Johnson leads Alabama A&M past Grambling St. 71-63

NORMAL, Alabama (AP) – Jalen Johnson scored 21 points and 10 rebounds when Alabama A&M beat Grambling State 71-63 Thursday night.

Gareth Hicks scored 17 points and 6 rebounds for Alabama A&M (11-16, 10-7 Southwestern Athletic Conference), which won its sixth straight win. Cameron Tucker added 14 points and eight rebounds. Dailin Smith scored 10 points.

In the “Tigers” West Manford scored 18 points and six rebounds (11-18, 8-8). Cameron Christon added 12 points. Prince Moss has 11 points.

Tra’Michael Motan, whose 11 points per game at the start of the competition finished second in the Tigers’ standings, scored just 14 percent per game (1 of 7).

The Bulldogs leveled the series against the Tigers. On February 7, Grambling State defeated Alabama A&M 58-50.

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