Alabama State beats Southern 89-52

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BATON ROUGE, La. (AP)—Brandon Brooks scored 33 points and Alabama State defeated Southern University 89-52 on Saturday night.

Andrew Hayles added 15 points for the Hornets (15-8, 12-1 Southwestern Athletic Conference), who shot 51 percent from the field (33 of 64).

Alabama State connected on 57.1 percent of its 3-pointers (12 of 21) compared to the Jaguars (6-19, 6-8), who shot 14.2 percent from beyond the arc (3 of 21).

The Hornets bettered their season high point total after defeating Alabama A&M 87-43 on Feb. 14.

Brooks, the Hornets leading scorer at 13.2 points per game, went 7-for-9 from behind the 3-point line.

The Jaguars were led by Chris Davis with 12 points and Barry Honore’ with 10.

Wesley Jones’ nine rebounds helped Alabama State outrebound Southern 43-42.

The Hornets have now won six consecutive games and 13 of their last 14.

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Brandon Brooks Brandon Brooks
13-16,  33 Pts
4 Rebs, 5 Assists
Chris Davis Chris Davis
6-13,  12 Pts
7 Rebs, 0 Assists

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