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Alabama A&M wins at Mississippi State 59-57

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STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) - Demarquelle Tabb and Jeremy Crutcher scored 14 points each to lead Alabama A&M over Mississippi State 59-57 Sunday.
    
Mississippi State (4-7) opened with a 14-3 run and led 33-25 at the half.
    
But Alabama A&M (4-7) held the Bulldogs scoreless for the first 7 minutes, 22 seconds of the second half and eventually took a 35-33 lead.
    
The lead changed several times throughout the rest of the half, and with 43 seconds remaining, Green Hill hit a layup to give Alabama A&M a 58-57 lead. After a failed possession by Mississippi State, Hill hit another free throw to seal the win.
    
Brandon Ellis added 13 points for Alabama A&M.
    
Craig Sword paced Mississippi State with 14 points, and Gavin Ware added 12 points and 11 rebounds, his second consecutive double-double.
    
Jalen Steele scored 10 points for Mississippi State in his first game back from a wrist injury on Nov. 13.

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