TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) -JaMychal Green scored 19 points and had eight rebounds to lead Alabama to a 77-65 victory over Tennessee State on Wednesday night.
Senario Hillman added 15 points and six assists for the Crimson Tide (9-4), who have won three of their past four games.
Alabama led for most of the game, but didn't pull away from the Tigers (3-10) until a 12-3 run gave the Crimson Tide a 67-56 lead with 3:25 left in the game.
Green scored eight straight points, stretching the Crimson Tide's lead from 61-54 with 4:59 left to 69-58 with 2:52 remaining.
Tennessee State shot 47.8 percent from the 3-point line (11-for-23).
Mikhail Torrance scored 14 points to go along with six rebounds and Justin Knox had 10 points and four steals for Alabama.
Josh Sain, who was 5-for-8 from the 3-point line, led the Tigers with 18 points, Wil Peters scored 16 points and Robert Covington added 15.
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