Scores

Final

Alabama State 76

(9-7, 5-1 SWAC)

Alcorn State 71

(3-17, 2-5 SWAC)

    8:30 PM ET, January 26, 2008

    David L. Whitney Gymnasium, Lorman, Mississippi

    1 2 T
    ALST 36 4076
    ALCN 39 3271

    Top Performers

    Alabama State: B. Brooks 16 Pts, 6 Reb

    Alcorn State: A. Owumi 16 Pts, 3 Reb, 1 Stl

    Alabama St. 76, Alcorn St. 71

    Associated Press

    ITTA BENA, Miss. (AP) -- Andrew Hayles scored 18 points to lead Alabama State to a 76-71 win over Alcorn State on Saturday.

    Brandon Brooks added 16 points for Alabama State (9-7, 5-1 Southwestern Athletic Conference), Rashad Provitt scored 14 and Chief Kickingstallionsims chipped in 10.

    Alcorn (3-16, 2-5) led 39-36 at halftime before falling behind in the second half. The Braves closed the gap to 74-71 with just seven seconds to play but couldn't pull off a win.

    Alex Owumi lead Alcorn with 16 points, Tory Jackson scored 15 and Anthony Ford and Jarvis Williams added 11 apiece.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    ALST
    ALCN
    Points 76 71
    FG Made-Attempted 26-57 (.456) 24-58 (.414)
    3P Made-Attempted 3-16 (.188) 9-19 (.474)
    FT Made-Attempted 21-31 (.677) 14-19 (.737)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 17 (0/0) 21 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 5 11

    2007-08 Season

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