Scores

Final

Alabama A&M 59

(11-20, 6-12 SWAC)

Southern 72

(22-9, 15-3 SWAC)

9:00 PM ET, March 15, 2013

1 2 T
AAMU 20 3959
SOU 29 4372

Top Performers

Alabama A&M: D. Tabb 14 Pts, 15 Reb, 1 Ast, 3 Stl, 5 Blk

Southern University: M. Miller 19 Pts, 8 Reb, 1 Stl, 2 Blk

Southern U. 72, Alabama A&,M 59

Associated Press

GARLAND, Texas -- Malcolm Miller and Derick Beltran scored 19 points apiece and Southern defeated Alabama A&M 72-59 Friday to earn a spot in the Southwestern Athletic Conference championship game.

Miller had eight rebounds and was 6 of 9 from 3-point range.

Jameel Grace had 13 points and five assists for the Jaguars (22-9). Javan Mitchell had eight rebounds.

No. 1 seed Southern led 29-20 at halftime and never looked back. Southern shot 41 percent from the field for the game. Alabama A&M shot 42 percent but had 17 turnovers. Alabama A&M outrebounded the Jaguars 37-33.

Jeremy Crutcher led the No 6 seed Bulldogs (11-20) with 19 points and six assists. Demarquelle Tabb had 14 points, 15 rebounds and five blocks. Green Hill had 17 points.

Southern will play No. 4 seed Prairie View, which beat Jackson State 88-75 on Friday, for the SWAC title and the automatic NCAA tournament bid on Saturday.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
AAMU
SOU
Points 59 72
FG Made-Attempted 21-50 (.420) 21-51 (.412)
3P Made-Attempted 5-17 (.294) 10-20 (.500)
FT Made-Attempted 12-19 (.632) 20-30 (.667)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 21 (0/0) 17 (0/0)
Largest Lead 5 20

2012-13 Season

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