Sports Minute: Texas Southern opens SWAC play, beats Southern 77-68

1 year 6 months 3 weeks ago Saturday, January 04 2020 Jan 4, 2020 January 04, 2020 9:29 PM January 04, 2020 in Sports - AP - Texas

HOUSTON (AP) - Justin Hopkins scored 15 points and Tyrik Armstrong and Eden Ewing each added 14 as Texas Southern snapped a four-game losing streak by beating Southern, 77-68 in the Southwestern Conference opener for both schools. Lamarcus Lee dunked with 8:22 left to give Southern a six-point lead, 61-55, but Hopkins turned a three-point play with 5:07 left to put the Tigers in front for good, 67-64. Ewing sparked a final push with five points in the last 2:30 to put the game away.

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