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.12-216-11128
Alcorn St.12-315-11242
Southern U.10-514-14303
Grambling7-711-15331
Jackson St.7-711-16316
Prairie View7-710-18308
Alabama St.6-88-18342
Ark.-PB6-97-22339
Miss. Val.4-114-24337
Alabama A&M1-131-24351

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TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Middle Tenn.14-124-431
La. Tech12-320-8121
Old Dominion9-516-10136
UTEP9-511-15257
Rice8-618-9184
Marshall8-615-12125
UAB8-715-13181
Western Ky.7-713-14217
UT-San Antonio6-811-16299
Charlotte5-911-14233
FAU5-99-16288
So. Miss5-108-19336
North Texas2-128-18332
FIU2-126-21340
 
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