• My Scores
  • NFL
  • NBA
  • NHL
  • NCAA BB
  • Golf
  • Tennis

Texas Southern vs Alcorn State

Texas Southern puts away Alcorn State 77-69


  •  

LORMAN, Miss. (AP) Ray Penn scored 17 points, while Aaric Murray and Madarious Gibbs each added 14 as Texas Southern defeated Alcorn State 77-69 on Thursday night.

The Tigers (15-14, 11-6 Southwestern Athletic Conference) shot 52.4 percent from the field, hit eight 3-pointers and had a 10-2 advantage in fastbreak points. Penn went 11 of 12 from the foul line and Murray was 10 of 14.

Alcorn State (11-18, 8-9) was held to 23-of-57 shooting (40.4 percent) and went 5 of 16 beyond the arc. Octavius Brown led the Braves with 23 points and LeAntwan Luckett had 16.

Texas Southern held a 34-29 halftime advantage, and pushed that lead to 15 with 7:45 remaining after a 15-4 run sparked by two Penn 3-pointers. Alcorn State trimmed their deficit to five after a layup by Luckett with 47 seconds left, but Penn followed with five straight free throws to seal it.

Copyright 2016 by STATS LLC. Any commercial use or distribution without the express written consent of STATS LLC is strictly prohibited.
 
CBSSports Facebook Google Plus
COMMENTS
Conversation powered by Livefyre
Scoreboard
Texas Southern (15-14) «383977
Alcorn State (11-18)313869

Related Video

February 14, 2016
A vicious slam from Indiana's OG (0:24)
February 14, 2016
SDSU slips by Air Force
(1:42)
February 13, 2016
VCU skates by Saint Louis
(2:00)
February 13, 2016
Villanova edges out St. Johns
(2:08)
 

CBSSports Shop

Men's Nike Blue Kentucky Wildcats Basketball Therma-FIT Performance Practice Hoodie

2016 College Basketball Gear
Get your favorite school
Shop Now

SWAC
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Texas So.10-111-12217
Southern U.9-317-8187
Alcorn St.9-311-12253
Jackson St.8-413-12234
Miss. Val.5-75-21330
Alabama St.4-89-15302
Alabama A&M4-87-13333
Ark.-PB4-86-20301
Prairie View3-83-20347
Grambling3-96-18348
 
Other games
MEMP 84 Final
CINCY 97
NOVA 77 Final
XAV 70
IOWA 76 Final
MIST 86