Weathers leads Texas Southern past Ark.-Pine Bluff 79-65

HOUSTON (AP) — Michael Weathers matched his season high with 23 points as Texas Southern got past Arkansas-Pine Bluff 79-65 on Thursday night.

Joirdon Karl Nicholas had 18 points and 10 rebounds for Texas Southern (9-8, 6-3 Southwestern Athletic Conference). Justin Hopkins added 17 points.

Dequan Morris had 15 points and six rebounds for the Golden Lions (3-19, 2-11), whose losing streak reached 11 games. Nicholas Jones added 13 points and Shaun Doss Jr. had 12.

The Tigers improve to 2-0 against the Golden Lions on the season. Texas Southern defeated Arkansas-Pine Bluff 66-57 on Jan. 23.


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