Scores

Final

Alabama A&M 61

(13-15, 10-8 SWAC)

Alabama State 81

(15-17, 11-7 SWAC)

    9:00 PM ET, March 10, 2011

    1 2 T
    AAMU 29 3261
    ALST 38 4381

    Top Performers

    Alabama A&M: D. Tabb 10 Pts, 5 Reb, 2 Ast, 2 Stl, 2 Blk

    Alabama St: K. Washington 16 Pts, 8 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Stl, 1 Blk

    Alabama St. 81, Alabama A&,M 61

    Associated Press

    GARLAND, Texas -- Tramaine Butler scored 21 points Thursday night and Alabama State continued its late-season surge with an 81-61 victory over Alabama A&M in the quarterfinals of the Southwestern Athletic Conference tournament.

    The Hornets (15-17), who have won nine of their past 10 games, also got 16 points from Kenderek Washington, 13 from Tremayne Moorer and 12 from Chris Duncan.

    Fourth-seeded Alabama State next faces top seed Texas Southern in the semifinals on Friday.

    Cornelius Hester had 14 points for Alabama A&M (13-15), which closed its season with losses in four of its last five games. DeMarquelle Tabb and Casey Cantey added 10 points each.

    Alabama State had a strong shooting performance, hitting 47 percent of its shots from the floor while making 5 of 9 3-pointers and 24 of 28 free throws. The Hornets also outrebounded the Bulldogs 40-24.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    AAMU
    ALST
    Points 61 81
    FG Made-Attempted 21-46 (.457) 26-55 (.473)
    3P Made-Attempted 4-14 (.286) 5-9 (.556)
    FT Made-Attempted 15-26 (.577) 24-28 (.857)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 22 (0/0) 22 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 0 21

    2010-11 Season

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