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Texas Southern Tigers edges Grambling State Tigers, 62-57, to punch their ticket to the Southwestern Athletic Men’s Basketball Tournament Final. Photos by Andre Brooks

In a weekend that is supposed to be Texas Southern University’s time to shine, the Alcorn State University Braves have made their own plans to crash the party. Coming into this weekend’s SWAC Championship, TSU only needed one important scenario to promise their ticket into the NCAA tournament, Alcorn State …

Alcorn State Braves bullies themselves into the Southwestern Athletic Men’s Tournament Finals with a, 81-59, win over the Southern Jaguars. Photos by Francisco Casillas SWA

After losing twice to the Houston Baptist Huskies in regular season, a third meeting was the charm for the Sam Houston Bearkats, trumping the Huskies, 63-59. The Bearkats advance to the quarterfinals in the Southland Conference Men’s Basketball Tourney. Photos by Matt Flora

Rice Owls gained an early lead against Conference-USA rival, Old Dominion Monarchs, but the Monarchs routed the Owls with a 80-72 victory at Tudor Fieldhouse.  Photos by Andre Brooks

After a back-and-forth game against the Rhode Island Rams, the Houston Cougars come out victorious in the end with a 82-77 score. The Rams were ranked 21st in the nation before losing two games in a row. Photos by Andre Brooks

Desperate for a win after dropping four straight games, head coach Kelvin Sampson knew he had to up the style of play against the Tulsa Golden Hurricane.  “When we left the meeting Sunday, we knew what we had to do and that was push the pace,” said Sampson. “We’re no …

The Houston Cougars make easy work out of the Tulane Green Wave at home, dropping them 63-45. 3 different players score in double digits for the Cougars, as they win 5 straight games and improve to 13-2. Photos by Andre Brooks

The Houston Cougars roll on to to an easy win against the Nicholls State Colonels, winning 76-49. Devonta Pollard leads the way for the Cougars with 18 points and 8 rebounding as they improve their record to 10-2. Photos by Matt Flora

In front of their largest crowd in 7 years, the UH Cougars defeat the LSU Tigers 105-98 in a nail-biting overtime. Rob Gray Jr. led the Coogs with 31 points, and they held Ben Simmons to only 13 points, but he had 14 rebounds. Photos by Matt Flora and Andre …