TSU edges Arkansas-Pine Bluff in OT

February 26, 2008 5:54:41 AM PST
Texas Southern edged Arkansas-Pine Bluff 77-76 in a game taht featured a bizarre end to regulation and a strange beginning of overtime. Marcelle Goins sent the game to overtime buy hitting a halfcourt shot as time expired for the Golden Lions. Some fans ran onto the court, and cups and pens were thrown through the air. Arkansas-Pine Bluff was assessed a technical foul, and Matthew Miller made both free throws to gave Texas Southern a 70-68 advantage at the start of overtime.

The Golden Lions trailed 77-76 with 16 seconds left in overtime, and missed two shots that would have given them the lead.

Williams led UAPB with 21 points. David Burrell and Sollie Norwood scored 18 for Texas Southern.

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