Alabama A&M beats Arkansas-Pine Bluff 61-53 in SWAC opener
HOUSTON (AP) Ladarius Tabb scored 17, Nicholas West added 14 points and No. 8 seed Alabama A&M beat ninth-seeded Arkansas-Pine Bluff 61-53 on Tuesday night in the opening round of the Southwestern Athletic Conference tournament.
Tabb, the two-time SWAC scoring champion averaging 19.1 points coming in, was 7-of-17 shooting with three 3-pointers.
Tabb hit a 3-pointer with 5:15 to go to tie it at 52-all. Jacob Perry made 1 of 2 free throws on Alabama A&M's next possession and the Bulldogs led the rest of the way. Perry added two more free throws, Tabb had a dunk and Rakiya Battle made 4 of 4 free throws in the final minute.MORE
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