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Alabama State defense stymies Texas Southern, wins 79-55

MONTGOMERY, Ala. -- Leon Daniels recorded 13 points and seven rebounds as Alabama State easily beat Texas Southern 79-55 on Monday night.

Tobi Ewuosho added 13 points and eight rebounds for the Hornets, who held the Tigers to 29.8 percent shooting, the lowest mark of the season for an Alabama State opponent.

AJ Farrar had 11 points and nine rebounds for Alabama State (5-17, 4-5 Southwestern Athletic Conference). Kevin Holston added 10 points.

Alabama State totaled 42 second-half points, a season high for the team.

Yahuza Rasas had 11 points and eight rebounds for the Tigers (10-12, 7-2), whose six-game win streak ended with the loss. Eden Ewing added 11 points and eight rebounds. John Jones had seven rebounds.

Alabama State plays Mississippi Valley State on the road on Saturday. Texas Southern matches up against Prairie View on the road on Saturday.

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