Alabama State vs Texas Southern

Texas Southern 97, Alabama St. 65

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HOUSTON (AP) - Omar Strong scored 27 points and Texas Southern rolled past Alabama State 97-65 Monday night.

All five scorers were in double figures for the Tigers (8-14, 7-2 SWAC), who have won three in a row and seven of their last eight games after opening the season 1-13.

Lawrence Johnson-Danner had 20 points and six assists, Ray Penn contributed 19 points and eight assists and Fred Sturdivant had 13 points, 14 rebounds and three blocked shots. Aaron Clayborn had 11 points and nine rebounds for Texas Southern, which led by as many as 38 points in the second half.

The Tigers were 16 of 28 from 3-point range, with Johnson-Danner making six and Strong and Penn hitting five each.

Alabama State (6-16, 4-5) led only in the first three minutes of the game. Phillip Crawford led the Hornets with 18 points and 12 rebounds and Joshua Freelove scored 14 points.

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Scoreboard
Alabama State (6-16)353065
Texas Southern (8-14) «455297

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Alabama State Hornets
P. Crawford, F298-152-2123518
S. Patterson, F294-140-08139
J. Freelove, G346-140-000114
J. Waters, G332-54-52608
B. Brown, G141-50-03002
D. McDaniel252-52-21206
L. Page170-53-44023
R. Watts161-52-20045
J. Jefferson30-00-00000
Totals 24-6813-1534121565
 35.3%86.7% 
Texas Southern Tigers
F. Sturdivant, F365-93-4142313
A. Clayborn, F254-63-491111
O. Strong, G387-158-914127
R. Penn, G345-114-438219
L. Johnson-Danner, G297-100-026120
M. Gibbs171-30-02322
K. Sutton142-51-37225
B. Rosenberg50-00-00020
E. Blackwell20-10-02000
Totals 31-6019-2442261497
 51.7%79.2% 
SWAC
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Texas So.17-223-12105
Alcorn St.14-518-14228
Grambling11-815-17318
Southern U.11-815-18320
Jackson St.10-914-18322
Prairie View10-913-20307
Miss. Val.7-127-25334
Ark.-PB6-127-25345
Alabama St.6-138-23342
Alabama A&M2-162-27351
 
Other games
PITT 61 Final
LOU 64
USF 50 Final
MU 63
KAN 61 Final
WVU 56