Texas Southern Tigers

#193 Overall 1st in SWAC Tournament Odds: 0%
2018-19 Season
#147 ‐ #170 Off-Def
#147 Offense
#170 Defense
#193 Overall

Texas Southern wins SWAC title with 84-69 victory over Arkansas-Pine Bluff

The Texas Southern Tigers defeated the Arkansas Pine-Bluff Golden Lions 84-69 on Saturday to win the Southwestern Athletic Conference championship.

What It Means:

Demontrae Jefferson scored 15 points (2-of-8 field goals, 11-of-11 free throws) with 6 rebounds and 7 assists while Trayvon Reed pitched in with a double-double off the bench to give the Tigers their fourth SWAC title in the past five seasons. According to @ESPNStatsInfo, they are the first team since 1985 to reach the NCAA tournament after starting the year 0-13 or worse.

Texas Southern is 240th in numberFire's power rankings and we expect them to be a 16-seed in the tournament.