March 06, 2015

GRAMBLING, La. (AP) Wendell Lewis, DeMarcus Robinson and Jamel Waters scored 12 apiece to lead six Alabama State players in double figures and the Hornets beat Grambling State 78-46 Thursday night.

Bobby Brown had 11 points for Alabama State (17-9, 13-4 Southwestern Athletic Conference) while Luther Page and Tony Armstrong each scored 10.

Lewis made 5 of 5 field goals and 2 of 2 free throws and Waters had seven assists.

Grambling State (2-25, 0-17), which has lost 20 in a row, trailed just 31-24 at halftime despite making only 9 of 32 (28.1 percent) field goals before the break.

Alabama State caught fire in the second, however, shooting 65.5 percent (19-29) and outscoring the Tigers 44-25.

Remond Brown led Grambling State with 11 points and Richard Freeman added 10 with nine rebounds. A'Torri Shine, the team's leading scoring (13.4 per game), scored a career-low three points on 0-for-9 shooting.

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