Jacksonville State vs Alcorn State

Jacksonville St. 56, Alcorn St. 52

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LORMAN, Miss. (AP) - Ronnie Boggs led four players in double digits with 14 points to help Jacksonville State over Alcorn State 56-52 Saturday in nonconference play.

Tarvin Gaines scored 12 points, Brian Williams added 11 and Darion Rackley chipped in with 10 points for the Gamecocks (6-2).

Alcorn State (2-6) trailed 29-23 at halftime but rallied to tie the game at 43-all behind Anthony Evans' jumper with 5:15 left to play.

Boggs answered with a 3-pointer, then a jumper to put Jacksonville State ahead 48-43.

Evans connected from downtown with 52 seconds left to cut the lead to 53-52, but that was the closest the Braves would get as Jacksonville State made 3 of 4 free throws down the stretch to seal the victory.

Evans led Alcorn State with 14 points.

Jacksonville State has won its third straight game this season and improved to 4-1 all-time against the Braves.

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Jacksonville State Gamecocks
T. Gaines, F354-163-541212
N. Cook, F252-32-46116
R. Boggs, G386-121-181014
B. Williams, G385-130-026111
D. Rackley, G282-75-640310
M. Leggett200-42-24012
R. Mafra120-41-22001
C. Deanes30-00-00000
A. Anderson20-10-00000
Totals 19-6014-20309856
 31.7%70% 
Alcorn State Braves
J. Nicholas, F282-51-28045
A. Evans, G375-162-422214
T. Hunt, G354-52-240110
L. Luckett, G332-70-04125
A. Nieves, G303-130-06037
M. Sanders162-30-01014
J. Hester112-21-16005
T. Birdie51-20-00002
C. Nwosuh30-20-21000
S. Raquil20-00-00000
Totals 21-556-113231352
 38.2%54.5% 
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