GRAMBLING, La. -- Tevin Hammond scored 20 points, and Arkansas-Pine Bluff made an 11-point run late in the second half to beat Grambling State 79-67 on Saturday.
Arkansas-Pine Bluff outscored Grambling State 40-14 in the paint and scored 21 points off turnovers.
With the scored tied 55-55, Arkansas-Pine Bluff took control with and 11-0 run capped by Mitchell Anderson's layup at 4:06.
With a seven-point spurt, the Tigers led 49-45 at 10:10. Grambling State fell behind 55-49 after Lazabian Jackson's 3-pointer with 7:45 left but tied it 55-55 on Brandon Dorsett's free throws at 6:11 before the Lions' run.
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