Scores

Final

Southern 40

(15-14, 11-5 SWAC)

Alcorn State 60

(9-19, 6-10 SWAC)

5:45 PM ET, February 25, 2012

David L. Whitney Gymnasium, Lorman, Mississippi

1 2 T
SOU 23 1740
ALCN 29 3160

Top Performers

Southern University: Q. Doggett 8 Pts, 7 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Blk

Alcorn State: T. Oakley 17 Pts, 2 Reb, 1 Ast, 3 Stl

Alcorn St. 60, Southern U. 40

Associated Press

LORMAN, Miss. -- Twann Oakley scored 17 points to lead Alcorn State in a 60-40 win over Southern University on Saturday night, avenging a Jan. 28 loss to the second-place Jaguars of the Southwestern Athletic Conference.

Kendrick McDonald and Anthony Nieves added 11 points apiece for the Braves (9-19, 6-10), who led by six points at the break but outscored the Jaguars 31-17 in the second half to seal it.

Alcorn State outshot Southern 45.5 percent (20 of 44) to 34.2 percent (13 of 38) from the floor. Both teams hit five 3-pointers, but the Braves got theirs in half as many attempts (seven) as the Jaguars (14).

The Braves forced 12 Jaguars turnovers, nine of those coming from steals.

The Jaguars (15-14, 11-5), who didn't have a single player in double digits, had won two straight games and seven of nine coming in.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
SOU
ALCN
Points 40 60
FG Made-Attempted 13-38 (.342) 20-44 (.455)
3P Made-Attempted 5-14 (.357) 5-7 (.714)
FT Made-Attempted 9-11 (.818) 15-22 (.682)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 17 (0/0) 8 (0/0)
Largest Lead 0 20

2011-12 Season

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