Texas Southern vs Alabama State

Alabama St. 66, Texas Southern 59

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MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - Ivory White scored 21 points and Phillip Crawford added 17 as Alabama State rallied to beat Texas Southern in overtime on Monday night, snapping a three-game losing streak.

Texas Southern entered halftime leading 32-18 and pushed that lead to 48-30 behind five straight points from Fred Sturdivant. However, Alabama State (8-13, 5-4 Southwest Athletic Conference) used a 22-6 run over the final 9 minutes to cut the deficit to 54-52. White's layup with 3 seconds left sent the game into overtime.

Crawford had 11 during the run and White had eight as the Hornets outscored Texas Southern 36-22 in the second half.

Alabama State controlled overtime, making the first three baskets and sinking four free throws in the final 20 seconds to seal the victory.

Texas Southern (7-14, 6-3) took seven 3-pointers in overtime, connecting on just one.

Sturdivant led the Tigers with 16 points and seven rebounds.

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Texas Southern Tigers
T. Price, F280-40-05020
D. Joyner, F192-40-03014
D. Scott, F80-00-04000
D. Ellington, G354-100-014210
L. Johnson-Danner, G302-71-21115
O. Strong343-130-02438
F. Sturdivant335-96-871316
P. Onwenu145-71-241211
M. Gibbs131-12-21025
D. King60-00-02020
A. Clayborn40-10-11000
J. Peters10-00-00000
Totals 22-5610-1533111859
 39.3%66.7% 
Alabama State Hornets
I. White, F398-181-291121
P. Crawford, F337-153-440317
J. Middlebrooks, G411-62-22925
S. Brown, G401-30-29232
T. Butler, G301-80-07332
R. Watts205-74-440415
J. Jefferson122-60-14014
L. Page60-20-01020
J. Mason40-00-00000
Totals 25-6510-1547151966
 38.5%66.7% 
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Texas So.16-222-13118
Alabama St.14-419-10257
Southern U.13-518-17229
Prairie View12-615-18260
Ark.-PB9-912-20302
Jackson St.9-911-21322
Alabama A&M8-109-20330
Miss. Val.5-136-26345
Alcorn St.4-146-26348
Grambling0-182-27351
 
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