Clark made 8 of 16 from the field, including 3 of 4 from 3-point range, and made all of his 11 free-throw attempts. Marquis Salmon had 17 points and 14 rebounds, both career highs, for Texas Southern (6-16, 6-3 Southwestern Athletic Conference).
Clark scored five points during a 9-2 run that made it 30-22 with six minutes left in the first half and the Tigers led the rest of the way. Alabama State trimmed its deficit to seven points on three occasions in the second half but got no closer.
Texas Southern outscored the Hornets, who committed 30 fouls, 36-12 from the free-throw line.
White flushes home jam for Houston
Houston's Nate Hinton zips a pass inside to a diving Fabian White Jr. for the two-handed flush in the first half.
Saint Louis beats La Salle 71-64
Jordan Goodwin had 12 points, nine rebounds, six assists and three steals to help Saint Louis beat La Salle 71-64 on Saturday night.
Robinson leads balanced New Orleans past McNeese 79-66
Bryson Robinson scored 17 points, making four 3-pointers and adding six assists as New Orleans defeated McNeese 79-66 Saturday night.