Alabama State survives Mississippi Valley State 75-74 in OT

BY foxsports • January 9, 2016

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) Jamel Waters' had 13 points, and his late layup at the end of overtime proved to be the difference as Alabama State beat Mississippi Valley State 75-74 on Saturday.

The Bulldogs took their only lead in overtime when Damian Young made 1 of 2 free throws with 31 seconds. Alabama State's Bobby Brown missed a 3 as time was expiring, but Waters grabbed the rebound and his put-back won it.

Alabama State (6-9, 1-2 Southwestern Athletic) got 13 points from Tony Armstrong and Mikel Tyson, and Torloft Thomas added 12.

Marcus Romain led Mississippi Valley State (1-15, 1-1) with 23 points on 8-for-27 shooting.

Williams' 3 gave Mississippi Valley State a 65-60 lead with 3:04 to play in regulation before the Delta Devils rallied. Thomas made two free throws to tie it with 13 seconds left.

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