Scores

Final

Alabama State 59

(6-16, 3-6 SWAC)

Texas Southern 73

(10-10, 8-1 SWAC)

    Coverage: ESPNU/WatchESPN

    9:00 PM ET, January 31, 2011

    Health & PE Center, Houston, Texas

    1 2 T
    ALST 32 2759
    TXSO 41 3273

    Top Performers

    Alabama State: I. White 9 Pts, 7 Reb, 4 Ast, 1 Stl, 1 Blk

    Texas Southern: T. Jones 18 Pts, 6 Reb, 3 Ast, 3 Stl

    Texas Southern 73, Alabama St. 59

    Associated Press

    HOUSTON -- Travele Jones scored 18 points to lead Texas Southern past Alabama State 73-59 Monday night.

    Kevin Galloway added 15 points and Lawrence Johnson-Danner had 14 to help the Tigers (10-10, 8-1) remain tied for first in the Southwestern Athletic Conference.

    Tramaine Butler led the Hornets (6-16, 3-6) with 17 points.

    Texas Southern took control of this one early by quickly building double-digit lead and shot 51 percent in winning for the eighth time in nine games.

    The Tigers led 12-0 2:49 into the game, went into halftime up 41-32 and led by 18 after intermission.

    Alabama State got as close as four twice in the first half and cut the gap to 43-35 early in the second, but Texas Southern responded with a 12-2 run and led by double digits the rest of the way.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    ALST
    TXSO
    Points 59 73
    FG Made-Attempted 21-55 (.382) 26-51 (.510)
    3P Made-Attempted 6-19 (.316) 7-18 (.389)
    FT Made-Attempted 11-22 (.500) 14-23 (.609)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 17 (0/0) 18 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 0 18

    2010-11 Season

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