Scores

Final

Alcorn State 73

(1-1, 3-0 home)

5:00 PM ET, November 10, 2013

David L. Whitney Gymnasium, Lorman, Mississippi

1 2 T
TOUG 37 3168
ALCN 35 3873

Top Performers

Tougaloo: G. Love 20 Pts, 7 Reb, 1 Stl, 1 Blk

Alcorn State: O. Brown 15 Pts, 9 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Stl

Alcorn State escapes NAIA Tougaloo 73-68

Associated Press

LORMAN, Miss. -- Octavius Brown had 15 points and nine rebounds on Sunday as Alcorn State needed to rally late to narrowly escape an upset from NAIA Tougaloo 73-68.

Alcorn State (1-1) took its biggest lead on its final points of the game with only 17 seconds remaining. Both teams traded seven lead changes and tied the score 12 times.

Tougaloo was ahead 37-35 at halftime and led by 10 with 9:58 left in the game before Alcorn State surged to take the lead in the final minutes.

Shaunessy Smith scored 15 points, LeAntwan Luckett had 14 and Davante Hampton added 10 for the Braves.

Gary Love led the way for Tougaloo with 20 points and seven boards. Ramon Wesley had 11 points and Howard Greer added 10 for the Bulldogs.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
TOUG
ALCN
Points 68 73
FG Made-Attempted 23-59 (.390) 25-56 (.446)
3P Made-Attempted 9-24 (.375) 5-18 (.278)
FT Made-Attempted 13-18 (.722) 18-21 (.857)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 16 (0/0) 14 (0/0)

2013-14 Season

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