Texas Southern (11-11, 6-3 Southwestern Athletic Conference) lead 44-43 at halftime before the Bulldogs started the second half with a 16-6 run and led 59-50. The Tigers countered with 17-6 run and took the lead for good on Armstrong's jumper with 8:37 left. Justin Hopkins hit a jumper a little more than three minutes later and Texas Southern led 77-67 with 5:17 to go. Alabama A&M (4-19, 3-6) never got closer than six the rest of the way.
Alabama A&M has yet to win a true road game this season in 13 attempts. The Bulldogs' one win away from home came against Tulane in Atlantic City, New Jersey.
Arizona State, St. John's and Temple celebrate making big dance
Arizona State, St. John's and Temple had to sweat it out on Selection Sunday so it's understandable that they were fired up after being selected.
Morant plays with a chip on his shoulder
Ja Morant describes how it feels to be in the NCAA tournament and when he first felt like he was overlooked.
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Dick Vitale, Jay Bilas, Seth Greenberg, Jay Williams and Rece Davis share their predictions for who is going to survive and capture the men's basketball national title.