LAS VEGAS (AP) Rodney Simeon scored 24 points and Alabama State made 8 of 9 free throws in overtime to defeat Cal State Fullerton 76-67 in the Global Sports Classic on Saturday.
Fullerton, which outscored the Hornets by 10 from the line in regulation, made just 2 of 4 down the stretch, allowing Tony Armstrong to score in the lane with four seconds left to tie the game 62.
Armstrong opened the overtime with a tip, giving Alabama State (1-5) its first lead since late in the first half. The Hornets had a one-point lead when Armstrong scored again to make it 70-67 with 1:46 to play. With Fullerton forced to foul in the final minute, the Hornets made all six from the line, four by Simeon.
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Torloft Thomas had 16 points and Armstrong 11 with 15 rebounds for Alabama State.
Tre Collins had 19 for the Titans (2-4), but went 1 of 12 from distance.