Texas Southern vs Alabama State

Texas Southern 70, Alabama St. 50


MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - Fred Sturdivant scored 22 points with 13 rebounds and Texas Southern won its 10th straight game 70-50 over Alabama State Monday night in Southwestern Athletic Conference action.

The double-double was Sturdivant's 11th and his third in his past four games. The senior was 11-of-15 shooting and blocked six shots. He was joined in double figures by Aaron Clayborn (12 points), Lawrence Johnson-Danner (12) and Ray Penn (10) for the Tigers (15-14, 14-2).

Texas Southern's Omar Strong scored just two points and was 0 for 9 from 3-point range, snapping his streak of consecutive games with at least one trey at 60 - it was the longest active streak in the NCAA.

The Tigers led 19-4 on Johnson-Danner's four-point play just under 7 minutes in and cruised to a 36-26 halftime edge.

Alabama State (9-20, 7-9) tied it 36-36 with 15:15 left, but the Tigers responded with a 21-3 run.

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Texas Southern Tigers
F. Sturdivant, F3111-150-0130122
A. Clayborn, F226-110-180012
R. Penn, G354-120-069210
L. Johnson-Danner, G343-83-640212
O. Strong, G331-110-01012
M. Gibbs263-51-23109
K. Sutton141-31-23013
D. Ellington20-00-00000
B. Rosenberg20-00-02010
E. Blackwell10-00-00000
Totals 29-655-114710870
Alabama State Hornets
P. Crawford, F317-150-0101214
S. Patterson, F241-71-25224
J. Freelove, G367-120-000118
D. McDaniel, G330-40-05410
R. Watts, G334-132-260110
J. Waters221-50-02312
J. Jefferson100-10-02020
L. Page91-40-03022
B. Brown20-10-21010
D. Neal00-00-00000
Totals 21-623-637101350
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
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TXTCH 55 Final
KSU 75
SYR 71 Final
MU 74
KAN 108 Final