HOUSTON -- Jeremy Combs had 18 points to lead five Texas Southern players in double figures as the Tigers stretched their winning streak to 11 games, easily defeating Alcorn State 99-72 on Thursday night. Eden Ewing added 17 points for the Tigers. Derrick Bruce chipped in 14, Jalyn Patterson scored 12 and John Jones had 10.
The Tigers improve to 2-0 against the Braves on the season. Texas Southern defeated Alcorn State 87-70 on Jan. 5. Texas Southern (19-11, 14-3) finishes out the regular season against Southern at home on Saturday. Alcorn State finishes out the regular season against Prairie View on the road on Saturday.
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