Alabama State basketball

La Tech cruises past Hornets 87-56

RUSTON, La. (AP) – Erik McCree and Jacobi Boykins scored 18 points apiece to help Louisiana Tech cruise to an 87-56 victory over Alabama State on Wednesday night. McCree and Boykins each shot 7 of 13 from the field. Omar Sherman had 13 points and Derric Jean added 10 for the Bulldogs (1-1), who shot 51 percent from the field….

TCU cruises to 98-62 win over Alabama State

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) – Desmond Bane scored 19 points, Jaylen Fisher had 13 points with eight assists, and TCU cruised to a 98-62 win over Alabama State on Monday night. TCU (2-0) has easily won its first two games under coach Jamie Dixon, who returned to his alma mater earlier this year after spending 17 seasons at Pittsburgh, including…

Western Kentucky beats Alabama State 79-66

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) – Que Johnson scored 16 points and grabbed nine rebounds as Western Kentucky led all the way to beat Alabama State 79-66 in a season opener on Saturday night. Johnson was 5 of 9 from the field including three from distance for the Hilltoppers. Pancake Thomas added 15 points and four assists. Justin Johnson and Junior…

Hornets surge past Huntingdon, 89-61 in exhibition play

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (bamastatesports.com) – Rodney Simeon got his first action of the season and scored a game-high 25 points on 10-of-15 shooting with four steals and the Alabama State men’s basketball team played some stubborn defense as the Hornets earned an 89-61 exhibition victory over Huntingdon at the Dunn-Oliver Acadome Monday evening. Alabama State held the Hawks to just 31…

Hornets down Warhawks 56-50 in exhibition game

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (aumathletics.com) —- Sophomore Desmond DeRamus tallied a double-double of 19 points and 10 rebounds, but the Auburn Montgomery men’s basketball team fell an exhibition contest against NCAA Division I Alabama State, 56-50, Tuesday at the Reed-Dunn Acadome. NOTES • As an exhibition contest, the result and statistics do not count toward either teams season totals. STANDOUT PERFORMERS • DeRamus…

Hornet hoopsters look to get back to the rack

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (bamastatesports.com) – The Alabama State men’s basketball team has released their 2016-17 schedule and a 30-game slate is on tap with 11 home games plus two exhibition games for head coach Lewis Jackson and his Hornets. After two home exhibition games against AUM and Huntington on Nov. 1 and Nov. 7, ASU opens with a challenging, road-heavy nonconference…

Hornets slotted fourth in preseason SWAC poll

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (bamastatesports.com) – The Alabama State men’s basketball team was predicted to finish fourth in the 2016-17 Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) preseason poll of the league’s head coaches and sports information directors. The announcement was made during Wednesday’s annual SWAC teleconference for media members. The Hornets (14-17 overall, 9-9 SWAC in 2015-16) ended last season on a relatively high…