Combs leads Texas Southern past Alabama St 80-66 in SWAC
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Jeremy Combs had 28 points and 18 rebounds as Texas Southern topped Alabama State 80-66 in the semifinals of the Southwestern Athletic Conference tournament on Friday...
Alabama St., Texas Southern meet in SWAC semis
No. 6 seed Alabama State (12-18, 10-9) vs. No. 2 seed Texas Southern (20-12, 15-4)
Southwestern Athletic Conference Tourney Semifinals, Bill Harris Arena, Birmingham, Alabama; Friday, 8:30...
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Jacoby Ross had 14 points off the bench to lift Alabama State to a 58-49 win over Jackson State in the quarterfinals of the Southwestern Athletic Conference Tourney on...
Jackson St. faces Alabama St. in SWAC quarters
No. 6 seed Alabama State (11-18, 9-9) vs. No. 3 seed Jackson State (13-18, 10-8)
Southwestern Athletic Conference Tourney Quarterfinals, Williams Center, Jackson, Mississippi; Tuesday, 8...
Jackson St. looks for home win vs Alabama St.
Alabama State (11-17, 9-8) vs. Jackson State (12-18, 9-8)
Williams Center, Jackson, Mississippi; Saturday, 6 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Jackson State looks for its fourth straight win over...
Jackson lifts Grambling St. past Alabama St. 93-66
GRAMBLING, La. (AP) — DeVante Jackson had 19 points as Grambling State routed Alabama State 93-66 on Thursday night.
Ivy Smith Jr. added 18 points for the Tigers, while Dallas Polk-Hilliard...
Alabama St. looks to sweep Grambling St.
Alabama State (11-16, 9-7) vs. Grambling State (14-15, 8-8)
Assembly Center, Grambling, Louisiana; Thursday, 8:30 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Alabama State goes for the season sweep over...
Williams carries Prairie View over Alabama St. 96-69
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Darius Williams had 20 points as Prairie View romped past Alabama State 96-69 on Monday night.
Prairie View looks to extend streak vs Alabama St.
Prairie View (16-12, 14-1) vs. Alabama State (11-15, 9-6)
Dunn-Oliver Acadome, Montgomery, Alabama; Monday, 9 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Prairie View looks for its sixth straight win in the...
Combs leads Texas Southern over Alabama St. 78-68
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Jeremy Combs had 22 points and 16 rebounds as Texas Southern won its ninth straight game, topping Alabama State 78-68 on Saturday.
Texas Southern looks to extend streak vs Alabama St.
Texas Southern (16-11, 11-3) vs. Alabama State (11-14, 9-5)
Dunn-Oliver Acadome, Montgomery, Alabama; Saturday, 6 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Texas Southern looks for its 14th straight win...
Farrar carries Alabama St over Southern 60-57
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — AJ Farrar scored a career-high 20 points with 11 rebounds as Alabama State narrowly defeated Southern 60-57 on Monday night.
Southern looks for home win vs Alabama St.
Alabama State (10-14, 8-5) vs. Southern (5-22, 4-10)
F.G. Clark Center, Baton Rouge, Louisiana; Monday, 8:30 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Southern looks for its fourth straight win over...
Johnson lifts Alcorn State past Alabama State in OT, 74-69
LORMAN, Miss. (AP) — Reginal Johnson forced overtime with a 3-pointer in the final minute of regulation, then scored eight points in the extra period to spur Alcorn State to a 74-69 upset win over...
Alcorn State looks for home win vs Alabama St.
Alabama State (10-13, 8-4) vs. Alcorn State (8-17, 4-9)
David L. Whitney Gymnasium, Lorman, Mississippi; Saturday, 6:30 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Alcorn State looks for its fourth straight...
Gee leads Alabama St. past Alabama A&M 68-62
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Reginald Gee scored 17 points as Alabama State beat Alabama A&M 68-62 on Saturday.
Leon Daniels and Tobi Ewuosho added 15 points each for the Hornets (10-13, 8-4 Southwestern Athletic Conference). Jacoby Ross, who was second on the Hornets in scoring heading into the contest with 14 points per game, was held to five points on 2-of-11 shooting.
Ross carries Alabama St over Mississippi Valley St 82-59
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Jacoby Ross had 17 points to lead five Alabama State players in double figures as the Hornets romped past Mississippi Valley State 82-59 on Monday night.
AJ Farrar added 16 points for the Hornets. Leon Daniels chipped in 10, Kevin Holston scored 10 and Reginald Gee had 10. Farrar also had nine rebounds for the Hornets (9-13, 7-4 Southwestern Athletic Conference).
Doss lifts Ark.-Pine Bluff over Alabama St. 75-69
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Shaun Doss had a season-high 25 points as Arkansas-Pine Bluff broke its 10-game road losing streak, defeating Alabama State 75-69 on Saturday.
Arkansas-Pine Bluff did not trail in the second half, but led by just two points, 70-68, with 1:03 remaining. The Golden Lions outscored the Hornets 5-1 in the final minute.
Andrus, Williams helps PVAMU beat Alabama State 69-67
PRAIRIE VIEW, Texas (AP) — Gerard Andrus had his first career double-double and Darius Williams scored all his 12 points in the second half to help Prairie View A&M beat Alabama State 69-67 on Monday night for the Panthers' 10th win in a row.
Andrus, a juco transfer, finished with 14 points and a season-high 11 rebounds. Antoine Lister added 13 points on 5-of-6 shooting and Dennis Jones had nine points and nine assists for Prairie View.
Gee, Farrar lead Alabama State to 68-65 win over Southern
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Reginald Gee scored 15 points, including three 3-pointers, and AJ Farrar had a double-double to help Alabama State beat Southern 68-65 on Monday night for its fourth win in a row.
Farrar finished with 17 points, on 6-of-7 shooting, and a career-high 14 rebounds. Tobi Ewuosho added 10 points for Alabama State (8-10, 6-1 Southwestern Athletic Conference).
Alabama State rolls to 74-59 win over Alcorn State
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Reginald Gee scored 20 points with five rebounds as Alabama State rolled to 74-59 win over Alcorn State on Saturday night.
Tobi Ewuosho added 17 points, eight rebounds and four steals for the Hornets (7-10, 5-1 Southwestern Athletic Conference), who have won three straight. Jacoby Ross had 15 points and five assists.
Alabama State shot 49 percent from the field compared to 34 percent for Alcorn State.
Gee leads Alabama State past Alabama A&M 72-54
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) — Reginald Gee scored 19 points and grabbed seven rebounds and Alabama State breezed to a 72-54 victory over Alabama A&M on Saturday night.
Ewuosho’s jumper with 0.8 left lifts Alabama St. over MVSU
ITTA BENNA, Miss. (AP) — Jacoby Ross and Reginald Gee scored 16 points apiece and Tobi Ewuosho hit a jumper with 0.8 seconds left in overtime to help Alabama State beat Mississippi Valley State 81-79 on Monday night.
AJ Farrar added 15 points on 7-of-12 shooting and Ewuosho finished with eight points and eight rebounds for Alabama State (5-10, 3-1 Southwestern Athletic Conference). The Hornets snapped a nine-game road losing streak.
McKnight tops 1,000 career points; UAPB beat Alabama St.
PINE BLUFF, Ark. (AP) — Martaveous McKnight had 27 points on 10-of-15 shooting and Shaun Doss scored 20 to help Arkansas-Pine Bluff beat Alabama State 82-71 on Saturday night.
McKnight, who also grabbed eight rebounds, has 1,006 points in just 50 games for the Golden Lions after transferring from Itawamba Community College. Charles Jackson had 15 points for UAPB (5-10, 2-0 Southwestern Athletic Conference).
ASU wins 2 straight league games for 1st time since 2014-15
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Jacoby Ross scored 13 points and Alabama State beat Jackson State 59-57 on Monday night.
Alabama State has won back-to-back games in conference play for the first time since the 2014-15 season. That season, the Hornets finished 14-4 in conference play before falling to Southern in the championship game and finished 19-10.
Farrar with 18 points, Alabama State routs Grambling 74-53
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — AJ Farrar scored 18 points and grabbed 12 rebounds as Alabama State routed Grambling 74-53 in a Southwestern Athletic Conference opener on Saturday night.
Farrar was 8 of 11 from the field for the Hornets (3-9, 1-0). Reginald Gee added 17 points and 10 rebounds, Jacoby Ross had 13 points and Ed Jones chipped in 10.
Alabama State shot 43 percent from the field overall compared to 32 percent for Grambling and had a 49-35 rebounding advantage.
Liberty wins opener over Alabama State at St. Pete Shootout
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Keenan Gumbs scored 14 points and had a game-high seven rebounds and Liberty rode a big first-half lead to a 73-55 victory over Alabama State in the opener of the St. Pete Shootout on Friday.
Saturday, Liberty plays Austin Peay for the tournament title and Alabama State takes on Campbell for third place.
Darius McGhee made three 3-pointers and he and Scottie James scored 11 points each for the Flames, who are 10-3 for the first time since 1991.
Sam Houston State snaps 4-game skid, beats Alabama State
HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — Kai Mitchell had 11 points and 11 rebounds and Sam Houston State dominated the first half on its way to a 78-57 victory over Alabama State on Tuesday night, snapping a four-game losing streak.
Gee scores 18 as Alabama State cruises to 85-44 win
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Reginald Gee scored 18 points and Alabama State beat Division III Birmingham-Southern 86-44 on Wednesday night.
Branden Johnson added 11 points with a team-high 13 rebounds for the Hornets (2-2). AJ Farrar also had 11 points and added 10 rebounds and Tobi Ewuosho chipped in 10 points with five rebounds.
Alabama State shot 47 percent from the field (30-64) compared to 25 percent for Birmingham-Southern (14-57) and had a 52-33 rebounding edge.
Alabama State beats LaGrange 97-63
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Reginald Gee scored 24 points and made all three of his 3-point attempts to help Alabama State get its first win of the season 97-63 over Division III LaGrange on Sunday night.
Jacoby Ross added 20 points, making 3 of 4 from 3-point range, and Austin Rogers and Branden Johnson scored 10 each. Gee had 18 points in the first half when the Hornets built a 59-27 lead.
HOUSTON (AP) — Donte Clark scored 30 points, Marquis Salmon had 13 points and 13 rebounds and Texas Southern rolled to a 90-76 victory over Alabama State on Tuesday night in a Southwestern Athletic Conference Tournament quarterfinal.
No. 3 seed Texas Southern (13-19) will face second-seeded Prairie View A&M (15-17) in a Friday semifinal.
Demontrae Jefferson added 24 points for the Tigers, who made 33 of 46 (72 percent) free throws. Derrick Bruce chipped in 12 points.
Grambling beats Alabama State 66-64 for SWAC title
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Ivy Smith Jr. scored 17 points and Grambling beat Alabama State 66-64 on Saturday in a regular season finale.
Grambling (17-14, 13-5 Southwestern Athletic Conference) clinches its first conference title since the 1988-89 season. The Tigers are ineligible for postseason play, however, due to the program's failure to meet the NCAA's required Academic Progress Rate (APR) benchmark.
Shirmane Thomas added 14 points and Devante Jackson 13. Both also grabbed six rebounds.
Alabama State beats Jackson State 62-60
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Reginald Gee had 17 points and Rodney Simeon scored 13 as Alabama State came back to beat Jackson State 62-60 on Thursday night.
Branden Johnson blocked six shots for the Hornets (8-21, 8-9 Southwestern Athletic Conference), including swatting Treshawn Bolden's layup attempt to seal the win as time expired.
Gene Davis closed the first half with a 3-point play to give the Hornets a one point lead.
Alabama State beats Alcorn State 82-62
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Jacoby Ross had 19 points, seven rebounds and six assists Monday night to help Alabama State beat Alcorn State 82-62.
The Hornets (7-19, 7-7 Southwest Athletic Conference) went on a 14-3 run to lead 66-51 on Ross' jumper with 6:26 left in the second half. The Braves (10-18, 6-9) got the deficit no closer than 13 from there.
Sam scores 18 points, Southern holds off Alabama State 70-67
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Jared Sam scored 18 points and grabbed nine rebounds and Southern held off Alabama State 70-67 on Saturday night.
Sam was just 4 of 13 from the field but made 10 of 14 free throws for the Jaguars (13-14, 9-5 Southwestern Athletic Conference), who have won four straight. Jamar Sandifer and Eddie Reese added 12 points apiece and Chris Thomas also had 12 points along with nine rebounds.
Gee lifts Alabama St past Mississippi Valley St in OT, 89-85
ITTA BENA, Miss. (AP) — Reginald Gee scored from in the paint twice in overtime and Alabama State escaped Mississippi Valley State with an 89-85 victory in a Southwestern Conference battle Saturday.
Gee put the Hornets in front with a layup and Jacoby Ross extended the lead to five with a 3-pointer. Terrance LeFlore answered a layup from Dante Scott to keep the lead at five. After Jordan Evans hit from deep, Gee tipped in a missed layup by Ross with :35 left to set the final score.
Clark scores 30 as Texas Southern beats Alabama St.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Donte Clark scored 30 points and Derrick Bruce added 25 to help Texas Southern beat Alabama State 97-82 on Monday night.
Clark made 8 of 16 from the field, including 3 of 4 from 3-point range, and made all of his 11 free-throw attempts. Marquis Salmon had 17 points and 14 rebounds, both career highs, for Texas Southern (6-16, 6-3 Southwestern Athletic Conference).
Hamilton with 21, Prairie View A&M beats Alabama St. 86-80
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Zachary Hamilton scored 21 points on seven 3-pointers and Prairie View A&M beat Alabama State 86-80 on Saturday night.
JD Wallace added 15 points with five rebounds for the Panthers (7-15, 4-4 Southwestern Athletic Conference) who have won two in a row after losing four straight. Shaquille Preston had 15 points, Troy Thompson added 13 and Dennis Jones 10.
Hamilton drained five 3-pointers in the first half to help Prairie View build a 42-28 lead at the break.
Reese guides Southern to 63-61 win over Alabama State
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Eddie Reese hit three 3-pointers and scored 14, Sidney Umude added 11 points, seven rebounds and three blocked shots and Southern made just enough free throws down the stretch to fend off Alabama State 63-61 on Saturday.
Alabama State edges Alabama A&M 70-67
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Jacoby Ross scored 20 points and the go-ahead free throws, Reginald Gee added 17 points with four 3-pointers, and Alabama State blew a 20-point halftime lead but regained it late and held off Alabama A&M 70-67 on Saturday night.
Alabama State gets 63-46 win over Mississippi Valley State
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Reginald Gee scored 16 points to lead Alabama State to a 63-46 victory over winless Mississippi Valley State on Saturday.
Alabama St ends 20-game skid, beats Grambling 74-66
GRAMBLING, La. (AP) — Branden Johnson scored 11 of his 13 points in the second half and grabbed 10 rebounds to rally Alabama State to its first win of the season Wednesday night, 74-66 over Grambling State that also ended a 20-game losing streak.
Jacoby Ross led the Hornets (1-13, 1-1 Southwest Athletic Conference) with 14 points, Reginald Gee had 11 and Ed Jones 10.
Jackson State beats Alabama State 82-73 in SWAC opener
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Jeremiah Jefferson scored 21 points, Paris Collins had 16 points, 12 rebounds and five assists for his second double-double of the season, and Jackson State beat Alabama State 82-73 on Monday night in a Southwestern Athletic Conference opener.
Jefferson and Collins each made three of Jackson State's 11 3-pointers. Jefferson was 9 of 14 from the floor for his third 20-plus game of the season and Collins made 4 of 12 as the Tigers shot 46 percent overall.
Louisiana Tech turns back Alabama State 74-62
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Daquan Bracey scored 16 points with seven assists, Jacobi Boykins had 14 and five, and Louisiana Tech defeated Alabama State 74-62 on Thursday at the New Orleans Shootout.
Anthony Duruji added 12 points and Jy'lan Washington 11 for the Bulldogs (9-4), who had 21 assists on their 26 baskets. They made half their shots, going 8 of 16 from 3-point range and 18 of 36 inside the arc.
Louisiana Tech faces Fort Wayne in the championship on Friday and Alabama State meets Liberty.
Savannah State holds off Alabama State rally, 101-97
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — Dexter McClanahan scored 17 points off the bench with four 3-pointers, Isaiah Felder and Alante Fenner added 16 apiece, and Savannah State held off Alabama State 101-97 in the mainland edition of the Cayman Islands Challenge on Tuesday night.
The Tigers (2-4) led 45-36 at halftime, but Alabama State (0-6) surged out of the break with a 61-point second half.
Fenner was 10 of 10 at the foul line as Savannah State converted 24 of 34 on two dozen Alabama State fouls.
Chattanooga coasts to 67-50 win over Alabama State
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — Makinde London scored 18 points, Rodney Chatman had 13 more and Chattanooga never trailed in a 67-50 win over Alabama State on Monday night.
Nat Dixon added 12 points for Chattanooga (2-2), which shot 52.5 percent from the field, including 10 of 19 from 3-point range, and held Alabama State to just 14 points in the first half.
London hauled in eight of Chattanooga's 31 rebounds and was 3 of 5 from long range.
Daum leads South Dakota State past Alabama State, 94-63
BROOKINGS, S.D. (AP) — Mike Daum scored 30 points and grabbed 13 rebounds as South Dakota State swept its three-game, season-opening home stand, topping Alabama State 94-63 Tuesday night.
Daum hit 9 of 15 shots from the field, including 5 of 7 from three-point range. David Jenkins Jr. knocked down 5 of 9 shots from deep and finished with 20 points.
As a team the Jackrabbits hit 17 of 29 three-point attempts (58.6 percent) while knocking down 30 of 56 overall from the field (53.6 percent).
GRAMBLING, La. (AP) — Avery Ugba and Remond Brown each scored 21 points and Grambling State beat Alabama State 82-69 on Thursday night to keep pace with Jackson State and Prairie View A&M in the Southwestern Athletic Conference standings.
The Tigers (14-16, 9-8) are tied with Jackson State and Prairie View for fourth with one game remaining, with the top-four seeds earning first round home games in the conference tournament.
Alabama State beats Alabama A&M 97-89 in 3OT
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Rodney Simeon scored 25 points and grabbed 11 rebounds as Alabama State beat Alabama A&M 97-89 in triple overtime on Saturday night.
Tony Armstrong added 22 points and 13 rebounds for the Hornets (8-16, 6-6 Southwestern Athletic Conference). Reginald Gee had 15 and Torloft Thomas 11.
Alabama State hangs on for 71-66 win over MVSU
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Tony Armstrong scored 15 points with 7-for-11 shooting and Alabama State held off Mississippi Valley State for a 71-66 win Monday night.
Reginald Gee added 12 points for Alabama State (7-16, 5-6 Southwestern Athletic Conference), Terrance LeFlore had 11 and Torloft Thomas 10. The Hornets shot 49 percent from the field and controlled the boards 42-34 to avenge a Jan. 9 loss to MVSU.