Alcorn State vs Southern Miss

Southern Miss. 80, Alcorn St. 49

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HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) - Jonathan Mills scored 19 points off the bench and Southern Mississippi won its eighth straight game by overpowering Alcorn State in the second half of an 80-49 victory Thursday night.

The Golden Eagles (12-2) trailed 20-10 with 8:26 left in the first half before rallying for a 31-26 halftime lead.

In the second half, Southern Miss shot 47.2 percent from the field (17 of 36) while holding the Braves to 21.4 percent (6 of 28).

Alcorn State (3-9) made only 15 field goals in 50 attempts for the game and was 1 of 12 from long range. The Braves made 18 of 23 free throws.

Darnell Dodson added 16 points and 11 rebounds for the Golden Eagles, who had a 56-30 rebounding advantage.

Xavian Rimmer scored 12 of his 18 points for Alcorn State in the first half and Kendrick McDonald added 16 points, hitting 10 of 12 foul shots.

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Alcorn State Braves
I. Francis, F271-50-07152
M. Starks, F152-30-04054
K. McDonald, G383-810-1221116
J. Hawkins, G330-31-25231
X. Rimmer, G296-145-521118
T. Oakley250-100-24010
K. Sullivan172-50-01034
J. Moore120-12-21102
T. Tufono41-10-00002
M. Baker00-00-00000
Totals 15-5018-233061949
 30%78.3% 
Southern Miss Golden Eagles
M. Bolden, F194-112-470110
T. Pelham, F91-10-04042
A. Johnson, G293-90-01336
L. Page, G263-111-240310
R. McGill, G152-41-17025
J. Mills277-135-11100019
N. Watson271-23-441035
D. Dodson256-124-6111116
C. Jenkins152-30-04025
R. Carlisle41-20-00022
A. Franklin40-20-00010
Totals 30-7016-2856142280
 42.9%57.1% 
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TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Texas So.16-218-15185
Alcorn St.13-515-15253
Jackson St.12-620-16222
Southern U.11-722-13186
Alabama St.9-914-17265
Prairie View7-117-24334
Alabama A&M6-1210-18332
Ark.-PB6-128-25310
Miss. Val.6-128-27330
Grambling4-147-24350

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UAB16-226-783
Middle Tenn.13-525-1078
La. Tech12-623-9122
Old Dominion12-622-13140
Marshall12-617-16128
UTEP10-819-14214
Charlotte9-914-19234
Western Ky.8-1018-16158
FIU7-1113-19270
North Texas7-1112-20295
Rice7-1112-20279
So. Miss5-138-21315
FAU5-138-25300
UT-San Antonio3-155-27347
 
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