Scores

Final

Alcorn State 66

(3-10, 0-1 SWAC)

Texas Southern 83

(5-8, 1-0 SWAC)

    6:45 PM ET, January 4, 2014

    Health & PE Center, Houston, Texas

    1 2 T
    ALCN 31 3566
    TXSO 44 3983

    Top Performers

    Alcorn State: L. Luckett 24 Pts, 5 Reb, 5 Ast, 1 Stl

    Texas Southern: A. Murray 26 Pts, 11 Reb, 2 Ast, 1 Stl, 5 Blk

    Texas Southern defeats Alcorn State 83-66

    Associated Press

    HOUSTON -- Aaric Murray scored 26 points and grabbed a team-high 11 rebounds to lead Texas Southern to an 83-66 victory over Alcorn State Saturday night.

    Jose Rodriguez added 16 points and 10 rebounds for the Tigers (5-8, 1-0 Southwestern Athletic Conference). Lawrence Johnson-Danner scored 14 points with five rebounds and DeAngelo Scott chipped in with 13 points. The Tigers hit 54 percent from the field and 75 percent from the free-throw line.

    Alcorn State led by four early but lost a step late in the first period to trail Texas Southern 44-31 at the break.

    Texas Southern was in control throughout the second period, leading by as many as 24 points at 14:41 in the second.

    LeAntwan Luckett scored 24 points with five assists for the Braves (3-10, 0-1). Octavius Brown added 14 points and led the team with 12 rebounds.

    The loss was the ninth straight for Alcorn State.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    ALCN
    TXSO
    Points 66 83
    FG Made-Attempted 27-67 (.403) 28-52 (.538)
    3P Made-Attempted 6-18 (.333) 6-14 (.429)
    FT Made-Attempted 6-9 (.667) 21-28 (.750)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 20 (0/0) 11 (0/0)

    2013-14 Season

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