January 05, 2015

NORMAL, Ala. (AP) Nicholas West scored 17 points and Ladarius Tabb added 15 to help Alabama A&M defeat Grambling State 67-46 on Monday night.

The Bulldogs (2-10, 1-1 Southwestern Athletic) snapped an eight-game losing streak by racing to a 33-14 lead at the half and shooting 49 percent for the game.

Grambling (2-10, 0-2) shot 26 percent in the first half en route to losing its fifth straight. The Tigers had 15 turnovers.

West, who also had nine rebounds, had 10 points in the first half. Alabama A&M held Grambling scoreless for nearly eight minutes and scored 10 points to go ahead 29-10 with three minutes left in the first half.

It was the first win for either team against a Division I opponent.

A'Torri Shine had nine points for Grambling.

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