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Southern men's and women's hoops fall in SWAC Tourney finals

1 year 8 months 3 weeks ago March 15, 2015 Mar 15, 2015 Sunday, March 15 2015 March 15, 2015 12:10 AM in Sports
Source: WBRZ Sports 2
By: Chris Price

HOUSTON - The Southern men's and women's basketball teams lost in their respective SWAC title games, both ending their seasons one game short of a championship. 

The women never had a lead in their championship game and fell to Alabama State 73-55.

Meanwhile, the men had a lead late in their game against Texas Southern, only to watch it slip away as the Jags fell 62-58. 

The men held a one point with 27 seconds remaining, but Trelun Banks fouled Malcolm Riley hard on a fast break. 

The referees ruled a flagrant 2, giving the Tigers 2 free throws and the ball while Banks was ejected from the game. 

The Tigers took the lead and a desperation three by Tre Lynch fell short to end the Jags season with a disappointing loss. 

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