Scores

Final

Alabama State 73

(16-17, 11-7 SWAC)

Texas Southern 66

(19-12, 16-2 SWAC)

    9:00 PM ET, March 11, 2011

    1 2 T
    ALST 30 4373
    TXSO 17 4966

    Top Performers

    Alabama State: I. White 17 Pts, 8 Reb, 1 Ast, 2 Stl, 1 Blk

    Texas Southern: H. Smith 24 Pts, 2 Reb, 2 Stl

    Alabama St. 73, Texas Southern 66

    Associated Press

    GARLAND, Texas -- Alabama State completed a day of upsets in the Southwestern Athletic Conference tournament semifinals on Friday, knocking off top-seeded Texas Southern 73-66.

    The fourth-seeded Hornets (16-17) advance to the championship game Saturday against sixth-seeded Grambling State, which defeated No. 2 Jackson State in the other semifinal Friday.

    Alabama State, which has won 10 of its last 11 games, had five players in double figures: Ivory White scored 17 points, Tremayne Moorer 14, Kenderek Washington 13, Jeff Middlebrooks 11 and Tramaine Butler 10.

    Harrison Smith had 24 points for Texas Southern (19-12), which trailed by as many as 19 points in the first half.

    The two teams combined to shoot 76 free throws -- Alabama State was 28 for 42 and Texas Southern 22 for 34.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    ALST
    TXSO
    Points 73 66
    FG Made-Attempted 19-41 (.463) 18-44 (.409)
    3P Made-Attempted 7-14 (.500) 8-18 (.444)
    FT Made-Attempted 28-42 (.667) 22-34 (.647)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 28 (0/0) 28 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 17 0

    2010-11 Season

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    Jan 31, 2011 @TXSO 73, ALST 59Recap
    Feb 28, 2011 @ALST 60, TXSO 48Recap
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