In front of an energetic home crowd, the Lady Tigers fought hard and physical going into the half with a 29-20 advantage.
Guard Te’era Williams led all scorers, going 5-7 from the field for 13 points and 5 rebounds. Teammates Gianne Fleming and Morgan Simmons helped on glass with eight and seven rebounds respectively.
Prairie View attempted a comeback in the final minutes of the second half but the Lady Tigers stayed focused and hit crucial free throws to seal the victory. The win was Texas Southern’s ninth consecutive victory.
The Lady Tigers hit the road for conference action against Jackson State (Feb. 9) and Grambling State (Feb. 11) before returning home against Arkansas Pine Bluff on February 16 for a game set to tipoff at 11:00 am at H&PE Arena.