Scores

Final

Alabama State 59

(10-22, 8-10 SWAC)

Jackson State 66

(11-17, 9-9 SWAC)

1:30 PM ET, March 14, 2013

1 2 T
ALST 31 2859
JKST 30 3666

Top Performers

Alabama State: P. Crawford 18 Pts, 9 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Stl, 1 Blk

Jackson State: C. Williams 22 Pts, 6 Reb, 3 Ast, 1 Stl

Jackson St. 66, Alabama St. 59

Associated Press

GARLAND, Texas -- Christian Williams scored 22 points to lead Jackson State to a 66-59 win over Alabama State on Thursday in the Southwestern Athletic Conference tournament.

Williams was 6 of 13 from the field for the game for the second-seeded Tigers. Jeff Stubbs scored 18 points. Willie Readus and Derrell Taylor had seven rebounds apiece.

No. 5 seed Alabama State led 31-30 at halftime and shot 41 percent from the field for the game, while Jackson State shot 36.5 percent. But the Hornets had 12 turnovers, and Jackson State (11-17) had the advantage in rebounding 40-35.

Phillip Crawford had 18 points and nine rebounds for the Hornets (10-22). Denaell McDaniel had 15 points, and Joshua Freelove added 11. Bobby Brown had a team-high 11 rebounds.

Jackson State will play the winner of the Thursday night match between Alcorn State and Prairie View on Friday.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
ALST
JKST
Points 59 66
FG Made-Attempted 23-56 (.411) 19-52 (.365)
3P Made-Attempted 2-15 (.133) 5-21 (.238)
FT Made-Attempted 11-20 (.550) 23-27 (.852)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 18 (0/0) 19 (0/0)
Largest Lead 6 11

2012-13 Season

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