GRAMBLING, La. -- Phillip Crawford and Shawntez Patterson scored 20 points apiece Saturday night to lead Alabama State to a 74-62 victory over winless Grambling State in Southwestern Athletic Conference play.
The Tigers finished the season 0-27, 0-18 in SWAC play.
Alabama State (10-21, 8-10) beat Grambling 69-56 on Jan. 4. This time, the Hornets took a 31-25 halftime lead, then outscored the Tigers 43-37 in the second half.
Crawford's 20 points came on 10-of-14 shooting from the field. Patterson made 6 of 12 field goal attempts, including three 3-pointers. Denzel McDaniel added 10 points.
Terry Rose, Grambling State's leading scorer, scored 19 points. He hit 8 of 14 shots from the floor.
Alabama State shot 45.6 percent (26 of 57) to Grambling State's 36.5 percent (23 of 63). The Hornets made 17 of 27 foul shots, the Tigers 12 of 22.
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