Scores

Final

Miss Valley St 54

(6-19, 5-7 SWAC)

Alcorn State 55

(1-24, 1-11 SWAC)

    5:30 PM ET, February 13, 2010

    Davey Whitney Complex, Lorman, Mississippi

    1 2 T
    MVSU 30 2454
    ALCN 25 3055

    Top Performers

    Miss Valley St: S. Behling 19 Pts, 5 Reb, 2 Stl, 1 Blk

    Alcorn St: I. Francis 14 Pts, 7 Reb, 1 Stl, 1 Blk

    Alcorn St. 55, MVSU 54

    Associated Press

    LORMAN, Miss. -- Ian Francis scored 14 points and Alcorn State won its first game of the season, 55-54 over Mississippi Valley State on Saturday.

    The Braves (1-23, 1-11 Southwestern Athletic Conference) trailed 30-25 at halftime and shot 52.4 percent from the field in the second half (11 of 21).

    Alcorn State led 54-47 on a free throw by Ian Francis with 32 seconds left, before the Delta Devils (6-19, 5-7) went on a 7-1 run. D'Angelo Jackson's 3 brought Mississippi Valley State within 55-54 with 6 seconds to go.

    Alcorn State's Corey Anthony was fouled with 2 seconds left, and missed both shots, but the Delta Devils couldn't get a shot off.

    Francis scored 11 in the first half for the Braves, who jumped out to a 12-0 lead with 13:42 to go until halftime.

    Shannon Behling scored 19 points for Mississippi Valley State, which shot 13.3 percent from 3-point range in the second half (2-15).

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    MVSU
    ALCN
    Points 54 55
    FG Made-Attempted 19-59 (.322) 21-51 (.412)
    3P Made-Attempted 4-23 (.174) 2-11 (.182)
    FT Made-Attempted 12-17 (.706) 11-23 (.478)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 24 (0/0) 19 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 5 1

    2009-10 Season

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