Alabama A&M 79, Texas Southern 66
HOUSTON (AP)—Obie Trotter scored a game-high 30 points to lead Alabama A&M to a 79-66 victory over Texas Southern on Monday night.
Galen Gardenhire added 19 points for Alabama A&M (11-12, 9-7 Southwestern Athletic Conference) and shot 4-of-7 from 3-point range. Joe Martin had a double-double with 13 rebounds and 12 points. Mickell Gladness had 11 rebounds.
Christopher Moore led Texas Southern (8-20, 6-10) with 27 points and 13 rebounds for his 10th double-double of the season. Leonta Matthews added 11 points for the Tigers and Jacques Jones had 10. Sean Walker had a game-high six assists.
The game was tied 36-36 at the half before Alabama A&M pulled ahead to seal the win.
Alabama A&M shot 41 percent from the field and Texas Southern shot 42 percent.