Scores

Final

Grambling St 61

(5-18, 3-8 SWAC)

Alcorn State 60

(3-18, 3-8 SWAC)

9:00 PM ET, February 7, 2011

David L. Whitney Gymnasium, Lorman, Mississippi

1 2 T
GRAM 28 3361
ALCN 35 2560

Top Performers

Grambling State: J. Patton 22 Pts, 17 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Stl

Alcorn State: K. McDonald 13 Pts, 5 Reb, 4 Ast

Grambling St. 61, Alcorn St. 60

Associated Press

LORMAN, Miss. -- Donald Qualls made a 3-pointer from the right corner with 8.3 seconds left to help Grambling State rally past Alcorn State 61-60 on Monday night.

Alcorn State's Kendrick McDonald answered with a 3-pointer with 4 seconds left but it wasn't enough.

The Tigers (4-18, 2-8 Southwestern Athletic Conference) trailed 53-40 with 12:32 to play, and went on an 18-4 run to take their first lead since the 9:06 mark of the first half. Qualls' three-point play put Grambling State up for good, 58-57, with 3:17 remaining. The Braves (3-17, 3-7) committed three turnovers and shot just 2 of 10 from the field during the spurt.

The Tigers trailed 35-28 at halftime, but outrebounded Alcorn State 25-11 and got 14 points and 11 rebounds from Justin Patton in the second half. Patton finished with 22 points and 17 rebounds.

Marquiz Baker led Alcorn State with 16 points.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
GRAM
ALCN
Points 61 60
FG Made-Attempted 26-67 (.388) 24-62 (.387)
3P Made-Attempted 5-18 (.278) 7-12 (.583)
FT Made-Attempted 4-11 (.364) 5-11 (.455)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 13 (0/0) 11 (0/0)
Largest Lead 5 11

2010-11 Season

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