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Southern U. 83, Texas Southern 75, OT

February 16, 1997

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) _ Corey Davis scored 25 points and William Fourche had 21 Saturday night as Southern University upset Texas Southern in overtime, 85-73, and knock the Tigers further out of contention in the Southwestern Athletic Conference.

It gave Southern (8-13 overall, 5-8 SWAC) a sweep against Texas Southern (11-12, 6-5), which fell 3 1/2 games behind Mississippi Valley State in the conference standings.

Southern led by 30-26 at halftime, but Texas Southern rallied to tie the game at 64-all in regulation. The Jaguars then went on a tear, outscoring TSU 19-11 in the extra period.

Ronnell Williams added 13 points for Southern and Aaron Hammond had eight assists.

Randy Bolden, who leads Texas Southern in nine statistical categories, led the Tigers with 32 points and Russell Evans had 16 points and 12 rebounds.

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