Texas Southern tops Prairie View A&M 66-49 in SWAC
BOSSIER CITY, La. (AP)—DeAndre Hall scored 19 points and Texas Southern defeated Prairie View A&M 66-49 Thursday night in the quarterfinals of the Southwestern Athletic Conference tournament.
The fifth-seeded Tigers (16-15) advance to Friday’s semifinals against eighth-seeded Grambling State (7-20), which defeated top-seeded Jackson State on Wednesday.
With Thursday’s victory, Texas Southern avenged the fourth-seeded Panthers’ regular-season sweep.
The Tigers led 30-23 at halftime and the margin climbed to 20 points midway through the second half.
Hall added nine rebounds and four steals for Texas Southern while David Burrell and Junior Treasure chipped in 11 points apiece.
Michael Griffin scored 11 points and Tim Meadows had 10 to lead Prairie View A&M (16-14).
Only two Panthers went to the free throw line, shooting 2-for-5. Five Tigers combined to make 15 of 24 foul shots.
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