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Texas Southern vs Alcorn State

Texas Southern 57, Alcorn St. 48


LORMAN, Miss. (AP) - Raymond Penn scored 14 points and dished out four assists to help Texas Southern defeat Alcorn State 57-48 Friday and snap an 11-game losing streak.

Penn made 5 of 12 shots from the field and Omar Strong had 11 points and five rebounds for Texas Southern (2-13, 1-1), which hadn't won since Nov. 26 against Louisiana-Lafayette.

Anthony Nieves led Alcorn State (3-14, 1-1) with 24 points and LeAntwan Luckett had 18 but the pair combined to shoot 38.4 percent (15 of 39) from the field. Alcorn State, which led 31-29 at halftime, shot 35.5 percent (11 of 31) in the first half but dipped to 20.7 percent (6 of 29) after intermission.

Texas Southern outscored Alcorn State 28-17 in the second half, when the Tigers hit just 28 percent (7 of 25) shots from the field but made 13 free throws after converting just one in the first half.

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Texas Southern Tigers
F. Sturdivant, F251-42-57124
K. Sutton, C184-60-12028
O. Strong, G363-123-451211
R. Penn, G335-123-444115
D. Ellington, G211-30-00212
M. Gibbs322-54-62039
A. Clayborn172-32-23036
L. Johnson-Danner171-60-02002
E. Blackwell20-00-01000
Totals 19-5114-222681457
Alcorn State Braves
J. Nicholas, F71-20-02012
S. Raquil, F40-00-00000
L. Luckett, G396-184-772218
A. Nieves, G399-214-570424
M. Baker, G320-102-65022
A. Evans210-30-02320
I. Francis211-20-04012
M. Starks180-00-02140
T. Birdie100-20-01020
M. Myles90-20-00020
J. Hester10-00-01000
Totals 17-6010-183162048
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Texas So.16-222-13118
Alabama St.14-419-10257
Southern U.13-518-17229
Prairie View12-615-18260
Jackson St.9-911-21322
Alabama A&M8-109-20330
Miss. Val.5-136-26345
Alcorn St.4-146-26348