Bennett has double double as South Alabama beats Grambling 76-56
MOBILE, Ala. (AP)—Demetric Bennett scored 19 points and pulled down 12 rebounds to lead South Alabama to a 76-56 win over Grambling Saturday night.
Bennett recorded the fifth double double of his career.
The Jaguars (2-1) used a 19-4 run early in the first half to take control of the game and were ahead 42-27 at halftime.
Leading scorer for South Alabama was Daon Merritt with 21 points.
Grambling (0-3) was led by Anthony Williams with 18 points and Duran Diaz with 10.
South Alabama held a 47-31 rebounding edge over the Tigers and scored 34 points in the paint to 16 for Grambling.