Texas Southern 66, Southern U. 62
Junior Treasure scored 29 points as Texas Southern defeated
Southern 66-62 on Saturday in both teams’ regular-season
Treasure shot 9-for-20 from the field and nailed five 3-pointers
for the Tigers (15-15, 11-7 Southwestern Athletic Conference), who
have won three games in a row. Aaron Clayborn chipped in with 12
The game was tied at 62 with 1:32 left to play, but Treasure
nailed a jumper to put the Tigers up by two. The Jaguars missed two
potential game-tying jumpers on the following possession, and
Clayborn made two free throws on the other end for the final
Doug Scott scored 14 points to pace Southern (5-25, 3-15), while
Quinton Doggett added 13.
The Tigers committed 21 turnovers, but outrebounded the Jaguars
Texas Southern will play in the SWAC Tournament, which starts on
March 10. Southern failed to qualify.