Scores

Final

Jackson State 63

(11-19, 7-11 SWAC)

Alabama State 67

(18-11, 12-6 SWAC)

    6:30 PM ET, March 8, 2014

    Dunn-Oliver Acadome, Montgomery, Alabama

    1 2 T
    JKST 33 3063
    ALST 31 3667

    Top Performers

    Jackson State: J. Nobles 20 Pts, 3 Reb, 4 Ast

    Alabama State: M. Strong 16 Pts, 7 Reb, 3 Ast, 1 Stl, 1 Blk

    Alabama State edges Jackson State 67-63

    Associated Press

    MONTGOMERY, Ala. -- Maurice Strong scored 16 points and grabbed seven rebounds as Alabama State edged Jackson State 67-63 on Saturday night.

    Jamel Waters added 17 points, five assists and four rebounds for the Hornets (18-11, 12-6 Southwestern Athletic Conference). Brandon Graham had 11.

    The Hornets prevailed despite lukewarm shooting from the field (36.1 percent) and from 3-point range (36.4 percent) and being outrebounded 39-34 by the Tigers.

    Alabama State went 14-7 to start but Jackson State answered with a 20-5 run midway to lead 27-19 with 4:32 left in the half and held on for a 33-31 advantage at the break. The lead changed hands seven times in the second half before the Hornets emerged on top, 56-55, with 5:31 to play and held on for the win.

    Julysses Nobles led the Tigers (11-19, 7-11) with 20 points and four rebounds.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    JKST
    ALST
    Points 63 67
    FG Made-Attempted 25-57 (.439) 22-61 (.361)
    3P Made-Attempted 5-15 (.333) 8-22 (.364)
    FT Made-Attempted 8-10 (.800) 15-18 (.833)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 19 (0/0) 12 (0/0)

    2013-14 Season

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