Grambling claims first SWAC title since '85

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Posted: May 31, 2010 12:57 PM by Associated Press

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Topics: GSU, SWAC, Grambling State University, Southwestern Athletic Conference, Alcorn State, James Cooper, WBRZ

Grambling State has won its first Southwestern Athletic Conference championship in 25 years.

Sunday's 15-2 defeat of Alcorn State mean fist-year coach James Cooper could celebrate Grambling's first SWAC championship since 1985 - when Cooper was 3 years old.

Adrian Turner threw a complete game for Grambling, allowing two runs and five hits while striking out seven, and was named tournament MVP after Sunday's win.

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