Alabama State vs Jackson State

Jackson St. 70, Alabama St. 65

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JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - Christian Williams scored 17 points and Jackson State beat Alabama State 70-65 in overtime Thursday night.

The Tigers (9-17, 8-9 Southwestern Athletic Conference) overcame a 36-29 halftime deficit and hit free throws to beat the Hornets (9-21, 7-10).

A 3-pointer by Ryan Watts put the Hornets up 46-31. But Jackson State rallied behind Jeff Stubbs (15 points off the bench) and Williams, whose layup tied it at 62-62, forcing overtime.

Stubbs made two free throws for a 66-62 lead, then a layup. Alabama State's Shawntez Patterson sank a 3-pointer to cut it to 68-65 with 0:03 left, but Kelsey Howard's two foul shots clinched it.

Jackson State won despite making 2 of 18 3-pointers. Alabama State hit 6 of 20 treys. The Tigers won it at the foul line, going 20 for 22. Joshua Freelove scored 15 for Alabama State, which went 7 for 17 at the stripe.

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Alabama State Hornets
S. Patterson, F284-92-340213
P. Crawford, F195-81-430511
R. Watts, G395-100-041311
J. Freelove, G377-140-130315
D. McDaniel, G350-32-54342
J. Waters241-40-07023
L. Page201-10-15032
J. Jefferson142-52-22006
B. Brown91-20-11012
Totals 26-567-173342365
 46.4%41.2% 
Jackson State Tigers
W. Readus, F393-66-790412
C. Williams, G377-142-251117
K. Howard, G273-122-22239
P. Williams, G272-40-02014
J. Lewis, G261-30-02232
J. Stubbs334-107-820215
D. Taylor273-61-18117
S. Coleman50-22-21022
K. Demouchet41-10-02002
T. Ballard00-00-00000
K. Deese00-10-00000
D. Jones00-00-01020
K. Smith00-00-01000
Totals 24-5920-223561970
 40.7%90.9% 
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TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Texas So.16-218-15185
Alcorn St.13-515-15253
Jackson St.12-620-16222
Southern U.11-722-13186
Alabama St.9-914-17265
Prairie View7-117-24334
Alabama A&M6-1210-18332
Ark.-PB6-128-25310
Miss. Val.6-128-27330
Grambling4-147-24350
 
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