Wesley Harris lifts Tennessee State past Chicago State 80-74

TSU led by 17 points early in the second half until Xavier Johnson brought Chicago State back by scoring 26 of his 34 points after the break. The Cougars never led in the game, but got within two points twice in the final four minutes.

Battle leads Alabama St. past Chicago St. 67-54

Brandon Battle had 14 points off the bench to carry Alabama State to a 67-54 win over Chicago State in the consolation round of the Emerald Coast Classic on Saturday for coach Lewis Jackson’s 200th career victory.