Friday, March 6
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Courtney Williams led a balanced attack with 14 points to lead No. 18 Texas A&M, the fifth seeded, to a 57-47 win over 13th-seeded Auburn in the second round of the SEC tournament on Thursday.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Kaven Bernard put up a career-high 28 points and Jackson State shot its way past Alabama A&M, 72-54 on Thursday night. The Tigers cling to the No. 5 seed in the Southwest Athletic Conference tournament one game ahead of Arkansas-Pine Bluff, which had its game with Mississippi Valley state postponed.
GRAMBLING, La. (AP) — Wendell Lewis, DeMarcus Robinson and Jamel Waters scored 12 apiece to lead six Alabama State players in double figures and the Hornets beat Grambling State 78-46 Thursday night. Grambling State, which has lost 20 in a row, trailed just 31-24 at halftime despite making only 9 of 32 field goals before the break.
JONESBORO, Ark. (AP) — Ken Williams scored seven of South Alabama's final eight points to help the Jaguars take an 81-76 victory over Arkansas State on Thursday night to clinch a berth into the Sun Belt Conference tournament. The Red Wolves were eliminated from the postseason.