Texas Southern rallies past Ark.-Pine Bluff 72-71
HOUSTON (AP) Aaric Murray scored 34 points, including four of Texas Southern’s final six points, as the Tigers beat Arkansas-Pine Bluff 72-71 on Monday.
Madarious Gibbs made two game-winning free throws with 1:09 remaining to complete the Texas Southern rally and Arkansas-Pine Bluff missed three shots in the final minute.
D’Aris Scarver, averaging 21.4 points per game, was 1 of 10 from the field and finished with just three points for Texas Southern (9-10, 5-2 Southwestern Athletic Conference).
Marcel Mosley and Daniel Broughton scored 17 points apiece for Arkansas-Pine Bluff (4-15, 2-5). Tevin Hammond had 15 points, eight rebounds, while Ghiavonni Robinson and DaVon Haynes added 11 each for the Golden Lions.
Daniel Broughton’s basket gave Arkansas-Pine Bluff a 60-51 lead with 9:24 remaining, but Mosley’s 3-pointer with 3:07 remaining was the team’s only other field goal in the final 9 minutes.