LAS VEGAS (AP)- Braxton Key scored 16 points and Alabama rallied from a nine-point deficit in the final five minutes to beat Saint Louis 62-57 in a consolation game of the MGM Grand Main Event on Wednesday night.
Alabama (3-2) finished on a 17-3 run.
The Billikens had a chance to take the lead in the final 15 seconds, but Mike Crawford stepped on the right baseline just before driving to the basket. On Alabama’s next possession, Corban Collins hit two free throws, making it 60-57. Then Dazon Ingram stole the inbound pass, was fouled and converted two free throws to seal it.
Dazon Ingram had 10 points and five rebounds for Alabama, while Nick King added nine points.
Davell Roby led Saint Louis (2-3) with 15 points and four assists. Reggie Agbeko had 10 points and 10 rebounds.
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