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McKnight, Mekowulu left Tennessee St past Alabama St 64-45

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) Kamar McKnight shot five-for-nine from the floor in his first career start, Christian Mekowulu converted 12 of 16 free throws and each scored 14 points to lead Tennessee State past Alabama State 64-45 Tuesday night.

Armani Chaney whipped up five quick points with a trey, a steal and a fast-break layup as Tennessee State (5-3) broke open a four-point game in the second half. Ken'Darrius Hamilton added 10 points for Tennessee State, Mekowulu also pulled down 10 rebounds.

Neither team shot well, Tennessee State making 14 of 38 field goals (37 percent) but made up for it with 31 points at the free-throw line. Alabama State (0-9) shot just 21 percent from the floor - making 10 of 47 shots. Seven of the makes were from 3-point range.

Alabama State sent out its fifth different starting five and led for more than 11 minutes until Tennessee State took a 22-19 lead on a McKnight 3-point play. Reginald Gee scored nine points for Alabama 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
12T
away team logo Tennessee State 5-3 333164
home team logo Alabama State 0-9 291645
Team Stats
away team logo Tennessee State 5-3 72.7 PPG 37 RPG 11.4 APG
home team logo Alabama State 0-9 67.3 PPG 39.4 RPG 10.1 APG
Key Players
3
D. Fitzpatrick-Dorsey 14.3 PPG 5.4 RPG 1.5 APG 44.6 FG%
12
R. Gee 13.0 PPG 4.2 RPG 1.1 APG 39.2 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