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Texas Southern 90, Southern 88 / Final

Thu, March 1, 2018 9:30 pm (ET GMT)   Conference: SWAC  
Location: Clark Activity Center • Baton Rouge, LA  
Tigers (90)
Jaguars (88)
Score by Half: Texas Southern 51-39 - 90   Southern 37-51 - 88  
Team Rebounds: Texas Southern 4, Southern 8
Attendance: 2,351
Top Performances
1Demontrae Jefferson (TXSO) 36 pts (14/21 fg), 4/5 3fg, 3 reb
2Jared Sam (SOU) 25 pts (9/24 fg), 15 reb
3Donte Clark (TXSO) 28 pts (10/24 fg), 8 reb
Game Forecasts
ELO Ratings: Before TXSO 1062 (#229), SOU 953 (#327)  After TXSO 1076 (#225), SOU 939 (#307)
ELO Points Transfer: 14
AP Game Recap

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) Demontrae Jefferson scored a career-high 36 points, Donte Clark added 28 and Derrick Bruce made two free throws with eight seconds left and Texas Southern held on to edge Southern 90-88 Thursday night to stay in the hunt for a Southwest Athletic Conference title.

Both Texas Southern (11-19, 11-6) and Southern (13-16, 10-7) were among four teams hot on the heels of SWAC leader Grambling (12-5). The win keeps the Bobcats within range, needing a win at Alcorn State and a Grambling loss as the regular season ends on Saturday.

Southern's Jamar Sandifur fired a 3-pointer from near half court at the buzzer, but the shot didn't come close.

Jefferson was 14 of 21 from the floor, making 4 of 5 from behind the 3-point arc.

News Articles
GameFlo
Ties: 1   Lead Changes: 1   Biggest Lead: TXSO +17   Run: SOU 19-7 (2-14:58 to 2-09:37)
Play by Play
Matchup History
Season Series: Texas Southern, 2-0 Previous 3 Seasons: Texas Southern, 10-3 Since 1992: Texas Southern, 36-26
3/4/06
TXSO 64 SOU 89
1/4/06
SOU 54 TXSO 48
3/3/05
SOU 71 TXSO 73
1/3/05
TXSO 50 SOU 53
3/6/04
TXSO 71 SOU 75
1/5/04
SOU 47 TXSO 65
3/8/03
SOU 65 TXSO 79
1/4/03
TXSO 66 SOU 61
3/2/02
TXSO 72 SOU 64

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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