Jackson State vs Alabama A&M

Alabama A&,M 73, Jackson St. 53


NORMAL, Ala. (AP) - Brandon Ellis scored a career-high 23 points and Alabama A&M cruised to a 73-53 win over Jackson State on Thursday night, splitting the regular-season series and ending a two-game skid.

Ellis was 9 of 14 from the field, hitting 4 of 5 treys, as the Bulldogs (7-19, 5-12 Southwestern Athletic Conference) shot 50.9 percent (29 of 57).

Alabama A&M dominated inside, outrebounding the Tigers 40-27 and outscoring them 40-24 in the paint.

After Jackson State jumped out to a 7-0 lead, the Bulldogs tied it at 10 and then built a 12-point advantage.

Alabama A&M quickly expanded its 36-25 halftime lead to 20, at 45-25, and then maintained a cushion of at least 17 points.

Demarquelle Tabb and Casey Canty scored 15 apiece for the Bulldogs and Green Hill added 13.

Kelsey Howard scored 24 to pace the Tigers (7-22, 5-12), who defeated Alabama A&M 55-52 on Jan. 3.

Copyright 2017 by STATS LLC and The Associated Press. Any commercial use or distribution without the express written consent of STATS LLC and The Associated Press is strictly prohibited.
Jackson State (7-22)252853
Alabama A&M (7-19) «363773

Related Video


CBSSports Shop

Men's Nike White Villanova Wildcats 2016 NCAA Men's Basketball National Champions Locker Room T-Shirt

Villanova Wildcats 2016 National Champs
Get the Locker Room Gear!
Shop Now

Jackson State Tigers
J. Armstrong, F170-11-20001
D. Jones, F71-50-03122
K. Howard, G318-146-820224
J. Lewis, G252-51-22237
D. Taylor, G221-20-05132
S. Coleman283-50-04026
R. Gregory232-42-72006
K. Stewart210-100-02110
T. Ballard120-01-20021
W. Readus102-50-04034
T. Kendricks20-00-00000
J. Pittman20-00-01000
Totals 19-5111-212751853
Alabama A&M Bulldogs
J. Banks, C160-10-06030
B. Ellis, G349-141-140023
G. Hill, G325-73-304113
D. Tabb, G307-91-171315
J. Crutcher, G230-50-03640
J. Hunter162-40-07134
C. Cantey155-84-531115
E. Hardy Jr.150-40-01010
R. Martin71-30-01012
B. Allen50-10-04100
A. Lanier30-00-00010
D. Alexander20-11-21001
J. Long20-00-00000
Totals 29-5710-1240141873
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Texas So.17-223-12105
Alcorn St.14-518-14228
Southern U.11-815-18320
Jackson St.10-914-18322
Prairie View10-913-20307
Miss. Val.7-127-25334
Alabama St.6-138-23342
Alabama A&M2-162-27351
Other games
Michigan 72 Final
Illinois 61
Florida St 63 Final
Virginia 60
Georgia 49 Final
Kentucky 79