Alcorn State 29

(3-3, 2-2 SWAC)

Texas Southern 22

(1-4, 1-3 SWAC)

3:00 PM ET, October 15, 2005

1 2 3 4 T
ALCN 0 15 6 829
TXSO 0 9 13 022

Top Performers

Passing: R. Miller (TXSO) - 72 YDS, 1 INT

Rushing: J. McCoy (ALCN) - 27 CAR, 150 YDS, 1 TD

Receiving: T. Lott (ALCN) - 5 REC, 128 YDS

Alcorn State 29, Texas Southern 22

HOUSTON (AP) -- Tony Hobson threw the go-ahead touchdown to Emman Arceneaux, and Jeremy McCoy rushed for 150 yards and a score as Alcorn State beat Texas Southern 29-22 on Saturday.

Alcorn State (3-3, 2-2 Southwestern Athletic) trailed 22-21 after three quarters. But the Braves went ahead for good when Hobson connected with Arceneaux on a 16-yard touchdown pass with 12:22 left.

Hobson's two-point conversion pass to Oliver Bozeman put Alcorn State ahead 29-22.

Texas Southern (1-4, 1-4) had only 205 yards total offense but went ahead 22-21 on Brent Wilson's 26-yard touchdown run late in the third quarter.

Wilson rushed for 140 yards on 20 carries.

The Braves led 15-9 at halftime, but the Tigers quickly erased that deficit.

Daniel Davis opened the second half by returning a kickoff 89 yards for a touchdown to put Texas Southern ahead 16-15.

McCoy's 8-yard scoring run gave Alcorn State a 21-16 advantage.

After Wilson's touchdown run, Hobson led the Braves on a 72-yard drive capped by his scoring pass to Arceneaux.

Hobson was 15-of-30 for 245 yards and a touchdown.

Texas Southern's Robert Napier opened the scoring by returning a fumble 60 yards for a touchdown.

After Alcorn State scored on a safety, Ken Williams had 2-yard TD run and Charlie Spiller had a 14-yard scoring run to put the Braves ahead 15-6.

Kyle Watson brought the Tigers within 15-9 at halftime with a 37-yard field goal.