Scores

Final

Alcorn State 59

(10-23, 8-10 SWAC)

Texas Southern 78

(17-14, 16-2 SWAC)

9:00 PM ET, March 2, 2013

Health & PE Center, Houston, Texas

1 2 T
ALCN 27 3259
TXSO 39 3978

Top Performers

Alcorn State: M. Baker 22 Pts, 2 Reb, 1 Stl, 1 Blk

Texas Southern: F. Sturdivant 24 Pts, 6 Reb, 2 Ast, 2 Stl, 5 Blk

Texas Southern 78, Alcorn St. 59

Associated Press

HOUSTON -- Fred Sturdivant scored 24 points, grabbed six rebounds and had five blocked shots to lead Texas Southern to a Southwestern Conference regular season title with a 78-59 rout over Alcorn State on Saturday night.

Texas Southern (17-14, 16-2 Southwestern) built a 39-27 lead by halftime and used a 10-1 run to begin the second half to put the Braves away early. The Tigers shot 51 percent from the field, hitting seven 3-pointers and knocking down 19 of 26 free-throw attempts. Texas Southern had 19 assists as a team.

Omar Strong chipped in with 18 points for the Tigers and Madarious Gibbs had 11 points and pulled eight rebounds.

Marquiz Baker led Alcorn State (10-23, 8-10) with 22 points including four 3-pointers and LeAntwan Luckett had 13 points and four assists. The Braves shot just 39 percent from the field and were 4 of 15 from beyond the arc.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
ALCN
TXSO
Points 59 78
FG Made-Attempted 23-59 (.390) 26-51 (.510)
3P Made-Attempted 4-15 (.267) 7-19 (.368)
FT Made-Attempted 9-14 (.643) 19-26 (.731)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 20 (0/0) 14 (0/0)
Largest Lead 1 21

2012-13 Season

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Jan 4, 2013 TXSO 57, @ALCN 48Recap
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