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Southwestern Athletic Conference Tournament - Alabama State Falls 73-61 Against Texas Southern - Game Recap

Southwestern Athletic Conference Tournament - Alabama State Falls 73-61 Against Texas Southern - Game Recap

Texas Southern got 16 points from Aaric Murray en route to a 73-61 victory over Alabama State on Friday at Toyota Center.

Texas Southern won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 8.5-point spread as favorites.

D'Aris Scarver had 14 points for Texas Southern and Madarious Gibbs chipped in with 12 points. Madarious Gibbs had 7 assists for them, while D'Aris Scarver was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 8 boards.

Alabama State got 21 points from Jamel Waters in a losing cause and another 13 points from Luther Page. Jamel Waters contributed 6 assists for them, while Maurice Strong had 7 rebounds.

First-half bettors who backed Texas Southern were victorious, as the score was 30-19 at the break.

Texas Southern won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 33-30.