Scores

Final

Alabama A&M 79

(7-14, 5-8 SWAC)

Alcorn State 89

(6-21, 4-10 SWAC)

    8:30 PM ET, February 21, 2009

    David L. Whitney Gymnasium, Lorman, Mississippi

    1 2 T
    AAMU 31 4879
    ALCN 49 4089

    Top Performers

    Alabama A&M: C. Hester 22 Pts, 7 Reb, 2 Ast, 1 Stl

    Alcorn State: J. Boyd 20 Pts, 8 Reb, 1 Ast, 4 Stl

    Alcorn St. 89, Alabama A&,M 79

    Associated Press

    LORMAN, Miss. -- Jonathan Boyd scored 20 points and Anthony Ford added 19 to lead Alcorn State to an 89-79 win over Alabama A&M on Saturday night.

    Jarvis Williams had 17 points for the Braves (6-21, 4-10 Southwestern Athletic Conference), who ended a three-game losing streak. Jumane Redd finished with 12 points and Troy Jackson with 11.

    Alcorn State shot 50 percent from the field (16-for-32) in the first half to help claim a 49-31 lead at halftime. The Braves' defense was strong on the perimeter, as the Bulldogs (7-14, 5-8) shot 26.1 percent from the 3-point line (6 of 23) for the game.

    Alabama A&M ended up shooting 38.8 percent from the field (26-for-67). Alcorn State hit 41.4 percent of its shots (24-for-58) and made 34 free throws.

    Cornelius Hester led the Bulldogs with 22 points. Jonathan Belt had 13 points and 10 rebounds and Trant Simpson scored 17.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    AAMU
    ALCN
    Points 79 89
    FG Made-Attempted 26-67 (.388) 24-58 (.414)
    3P Made-Attempted 6-23 (.261) 7-19 (.368)
    FT Made-Attempted 21-32 (.656) 34-43 (.791)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 25 (0/0) 22 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 0 20

    2008-09 Season

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