Scores

Final

Alabama A&M 58

(11-15, 8-8 SWAC)

Texas Southern 79

(14-14, 10-6 SWAC)

    8:30 PM ET, March 3, 2014

    H&PE Arena, Houston, Texas

    1 2 T
    AAMU 23 3558
    TXSO 28 5179

    Top Performers

    Alabama A&M: A. Capers 19 Pts, 3 Reb, 2 Ast, 1 Blk

    Texas Southern: A. Murray 19 Pts, 12 Reb, 4 Ast, 3 Stl, 3 Blk

    Texas Southern pulls away from Alabama A&M, 79-58

    Associated Press

    HOUSTON -- Lawrence Johnson-Danner scored 16 of his 22 points in the second half as Texas Southern ran away from Alabama A&M for a 79-58 win on Monday night.

    Aaric Murray added 19 points and 12 rebounds for Texas Southern (14-14, 10-6 Southwest Athletic Conference). D'Aris Scarver added 13 points and Madarious Gibbs 10.

    The Tigers took a 28-23 lead into halftime before finding their collective shooting touch after the break.

    TSU made 16 of 32 field goals and 6 of 12 3-point shots after halftime, pushing its lead to double digits with a 10-4 run to open the second half.

    Alabama A&M (11-15, 8-8) pulled within 39-33 with 15 minutes left but would get no closer.

    Texas Southern used an 18-5 run to open up a 70-49 lead with 2:58 left.

    Arthur Capers lead AAMU, which shot 38.2 percent from the floor and 27.3 percent from deep, with 19 points.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    AAMU
    TXSO
    Points 58 79
    FG Made-Attempted 21-55 (.382) 25-60 (.417)
    3P Made-Attempted 6-22 (.273) 10-21 (.476)
    FT Made-Attempted 10-12 (.833) 19-25 (.760)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 21 (0/0) 15 (0/0)

    2013-14 Season

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