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Ewing, Armstrong lead Texas Southern past Alabama A&M 82-73

NORMAL, Ala. (AP) Eden Ewing scored 18 points and Tyrik Armstrong scored the game's final seven points as Texas Southern defeated Alabama A&M 82-73 on Saturday night.

Texas Southern had trouble putting away Alabama A&M and led only 75-73 with 1:28 to go before Armstrong hit a 3-pointer and four consecutive free throws to finish the game. The Tigers (10-11, 7-1 Southwestern Athletic Conference) move into sole possession of first place in the conference and lead Prairie View A&M (6-2) by a full game after the Panthers lost to Alabama State 52-49.

Armstrong scored 15 points, Justin Hopkins added 17 and John Jones had 14 points for Texas Southern, which has won six in a row.

Evan Wiley scored a career-high 22 points and had nine rebounds for the Bulldogs (5-14, 2-6), who have lost five straight. Garrett Hicks added 16 points, Cameron Alford had 14 points and Cameron Tucker had 10 assists.

Texas Southern plays at Alabama State on Monday. Alabama A&M stays home to play Prairie View on Monday.

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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 Texas Southern 10-11 443882
home team logo Alabama A&M 5-14 413273
Team Stats
away team logo Texas Southern 10-11 73.0 PPG 41 RPG 11.3 APG
home team logo Alabama A&M 5-14 61.5 PPG 38.2 RPG 10.9 APG
Key Players
20
T. Armstrong 14.3 PPG 3.6 RPG 4.1 APG 47.3 FG%
13
C. Alford 12.2 PPG 5.5 RPG 2.0 APG 36.0 FG%
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Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
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