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

    Cs 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)

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