Mississippi Valley State vs Alcorn State

Alcorn St. 72, MVSU 67

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LORMAN, Miss. (AP) - Marquiz Baker scored 27 points and Alcorn State held on to beat Mississippi Valley State 72-67 Saturday night in a Southwestern Athletic Conference game.

LeAntwan Luckett added 19 points and five assist for Alcorn State (6-14, 4-1).

MVSU (1-13, 1-3) shot just 34.6 percent (9 for 26) in the first half and Baker scored 21 points in the period as Alcorn State led at halftime 36-24.

The Braves led by as many as 17 points in the second half but the Delta Devils fought back to get within four, 69-65, with 1:19 left to play.

After two free throws by Baker made it 71-65 with 59 seconds remaining, MVSU went just 1 for 4 on field goals the rest of the way to seal Alcorn's victory.

The Braves shot 50 percent (14 for 28) in the period.

Darryl Marshall scored 21 points for the Delta Devils.

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Mississippi Valley State (1-13)244367
Alcorn State (6-14) «363672
 

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Mississippi Valley State Delta Devils
B. Ralling, F111-20-01033
J. Francis, C214-51-42019
D. Marshall, G375-138-921021
D. Usher, G333-144-9104210
M. Johnson, G262-60-00245
M. Smith325-142-1370412
C. Henry140-00-01030
E. Thomas141-52-27024
C. Dobbs41-31-21013
C. Samples30-20-00000
D. Tomlin30-00-00120
Totals 22-6418-393182267
 34.4%46.2% 
Alcorn State Braves
I. Francis, F171-51-44053
M. Starks, F162-41-23055
M. Baker, G408-176-743227
L. Luckett, G357-125-545119
A. Nieves, G243-50-03136
D. Hampton260-20-05240
A. Evans162-71-13216
J. Nicholas163-30-25016
M. Myles80-10-01000
M. Sanders10-10-00110
J. Hester00-00-11000
S. Raquil00-00-00010
Totals 26-5714-2233142472
 45.6%63.6% 
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TeamConf. W-LTot. W-L
Southern U.15-319-13
Alabama St.12-619-13
Texas So.12-619-15
Ark.-PB11-713-18
Alabama A&M10-814-16
Alcorn St.9-912-19
Jackson St.7-1111-20
Prairie View6-1211-23
Miss. Val.5-138-23
Grambling3-155-24
 
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