Alabama State 80, Alabama A&M 74

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MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP)—Andrew Hayles scored 16 points for Alabama State in a second-half surge to defeat Alabama A&M 80-74 on Sunday.

Michael Ford scored a game-high 26 points and grabbed seven rebounds to lead A&M (8-10), which led 38-32 at halftime.

But ASU (9-14) dominated the second half as A&M weakened at the free throw line. The Bulldogs shot just 10-24 from the line.

A&M’s Obie Trotter struggled from the field shooting just 6-18 and scored 16 points. Trotter did finish with six assists and four steals.

A&M’s Chris Collins had his best showing of the season, scoring 12 points on 6-10 shooting.

The Hornets held a 48-41 rebounding advantage.

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Top Performers

 Top Performers
 Alabama St.
C. Mitchell C. Mitchell
5-12,  13 Pts
5 Rebs, 5 Assists
 Alabama A&M
M. Ford M. Ford
10-21,  26 Pts
7 Rebs, 4 Assists

Team Stat Leaders

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Rebounds
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