Texas Southern defeats Alcorn State, 89-56

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HOUSTON (AP)—Travele Jones scored 24 points to lead four Texas Southern players in double figures in an 89-56 victory over Alcorn State Monday night.

Jones also had 11 rebounds and four steals for the Tigers (5-8, 1-0 Southwestern Athletic). Junior Treasure scored 17 points, and Deandre Hall and Jason West had 12 apiece. Texas Southern led 34-23 at halftime, then shot 60 percent from the field in the second half in building a 37-point lead.

Jonathan Boyd led Alcorn State (0-14, 0-1) with 15 points. The Braves have lost 18 straight games dating to last season.

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 Alcorn St.
Ian Francis Ian Francis
3-5,  9 Pts
8 Rebs, 1 Assists
 Texas Southern
Travele Jones Travele Jones
7-12,  24 Pts
11 Rebs, 1 Assists

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