Alabama State tops Grambling State 65-58

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GRAMBLING, La. (AP)—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.

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Top Performers

 Top Performers
 Alabama St.
Brandon Brooks Brandon Brooks
5-7,  15 Pts
3 Rebs, 6 Assists
 Grambling St.
Ariece Perkins Ariece Perkins
6-12,  14 Pts
5 Rebs, 3 Assists

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