Alabama State downs Fort Valley State 105-89

FARGO, N.D. (AP) Tony Armstrong scored 20 points and Alabama State rallied to beat Division II Fort Valley State 105-89 on Wednesday night.

Trailing 55-46 at halftime, Alabama State (5-7) opened the second half with a 12-2 run and led 78-64 after the Hornets made six straight 3-pointers, including three by Jamel Waters. Glenn Hollaway's layup made it 101-84 and the Hornets cruised, shooting 75 percent in the half and a season-best 58 percent for the game.

Fort Valley State outshot Alabama State 67 percent to 45 in the first half, with the Hornets making just 3 of 14 3-pointers.

Waters scored 19 points, Bobby Brown added 16, Terrance LeFlore had 14, and Corvon Butler 13 for Alabama State (5-7).

Ralph Wilson led Fort Valley State (2-10) with 16 points. Marcelis Hansberry added 14, LeRoy Broner had 12, and Tyler Edwards 11.

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