Here is the latest Alabama sports news from The Associated Press

JACKSONVILLE, Ala. (AP) — Ladarius Tabb scored 26 points and Nicholas West and Rakiya Battle each had 13 to lead Alabama A&M over Jacksonville State 73-69 last night. Tabb was 11 of 20 from the field and 3 of 9 from behind the arc for Alabama A&M, which continued its best start to a season in the program's D-I history.

DENTON, Texas (AP) — Darius Jones-Gibson scored 23 points, Wyatt Walker had 13 points with 11 rebounds, and Samford outlasted North Texas 74-72 last night. Jones-Gibson's jumper with 2:25 left put Samford in front 68-66. North Texas had a 15-0 run early in the second half to take a six-point lead, but the Bulldogs used free throws and a 3-pointer from Jones-Gibson to re-take the lead.

DENTON, Texas (AP) — Victor Sanders made four 3-pointers and scored 15 points, Perrion Callandret added 13 points and Idaho beat Troy 69-63 last night in the Mean Green Showcase. Wesley Person led Troy with 27 points.

KENNESAW, Ga. (AP) — Ken Williams scored 19 with six assists, Georgi Boyanov added 17 points and nine rebounds and South Alabama closed the game on a 14-0 run to beat IUPUI 78-68 yesterday. Don Muepokelly had 11 points, Barrington Stevens added 10 and Nick Stover had eight with 10 rebounds for South Alabama.