Alabama A&M Basketball scores double win over Southern

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) — The Alabama A&M men’s basketball team used a strong start to earn a big win over SWAC-leading Southern 82-61 on Saturday.

Messiah Thompson led the Bulldogs with 20 points while Dailin Smith added 15 points and Omari Peek added 12 points as they handed the Jaguars just their second conference loss of the season.

The Bulldogs improve to 9-14 on the season and 5-5 in SWAC play.

Meanwhile, the Alabama A&M women’s basketball team used a big third quarter, beating Southern 20-8 in that span to claim a 60-50 victory.

Toni Grace led the Bulldogs with 19 points while Amiah Simmons finished with 15 points as they improve to 9-11 overall (7-3 SWAC).

Both teams will be at home against Grambling on Monday, with the women playing at 5:00 p.m. and the men at 7:00 p.m.


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