SWAC Tournament - Alabama A&M Falls 72-59 Against Southern - Game Recap
Southern grabbed a 72-59 win over Alabama A&M on Friday, behind a 19-point effort from Derick Beltran at Curtis Culwell Center.
Southern was a 12-point favorite in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters.
Southern got 19 points from Malcolm Miller and another 13 points from Jameel Grace. Jameel Grace contributed 5 assists, while Javan Mitchell cleaned the glass with 8 rebounds.
Alabama A&M got a 19-point performance from Jeremy Crutcher, who was supported by 17 points from Green Hill. Jeremy Crutcher had 6 assists in a losing cause for Alabama A&M, while Demarquelle Tabb grabbed 15 rebounds.
Southern hit the break leading 29-20 before taking care of business in the second half.
Alabama A&M won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 37-33.