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Lady Tigers take fifth consecutive win

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Photo courtsey - Grambling’s Kailyn Gideon (33) played a big role in the Lady Tigers’ late surge to secure a 75-68 SWAC road win Saturday at Prairie View A&M.

PRAIRIE VIEW, Texas — Kailyn Gideon didn’t attempt a shot for 39 minutes, but her jumper with 42 seconds remaining on Saturday lifted the Grambling State University women’s basketball team to a season sweep of Prairie View A&M, 75-68, in a Southwestern Athletic Conference game at the William J. Nicks Building.

Grambling State (12-11 overall, 9-3 SWAC) used a 17-3 run over a 3-minute and 40-second stretch in the opening quarter and took a 23-20 advantage into the second. The Lady Tigers led by as many as 12 points in the second period and took a 39-29 lead into the break.

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