Alabama State vs. Jackson State: Recap, Stats, and Box Score

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Alabama State vs. Jackson State: Recap, Stats, and Box Score
Alabama State 65
(9-21, 2-15 away)
Jackson State 70
(9-17, 5-3 home)
Venue: Williams Assembly Center
9:05PM ET / 6:05PM PT, February 28, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Alabama State 36 26 65
Jackson State 29 33 70
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Alabama State J Freelove 15 J Waters 7 D McDaniel 3
Jackson State C Williams 17 W Readus 9 K Howard 2

In a game where they turned the ball over only nine times, Jackson State came out on top against Alabama State 70-65 in overtime. With the win, the Tigers even the season series against Alabama State at 1-1. Willie Readus led the Tigers and put up 12 points and nine rebounds. Christian Williams had a game-high 17 points and added five rebounds. For the Hornets, Ryan Watts got 11 points and four rebounds. The next game will be on Saturday, Mar. 2 when Jackson State (9-17, 8-9 SWAC) welcomes Alabama A&M (10-18, 6-11 SWAC).

Jackson State Game Notes

  • Jackson State started 9-17 during the 2002 and 2001 seasons (since 1996).
  • Jackson State has played in two overtime games this season. Over the last five seasons, the Tigers have played in 11 overtime games with a record of 6-5.
  • The Tigers have won three close games this season (a win by five or fewer points). Since 2007, Jackson State is 27-21 in close games.
  • The Tigers have won 80 percent of the time this season (4-1) after recording 11 or more steals.
  • JSU set season lows for blocks (zero), three-pointers (two), and three-point percentage (11.1).
  • The Tigers have outshot their opponents in free throw percentage for the past five games.
  • Jackson State has recorded fewer blocks than their opponents for the past seven games.
  • This is the third win of the season where the Tigers came back after being down at halftime.
  • This is the eighth game at home this season--JSU has a 5.5 average scoring margin against opponents at home.
  • The top two scorers (Christian Williams and Jeff Stubbs) accounted for 45.7 percent of the points.
  • The top two rebounders (Willie Readus and Derrell Taylor) accounted for 48.5 percent of the rebounds.
  • Christian Williams has led the team in scoring in eight out of 26 games this season.
  • Willie Readus has led the team in rebounding in seven out of 26 games this season.
  • Christian Williams has three straight double-digit point games.

Alabama State Game Notes

  • The Hornets have lost six times this season in games decided by five or fewer points. Since 2007, Alabama State is 24-29 in close games.
  • This loss extended the Hornets losing streak to three games.
  • The top two scorers (Josh Freelove and Shawntez Patterson) accounted for 43.0 percent of the points.
  • Josh Freelove has led the team in scoring 16 times in 30 games this season.
  • Ryan Watts has three straight double-digit point games.
  • Josh Freelove has six straight double-digit point games.
  • Shawntez Patterson set a career high with a 100 percent three-point percentage.
  • This was the fifth foul out of the season for Phillip Crawford.
ASU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
BRyan Watts391141001
B-S. Patterson281340012
B-Josh Freelove371530002
B-J. Jefferson14620010
B-P. Crawford191130014
C+Luther Page20250000
CJamel Waters24370101
C-D. McDaniel35243104
C-Bobby Brown9210000
JSU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
AWillie Readus391290001
B+C. Williams371751203
B+Derrell Taylor27781300
BJeff Stubbs331520401
CKelsey Howard27922002
CP. Williams27420000
C-Jonathan Lewis26222001
C-Sydney Coleman5210000
-Kenny Demouchet4220100

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