Mitchell and Velez combine for 36 points in win over Huston-Tillotson

- scored early and often on Thursday at the HPE Arena as the got back into the winner column with a 72-36 win over .

Niya Mitchell scored 18 points while Richelle Velez chipped in 18 points off the bench while going 6-of-8 from three point range.

TSU led 32-15 at intermission fueled in large part behind the play of Mitchell and Velez.

Texas shot 54 percent from the field while holding Huston-Tillotson to 27 percent for the game.

The Lady Tigers will close out non-conference play on the road at on Saturday.

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