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No. 23 Alabama 90, Alabama A&M 54

December 22, 2001

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) _ Erwin Dudley scored 19 points and Rod Grizzard had 13 rebounds to lead No. 23 Alabama to a 90-54 victory over Alabama A&M on Friday night.

Kenny Walker and Grizzard each added 15 points for Alabama (9-2), which shot 49.2 percent while holding A&M (3-4) to just 26.8 percent. Maurice Williams added 11 points for the Tide.

Alabama took its largest lead of the game, 41 points, when Williams scored a fast-break layup to make it 89-48 with 4:30 left.

The Tide had opened the second half with a 17-5 run, stretching the lead to 66-34 on a jumper by Dudley with 12:56 remaining.

Alabama led 49-29 at halftime.

Grizzard and Terrance Meade hit consecutive 3-pointers to stretch Alabama’s lead to 44-23 with 3:29 left in the first half. That was the largest lead of the first half.

Desmond Cambridge had 28 points, 21 on 3-pointers, to lead Alabama A&M, while Anthony Hayes added 10 points and Jarvis Smith had seven rebounds.

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