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Johnson lifts Alcorn State past Alabama State in OT, 74-69

LORMAN, Miss. (AP) Reginal Johnson forced overtime with a 3-pointer in the final minute of regulation, then scored eight points in the extra period to spur Alcorn State to a 74-69 upset win over Alabama State Saturday.

The loss keeps Alabama State in third place in the Southwestern Conference. Alcorn State is seventh with four games remaining in the regular season.

Johnson scored on three straight layups in overtime and turned the final one into a 3-point play to put Alcorn State up, 68-62.

Johnson finished with 23 points and grabbed 11 rebounds for Alcorn State (9-17, 5-9). Maurice Howard and Troymain Crosby each added 14 points and the team dished 17 assists on 29 made baskets. The team shot 29 of 60 from the field (48.3 percent), but was just 4 of 20 from 3-point range. Howard, the leading 3-point shooter in the SWAC, was just 1 of 7 from deep.

Jacoby Ross had 21 points to lead Alabama State (10-14, 8-5). Reginald Gee added another 16 points.

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Key Players
Min. Per Game
Pts. Per Game
Ast. Per Game
Reb. Per Game
Field Goal %
Three Point %
Free Throw %
Team Stats
Points 0 0
Field Goals 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
3-Pointers 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
Free Throws 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
Total Rebounds 0 0
Offensive 0 0
Defensive 0 0
Team 0 0
Assists 0 0
Steals 0 0
Blocks 0 0
Turnovers 0 0
Fouls 0 0
Technicals 0 0
12OTT
away team logo Alabama State 10-14 3427869
home team logo Alcorn State 9-17 31301374
Team Stats
away team logo Alabama State 10-14 67.3 PPG 39.4 RPG 10.1 APG
home team logo Alcorn State 9-17 64.4 PPG 37.5 RPG 12.6 APG
Key Players
12
R. Gee 13.0 PPG 4.2 RPG 1.1 APG 39.2 FG%
11
M. Howard 13.7 PPG 3.3 RPG 3.5 APG 42.4 FG%
Top Scorers
PTS REB AST
PTS REB AST
0 FG% 0
0 3PT FG% 0
0 FT% 0
Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Bench
Bench PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Bench
Bench PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB