EDINBURG, Texas (AP) Jeremy Combs had 27 points and 17 rebounds as Texas Southern defeated Texas Rio Grande Valley 94-85 in the CIT second round on Monday night.
Tyrik Armstrong had 16 points, seven assists and four steals for Texas Southern (23-13), which tied a school record for most wins in a season. John Jones added 12 points. Devocio Butler had 11 points for the road team.
After falling behind 41-36 at the half, Texas Southern outscored Texas Rio Grande Valley 58-44 in the second half to earn the victory. The Tigers' 58 second-half points were a season high for the team.