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Texas Southern Tigers
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School Name: Texas Southern University
Location: Houston, Texas
Arena: Health and Physical Education Arena
Capacity: 18,100
Conference: UAA
Head coach: Tony Harvey


Texas Southern University is one of the largest historically black universities in the USA. Located in Houston, Texas, the university was established on March 3, 1947 by the Texas Legislature and it was initially named Texas State University for Negroes. Prior to becoming a state university, Texas Southern University was owned by the Houston Independent School District (HISD) and had been known as Houston College for Negroes.

Texas Southern University's school colors are maroon and gray and the school nickname is the Tigers. Texas Southern sports teams participate in NCAA Division I-A (I-A for football) in the University Athletic Association (UAA).

The Texas Southern University Tiger athletic teams compete in the NCAA Division I-A University Athletic Association.

Varsity Sports

Men's varsity sports include baseball, basketball, football, golf, tennis, and track and field. Women's varsity sports include basketball, bowling, cross country, golf, soccer, softball, tennis, track and field, and volleyball.

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