Scores

Final

Texas Southern 67

(16-14, 12-6 SWAC)

Southern 64

(19-12, 15-3 SWAC)

    6:45 PM ET, March 8, 2014

    F. G. Clark Activity Center, Baton Rouge, Louisiana

    1 2 T
    TXSO 35 3267
    SOU 27 3764

    Top Performers

    Texas Southern: J. Rodriguez 18 Pts, 4 Reb

    Southern: Y. Johnson 12 Pts, 3 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Stl

    Texas Southern tops Southern U 67-64

    Associated Press

    BATON ROUGE, La. -- Jose Rodriguez scored 18 points Saturday night and Lawrence Johnson-Danner added 13 as Texas Southern downed Southern University 67-64.

    Texas Southern (16-14, 12-6 Southwestern Athletic Conference) opened with a 9-0 run capped by a 3-pointer by Johnson-Danner. Southern used a 9-2 run to close to 20-19, but the Tigers pulled ahead with two more 3s by Johnson-Danner and led 35-27 at halftime.

    The Jaguars (19-12, 15-3) used an 8-2 second half run to close to 39-35, then pulled ahead 57-54 on a 3 by Tre Lynch. Yondarius Johnson scored five straight points and Southern led 62-61 at 2:47, but Texas Southern rallied for a 65-62 lead on free throws by Johnson-Danner. Calvin Godfrey missed a game-tying free throw for Southern and Johnson-Danner iced the win with two free throws of his own.

    Johnson led Southern with 12, Javan Mitchell had 10, and Calvin Godfrey and Malcom Miller scored 10 each.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    TXSO
    SOU
    Points 67 64
    FG Made-Attempted 21-54 (.389) 23-64 (.359)
    3P Made-Attempted 7-16 (.438) 3-16 (.188)
    FT Made-Attempted 18-30 (.600) 15-23 (.652)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 22 (0/0) 20 (0/0)

    2013-14 Season

    DATEGAMELINKS
    Jan 6, 2014 SOU 79, @TXSO 71Recap
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