Southwestern Athletic Conference Tournament - Texas Southern vs Prairie View A&M Final: 78-73 - Recap
Texas Southern got a 27-point performance from Aaric Murray, who added 10 rebounds as Texas Southern ran past Prairie View A&M 78-73 on Saturday at Toyota Center.
Texas Southern won on the scoreboard, but lost at the pay window as they failed to cover the 11.5-point spread.
Madarious Gibbs had 15 points for Texas Southern and Jose Rodriguez chipped in with 13 points. Madarious Gibbs had 5 assists for them, while Aaric Murray was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 10 boards.
Prairie View A&M got 19 points from Montrael Scott in a losing cause and another 16 points from Louis Munks. Tre Hagood contributed 3 assists for them, while Montrael Scott had 6 rebounds.
Texas Southern trailed at halftime, 38-31.
Texas Southern won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 32-31.