2018 — Texas Southern beats Arkansas-Pine Bluff 84-69 in the Southwestern Athletic Conference championship game. Texas Southern (15-19) earns an automatic bid into the NCAA Tournament after starting out 0-13 this season. The Tigers didn’t win a game until Jan. 1 and never beat a nonconference opponent.
Texas Southern guard Demontrae Jefferson, front left, drives to the basket as Arkansas-Pine Bluff forward Terrance Banyard defends during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in the championship of the Southwestern Athletic Conference, Saturday, March 10, 2018, in Houston. (AP Photo/Eric Christian Smith)