GRAMBLING, La. (AP) Ladarius Tabb scored 30 points and grabbed 12 rebounds to lead Alabama A&M over Grambling State 70-66 on Saturday night in a Southwestern Athletic Conference regular-season finale.
Nicolas West added 17 points for the Bulldogs (9-19, 8-10), who made two fewer field goals than Grambling State but were 17 of 25 at the free-throw line while the Tigers were 10-of-16 shooting from the line.
Grambling State's last lead came in the game's first two minutes. The Bulldogs led by as many 12 with 7:40 left in the second half before the Tigers narrowed the gap.
Both teams will be in the field for the conference tournament. The tournament begins Tuesday in Houston.