GRAMBLING, La. -- Brandon Brooks and Roland Fitch each scored 15 points to help Alabama State beat Grambling State 65-58 on Saturday night
Wesley Jones added 14 points and Andrew Hayles chipped in with 10 for the Hornets (19-9, 16-2 Southwestern Athletic Conference), who won 10 of their final 11 games.Ariece Perkins scored 14 points on 6-of-12 shooting to lead the Tigers (6-23, 4-14). Donald Qualls chipped in with 12. Grambling State ended their regular season on a nine-game losing streak.Alabama State shot 50 percent from the field (24-for-48) and outrebounded the Tigers 32-26.The Hornets finished the season with the best conference record, heading into the SWAC tournament that begins on March 11.