Alabama State tops Texas Southern 62-61
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP)—Menji Mundadi scored 15 points and hit a game-winning free throw down the stretch to push Alabama State past Texas Southern 62-61 on Saturday night.
Tramaine Butler scored 18 points to lead the Hornets (9-10, 6-2 Southwestern Athletic Conference), who have won five games in a row.
After Deandre Hall made two free throws to put Texas Southern up by two with 50 seconds left in the game, Tramayne Moorer made a layup 6 seconds later to tie the score at 61.
Travele Jones then missed a layup for the Tigers, and Mundadi made 1 of 2 from the foul line with 6 seconds remaining for the final score. Texas Southern had one last chance, but Junior Treasure committed a turnover on the final possession.
Treasure scored 18 points for the Tigers (10-10, 6-2), who saw a four-game win streak snapped.