ALABAMA STATE HORNETS NEWS

No. 5 Mississippi State beats Alabama State 90-47

STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) Victoria Vivians scored 28 points to lead No. 5 Mississippi State over Alabama State 90-47 on Tuesday night. Vivians, a junior, has now scored more than 1,300 points in her career. Freshman forward Ameshya Williams also scored in double figures with 12 points. Mississippi State had a 40-30 rebounding advantage over the Hornets and shot 28 of 40 (70 percent...
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December 20, 2016  |  Discuss

Alabama State coach Brian Jenkins, assistant suspended

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) Alabama State coach Brian Jenkins and assistant coach James Joseph have been suspended for one game because of an NCAA violation. The university said Friday that the suspension stemmed from a level-three NCAA infraction committed in 2015. A member of Jenkins' staff made written offers to two recruits before Aug. 1 of their senior years. NCAA rules require...
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October 14, 2016  |  Discuss

Big 3rd quarter sends Texas over Alabama State 86-42

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) Ariel Atkins scored 15 points and No. 2 seed Texas used a dominant third quarter on its home court to roll to an 86-42 win over No. 15 Alabama State on Saturday night in the NCAA Tournament opener. Texas raced to a big early lead but defensive lapses and poor shooting let Alabama State hang around longer than the Hornets probably expected. That all changed in...
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March 19, 2016  |  Discuss

Alabama State women hold off Southern 55-51 for SWAC title

HOUSTON (AP) Britney Wright scored 17 points and grabbed 11 rebounds and Alabama State advanced to the NCAA Tournament for the second-straight year with a 55-51 win over Southern in the Southwestern Athletic Association championship game on Saturday. The top-seeded Hornets (19-11) never trailed but saw a 16-point lead early in the second half cut to two with a minute to play....
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March 12, 2016  |  Discuss

Alabama State knocks Jackson out of 2nd place, 71-54

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) Terrance LaFlore scored 17 points and Bobby Brown added 16 points and 11 rebounds off the bench and Alabama State knocked Jackson State out of a tie for second in the Southwestern Athletic Conference with a 71-54 win Thursday night. The Tigers, who had their four-game win streak snapped, entered the game tied with Alcorn State, two games behind conference...
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March 03, 2016  |  Discuss

Alabama State wins 4th straight, tops Prairie View 73-68

PRAIRIE VIEW, Texas (AP) Jamel Waters and Torloft Thomas combined to score 29 points and Alabama State beat Prairie View A&M, 73-68 Saturday night, extending its season-long win streak to four games. Prairie View came into the game after sweeping Arkansas-Pine Bluff and Mississippi Valley State on the road and was in search of its first three-game winning streak of the season...
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February 27, 2016  |  Discuss

Alabama State upsets Alcorn State 73-60

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) Jamel Waters scored 22 points with five rebounds, five assists and four steals to help Alabama State upset Alcorn State 73-60 on Monday night. Corvon Butler had 12 points on a perfect night - he went 5 of 5 from the field and made both free-throw attempts. Terrance LeFlore added 11 points with five assists for the Hornets (11-15, 6-8 Southwestern). Alcorn...
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February 22, 2016  |  Discuss

Armstrong, Butler lead Alabama State over Southern 77-68

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) Tony Armstrong scored 12 points and grabbed 11 rebounds and Alabama State beat Southern 77-68 on Saturday night. Corvon Butler had 19 points to lead Alabama State (10-15, 5-8 Southwestern Athletic Conference) which has won two straight. Jamel Waters added 12 points for the Hornets. Adrian Rodgers scored 22 points on 9-of-20 shooting to lead Southern (18...
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February 20, 2016  |  Discuss

Alabama State edges Alabama A&M 74-68

NORMAL, Ala. (AP) Jamel Waters scored 16 points with five rebounds as Alabama State edged Alabama A&M 74-68 on Saturday night. Glenn Hollaway added 12 points and nine rebounds for the Hornets (9-15, 4-8 Southwestern Athletic Conference). Terrance LeFlore and Bobby Brown had 10 points apiece. The team hit 43 percent from the field overall - including 8 of 19 from distance ...
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February 13, 2016  |  Discuss

Alabama State rallies in 2nd half to beat MVSU 73-62

ITTA BENA, Miss. (AP) Torloft Thomas scored 17 of his 22 points in the second half as Alabama State overcame a 14-point halftime deficit and beat Mississippi Valley State 73-62 on Saturday night. Thomas made four 3-pointers, finished 5 of 5 from the floor and made all three free-throw attempts in the second half. Tony Armstrong added 13 points for Alabama State (8-14, 3-7 Southwestern...
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February 06, 2016  |  Discuss

Texas Southern edges Alabama State 75-72

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) Derrick Griffin scored 19 points with 15 rebounds and four blocked shots and Texas Southern held off a late surge to edge Alabama State 75-72 on Saturday to stay undefeated in the Southwestern Athletic Conference. Texas Southern (9-11, 8-0) led by six with 29 seconds to go, but Terrance LeFlore made a layup, and after a turnover Jamel Waters nailed a 3-pointer...
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January 30, 2016  |  Discuss

Southern U holds on to beat Alabama State 73-69

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) Trelun Banks scored 21 points and Southern held on to beat Alabama State 73-69 on Saturday night for its fifth straight win. Jared Sam added 15 points and Adrian Rodgers had 11 for the Jaguars (13-7, 5-2 Southwestern Athletic Conference), who are 7-0 at home. Jamel Waters scored 22 points for Alabama State (6-12, 1-5). Tony Armstrong had 12 points and Corvon...
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January 23, 2016  |  Discuss

Alabama A&M holds off Alabama St 80-75 in OT

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) Ladarius Tabb scored 31 points and grabbed 13 rebounds to lead Alabama A&M to an 80-75 victory in overtime over Alabama State on Saturday. Alabama State led 69-67 in the waning moments of regulation, but two Rakiya Battle free throws with three seconds left sent the game to overtime. Battle finished with 21 points for the Bulldogs (6-8, 2-3 SWAC). In...
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January 16, 2016  |  Discuss

Arkansas-Pine Bluff outlasts Alabama State, 59-55

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) Ghiavonni Robinson scored 15 points, including two clutch free throws down the stretch, to help Arkansas-Pine Bluff beat Alabama State 59-55 on Monday night. The win snapped a nine-game losing streak for Arkansas-Pine Bluff, and was the Golden Lions first road win since their season opening victory at Seattle University. After two Tony Armstrong free throws...
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January 11, 2016  |  Discuss

Alabama State survives Mississippi Valley State 75-74 in OT

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...
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January 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Elon launches rain of 3-pointers, beats Alabama State 91-74

ELON, N.C. (AP) Tanner Samson took every shot from 3-point range, making six of nine to score 22 points as Elon drained 18 shots from long range defeating Alabama State 91-74 on Wednesday night. Luke Eddy scored 18 points and dished nine assists, Christian Hairston added 15 points and Tyler Seibring 12 for the Phoenix (7-3), who have won three in a row. Forty of Elon's 67 shots...
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December 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Alabama State pulls out 63-60 win over Jacksonville State

JACKSONVILLE, Ala. (AP) Jamel Waters scored 18 points, Steve Rogers added 16 and Alabama State had its best defensive game of the year to defeat Jacksonville State 63-60. Waters' free throw with 48 seconds left put the Hornets (4-4) up 60-53 but the Gamecocks (3-9) quickly closed it to 61-60 on JaQuail Townser's 3-point play with 14 seconds left. Waters calmly made two free throws...
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December 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Alabama State hangs on for 80-78 win over Auburn-Montgomery

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) Bobby Brown and Jamel Waters scored 15 points apiece and Alabama State hung on for an 80-78 win over Auburn-Montgomery on Thursday night. Brown hit 6 of 12 from the floor and hauled in 10 rebounds, while Waters shot 5 for 10, including a 3-pointer. Mikel Tyson added 13 points to go with nine rebounds for Alabama State (3-4), which shot 49 percent from the...
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December 04, 2015  |  Discuss

SWAC honors Grambling's Williams, Alabama State's Berry

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) Grambling State quarterback Johnathan Williams is the Southwestern Athletic Conference offensive player of the year and Alabama State linebacker Kourtney Berry earned defensive honors. The league announced the All-SWAC teams and individual awards on Wednesday after voting by coaches and sports information directors. Alcorn State wide receiver Marquise Warford...
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December 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Alabama State rallies to edge Chicago State 66-64

NICEVILLE, Fla. (AP) Torloft Thomas scored 15 points, including the game-winning layup with 1.2 seconds left, as Alabama State edged Chicago State 66-64 in the Emerald Coast Classic on Saturday. Chicago State tied the game on Jawad Adekoya's 3-pointer with 21 seconds to play. Alabama State erased a six-point deficit with a 9-0 run, starting with a 3-pointer by Jamel Waters with...
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November 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Alabama State takes down Miles 26-7

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) Ellis Richardson ran for 123 yards and a touchdown and threw for 78 yards as Alabama State beat Division II Miles College 26-7 on Saturday. Stanley Robinson got the scoring started for Alabama State (6-5) with a 2-yard touchdown run capping a six-play, 63-yard drive at the beginning of the second quarter. A safety eight minutes later made it 9-0 before halftime...
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November 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Mercer defeats Alabama State 70-49

MACON, Ga. (AP) Phillip Leonard scored 14 points with seven assists, and Ethan Stair scored 12 points off the bench, as Mercer defeated Alabama State 70-49 on Thursday night. The Bears (3-0) dominated the boards, outrebounding Alabama State 49-23. Stephon Jelks grabbed a career-high 16 boards, 13 on the defensive glass, and scored 10 points for Mercer. Demetre Rivers also scored...
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November 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Prairie View rolls over Alabama State 38-13

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) Trey Green threw for 299 yards and two touchdowns and ran for another score to lead Prairie View to a 38-13 win over Alabama State on Saturday for its sixth-straight victory. Green opened the scoring with a 59-yard pass to KhaDarel Hodge and then the Panthers (8-2, 7-1 Southwestern Athletic Conference) outscored the Hornets 17-0 in the second quarter to lead...
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November 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Alabama State defeats Jackson State 17-12

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) Running back Stanley Robinson's 26-yard touchdown pass to DeMario Bell proved to be the difference in Alabama State's 17-12 victory over Jackson State on Saturday night. On fourth-and-11, Robinson rolled to the right before throwing to Bell who caught the deflected pass in the end zone for a 17-6 lead early in the fourth quarter. Jordan Williams scored on an...
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November 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Duhart leads Alabama State to 35-20 win over Alabama A&M

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) Daniel Duhart ran for three touchdowns and threw for two to lead Alabama State to a 35-20 win over Alabama A&M in the 74th Magic City Classic on Saturday. Duhart scored on 15- and 1-yard runs in the first quarter and a 1-yard TD in the third to close the scoring for the Hornets (4-4, 4-3 Southwestern Athletic Conference). Brandon Eldemire had for two touchdowns...
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October 31, 2015  |  Discuss
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