WACO, Texas – The Texas Southern men’s basketball team made history on Tuesday night with a 72-69 upset win over the Baylor Bears.
Sparked by Jalyn Patterson’s 23 points on a 6-14 shooting night from the field, TSU was able to become the first SWAC school in history to defeat Baylor snapping a 56-game Baylor winning streak versus the league.
Trayvon Reed was extremely efficient for the Tigers offense as he tallied 15 points going 7-9 from the field while grabbing 12 rebounds and tallying 2 blocked shots.
Devocio Butler chipped in 13 points while fellow teammate Jeremy Combs tallied 11 points as TSU head coach Johnny Jones got a huge win for his program in his coaching debut at TSU.
“It was fun,” said Jones. “The guys were really excited and to see them celebrate like that means a lot”
TSU shot 62.5 percent in the second half of play highlighted by clutch baskets by Patterson. Texas Southern outscored Baylor 45-29 in the second half.
Courtesy: TSU Athletics