Alcorn State vs Grambling

Alcorn St. 80, Grambling St. 46


GRAMBLING, La. (AP) - Anthony Nieves scored 18 points and Marquiz Baker 17 to lead Alcorn State to an 80-46 routing of Grambling State Tuesday night in Southwestern Athletic Conference action.

Nieves was 5-of-11 shooting, including 3 of 6 from 3-point range, while Baker was 6-of-13 shooting and 5 of 10 from deep. LeAntwan Luckett added 14 points.

The Braves (5-14, 3-1) made 51.8 percent (29 of 56) of their shots, including 10 of 21 from 3-point range. Alcorn State has won consecutive games for the first time this year.

Terry Rose paced Grambling State (0-13, 0-4) with 19 points. The Tigers shot just 28.8 percent (17 of 59), including 22.6 percent (7 of 31) in the first half.

Grambling State went 0 for 7 from 3-point range before halftime, when it trailed 38-15, but hit 5 of 7 after the break. Rose hit four of those treys in six attempts.

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Alcorn State Braves
I. Francis, F222-42-23026
M. Starks, F212-41-25015
L. Luckett, G366-81-235114
M. Baker, G346-130-043017
A. Nieves, G345-115-644218
S. Raquil153-50-02136
J. Nicholas131-22-24014
A. Evans81-30-03012
D. Hampton72-30-12215
T. Birdie40-10-20010
J. Hester31-21-21003
C. Nwosuh30-00-00100
Totals 29-5612-1933161380
Grambling Tigers
T. Rose, F386-123-421019
B. Purvis, F322-70-09025
D. Wheeler, F311-31-26133
S. Dandridge, F172-70-27034
D. Copeland, G332-60-14414
B. Turner142-52-24006
B. Dorsett130-50-01110
R. Higgins121-60-01042
C. Cobbins101-81-43023
Totals 17-597-154071646
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