Grambling 79, Texas Southern 78 / Final

Mon, January 15, 2018 9:30 pm (ET GMT)   Conference: SWAC  
Location: Fredrick Hobdy Assembly Center • Grambling, LA  
Tigers (78)
Tigers (79)
Score by Half: Texas Southern 42-36 - 78   Grambling 39-40 - 79  
Team Rebounds: Texas Southern 6, Grambling 7
Officials: Chuck Jones, Christopher Ford, John Hendricks
Attendance: 1,243
Top Performances
1Trayvon Reed (TXSO) 14 pts (5/5 fg), 11 reb, 4 blk
2Shirmane Thomas (GRAM) 27 pts (10/17 fg), 3/4 3fg, 3 reb
3Donte Clark (TXSO) 27 pts (6/17 fg), 3 reb
Game Forecasts
ELO Ratings: Before TXSO 1180 (#229), GRAM 808 (#314)  After TXSO 1162 (#229), GRAM 826 (#314)
ELO Points Transfer: 18
AP Game Recap

GRAMBLING, La. (AP) Jason Perry-Murray scored 12 points with 12 rebounds, including a putback at the buzzer, lifting Grambling to a 79-78 win over Texas Southern on Monday night.

Texas Southern had taken the lead on a 3-point play by Donte Clark with six seconds to go.

Shirman Thomas led Grambling (7-12, 3-3 Southwestern Athletic Conference) with 27 points. Clarke had 27 points for Texas Southern (3-15, 3-2) with Trayvon Reed adding 14 with 11 rebounds.

Texas Southern scored the first nine points of the game and led 42-39 at the half. The lead never reached double figures for either side.

Texas Southern had 10 fewer field goals - 21 to 31 for Grambling - but also scored 20 more points at the foul line - 33 of 43 to Grambling's 13 of 18.

News Articles
Men's Basketball Recaps: Jan. 15 (Southwestern Atlantic Conference)
MBB: Thomas named SWAC Player of the Week (Southwestern Atlantic Conference)
Ties: 3   Lead Changes: 3   Biggest Lead: TXSO +9   Run: GRAM 14-2 (2-07:20 to 2-03:05)
Play by Play
Matchup History
Season Series: Grambling, 2-0 Previous 3 Seasons: Texas Southern, 8-3 Since 1992: Texas Southern, 45-16

More Info & Glossary

MIN: Minutes, PTS: Points, FGM: Field Goals Made, FGA: Field Goals Attempted, FG%: Field Goal Percentage, 3FM: 3-Pt FG Made, 3FA: 3-Pt FG Attempted, 3FG%: 3-Pt FG Percentage, 2FM: 2-Pt Made, 2FA: 2-Pt FG Attempted, FTM: Free Throws Made, FTA: Free Throws Attempted, FT%: Free Throw Percentage, OREB: Offensive Rebounds, REB: Total Rebounds, AST: Assists, STL: Steals, BLK: Blocks, TO: Turnovers, PF: Points For, Eff: Efficiency score, UsgRt: Usage Rate (estimate of the percentage of team plays used by a player), PrRt: Presence Rate, PS: Performance score, O/U: Over/underperform vs. season perf score average

PTS: Points, Poss: Possessions, O-PPP: Points/Possession, Pace: Possessions per 40 Minutes, TS%: True Shooting (weights 3FG, 2FG, FT), eFG%: Effective Field Goal %, ORB%: Offensive Rebound %, DRB%: Defensive Rebound %, TOV%: Turnover %, FT/FGA: Free Throws/FG Attempts

BenchPts: Bench Points, 2ndChance: Second Chance Points, InPaint: Points in the Paint, OffTO: Points Off Turnovers, Fastbreak: Fast break Points, TimePoss: Time Of Possession

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