Scores

Final

Alcorn State 54

(5-16, 2-7 SWAC)

Southern 65

(11-11, 7-2 SWAC)

    5:00 PM ET, January 28, 2012

    F.G. Clark Center, Baton Rouge, Louisiana

    1 2 T
    ALCN 13 4154
    SOU 31 3465

    Top Performers

    Alcorn State: X. Rimmer 14 Pts, 4 Reb, 2 Stl

    Southern University: F. Coleman 12 Pts, 14 Reb, 1 Stl, 2 Blk

    Southern U. 65, Alcorn St. 54

    Associated Press

    BATON ROUGE, La. -- Derick Beltran led four Southern University players in double figures with 14 points and the Jaguars defeated Alcorn State 65-54 on Saturday.

    Frederick Coleman tallied a double-double with 12 points and 14 rebounds, Mike Celestin scored 12 points and Jameel Grace added 10 for Southern (11-11, 7-2 Southwestern Athletic Conference).

    The Jaguars led the entire way after scoring the game's first six points, four by Quinton Doggett.

    Southern led 31-13 at halftime after holding the Braves (4-16, 2-7) to just 3-of-27 shooting in the first half. Alcorn made it 6-2 on Ian Francis' layup with 16:16 left in the first half and wouldn't hit another field goal for 10:44, when JaMichael Hawkins' layup made it 19-7.

    Southern took its biggest lead, 40-17, on Beltran's 3 with 14:35 to play.

    Xavian Rimmer led Alcorn State with 14 points, Anthony Nieves added 11 and KeDorian Sullivan chipped in 10 rebounds.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    ALCN
    SOU
    Points 54 65
    FG Made-Attempted 15-60 (.250) 24-58 (.414)
    3P Made-Attempted 1-14 (.071) 5-11 (.455)
    FT Made-Attempted 23-28 (.821) 12-20 (.600)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 18 (0/0) 20 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 0 20

    2011-12 Season

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