Alcorn State vs Jackson State

Alcorn St. 51, Jackson St. 48


JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - Marquiz Baker scored 18 points and Anthony Nieves 17 as Alcorn State defeated Jackson State 51-48 Sunday night after trailing by 10 points at halftime.

Nieves scored nine straight points to cut a 34-24 Jackson State second-half lead to one point before a layup by Marius Myles gave the Braves (4-14, 2-1 Southwestern Athletic Conference) a 35-34 lead with 8:39 remaining.

LeAntwan Luckett's dunk with 1:05 left put Alcorn State ahead to stay, 49-48, in a game that featured 11 lead changes and eight ties.

Alcorn State has beaten the Tigers (1-11, 0-3) five straight times.

Jackson State led 28-18 at halftime after shooting 45.8 percent (11 of 24) to the Braves' 21.7 percent (5 of 23). Kelsey Howard scored 12 points for the Tigers during a 13-1 run that wiped out a 15-13 Alcorn State lead.

Howard and Jeff Stubbs finished with 12 points each for Jackson State.

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Alcorn State Braves
I. Francis, F300-30-29020
M. Starks, F201-22-25034
M. Baker, G395-136-943218
A. Nieves, G365-154-922217
L. Luckett, G294-90-04038
M. Myles131-20-15042
D. Hampton100-02-31012
S. Raquil90-00-02000
A. Evans80-40-01010
J. Nicholas50-00-00020
J. Hester10-00-00000
T. Birdie00-00-00000
Totals 16-4814-263352051
Jackson State Tigers
R. Gregory, C81-10-03002
K. Howard, G314-83-720312
J. Stubbs, G315-112-251412
D. Taylor, G312-30-06034
D. Nelson, G242-93-40248
S. Coleman313-60-07016
C. Williams231-40-03233
P. Williams110-21-20011
K. Stewart50-10-01000
J. Lewis40-00-01000
D. Jones10-00-00010
Totals 18-459-152852048
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Texas So.17-223-12105
Alcorn St.14-518-14228
Southern U.11-815-18320
Jackson St.10-914-18322
Prairie View10-913-20307
Miss. Val.7-127-25334
Alabama St.6-138-23342
Alabama A&M2-162-27351
Other games
IOWA 67 Final
SYR 55 Final
USF 44
TEMP 62 Final
KAN 69
FLA 79 Final
NW 51 Final