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Southern U pulls away from Alabama A&M 81-67
Tuesday, Feb 19, 2013

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP)—Malcolm Miller and Derrick Beltran scored 21 points apiece in Southern University’s wire-to-wire 81-67 win over Alabama A&M on Monday in Southwestern Athletic Conference play.

Javan Mitchell added 13 points and Jameel Grace 12 for Southern, which opened the game on a 14-2 run and led by at least seven the rest of the way.

Beltran and Miller combined to go 13-of-23 shooting, accounting for exactly half of the Jaguars’ made baskets.

Southern (16-10, 10-2), winners of three straight, outshot Alabama A&M 48 percent (26 of 54) to 42 percent (24 of 57). The Jaguars struggled from the stripe, 22 of 32 compared to 12 of 17 for Bulldogs, but registered a 14 to 4 assist-to-turnover ratio.

Demarquelle Tabb led Alabama A&M (9-16, 5-9) with 22 points of 10-of-14 shooting but the other four Bulldog starters shot a combined 13 of 34.

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 Alabama A&M
Demarquelle Tabb Demarquelle Tabb
10-14,  22 Pts
7 Rebs, 2 Assists
 Southern
Malcolm Miller Malcolm Miller
7-12,  21 Pts
5 Rebs, 0 Assists

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