Recap - Texas Southern Defeats Southern 79-66
|Recap - Texas Southern Defeats Southern 79-66|
Southern was victimized by Omar Strong for 34 points as Texas Southern defeated them 79-66 in NCAA action on Thursday.
Texas Southern got 14 points from Ray Penn and another 9 points from Fred Sturdivant. Ray Penn contributed 7 assists, while Fred Sturdivant cleaned the glass with 9 rebounds.
Southern got 16 points from Derick Beltran in a losing cause and another 13 points from Brandon Moore. Derick Beltran contributed 3 assists for them, while Brandon Moore had 8 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Texas Southern were victorious, as the score was 37-26 at the break.
Texas Southern won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 43-29.