Alabama State def Southern 63-59 OT


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.
Waters made two free throws with 3:02 left in regulation to give Alabama State a 56-53 lead. Southern’s Adrian Rodgers tied the game with a 3-pointer with 57 seconds remaining and neither team made another shot, forcing overtime.
Rodgers made a basket at the 3:03 mark of overtime for a 59-57 lead, but the Jaguars went scoreless the rest of the way.
Wendell Lewis scored 15 points and 10 rebounds to help the Hornets (11-5, 7-0) win its eighth straight game. Waters was 4 of 17 from the field, but went 9 of 10 from the free throw line.
Rodgers finished with 21 points for Southern (9-13, 6-2). The Jaguars had their five game winning streak snapped.
Arkansas Pine Bluff def Prairie View 105-68


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 Braves used an 11-1 run to cut their deficit to 70-62 with three minutes remaining, but got no closer.

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.

Collier’s free throws came after Isaac Williams’ jumper put MVSU up 84-83 with 19 seconds left. MVSU had one last possession, but a turnover and foul by Billy Jackson sealed it.
The Deltadevils had the last shot in regulation and the first two overtimes, but missed each time in its upset bid.
MVSU’s Vacha Vaughn forced overtime with his lone basket of the game, a layup with 50 seconds left.
TSU’s Malcolm Riley prompted the third overtime with a jumper with 25 seconds left.
Collier was 8 of 14 from the floor and made five three pointers for the Tigers (9-11, 6-1). Madarious Gibbs added 17 points.
MVSU (2-18, 1-6) was led by Williams with 26 points. DeAngelo Priar had 17 points and 13 boards.


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