MONROE, La. (AP) — Tyrik Armstrong had a season-high 32 points as Texas Southern defeated Louisiana-Monroe 108-102 in triple overtime in the CollegeInsider.com Postseason Tournament quarterfinals on Thursday night.
Jeremy Combs had 27 points for the Tigers (24-13). Eden Ewing scored a career-high 23 points. Devocio Butler had 12 points for the visitors.
Michael Ertel made a half-court heave at the end of the first overtime to force the second OT.
Texas Southern scored at least 100 points for the second time this season (2-0), while it was the first game in which Louisiana-Monroe reached the 100-point threshold.
The 108 points were a season best for the Tigers.
Ertel had 24 points for the Warhawks (19-16). Travis Munnings added 22 points. Tyree White had 17 points.