Scores

Final

Alabama State 76

(16-8, 13-1 SWAC)

Alcorn State 71

(6-22, 4-11 SWAC)

    9:00 PM ET, February 23, 2009

    Davey Whitney Complex, Lorman, Mississippi

    1 2 T
    ALST 37 3976
    ALCN 28 4371

    Top Performers

    Alabama St: W. Jones 15 Pts, 10 Reb, 1 Ast, 2 Stl

    Alcorn St: J. Boyd 22 Pts, 3 Reb, 1 Ast

    Alabama St. 76, Alcorn St. 71

    Associated Press

    LORMAN, Miss. -- Chief Kickingstallionsims and Andrew Hayles scored 16 points apiece, and Wesley Jones notched a double-double, to lead Alabama State in a 76-71 win over Alcorn State on Monday night.

    Alabama State maintained its spot atop the Southwestern Athletic Conference with the victory, which extended its winning streak to seven games.

    Jones scored 12 points and grabbed 10 rebounds, while Brandon Brooks finished with 15 points for the Hornets (16-8, 13-1).

    Jonathan Boyd paced the Braves (6-22, 4-11) with 22 points, Troy Jackson added 17 and JaMarkus Holt had 12.

    Brooks scored four points in the game's final 36 seconds to seal the win, holding off the Braves despite five points from Boyd in the game's final 22 seconds. The Hornets, who led by nine points at the break, held on to win although they were outscored 43-39 in the second half.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    ALST
    ALCN
    Points 76 71
    FG Made-Attempted 30-65 (.462) 26-60 (.433)
    3P Made-Attempted 6-20 (.300) 8-15 (.533)
    FT Made-Attempted 10-15 (.667) 11-14 (.786)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 16 (0/0) 17 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 20 4

    2008-09 Season

    DATEGAMELINKS
    Jan 26, 2009 ALCN 79, @ALST 74Recap
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