HOUSTON -- Bryson Etienne made two free throws in the final seconds to secure Texas Southern’s 76-73 win over Lamar on Saturday night.
Texas Southern (2-5) led throughout most of the second half but could never pull away from the Cardinals who trailed 74-73 following Avery Sullivan’s layup with six seconds remaining. Etienne calmly sank two free throws for the win with five seconds left. Lamar’s Davion Buster missed a 3 at the buzzer.
Buster finished with 23 points, tying his career high, for Lamar (4-4) which has lost three in a row. Sullivan contributed 14 points while grabbing 12 rebounds.
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