TC hoops swept by Philander Smith


LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Texas College settled for a split, losing to the same Philander Smith team on Saturday that the Steers defeated a week earlier in Tyler.

Philander Smith won the rematch, 96-91, in a fast-paced game. TC claimed the first matchup 97-88.

Philander Smith defeated Texas College 69-63 in the women’s game. Philander Smith won the first meeting 66-49.

The Steers (2-1) get back on the court Nov. 23 in the HBCU Classic in Memphis, Tenn.

The Lady Steers (0-3) compete in the Xavier Classic on Nov. 22 (Dillard) and Nov. 23 (Xavier) in New Orleans.