HOUSTON -- Donte Clark scored a career-best 41 points and grabbed eight rebounds as Texas Southern kept Mississippi Valley State winless with a 91-77 victory on Saturday night.
Mississippi Valley State took a 46-42 lead at intermission on a buzzer-beating 3-pointer by Lorenzo Hunt after trailing through much of the first half.
That lead evaporated early in the second half on a Clark jumper and the Tigers were up 52-51 with 14:50 to play. They took the lead for good on two foul shots by Bruce followed by a Jerry Perry layup for a 60-57 edge with 11:26 left. TSU led by as much as 15 in the final minute.
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Jerrick Harding was stellar in his season debut, scoring 31 points to lead Weber State to an 85-77 victory over San Jose State on Thursday night in the first round of the Junkanoo Jam.
Samuels finishes slam
TCU's Kevin Samuel is the finisher on Alex Robinson's lob in the paint for TCU.
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