Texas Southern edges Southern, wins SWAC tourney
HOUSTON (AP) Malcolm Riley will need a stop for stitches on his way to the NCAA Tournament.
The junior forward led Texas Southern with 18 points and 10 rebounds in its 62-58 victory over Southern on Saturday night in the Southwestern Athletic Conference title game. But it was the shot to his head, rather than the seven he made, that turned the game.
With 27 seconds to go and Texas Southern down by one, Riley was fouled hard by Southern's Trelun Banks. After review, the referees ruled the foul a flagrant 2, giving TSU two shots that Deverell Biggs made and the ball.MORE
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