Grambling hosts Florida A&M following Stevens’ 23-point game

Florida A&M Rattlers (2-11, 0-2 SWAC) at Grambling Tigers (9-6, 2-1 SWAC)

Grambling, Louisiana; Monday, 8 p.m. EST

BOTTOM LINE: Florida A&M plays the Grambling Tigers after Dimingus Stevens scored 23 points in Florida A&M’s 84-66 loss to the Southern Jaguars.

The Tigers are 5-0 in home games. Grambling is sixth in the SWAC with 11.9 assists per game led by Shawndarius Cowart averaging 3.4.

The Rattlers are 0-2 against SWAC opponents. Florida A&M is 1-9 in games decided by at least 10 points.

The Tigers and Rattlers meet Monday for the first time in conference play this season.

TOP PERFORMERS: Cameron Christon is scoring 13.5 points per game and averaging 5.1 rebounds for the Tigers. Virshon Cotton is averaging 1.3 made 3-pointers over the last 10 games for Grambling.

Jordan Tillmon is shooting 34.7% and averaging 10.9 points for the Rattlers. Jaylen Bates is averaging 9.2 points over the last 10 games for Florida A&M.

LAST 10 GAMES: Tigers: 6-4, averaging 69.6 points, 27.3 rebounds, 11.4 assists, 6.3 steals and 3.2 blocks per game while shooting 47.8% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 60.7 points per game.

Rattlers: 2-8, averaging 59.4 points, 28.7 rebounds, 9.8 assists, 7.0 steals and 3.5 blocks per game while shooting 38.4% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 75.1 points.

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