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Alcorn State 46

(7-16, 5-3 SWAC)

Alabama State 49

(6-14, 4-3 SWAC)

    6:00 PM ET, January 21, 2013

    Dunn-Oliver Acadome, Montgomery, Alabama

    1 2 T
    ALCN 30 1646
    AL ST 24 2549

    Top Performers

    Alcorn State: M. Baker 21 Pts, 8 Reb, 1 Ast, 3 Stl

    Alabama St: B. Brown 14 Pts, 10 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Stl, 1 Blk

    Alabama St. 49, Alcorn St. 46

    Associated Press

    MONTGOMERY, Ala. -- Joshua Freelove netted 18 points and Alabama State's defense came through late in a 49-46 win over Southwestern Athletic Conference-rival Alcorn State Monday night.

    Alcorn State led 42-39 on Anthony Nieves' 3-pointer with 8:18 left, but then went nearly 7 minutes without scoring. Alabama State's Bobby Brown scored four points on a 6-0 run as the Hornets (6-14, 4-3) took a 45-42 lead.

    Marquiz Baker hit two free throws for Alcorn State (7-16, 5-3) with 1:30 left to cut Alabama State's lead to 45-44, but Ryan Watts hit a jumper and a free throw and Phillip Crawford closed with another foul shot as the Hornets held on for the three-point win.

    Baker paced the Braves with 21 points. Alcorn State had won five of its past seven after beginning the year 2-13.

    Brown tallied 14 points and 10 rebounds for his first double-double.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    ALCN
    AL ST
    Points 46 49
    FG Made-Attempted 15-51 (.294) 18-50 (.360)
    3P Made-Attempted 4-20 (.200) 4-15 (.267)
    FT Made-Attempted 12-16 (.750) 9-15 (.600)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 16 (0/0) 14 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 8 7

    2012-13 Season

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