Tigers outlast Warhawks 108-102 in triple overtime, advancing to CIT semifinals

by Pedro Romero Jr. The Tigers of Texas Southern defeated the Warhawks of Louisiana-Monroe 108-102 on Thursday night after three overtime periods to advance to the semifinals of the CollegeInsider.com Postseason Tournament. The result marks the team’s 24th victory of the season which is the most the school has made since they entered the NCAA Division I in 1977. Despite being down for the majority … Continue reading Tigers outlast Warhawks 108-102 in triple overtime, advancing to CIT semifinals

Playing with Fire: Tigers defeat UT-RGV 95-84 to advance to the quarterfinals of the CI Tournament

by Pedro Romero Jr. They were in this situation before. Just a few days ago in New Orleans, the Tigers of Texas Southern had to stave off a furious comeback—which necessitated overtime—by the hosting Privateers to ensure their continual participation in the CollegeInsider.com Postseason Tournament. Now, here they were grappling with the Vaqueros of the University of Texas-Rio Grande Valley, the same team that pulled … Continue reading Playing with Fire: Tigers defeat UT-RGV 95-84 to advance to the quarterfinals of the CI Tournament

Survive and Advance: Tigers Defeat New Orleans 95-89 in OT to Move to Second Round of CollegeInsider.com Tournament

The Tigers of Texas Southern defeated the New Orleans Privateers 95-89 in overtime in the first round of the CollegeInsider.com Tournament after the latter mounted a late comeback to force the extra five minutes. The win marks the first time the Tigers reach the second round of any national tournament in 42 years. The last one happened in 1977 where they ended up winning the … Continue reading Survive and Advance: Tigers Defeat New Orleans 95-89 in OT to Move to Second Round of CollegeInsider.com Tournament

Tigers defeat Southern 80-70, advances to SWAC Semis

Humbled by their loss to the Southern University Jaguars during Saturday’s Senior game, the Texas Southern Tigers knew they had to regain their focus for the next go-around if they wanted to stay in the upcoming SWAC Tournament. Well, after tonight, that’s exactly what they did as they avenged their most-recent loss by defeating the Southern University Jaguars 80-70 in a game which featured all … Continue reading Tigers defeat Southern 80-70, advances to SWAC Semis

Texas Southern falls to Southern on Senior Night 87-77, sees their 11-game win streak end

by Pedro Romero Jr. The Texas Southern Tigers lost to the Southern University Jaguars 87-77 in Senior Night on Saturday, seeing their 11-game winning streak end within the Southwestern Athletic Conference. In addition, the result snapped the Tigers’ own 5-game winning streak against Southern. The last time they lost to the Baton Rouge-based team came in the semifinals of the 2016 SWAC Tournament by a … Continue reading Texas Southern falls to Southern on Senior Night 87-77, sees their 11-game win streak end