Recap - Texas Southern Defeats Arkansas-Pine Bluff 72-71
|Recap - Texas Southern Defeats Arkansas-Pine Bluff 72-71|
Aaric Murray poured in 34 points for Texas Southern on Monday, as they defeated Arkansas-Pine Bluff 72-71 at Health and PE Arena.
Texas Southern earned a straight-up victory but suffered an ATS defeat in failing to cover the 12.5-point spread.
Texas Southern got 11 points from D'Angelo Scott and another 9 points from Jose Rodriguez. Madarious Gibbs contributed 4 assists, while D'Angelo Scott cleaned the glass with 8 rebounds.
Arkansas-Pine Bluff got 17 points from Marcel Mosley in a losing cause and another 17 points from Daniel Broughton. Tevin Hammond contributed 8 assists for them, while DaVon Haynes had 6 rebounds.
Texas Southern hit the break leading 34-32 before taking care of business in the second half.
Texas Southern won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 38-30.