ABOUT TEXAS SOUTHERN (-4): Texas Southern is situated in Houston, by having an enrollment of 9,500. … The Tigers is going to be playing their fifth of the 13-game road stretch to begin the growing season. Texas Southern has lost to Gonzaga (97-69), Washington Condition (86-84, OT), Ohio Condition (82-64) and Syracuse (80-67). … Demontrae Jefferson, a 5-7 sophomore guard, leads the Tigers in scoring with 21. points per game. He’s missed the final two games due to a suspension. A college official didn’t know if Jefferson will have on Tuesday. … Trayvon Reed, a 7-feet-2, 240-pound junior center, averages 11. points and 9.3 rebounds a game title. …Mike Davis is 99-73 in the sixth season at Texas Southern and 336-225 in the 18th season overall, with stints at Indiana (1997-2000) and UAB (2006-12). His 2002 Indiana team lost to Maryland within the NCAA title game. … Texas Southern won the Southwestern Sports Conference (SWAC) championship last season and it is the preseason league favorite for 2017-18. … Texas Southern has won 23 straight home games.
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