Scores

Final

Alcorn State 78

(1-3, 1-1 home)

    3:00 PM ET, November 19, 2012

    David L. Whitney Gymnasium, Lorman, Mississippi

    1 2 T
    FVS 35 5186
    ALCN 29 4978

    Top Performers

    Fort Valley State: J. Sledge 23 Pts, 3 Reb, 1 Ast

    Alcorn State: L. Luckett 17 Pts, 4 Reb, 2 Ast, 1 Blk

    Fort Valley St. 86, Alcorn St. 78

    Associated Press

    LORMAN, Miss. -- Jeremy Sledge knocked down three 3-pointers en route to 23 points as Division II's Fort Valley State defeated Alcorn State 86-78 Monday.

    Davey Brandon added 18 points and nine rebounds for Fort Valley State and also converted two 3-pointers. Brandon and Sledge combined to go 8 of 8 from the free-throw line.

    Fort Valley State (2-3) jumped out to a 35-29 halftime lead behind a 54.2 percent (13 of 24) first-half shooting performance. Alcorn State shot just 32.5 percent (13 of 40) in the first half, including 0 of 7 from 3-point range.

    Fort Valley State built a 52-48 second-half lead before Alcorn State rallied to tie the game 58-all with 10 minutes left. But Brandon and Sledge hit back-to-back 3-pointers to put Fort Valley State ahead 64-58. Brandon converted a three-point play after Sledge's 3-pointer to put the game away.

    LeAntwan Luckett led Alcorn State (1-2) with 17 points.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    FVS
    ALCN
    Points 86 78
    FG Made-Attempted 31-53 (.585) 27-75 (.360)
    3P Made-Attempted 9-15 (.600) 5-20 (.250)
    FT Made-Attempted 15-24 (.625) 19-33 (.576)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 25 (0/0) 18 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 8 0

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