Mitchell's 27 helps Grambling top Alabama A&M in SWAC finale

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GRAMBLING, La. (AP) — Ervin Mitchell scored 27 points on 10-for-14 shooting and Grambling defeated Alabama A&M 78-57 to close the regular season with five wins in the last six games.

Avery Ugba scored 16 points and grabbed 14 rebounds and Remond Brown scored 14 points with five assists for Grambling (15-16, 10-8 Southwest Athletic Conference). The Tigers are in the hunt for the No. 4 seed to the SWAC tournament, which begins Tuesday in Houston, along with Prairie View, Jackson State and Southern.

The Tigers scored 21 points off 18 Alabama A&M turnovers and had nine steals. Brown with three, and four blocked shots, Ugba with two.

De'Ederick Petty led the Bulldogs (2-27, 2-16) with 16 points and Sherif Mohamed added 10.

FROM AAM: Grambling is battling for the No. 4 seed in the upcoming SWAC Tournament and can fall out of the chance to host a game with a loss to A&M.

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