Farrar with 18 points, Alabama State routs Grambling 74-53
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) AJ Farrar scored 18 points and grabbed 12 rebounds as Alabama State routed Grambling 74-53 in a Southwestern Athletic Conference opener on Saturday night.
Alabama State shot 43 percent from the field overall compared to 32 percent for Grambling and had a 49-35 rebounding advantage.
Gee sank two 3-pointers and Ross drained a third late in the first half to propel the Hornets to a 31-19 lead with 5:14 left and they held on for a 41-31 advantage at the break.
Jones and Ross sank 3-pointers as part of a 10-0 run to open the second half and give Alabama State a 51-31 lead with 14:53 remaining.
Dallas Polk-Hilliard led the Tigers (6-8, 0-1) with 14 points and six rebounds.
Updated January 5, 2019