Alabama A&M vs Grambling

Alabama A&,M 74, Grambling St. 47


GRAMBLING, La. (AP) - Demarquelle Tabb and Brandon Ellis scored 14 apiece in Alabama A&M's wire-to-wire win over Grambling State 74-47 Thursday night.

Justan Banks had a near double-double, 10 points and nine rebounds to help Alabama A&M (10-18, 6-11 Southwestern Athletic Conference) snap a three-game skid.

The Bulldogs scored the first 11 points of the game and led at halftime 32-17.

Grambling State shot just 21.9 percent (7 of 32) in the first half.

Alabama A&M led by as many as 30 points in the second half.

The Bulldogs had the advantage inside, outrebounding the Tigers 45-30 and outscoring them 34-22 in the paint.

Nicholas West scored eight points off the bench, helping Alabama A&M lead 27-21 in bench points.

Grambling State (0-26, 0-17) did not have any players in double figures. Bryant Purvis led the Tigers in scoring with nine points.

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Alabama A&M Bulldogs
J. Banks, C244-52-291410
D. Tabb, G275-104-463214
J. Crutcher, G232-41-21306
B. Ellis, G236-121-140014
J. Long, G202-50-08106
G. Hill190-30-02200
J. Colvin171-41-21013
N. West173-100-03018
A. Lanier162-41-24135
T. Davis80-22-22102
J. Wagner42-41-22106
B. Houston20-10-21000
Totals 27-6413-1945131174
Grambling Tigers
D. Wheeler, F242-72-22026
S. Dandridge, F120-10-03030
T. Rose, G332-100-09105
W. Hornsby, G303-101-20128
B. Dorsett, G263-101-43117
B. Purvis214-70-22019
P. Roberson203-70-04006
C. Cobbins130-20-00210
R. Higgins113-40-03036
B. Turner100-30-03100
Totals 20-614-103061347
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