Scores

Final

Alabama A&M 63

(8-18, 6-12 SWAC)

Jackson State 77

(16-14, 15-3 SWAC)

    6:30 PM ET, March 7, 2009

    Williams Center, Jackson, Mississippi

    1 2 T
    AAMU 28 3563
    JKST 44 3377

    Top Performers

    Alabama A&M: T. Simpson 17 Pts, 3 Reb, 3 Ast, 5 Stl

    Jackson State: G. Maxey 18 Pts, 12 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Stl

    Jackson St. 77, Alabama A&,M 63

    Associated Press

    JACKSON, Miss. -- Grant Maxey scored 18 points to lead Jackson State to a 77-63 win over Alabama A&M on Saturday night in the regular-season finale for both teams.

    Darrion Griffin and Garrison Johnson added 15 points apiece for the Tigers (16-14, 15-3 Southwestern Athletic Conference), while Jeremy Caldwell chipped in with 13. The Tigers won 11 of their final 12 games after starting the season 1-12.

    Trant Simpson paced the Bulldogs (8-18, 6-12) with 17 points, while Cornelius Hester added 15. Alabama A&M lost seven of its final eight games.

    The Tigers shot 50.8 percent from the field (31-for-61) and outrebounded the Bulldogs 49-32.

    Alabama A&M shot 34.3 percent from the field (23-for-67) and 52 percent from the free-throw line (13-for-25).

    The Southwestern Athletic Conference tournament begins on March 11.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    AAMU
    JKST
    Points 63 77
    FG Made-Attempted 23-67 (.343) 31-61 (.508)
    3P Made-Attempted 4-20 (.200) 6-18 (.333)
    FT Made-Attempted 13-25 (.520) 9-9 (1.000)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 11 (0/0) 19 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 0 16

    2008-09 Season

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