Scores

Final

Texas Southern 62

(9-11, 5-3 SWAC)

Alabama A&M 63

(7-11, 4-4 SWAC)

    7:00 PM ET, February 1, 2014

    Elmore Building, Normal, Alabama

    1 2 T
    TXSO 28 3462
    AAMU 36 2763

    Top Performers

    Texas Southern: A. Murray 27 Pts, 9 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Stl, 2 Blk

    Alabama A&M: J. Crutcher 11 Pts, 3 Reb, 7 Ast

    Alabama A&M tops Texas Southern 63-62

    Associated Press

    NORMAL, Ala. -- Jeremy Crutcher scored 11 points Saturday night, including the game-winning free throw, as Alabama A&M beat Texas Southern 63-62.

    Nicholas West scored 12 points, Justin Colvin 11, Arthur Capers 10 and the Bulldogs (7-11, 4-4) outshot the Tigers 51.1 percent to 44.4 percent. Crutcher also had seven assists and Capers shot 3 for 3 from distance.

    Alabama A&M led 15-4 on a 3-pointer by Crutcher, then built a 13-point lead. Texas Southern used a 13-4 run to draw within four points, but Colvin scored five straight and Alabama A&M led 36-28 at halftime.

    Aaric Murray closed Texas Southern within 62-60 on two free throws in the second half and Madarious Gibbs tied it at 62 on a tip shot with 7 seconds to play. Crutcher drew a foul and hit the second of two free throws for the win.

    Murray led Texas Southern with 27 points and grabbed nine rebounds.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    TXSO
    AAMU
    Points 62 63
    FG Made-Attempted 20-45 (.444) 24-47 (.511)
    3P Made-Attempted 3-14 (.214) 9-17 (.529)
    FT Made-Attempted 19-31 (.613) 6-14 (.429)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 16 (0/0) 23 (0/0)

    2013-14 Season

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