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.