MONTGOMERY — Ladarius Tabb led four Alabama A&M players in double-figure scoring and the Bulldogs shot nearly 50 percent from the field in taking a 80-71 win over first-place Alabama State.

The Bulldogs improved to 6-6 as they rebounded from Monday’s loss to Arkansas-Pine Bluff where they shot 38 percent.

The Hornets fall to 10-2 in the Southwestern Athletic Conference.

Tabb scored 24 points, Nick West had 17, Rakiya Battle added 12 points and Justin Colvin scored 11.

The Bulldogs jumped out to a 19-7 lead early in the game and held off the Hornets to lead 39-35 at the half.

Alabama A&M also hit 6 of 19 three-point shots and was 22 of 34 from the free-throw line.


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