Grambling State pulls away in 2nd half to down East Texas Baptist

NCAA Men's Basketball

GRAMBLING, La. – Cameron Christon scored 14 points and Grambling State pulled away in the second half for a 68-59 win over Division III East Texas Baptist on Thursday night.

The game was tied at 48 with 11 minutes remaining before the Tigers (1-2) went on a 9-1 run over the next four minutes to take a 57-49 lead. The margin later swelled to 12 when Cameron Woodall followed Christon’s successful jumper with a basket on the next possession to put Grambling State up 65-53 with under two minutes to go.

Woodall and Prince Moss each finished with 11 points for Grambling State. Charlie Cochran and Chris Haynes each led East Texas Baptist (3-1) with 15 points.

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