Alabama State vs Florida International

Alabama St. 60, FIU 57


MIAMI (AP) - Kenderek Washington scored a career-high 19 points and Alabama State surged into the lead midway through the second half en route to its first win of the season, 60-57 over Florida International on Saturday night.

The Hornets (1-5), who trailed by 10 with 53 seconds left in the first half, took their first lead at 37-35 on a Jonathan Jefferson layup with 11:16 to go. That sparked a 13-5 run and a 48-40 lead with 7:38 left.

The game was tied three more times, the last at 55 with 2:13 to go following two free throws by DeJuan Wright, who led FIU (2-5) with a career-high 26 points.

After Washington's 3-pointer with 41 seconds left, the Panthers' Dominique Ferguson made a layup with 18 seconds to go, then missed the ensuing free throw.

Ivory White hit two foul shots for the Hornets, and FIU missed two 3-point attempts.

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Alabama State Hornets
I. White, F253-63-322210
E. Johnson, F91-20-02042
K. Washington, G376-143-742319
J. Middlebrooks, G322-60-02226
T. Butler, G234-110-03249
S. Brown282-50-34204
J. Jefferson182-40-04034
J. Mason111-22-20104
L. Page90-02-22032
R. Watts80-10-01000
Totals 21-5110-1725112160
Florida International Golden Panthers
D. Ferguson, F273-72-511048
G. Dierickx, C101-10-03022
D. Wright, G3810-126-651326
J. Allen, G372-82-22037
P. Taylor, G322-72-40326
C. Bell192-52-24206
T. Akomolafe140-20-04150
T. Wozniak90-10-01000
M. Nunez50-10-20000
R. Pack50-00-00000
S. Miro41-20-01012
Totals 21-4614-213872057
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Texas So.17-223-12105
Alcorn St.14-518-14228
Southern U.11-815-18320
Jackson St.10-914-18322
Prairie View10-913-20307
Miss. Val.7-127-25334
Alabama St.6-138-23342
Alabama A&M2-162-27351

Conference USA
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Middle Tenn.17-131-535
La. Tech14-423-10117
Old Dominion12-619-12136
Western Ky.9-915-17226
UT-San Antonio8-1014-19264
So. Miss6-129-22331
North Texas2-168-22339
Other games
NC 72 Final
Kentucky 73
Iowa St 66 Final
Michigan 76
UTRGV 35 Final
Ohio St 64
Purdue 63 Final
XAV 66
Arkansas 62 Final
UConn 75
GONZ 75 Final
Illinois 82
MU 61 Final
Wisc 54
PITT 61 Final
Tenn 56
S Florida 42 Final
Kansas 70
PORT 53 Final
STL 73
SFA 42 Final
Tx A&M 55
Aus Peay 60 Final
Memphis 91
W Virg 62 Final
Miss St 75