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

finale.

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

points.

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

score.

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

47-29.

Texas Southern will play in the SWAC Tournament, which starts on

March 10. Southern failed to qualify.