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Waters, Lewis and Robinson score 12 apiece to lead Alabama St. past Grambling St., 78-46

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GRAMBLING, Louisiana — 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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