TSU beats Southern 67-66 with 1 free throw
HOUSTON (AP)—Nick Walker made a free throw with one second remaining and Texas Southern fought off a late surge to beat Southern University 67-66 on Thursday night.
Logging only nine minutes of game time, Walker made a layup with 1:31 remaining to give Texas Southern (6-24, 6-11 SWAC) a score of 65-62. Walker followed with 2 free throws, including the one that won them the game.
TSU’s DeAndre Hall led all scorers with 23 points. Jacques Jones scored 13 points before fouling out after 19 minutes of game time.
Steffon Wiley scored 18 points, including eight of Southern’s last 10, and made a game-tying free throw with :12 remaining.
Chris Davis added 18 for the Jaguars (8-21, 8-9).