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Southwestern Athletic Conference Tournament - Texas Southern vs Grambling State Final: 79-54 - Recap

Southwestern Athletic Conference Tournament - Texas Southern vs Grambling State Final: 79-54 - Recap

The battle between Texas Southern and Grambling State didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Grambling State was handed a 79-54 defeat on Wednesday at Toyota Center.

Texas Southern was a 16.5-point favorite in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters.

Texas Southern got 18 points from Aaric Murray and another 15 points from Madarious Gibbs. Madarious Gibbs contributed 6 assists, while D'Angelo Scott cleaned the glass with 10 rebounds.

Grambling State got 12 points from Antwan Scott in a losing cause and another 9 points from Terry Rose. Terry Rose contributed 3 assists for them, while Chandler Thomas had 9 rebounds.

First-half bettors who backed Texas Southern were victorious, as the score was 32-19 at the break.

The rebound battle favored Texas Southern as they grabbed 50 boards, while Grambling State only had 37.