Alabama A&,M 65, Southern U. 54
Cornelius Hester scored 18 points as Alabama A&M defeated
Southern University 65-54 on Saturday night.
After leading 40-38 at halftime, the Bulldogs (9-12, 6-7
Southwestern Athletic Conference) began the second half with an
11-0 run to take control, 51-38. The lead remained in double
figures for all but 19 seconds the rest of the way.
Both teams shot well in the first half, but went cold in the
second. Alabama A&M shot 51.4 percent (18-for-35) in the
opening 20 minutes before slumping to 31.3 percent (10-for-32)
after halftime. The Jaguars (4-22, 2-12) shot 50 percent in the
first half (14-for-28) but slipped to 20.8 percent after halftime
Hester was 1-for-6 in the second half after going 6-for-8 in the
Bo Amusa scored 14 points for Alabama A&M.
Jameel Grace scored 15 points and Julius Ingram 14 for