Texas Southern beats Alabama A&M 74-61 in SWAC tourney

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — PJ Henry had 26 points and Texas Southern beat Alabama A&M 74-61 on Friday in the Southwestern Athletic Conference Tournament.

Texas Southern, the tournament’s No. 8 seed who upset top-seeded Alcorn State in the quarterfinals, will face second-seeded Grambling State in Saturday’s championship game.

Henry shot 7 for 19 (4 for 9 from 3-point range) and 8 of 10 from the free throw line for the Tigers (13-20). Davon Barnes scored 20 points and added 10 rebounds.

Lorenzo Downey finished with 15 points for the Bulldogs (15-18). Messiah Thompson and Jayland Randall each had nine points.

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