GREENWOOD, Miss. -- Nicolas West scored 18 points and grabbed 12 rebounds- and the teams combined for 105 free throw attempts- as Alabama A&M beat Mississippi Valley State 91-82 on Monday night.
Arthur Capers added 15 points and Demarquelle Tabb had 14 for Alabama A&M (9-12, 6-5 Southwestern Athletic Conference).Alabama A&M made 32 of 49 free throws, including some key makes in the final minute, and MVSU hit 36 of 56. Six players fouled out for Alabama A&M, including top-scorers West, Capers and Tabb. The teams combined for just 20 free throw attempts in the first half.Jeffrey Simmons and DeAngelo Priar had 13 apiece for Mississippi Valley State (8-16, 4-7).Alabama A&M turned the ball over 21 times, but outshot the Delta Devils 55.1 percent to 38.2 and held a 38-28 advantage on the glass.The all-time record for free throws attempted in one game is 130, set in 1953.