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Mitchell leads Alabama past Jackson State 86-69

Nov 18, 2009 - 4:07 AM TUSCALOOSA, Ala.(AP) -- Freshman Tony Mitchell scored 23 points to lead four Alabama players in double figures as the Crimson Tide gave first-year coach Anthony Grant his first victory, 86-69 over Jackson State on Tuesday night.

Ahead 40-35 at halftime, Alabama (1-1) opened the second half with a 21-8 spurt to lead 61-43 with 12:17 left.

Charvez Davis had 16 points for the Crimson Tide and JaMychal Green and Mikhail Torrance each scored 13 points.

Garrison Johnson scored 29 points for Jackson State (0-2).

Alabama used a 12-4 run to lead 26-18 with 9:26 left in the first half. Jackson State cut the lead to 37-35 on a Johnson 3-pointer with 1:34 remaining in the half.

Crimson Tide senior guard Anthony Brock, who started and scored 15 points and made seven steals in Alabama's season-opening loss to Cornell, was suspended indefinitely for a violation of team rules prior to the game.








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    FINAL 1ST 2ND TOTAL
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    JACKSON STATE 35 34 69
    ALABAMA 40 46 86 FINAL

    HIGH SCORERS: JACKSON STATE - GARRISON JOHNSON 29, TYRONE HANSON 10,
    ROD MELVIN 8
    ALABAMA - TONY MITCHELL 23, CHARVEZ DAVIS 16,
    JAMYCHAL GREEN 15

    Nov 17 10:27 PM
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    Jackson State 38, Alabama 46  2nd - 15:21Nov 17 9:45 PM


  • NCAA BB
    JACKSON ST 35
    ALABAMA 40 HALFTIME

    Nov 17 9:18 PM