Scores

Final

Alabama State 69

(7-10, 4-2 SWAC)

Alcorn State 62

(0-19, 0-6 SWAC)

    5:30 PM ET, January 23, 2010

    David L. Whitney Gymnasium, Lorman, Mississippi

    1 2 T
    ALST 42 2769
    ALCN 22 4062

    Top Performers

    Alabama State: T. Butler 17 Pts, 6 Reb, 3 Ast, 5 Stl, 2 Blk

    Alcorn State: I. Francis 11 Pts, 10 Reb, 2 Ast, 1 Stl, 1 Blk

    Alabama St. 69, Alcorn St. 62

    Associated Press

    LORMAN, Miss. -- Tramaine Butler scored 17 points to lead Alabama State to a 69-62 victory on Saturday over Alcorn State, which lost its 23rd straight game, dating to last season.

    The Hornets (7-10, 4-2 Southwestern Athletic Conference) used an 11-0 run to take a 30-12 lead with 6:08 remaining in the first half and extended their lead to 42-22 at halftime.

    Alabama State still led by 16 points, 61-45, with 4:54 remaining before the Braves (0-19, 0-6) began to cut into the margin.

    Alcorn State held the Hornets, who came in leading the conference in 3-point shooting at 33.5 percent, to 21.7 percent (5-for-23).

    Johnathan Boyd scored 16 points for the Braves and Ian Francis had 11 points and 10 rebounds, but JaMarkus Holt, who came in as Alcorn State's leading scorer, was held to three points on 1-for-10 shooting.

    Ivory White and Byron Walker scored 10 points apiece for Alabama State.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    ALST
    ALCN
    Points 69 62
    FG Made-Attempted 22-62 (.355) 19-51 (.373)
    3P Made-Attempted 5-23 (.217) 4-10 (.400)
    FT Made-Attempted 20-29 (.690) 20-31 (.645)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 23 (0/0) 23 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 20 0

    2009-10 Season

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