Scores

Final

Alabama State 73

(4-9, 1-0 SWAC)

Grambling St 62

(0-11, 0-1 SWAC)

    9:00 PM ET, January 3, 2012

    Assembly Center, Grambling, Louisiana

    1 2 T
    ALST 30 4373
    GRAM 25 3762

    Top Performers

    Alabama State: J. Middlebrooks 13 Pts, 3 Reb, 6 Ast

    Grambling State: Q. Roberts 33 Pts, 5 Reb, 1 Stl, 1 Blk

    Alabama St. 73, Grambling St. 62

    Associated Press

    GRAMBLING, La. -- Philip Crawford scored 16 points and Jeff Middlebrooks added 13 to lead Alabama State over Grambling State 73-62 on Tuesday night in the Southwestern Athletic Conference opener for both teams.

    Tramaine Butler added 11 points and Ivory White and Ryan Watts had 10 each for the Hornets (4-9), who won their first road game and first back-to-back games of the season.

    The Hornets shot 57.7 percent in the second half (15 of 26), and built their lead to as many as 16 points, 43-59, with 7:41 remaining.

    Alabama State turned the ball over just eight times, while forcing 16 miscues by the Tigers (1-10).

    The Hornets also had their best game of the season at the free-throw line, knocking down 19 of 23.

    Quincy Roberts led the Tigers, who trailed 30-25 at halftime, with 33 points.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    ALST
    GRAM
    Points 73 62
    FG Made-Attempted 25-53 (.472) 22-48 (.458)
    3P Made-Attempted 4-13 (.308) 3-10 (.300)
    FT Made-Attempted 19-23 (.826) 15-17 (.882)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 19 (0/0) 20 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 14 0

    2011-12 Season

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