Scores

Final

Miss Valley St 67

(3-21, 3-8 SWAC)

Alabama State 80

(13-8, 10-1 SWAC)

    9:00 PM ET, February 9, 2009

    Dunn-Oliver Acadome, Montgomery, Alabama

    1 2 T
    MVSU 26 4167
    ALST 36 4480

    Top Performers

    Miss Valley St: E. Petty 14 Pts, 11 Reb, 1 Ast, 2 Stl

    Alabama St: B. Brooks 16 Pts, 7 Reb, 6 Ast, 1 Stl

    Alabama St. 80, MVSU 67

    Associated Press

    MONTGOMERY, Ala. -- Brandon Brooks and Andrew Hayles scored 16 points apiece to lead Alabama State past Mississippi Valley State 80-67 on Monday night for the Hornets' fourth straight win.

    Alabama State (13-8, 10-1 Southwestern Athletic Conference) has won 11 of its last 12 after starting the season 2-7.

    The Delta Devils (3-21, 3-8), who have lost four straight, were 22-for-69 from the field, compared to the Hornets' 29-for-52.

    Alabama State bolted to a 10-0 lead in the first 5:56, but Mississippi Valley State scored 13 unanswered points. The Hornets closed out the half with a 16-5 run to lead 36-26.

    The Delta Devils cut the deficit to 41-35 with 16:39 left, but were held scoreless for more than three minutes and the Hornets regained a double-digit lead.

    Eric Petty had 14 points and 11 rebounds for the Delta Devils and Tashan Newsome added 14 points.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    MVSU
    ALST
    Points 67 80
    FG Made-Attempted 22-67 (.328) 29-50 (.580)
    3P Made-Attempted 5-16 (.313) 10-20 (.500)
    FT Made-Attempted 18-25 (.720) 12-20 (.600)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 18 (0/0) 21 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 3 19

    2008-09 Season

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