Southern vs Alabama State

Southern U. 55, Alabama St. 53

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MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - Derick Beltran scored 22 points and Southern University rallied to beat Alabama State 55-53 on Monday night.

The Jaguars (15-13, 11-4 Southwestern Athletic Conference) trailed 44-38 with 6:37 remaining before going on a 14-2 run. They scored six straight to cap the run, going up 52-46 on Quinton Doggett's free throw with 21 seconds left.

During the Hornets' 1:21 scoring drought, they missed all six of their field goals.

Southern shot 45.5 percent from the field in the second half (10 of 22), while Alabama State shot just 9 of 27 in the final 20 minutes.

Doggett finished with 18 points and three blocks for the Jaguars.

Tramaine Butler was the only player in double figures for Alabama State (10-16, 7-7) with 18 points. Butler was 4 of 8 from 3-point range, as the Hornets shot just 28.6 percent from behind the arc (6 of 21).

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Scoreboard
Southern (15-13) «233255
Alabama State (10-16)292453

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Southern Jaguars
Q. Doggett, F345-78-1252018
D. Beltran, G377-196-722122
F. Coleman, G291-20-06142
C. Monroe, G241-40-02032
J. Grace, G160-20-33300
M. Celestin272-70-04025
T. Marshall221-22-22434
M. Bol81-20-00122
N. Webb30-00-00000
R. Hill00-00-01000
Totals 18-4516-2430131555
 40%66.7% 
Alabama State Hornets
I. White, F382-90-29535
P. Crawford, F243-91-24057
J. Middlebrooks, G372-84-42438
S. Brown, G303-40-05026
T. Butler, G236-122-341318
R. Watts273-71-23028
L. Page100-31-46011
A. Price70-00-01120
J. Mason40-10-03000
Totals 19-539-1740112153
 35.8%52.9% 
SWAC
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Texas So.17-223-12105
Alcorn St.14-518-14228
Grambling11-815-17318
Southern U.11-815-18320
Jackson St.10-914-18322
Prairie View10-913-20307
Miss. Val.7-127-25334
Ark.-PB6-127-25345
Alabama St.6-138-23342
Alabama A&M2-162-27351
 
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