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Posted on Tue, Nov 15, 2011 : 10:48 p.m.

Hot-shooting Texas Southern beats Eastern Michigan basketball team, 66-49

By Staff

The Eastern Michigan men’s basketball couldn’t keep up with a hot shooting night by Texas Southern on Tuesday night.

The Tigers made 64-percent of their shots from the floor - and nearly 60-percent from 3-point range - and won 66-49 in an Auto Owners Spartan Invitational game in Houston.

Darrell Lampley was the only Eastern Michigan (1-1) player in double-figure scoring totals. He finished with 15 points on 5-of-10 shooting from 3-point range.

Detroit native Lawrence Johnson-Dannere scored 20 points for Texas Southern (1-1), which made 13 of 22 shots from 3-point range.

The Eagles host Arkansas-Little Rock Friday in their second game of the four-game Auto Owners Spartan Invitational.