Scores

Final

Grambling St 53

(0-10, 0-1 SWAC)

Alabama A&M 78

(5-7, 1-0 SWAC)

    8:45 PM ET, January 2, 2013

    Elmore Building, Normal, Alabama

    1 2 T
    GRAM 30 2353
    AAMU 39 3978

    Top Performers

    Grambling State: T. Rose 19 Pts, 4 Reb

    Alabama A&M: J. Banks 14 Pts, 12 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Stl, 1 Blk

    Alabama A&,M 78, Grambling St. 53

    Associated Press

    NORMAL, Ala. -- 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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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    GRAM
    AAMU
    Points 53 78
    FG Made-Attempted 21-51 (.412) 30-72 (.417)
    3P Made-Attempted 5-11 (.455) 7-18 (.389)
    FT Made-Attempted 6-15 (.400) 11-15 (.733)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 17 (0/0) 15 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 1 29

    2012-13 Season

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