively, while Jackson State’s Chris Howell is the man for the Tigers. If you are a fan or alumni of either school and can’t make the trip to Houston…

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