Scores

Final

Texas Southern 80

(3-7, 1-7 away)

CS Fullerton 87

(4-7, 2-3 home)

5:00 PM ET, December 15, 2013

Titan Gym, Fullerton, California

1 2 T
TXSO 33 4780
CSF 39 4887

Top Performers

Texas Southern: A. Murray 21 Pts, 12 Reb, 1 Blk

Cal State Fullerton: M. Williams 24 Pts, 2 Reb, 4 Ast, 1 Stl

Cal State Fullerton gets by Texas Southern 87-80

Associated Press

FULLERTON, Calif. -- Michael Williams scored 24 points and Alex Harris had 21, as Cal State Fullerton beat Texas Southern 87-80 on Sunday.

Williams made four 3-pointers and nine of Harris' points came from the stripe and the Titans (4-7) shot 54.4 percent from the field.

Aaric Murray had 21 points and grabbed 12 rebounds for Texas Southern (3-7). Forty-five rebounds, 22 on the offensive end, helped Texas Southern stay close -- despite shooting 39 percent.

After not making a 3-pointer in the first half, Cal State Fullerton made three in a span of 2:17 and took a 65-56 lead. Texas Southern scored the next eight to make it a one-point game. But Williams' 3-pointers started a 9-0 CS Fullerton run for its first double-digit lead of the game at 74-64 with 4:51 left.

Cal State Fullerton made 7 of 8 free throws in the final minute to secure the victory.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
TXSO
CSF
Points 80 87
FG Made-Attempted 24-61 (.393) 31-57 (.544)
3P Made-Attempted 5-19 (.263) 5-16 (.313)
FT Made-Attempted 27-32 (.844) 20-26 (.769)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 22 (0/0) 23 (0/0)

2013-14 Season

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