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Arkansas-Pine Bluff vs Alabama State

Alabama St. 62, Ark.-Pine Bluff 56

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MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - Ivory White and Tramaine Butler scored 14 points each as Alabama State defeated Arkansas-Pine Bluff 62-55 Monday night in a Southwestern Athletic Conference game.

The Hornets (6-10, 3-1) increased a 24-23 halftime lead to 30-23 in the first 1 1/2 minutes of the second half on a basket by Phillip Crawford and two by Butler.

Alabama State's lead reached 15 points, 53-38, after White's jumper with 6:57 remaining and a basket by Crawford 15 seconds later after an offensive rebound.

Savalace Townsend, the conference's scoring leader, had 23 points to pace the Golden Lions (1-15, 0-3), who trimmed Alabama State's lead to 59-55 with 47 seconds left. But Jeff Middlebrooks made a pair of free throws to restore a six-point margin for the Hornets, who were just 6 of 18 from the line in the game.

Crawford added 10 points for the Hornets, and he and White each had 10 rebounds.

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Scoreboard
Arkansas-Pine Bluff (1-15)233356
Alabama State (6-10) «243862
 
Arkansas-Pine Bluff Golden Lions
L. Jackson, F315-130-013311
M. Anderson, F252-50-07304
D. Broughton, F161-31-23133
S. Townsend, G409-165-1094223
R. Bailey, G291-20-04332
A. Allen193-53-53129
C. Johnson191-40-00122
J. Harris141-30-22002
K. Jones50-00-00000
D. Nelson20-00-00000
Totals 23-519-1933161556
 45.1%47.4% 
Alabama State Hornets
K. Washington, F354-100-26228
I. White, F306-90-2102214
P. Crawford, F285-100-4100210
T. Butler, G305-83-620314
J. Middlebrooks, G291-42-24525
R. Watts141-41-10113
L. Page122-30-01004
S. Brown110-20-02140
A. Price61-10-10122
J. Mason51-20-00102
Totals 26-536-1837131862
 49.1%33.3% 
SWAC
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-L
Southern U.15-319-13
Alabama St.12-619-13
Texas So.12-619-15
Ark.-PB11-713-18
Alabama A&M10-814-16
Alcorn St.9-912-19
Jackson St.7-1111-20
Prairie View6-1211-23
Miss. Val.5-138-23
Grambling3-155-24
 
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