Texas Southern vs Alabama A&M

Texas Southern 64, Alabama A&,M 62


NORMAL, Ala. (AP) - Aaron Clayborn scored 18 points and Texas Southern held off Alabama A&M 64-62 Saturday.

The Tigers (14-14, 13-2 Southwestern Athletic Conference) led 58-46 with 7:56 remaining, but allowed eight consecutive points over the ensuing 2 1/2 minutes. Omar Strong ended the run with a layup for a 59-56 advantage with 3:34 left.

After a Bulldogs' layup made it 59-58, Texas Southern ran off four straight points for a 63-58 lead with 2:02 left.

Alabama A&M's Nicholas West hit 1 of 2 free throws to make it 63-62 with 9 seconds remaining. The Tigers' Law Johnson-Danner grabbed the rebound from the miss, was fouled and hit 1 of 2 at the line to end the scoring.

Clayborn was 9-of-11 shooting. Ray Penn added 11 points and Fred Sturdivant 10.

Brandon Ellis led the Bulldogs (9-17, 5-10) with 16 points and Jeremy Crutcher added 1.

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Texas Southern Tigers
F. Sturdivant, F314-62-580410
A. Clayborn, F299-110-192318
L. Johnson-Danner, G382-61-22116
O. Strong, G382-81-23126
R. Penn, G365-141-234111
M. Gibbs172-54-44019
K. Sutton111-12-81014
Totals 25-5111-243481364
Alabama A&M Bulldogs
J. Crutcher, G405-83-451015
B. Ellis, G407-150-071316
J. Long, G372-60-010624
D. Tabb, G325-130-171510
J. Wagner, G101-50-00003
G. Hill283-72-23428
A. Lanier72-31-21035
N. West40-11-20021
J. Banks20-00-00010
Totals 25-587-1134131862
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Alabama A&M1-131-24351
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