NORMAL, Ala. -- Donte Clark scored at the basket and hit a pair of free throws in the closing minutes as Texas Southern held on to beat Alabama A&M, 58-56 in a Southwestern Athletic Conference battle Saturday night.
Texas Southern rebounded from a loss at home to conference leader Arkansas-Pine Bluff and entered the night tied with Grambling State for third place.
The Tigers took a 33-27 lead at intermission, but Alabama A&M grabbed the lead with four minutes left on Andre Kennedy's layup, 52-51. Brian Carey put Texas Southern back in front for good on a three-point play with 3:41 left and Clark iced the game with his free throws with 1:16 left.
De'Ederick Petty scored nine points to lead Alabama A&M (2-19, 2-6).
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