TC wins fifth straight


HOUSTON — Texas College continued its hot streak, with the Steers winning for the fifth straight time in a 53-50 victory Saturday over St. Thomas-Houston.

The Steers upped their record to 7-1 overall and 2-0 in the Red River Athletic Conference. The Steers allowed a season-low against St. Thomas (5-3, 1-2), a team with a win over Rice under its belt.

St. Thomas claimed an 82-65 win over Texas College in the women’s game. St. Thomas improved to 4-5 overall and 2-1 in league play while the Lady Steers fell to 1-7 overall and 0-2 in the RRAC.

The Texas College squads return to action Monday with a doubleheader at Southwestern Assemblies of God in Waxahachie. The men’s game pits the conference co-leaders in TC and SAGU (7-1, 2-0) after one week of conference play.

Texas College opens a three-game homestand starting Saturday against the University of the Southwest (N.M.), followed by dates with Texas Wesleyan (Dec. 10) and Bacone (Dec. 13).

Saturday’s RRAC men’s results: Texas College 53, St. Thomas-Houston 50; Southwestern Assemblies of God 80, Jarvis Christian 74; Wiley 75, Bacone 72; Texas Wesleyan 90, Huston-Tillotson 84; LSU-Shreveport 92, Langston 79.

Saturday’s RRAC women results: St. Thomas-Houston 82, Texas College 65; Jarvis Christian 72, Southwestern Assemblies of God 55; Wiley 94, Bacone 48; LSU-Shreveport 71, Langston 44; Our Lady of the Lake 94, Southwest 53.