Scores

Final

Alcorn State 61

(8-14, 5-5 SWAC)

Jackson State 71

(8-14, 4-6 SWAC)

    6:30 PM ET, February 8, 2014

    Lee E. Williams Athletic and Assembly Center, Jackson, Mississippi

    1 2 T
    ALCN 21 4061
    JKST 36 3571

    Top Performers

    Alcorn St: M. Vance 17 Pts, 7 Reb, 1 Stl, 2 Blk

    Jackson St: B. West 18 Pts, 10 Reb, 1 Stl

    Jackson State handles Alcorn State 71-61

    Associated Press

    JACKSON, Miss. -- Brandon West had 18 points with 10 rebounds and Julysses Nobles added 16 points and six assists as Jackson State defeated Alcorn State 71-61 Saturday night.

    Jackson State (8-14, 4-6 Southwestern Athletic Conference) outrebounded the Braves 49-30 and had a 14-6 advantage in second-chance points. Treshawn Bolden hauled in 11 rebounds and Javeres Brent had nine with 12 points.

    Alcorn State (8-14, 5-5) went 4 of 17 from beyond the arc and 21 of 42 from the foul line. Marquis Vance scored 17 points and LeAntwan Luckett had 13.

    The Tigers were nursing a three-point lead, but closed the first half on a 15-3 run, with Brent and Nobles each sinking a 3-pointer to push toward a 36-21 halftime advantage.

    Alcorn State pulled within five in the second half with 7:34 remaining, but Jackson State countered by hitting 13 of their final 18 free throws to seal the win.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    ALCN
    JKST
    Points 61 71
    FG Made-Attempted 18-47 (.383) 20-52 (.385)
    3P Made-Attempted 4-17 (.235) 5-12 (.417)
    FT Made-Attempted 21-42 (.500) 26-39 (.667)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 31 (0/0) 27 (0/0)

    2013-14 Season

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