Texas Southern vs. Alabama State: Recap, Stats, and Box Score

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Texas Southern vs. Alabama State: Recap, Stats, and Box Score
Texas Southern 70
(15-14, 7-11 away)
Alabama State 50
(9-20, 7-6 home)
Venue: Dunn-Oliver Acadome
8:30PM ET / 5:30PM PT, February 25, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Texas Southern 36 34 70
Alabama State 26 24 50
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Texas Southern F Sturdivant 22 F Sturdivant 13 R Penn 9
Alabama State J Freelove 18 P Crawford 10 D McDaniel 4

On Monday, Feb. 25, Alabama State took on Texas Southern and was crushed by the Tigers 70-50 in conference play. The Hornets stay winless against Texas Southern this season at 0-2. Phillip Crawford got 14 points and 10 rebounds for the Hornets, earning a double-double. Josh Freelove scored a team-high 18 points. Fred Sturdivant recorded a double-double for the Tigers with a game-high 22 points and 13 rebounds. Alabama State (9-20, 7-9 SWAC) gets Jackson State (8-16, 7-8 SWAC) on the road on Thursday, Feb. 28.

Alabama State Game Notes

  • The Hornets have lost 100 percent of the time this season (0-5) after having a field goal percentage of 33.9 percent or worse.
  • Alabama State has lost 100 percent of the time this season (0-3) after recording two or fewer steals.
  • When the opposition records 70 or more total points this season, Alabama State has lost 100 percent of the time (0-13).
  • When the opposition records 29 or more field goals made this season, Alabama State has lost 100 percent of the time (0-7).
  • When the opposition records 47 or more rebounds this season, Alabama State has lost 100 percent of the time (0-4).
  • ASU set season lows for free throws made (three) and steals (two).
  • The Hornets have turned the ball over more than their opponents in the past eight games.
  • Alabama State has recorded fewer free throws made than their opponents for the past four games.
  • This marks the 20th loss for the season. Alabama State has four 20-loss seasons since 1981.
  • This is the 12th game at home this season--ASU has a 1.2 average scoring margin against opponents at home.
  • Josh Freelove accounted for 36.0 percent of the team's points.
  • The top two rebounders (Phillip Crawford and Ryan Watts) accounted for 43.2 percent of the rebounds.
  • Josh Freelove has led the team in scoring in 15 out of 29 games this season.
  • Phillip Crawford has led the team in rebounding in nine out of 29 games this season.
  • Josh Freelove has five straight double-digit point games.
  • Phillip Crawford recorded the ninth double-digit rebound game of his career.
  • Phillip Crawford recorded a double-double. It was his fifth this season and ninth of his career.

Texas Southern Game Notes

  • Fred Sturdivant accounted for 31.4 percent of the team's points.
  • The top two rebounders (Fred Sturdivant and Aaron Clayborn) accounted for 44.6 percent of the rebounds.
  • Fred Sturdivant has led the team in scoring four times and in rebounding 19 times in 29 games this season.
  • Ray Penn has five straight double-digit point games.
  • This marks the fifth 20-point game of Fred Sturdivant's career.
  • Fred Sturdivant has four straight double-digit point games.
  • Fred Sturdivant recorded a double-double. It was his 11th this season and 13th of his career.
  • Fred Sturdivant set career highs with 22 points and 11 field goals made.
  • Madarious Gibbs set a career high with a 100 percent three-point percentage.
  • Aaron Clayborn has three straight double-digit point games.
TSU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+Fred Sturdivant3122130160
ARay Penn351069103
B+Aaron Clayborn221280002
BL. Johnson-Danner341240000
BMadarious Gibbs26931401
CKyrie Sutton14330002
DOmar Strong33210000
ASU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
B+P. Crawford3114101115
BJosh Freelove361800001
BRyan Watts331060100
C+S. Patterson24452020
CD. McDaniel33054011
CLuther Page9230001
CJamel Waters22223001
-J. Jefferson10020011

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