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Alcorn State 56, Prairie View 54 (OT)

PRAIRIE VIEW, Texas (AP) -- Delvin Thompson scored 16 points,
including a key layup in overtime, as Alcorn State defeated Prairie
View A&M 56-54 on Thursday night.

Jason Breckenridge hit two free throws for Prairie View with 13
seconds left at the end of regulation to tie the game at 49-49. He
answered a layup by Juan Wyatt with one of his own in overtime
before Corey Jackson and Thompson each hit layups to make it 55-51
with 2:35 left. Prairie View cut the margin to one on free throws
before Patrick Horton hit a free throw to make it 56-54.

Wyatt scored 12 points for Alcorn State (7-12, 6-11 Southwestern
Athletic).

Phillip Scott led Prairie View (4-13, 4-22) with 15 points and
Anthony Oha added 12 points and 14 rebounds.

The loss eliminated Prairie View from conference tournament
contention.