Texas Southern beats Arkansas-Pine Bluff 94-74

4 years 3 weeks 4 days ago Saturday, February 23 2019 Feb 23, 2019 February 23, 2019 11:51 PM February 23, 2019 in Sports - AP - Texas

HOUSTON (AP) - Jeremy Combs scored 27 points on 10-of-15 shooting and grabbed 11 rebounds to help Texas Southern beat Arkansas-Pine Bluff 94-74 on Saturday night.

Jalyn Patterson added 19 points with five 3-pointers and Eden Ewing scored 11 for the Tigers (15-11, 10-3 Southwestern Athletic Conference).

Shawn Olden II's 3-pointer with 9:16 left in the first half put Texas Southern up 29-7, the Tigers' largest lead of the game. UAPB (11-16, 8-6) nearly erased the deficit when Shaun Doss' layup cut the Golden Lions' gap to 54-52 with 12:18 left in the game. But the Tigers pushed the lead back to double digits before the eight-minute mark and pulled away for good with 11 straight points in the final five minutes.

Martaveous McKnight had 23 points and Doss scored 14 for the Golden Lions.

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