HOUSTON -- — Brison Gresham hit two free throws with nine seconds left to lift Texas Southern to a 78-77 win over Prairie View A&M in the regular season finale for both schools Saturday night.
Prairie View held a 76-68 lead with 2:12 left, but the Tigers scored six straight points to tie the game at 76-76 with :27 left. DeWayne Cox hit the first of two free throws to give the Panthers a 77-76 lead, but Gresham put Texas Southern in front and AJ Lawson's steal with a second left sealed the victory.
Lawson scored 16 points to lead Texas Southern (15-12, 13-5 SWAC). Gresham scored 14 points and grabbed 10 rebounds, Joirdon Karl Nicholas had 11 points and seven rebounds and John Jones added 10 points.
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