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Tennessee State cruises past Alabama State, 68-46

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Jordan Reed and Christian Mekowulu combined to score 25 points and Tennessee State built a 27-point first half lead and cruised to a 68-46 win over Alabama State Wednesday night.

The Tigers, now 2-0 at home, opened a 40-13 lead by intermission. Tennessee State held a 22-12 lead with 7:49 left before halftime and closed the period on an 18-1 run.

Tennessee State (8-2) rebounded from a 67-55 loss to North Carolina State in its last outing Dec. 10.

Reed finished with 13 points in 17 minutes of action and Mekowulu added 12 points and five rebounds in 22. No Tiger played more than 22 minutes.

Tony Armstrong finished with 13 points for Alabama State (1-9).

Alabama State's lone win came over Cal State Fullerton and have weathered a grueling eight-game road schedule, with losses to TCU, Western Kentucky, Louisiana State and San Diego State.

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Key Players
Min. Per Game
Pts. Per Game
Ast. Per Game
Reb. Per Game
Field Goal %
Three Point %
Free Throw %
Team Stats
Points 0 0
Field Goals 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
3-Pointers 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
Free Throws 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
Total Rebounds 0 0
Offensive 0 0
Defensive 0 0
Team 0 0
Assists 0 0
Steals 0 0
Blocks 0 0
Turnovers 0 0
Fouls 0 0
Technicals 0 0
Team Stats
away team logo Alabama State 12-19 67.3 PPG 39.4 RPG 10.1 APG
home team logo Tennessee State 9-21 72.7 PPG 37 RPG 11.4 APG
Key Players
12
R. Gee 13.0 PPG 4.2 RPG 1.1 APG 39.2 FG%
3
D. Fitzpatrick-Dorsey 14.3 PPG 5.4 RPG 1.5 APG 44.6 FG%
Top Scorers
PTS REB AST
PTS REB AST
0 FG% 0
0 3PT FG% 0
0 FT% 0
Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Bench
Bench PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Bench
Bench PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB