Alabama State vs Florida International

Alabama St. 60, FIU 57

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MIAMI (AP) - Kenderek Washington scored a career-high 19 points and Alabama State surged into the lead midway through the second half en route to its first win of the season, 60-57 over Florida International on Saturday night.

The Hornets (1-5), who trailed by 10 with 53 seconds left in the first half, took their first lead at 37-35 on a Jonathan Jefferson layup with 11:16 to go. That sparked a 13-5 run and a 48-40 lead with 7:38 left.

The game was tied three more times, the last at 55 with 2:13 to go following two free throws by DeJuan Wright, who led FIU (2-5) with a career-high 26 points.

After Washington's 3-pointer with 41 seconds left, the Panthers' Dominique Ferguson made a layup with 18 seconds to go, then missed the ensuing free throw.

Ivory White hit two foul shots for the Hornets, and FIU missed two 3-point attempts.

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Alabama State Hornets
I. White, F253-63-322210
E. Johnson, F91-20-02042
K. Washington, G376-143-742319
J. Middlebrooks, G322-60-02226
T. Butler, G234-110-03249
S. Brown282-50-34204
J. Jefferson182-40-04034
J. Mason111-22-20104
L. Page90-02-22032
R. Watts80-10-01000
Totals 21-5110-1725112160
 41.2%58.8% 
Florida International Golden Panthers
D. Ferguson, F273-72-511048
G. Dierickx, C101-10-03022
D. Wright, G3810-126-651326
J. Allen, G372-82-22037
P. Taylor, G322-72-40326
C. Bell192-52-24206
T. Akomolafe140-20-04150
T. Wozniak90-10-01000
M. Nunez50-10-20000
R. Pack50-00-00000
S. Miro41-20-01012
Totals 21-4614-213872057
 45.7%66.7% 
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