MONTGOMERY, Ala. —Jamel Waters scored 18 points with eight rebounds and Alabama State held Southern to three points in overtime for a 63-59 win on Monday night.
Arkansas Pine Bluff def Prairie View 105-68
PINE BLUFF, Ark. —Marcel Mosley missed only one shot in scoring 26 points on Monday night as Arkansas-Pine Bluff beat Prairie View A&M 105-68.
Mosley was 3 for 3 from distance, 9 of 9 at the foul line and 4 of 5 inside the arc. The Golden Lions (6-15, 3-4) were 31 of 49 from the field and 31 of 33 from the free throw line.
Tevin Hammond added 17 points and Thaddeus Handley Jr. scored 15 for UAPB, which outscored the Panthers (5-15, 3-4) 55-35 after building a 17-point halftime lead.
Montrael Scott led Prairie View with 16 points. John Brisco added 14 and Jacoby Green 10.
The last time Pine Bluff surpassed 100 points was a 101-77 victory at Alcorn State on Jan. 19, 2009.
Alabama A&M def Alcorn State 78-66
HUNTSVILLE Ala. — Ladarius Tabb and Adrian Edwards each produced double-doubles Monday night as Alabama A&M topped Alcorn State 78-66 in Huntsville.
Tabb, the third leading scorer in the Conference, scored a career-high 33 points while Edwards added 13. Tabb also pulled down 12 rebounds and Edwards had 10.
Rakiya Battle, who averages 5.4 assists per game to lead the conference, dished out 12 on the night.
Marquis Vance led a trio of Braves in double figures with 17 points; LeAntwan Luckett scored 13 and Kenyan Pittman chipped in 10.
Luckett’s put back off his own blocked layup with 12:34 to play pulled Alcorn State (4-16, 3-5) within 52-44, but the Bulldogs scored the next 10 points to push their lead to 18 about three minutes later.
The Bulldogs shot 50 percent from the field and led at the half 42-35. The win also snapped a two-game losing streak.
Texas Southern def Mississippi Valley State 85-84
GREENWOOD, Miss. — Tonnie Collier scored 26 points including two free throws with 11 seconds left in triple-overtime and Texas Southern slid past Mississippi Valley State 85-84 on Monday.