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Alabama State 73

(2-11, 2-1 home)

    5:00 PM ET, December 29, 2012

    Dunn-Oliver Acadome, Montgomery, Alabama

    1 2 T
    AM 27 2350
    ALST 28 4573

    Top Performers

    AUB Montgomery: R. Bickham 10 Pts, 8 Reb, 1 Stl

    Alabama State: J. Freelove 21 Pts, 4 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Stl, 1 Blk

    Alabama St. 73, Auburn-Montgomery 50

    Associated Press

    MONTGOMERY, Ala. -- Joshua Freelove scored 21 points, and Alabama State took control with a 9-2 run to open the second half and went on to beat Auburn Montgomery 73-50 on Saturday.

    Luther Page had 16 points and nine rebounds for Alabama State (4-7) in the battle of the Montgomery teams.

    Brett Person scored 12 points, and Reshad Bickham had 10 points and eight rebounds for Auburn Montgomery (4-7), a NAIA school from the Southern States Athletic Conference.

    Alabama State shot 11 of 33 from the field and 1 of 16 from 3-point range in the first half -- the Spartans led only 28-27 at the break -- then made 18 of 24 from the field and 4 of 9 on 3-pointers in the second half.

    From 42-35 at 12:43 of the second half, Alabama State eventually pushed the advantage to 67-43 at 3:42.

    The Hornets lead the series 25-7.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    AM
    ALST
    Points 50 73
    FG Made-Attempted 18-52 (.346) 29-57 (.509)
    3P Made-Attempted 4-20 (.200) 5-25 (.200)
    FT Made-Attempted 10-17 (.588) 10-14 (.714)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 14 (0/0) 17 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 2 23

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