Johnson’s buzzer-beater lifts Alabama A&M past Grambling St.
NORMAL, Ala. (AP) — Garrett Hicks had a season-high 23 points, Jalen Johnson scored on a buzzer-beater and Alabama A&M beat Grambling State 58-57 on Thursday night.
Hicks shot 5 for 7 on 3-pointers. EJ Williams added nine points and 10 rebounds for Alabama A&M (8-20, 5-12 Southwestern Athletic Conference).
Alford, the Bulldogs‘ leading scorer entering the contest at 13 points per game, failed to make a shot (0 of 8).
Ivy Smith Jr. had 16 points and six assists for the Tigers (16-14, 10-7). Cameron Christon added 10 points. Edwards finished with eight points.
The Bulldogs leveled the season series against the Tigers with the win. Grambling State defeated Alabama A&M 70-60 on Jan. 4. Alabama A&M finishes out the regular season against Jackson State at home on Saturday. Grambling State finishes out the regular season against Alabama State on the road on Saturday.