Gordon, Brooks help Alabama State get past Texas Southern, 72-67

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HOUSTON (AP)—Brandon Gordon and Brandon Brooks scored 13 points apiece to help Alabama State come from behind to beat Texas Southern 72-67 on Saturday night.

Joel Bosh and Andrew Hayles each added 12 points for the Hornets (16-19, 12-3 SWAC). Gordon hauled down eight rebounds while Brooks tallied five assists.

Anthony Ike scored 20 points to lead Texas Southern (7-12, 6-9). David Burrell added 14, while Sollie Norwood scored 13 and Damian Henderson had 11.

The Hornets outrebounded the Tigers 45-24.

Texas Southern led 42-35 at the break.

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 Alabama St.
Brandon Brooks Brandon Brooks
5-10,  13 Pts
3 Rebs, 5 Assists
 Texas Southern
Anthony Ike Anthony Ike
6-14,  20 Pts
7 Rebs, 2 Assists

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