Scores

Final

Jackson State 69

(0-2, 0-2 away)

Alabama 86

(1-1, 1-1 home)

8:30 PM ET, November 17, 2009

Coleman Coliseum, Tuscaloosa, Alabama

1 2 T
JKST 35 3469
ALA 40 4686

Top Performers

Jackson State: G. Johnson 29 Pts, 3 Reb, 3 Ast, 2 Stl, 1 Blk

Alabama: T. Mitchell 23 Pts, 5 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Stl, 1 Blk

Alabama 86, Jackson St. 69

Associated Press

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- Freshman Tony Mitchell scored 23 points to lead four Alabama players in double figures as the Crimson Tide gave first-year coach Anthony Grant his first victory, 86-69 over Jackson State on Tuesday night.

Ahead 40-35 at halftime, Alabama (1-1) opened the second half with a 21-8 spurt to lead 61-43 with 12:17 left.

Charvez Davis had 16 points for the Crimson Tide and JaMychal Green and Mikhail Torrance each scored 13 points.

Garrison Johnson scored 29 points for Jackson State (0-2).

Alabama used a 12-4 run to lead 26-18 with 9:26 left in the first half. Jackson State cut the lead to 37-35 on a Johnson 3-pointer with 1:34 remaining in the half.

Crimson Tide senior guard Anthony Brock, who started and scored 15 points and made seven steals in Alabama's season-opening loss to Cornell, was suspended indefinitely for a violation of team rules prior to the game.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
JKST
ALA
Points 69 86
FG Made-Attempted 26-63 (.413) 30-56 (.536)
3P Made-Attempted 4-16 (.250) 7-17 (.412)
FT Made-Attempted 13-19 (.684) 19-32 (.594)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 21 (0/0) 21 (0/0)
Largest Lead 0 17

2009-10 Season

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