Scores

Final

Texas Southern 64

(14-14, 13-2 SWAC)

Alabama A&M 62

(9-17, 5-10 SWAC)

7:00 PM ET, February 23, 2013

Elmore Building, Normal, Alabama

1 2 T
TXSO 29 3564
AAMU 30 3262

Top Performers

Texas Southern: A. Clayborn 18 Pts, 9 Reb, 2 Ast, 1 Blk

Alabama A&M: J. Crutcher 15 Pts, 5 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Stl

Texas Southern 64, Alabama A&,M 62

Associated Press

NORMAL, Ala. -- Aaron Clayborn scored 18 points and Texas Southern held off Alabama A&M 64-62 Saturday.

The Tigers (14-14, 13-2 Southwestern Athletic Conference) led 58-46 with 7:56 remaining, but allowed eight consecutive points over the ensuing 2 1/2 minutes. Omar Strong ended the run with a layup for a 59-56 advantage with 3:34 left.

After a Bulldogs' layup made it 59-58, Texas Southern ran off four straight points for a 63-58 lead with 2:02 left.

Alabama A&M's Nicholas West hit 1 of 2 free throws to make it 63-62 with 9 seconds remaining. The Tigers' Law Johnson-Danner grabbed the rebound from the miss, was fouled and hit 1 of 2 at the line to end the scoring.

Clayborn was 9-of-11 shooting. Ray Penn added 11 points and Fred Sturdivant 10.

Brandon Ellis led the Bulldogs (9-17, 5-10) with 16 points and Jeremy Crutcher added 1.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
TXSO
AAMU
Points 64 62
FG Made-Attempted 25-51 (.490) 25-58 (.431)
3P Made-Attempted 3-16 (.188) 5-12 (.417)
FT Made-Attempted 11-24 (.458) 7-11 (.636)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 13 (0/0) 18 (0/0)
Largest Lead 13 3

2012-13 Season

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