MONTGOMERY, Ala. -- Leon Daniels capped Alabama State's comeback with a pair of free throws and finished with 19 points as the Hornets clipped Alabama A&M 61-58 Saturday night.
Kevin Holston and Jacoby Ross scored consecutive layups -- Ross' only points of the game -- giving Alabama State (8-17, 7-5 Southwest Athletic Conference) a 59-58 lead with seven seconds remaining. After a Holston steal, Daniels was fouled with two seconds left, making the first, enduring a Bulldogs timeout, and then nailing down the final point,
Daniels scored five as Alabama State opened the second half on a 10-2 run, surging ahead of the Bulldogs 40-37, and turning the rest of the second half into a one-possession ballgame.
Alabama State turned 15 AAMU turnovers into 17 points. The Hornets were 17-for-42 at the line.
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