Jackson State vs Alcorn State

Jackson St. 84, Alcorn St. 71

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LORMAN, Miss. (AP) - Christian Williams made 15 of 16 from the free-throw line and scored 20 points to lead Jackson State to an 84-71 victory over Alcorn State on Saturday.

Jeff Stubbs had 16 points and Dundrecous Nelson added 15, Howard Kelsey 10, and Willie Readus contributed nine points and nine rebounds for the Tigers (5-14, 4-6 Southwestern Athletic Conference), who have won four games in a row.

LeAntwan Luckett and Anthony Nieves scored 16 each, and Ian Francis had 11 points and 15 rebounds for the Braves (8-17, 6-4), who had won two in a row and five of its past six coming in.

Jackson State shot 37.7 percent from the field (20 of 53) to Alcorn State's 31.1 percent (23 of 74), but the Tigers made 40 of 51 free throws while Alcorn State was 22 of 37.

Leading 55-52, Jackson State made a 12-4 run to secure the victory.

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Jackson State Tigers
S. Coleman, F201-22-53034
J. Lewis, G280-20-01220
C. Williams, G282-1115-1631420
P. Williams, G241-36-64038
D. Taylor, G141-10-12032
K. Howard253-84-620310
W. Readus242-85-79039
J. Stubbs235-94-630316
D. Nelson125-94-401415
K. Smith20-00-00010
T. Ballard00-00-00000
Totals 20-5340-512742984
 37.7%78.4% 
Alcorn State Braves
I. Francis, F274-94-7151412
M. Starks, F152-41-22025
M. Baker, G361-113-47325
L. Luckett, G364-218-1171416
A. Nieves, G356-121-643216
D. Hampton192-83-46157
A. Evans112-50-04104
J. Nicholas112-42-34026
S. Raquil60-00-01040
J. Hester40-00-01010
T. Birdie00-00-01000
Totals 23-7422-3752102671
 31.1%59.5% 
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Alabama A&M8-109-20330
Miss. Val.5-136-26345
Alcorn St.4-146-26348
Grambling0-182-27351
 
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