Arkansas-Pine Bluff vs Alcorn State

Alcorn State turns back Ark-Pine Bluff 57-54


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LORMAN, Miss. (AP) LeAntwan Luckett and Devonte Hampton scored 16 points apiece as Alcorn State held on to defeat Arkansas-Pine Bluff 57-54 on Monday.

Octavius Brown added 14 for the Braves (10-15, 7-6 Southwestern Athletic Conference), ending the five-game winning streak of the Golden Lions (9-16, 6-6).

Marcel Mosley had 16 points and Ghiavonni Robinson, who missed a 3 with 2 seconds left, 15 for Pine Bluff.

The Braves raced to a 30-19 lead at the half. But Pine Bluff quickly got back in the game and two free throws by Mosley put Pine Bluff up 38-37 at 10:47. He followed that with a three-point play.

Brown and Hampton hit consecutive 3's to put Alcorn up for good at 50-48 with 3:59 to play. A Josh Nicholas free throw put Alcorn up for good, 51-50 with 2:24 to go.

The game stayed close because Alcorn only made 14 of 26 free throws.

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SWAC
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Texas So.11-215-11125
Alcorn St.11-314-11235
Southern U.9-513-14306
Grambling7-711-15331
Jackson St.7-711-16319
Prairie View6-79-18311
Alabama St.6-78-17342
Ark.-PB6-87-21338
Miss. Val.4-104-23339
Alabama A&M1-121-23351