The Texas Southern Tigers beat Texas A&M-CC on Tuesday, 76-67, to advance previous the First Four spherical of the NCAA Tournament for the second straight season and the third time in six years.
The First Four is a play-in spherical with eight groups battling to advance to the 64-team bracket. It was added to the boys’s NCAA Tournament in 2011 and the ladies’s NCAA Tournament in 2022. Texas Southern is the one crew to win a number of video games within the spherical.
The bench got here up huge for the Tigers on Tuesday towards Texas A&M-CC with the beginning lineup scoring simply 21 factors. Senior guard Bryson Etienne matched that complete all on his personal from the bench with 21 factors, whereas ahead John Walker III added one other 16 factors.