The game originally was scheduled to be played at Alcorn State, but an earlier bomb threat on the Mississippi Valley State campus and the Leflore County Civic Center forced a change in the schedule. The January 18th game was played in Lorman, with the Braves earning a 65-53 win.
Luckett scored 25 points on 10-for-16 shooting to lead Alcorn State (9-15, 6-6 SWAC), with Brown adding 20 points, going 8 for 14 from the field. The Braves shot a collective 24 of 47 from the field (51.1 percent).
Julius Francis recorded his first career double-double, scoring 11 points and grabbing an equal number of rebounds to lead Mississippi Valley State (8-17, 4-8), which led by two, 30-28, at intermission. DeAngelo Priar and Anthony McDonald also scored 11 points apiece.