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Alford leads Alabama A&M over Jacksonville St. 67-62 in OT

NORMAL, Ala. -- Cameron Alford had 18 points and eight rebounds and Alabama A&M scored 10 of the last 11 points in overtime, defeating Jacksonville State 67-62 on Saturday.

Alabama A&M trailed 61-57 with 1:44 remaining in overtime before Brandon Miller buried a 3-pointer and Brandon Houston added a jumper for a 62-61 lead. The Bulldogs made 6 of 8 from the free-throw line in the final 24 seconds.

Houston had 11 points and TJ Parham added 10 points for Alabama A&M (2-5), which has won two straight after an ambitious opening five-games that included Cincinnati, Clemson, Miami of Ohio, UAB and Tennessee State.

Kayne Henry had 16 points and eight rebounds for the Gamecocks (2-6). Jacara Cross added 13 points and Elias Harden scored 11.

Jacksonville State hosts Troy on Wednesday. Alabama A&M plays at Miami on Saturday.

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