Alabama A&M vs Southern

Southern U. 81, Alabama A&,M 67


BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Malcolm Miller and Derrick Beltran scored 21 points apiece in Southern University's wire-to-wire 81-67 win over Alabama A&M on Monday in Southwestern Athletic Conference play.

Javan Mitchell added 13 points and Jameel Grace 12 for Southern, which opened the game on a 14-2 run and led by at least seven the rest of the way.

Beltran and Miller combined to go 13-of-23 shooting, accounting for exactly half of the Jaguars' made baskets.

Southern (16-10, 10-2), winners of three straight, outshot Alabama A&M 48 percent (26 of 54) to 42 percent (24 of 57). The Jaguars struggled from the stripe, 22 of 32 compared to 12 of 17 for Bulldogs, but registered a 14 to 4 assist-to-turnover ratio.

Demarquelle Tabb led Alabama A&M (9-16, 5-9) with 22 points of 10-of-14 shooting but the other four Bulldog starters shot a combined 13 of 34.

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Alabama A&M Bulldogs
J. Crutcher, G403-84-538211
D. Tabb, G3910-142-472422
B. Ellis, G353-93-351211
J. Long, G151-50-01123
B. Houston, G40-20-03010
G. Hill263-71-22337
N. West264-102-340313
J. Banks90-10-01020
J. Colvin50-10-01000
A. Lanier10-00-00000
Totals 24-5712-1733151967
Southern Jaguars
J. Mitchell, C344-65-1040213
B. Moore, C260-52-25312
D. Beltran, G296-116-630321
J. Grace, G285-102-263112
C. Monroe, G242-34-81548
M. Miller297-123-350121
C. Hyder140-10-14310
Y. Johnson111-40-03012
M. Bol51-20-01022
Totals 26-5422-3237141681
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Southern U.3-27-11287
Miss. Val.2-22-15334
Alcorn St.2-35-11301
Alabama St.2-34-13347
Prairie View1-34-14304
Alabama A&M1-41-15351
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ND 51 Final
WVU 61 Final
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