Grambling vs Alabama A&M

Alabama A&,M 78, Grambling St. 53


NORMAL, Ala. (AP) - Justan Banks tallied a double-double and three other players scored 12 points each to lead Alabama A&M over Grambling State 78-53 Wednesday in the Southwestern Athletic Conference opener for both teams.

Jeremy Crutcher, Green Hill, and Demarquelle Tabb scored 12 points apiece and Banks, a 7-foot-1 junior, finished with 14 points and 12 rebounds. Crutcher had nine assists and Tabb pulled down seven boards for Alabama A&M, which held a 46-31 rebounding advantage and dished out 22 assists.

Alabama A&M (5-7) led by as much as 13 in the first half and by 39-30 at intermission. The Bulldogs opened the second half with a 19-5 run to take a 21-point lead, 58-37, with 13:18 to play.

Alabama A&M, winners of two straight games for the first time this season, took its largest lead, 75-46, behind two Tyler Davis free throws.

Terry Rose led Grambling State (0-10) with 19 points.

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D. Wheeler, F254-60-00248
P. Roberson, C170-50-22030
B. Purvis, G354-81-2103310
W. Hornsby, G301-71-31304
C. Cobbins, G162-40-01024
T. Rose357-112-340119
D. Copeland260-31-34431
R. Higgins92-61-24015
B. Turner71-10-00102
Totals 21-516-1531131753
Alabama A&M Bulldogs
J. Banks, C276-112-2121014
J. Crutcher, G294-102-239112
B. Ellis, G273-70-01117
G. Hill, G275-111-231312
D. Tabb, G255-112-574312
T. Davis193-62-232210
J. Long171-42-24214
J. Wagner82-30-01015
A. Capers50-20-01100
J. Colvin50-30-01100
B. Houston51-30-03012
D. Basil30-00-00020
N. West30-10-02000
Totals 30-7211-1546221578
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Alabama A&M8-109-20330
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Alcorn St.4-146-26348
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