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Alcorn State wins SWAC opener 56-20 over MVSU

ITTA BENA, Miss. (AP) Noah Johnson rushed for three touchdowns as Alcorn State gained 462 yards on the ground, defeating Mississippi Valley State 56-20 in a Southwestern Athletic Conference opener Saturday night.

Alcorn State (3-1, 1-0) had three players gain more than 100 yards rushing. PJ Simmons led with 210 yards and a TD on 24 carries, Johnson gained 139 on 10 carries and Marquise Foreman 119 yards and two touchdowns on nine carries. Johnson also passed for 203 yards and a touchdown.

MVSU (0-3, 0-1) jumped to a 7-0 lead, but Simmons tied it with a 33-yard run and the Braves scored the next 27 points to lead 27-7 at halftime. Booker Chambers returned a punt 90 yards to bring the Delta Devils to 27-14 in the third quarter.

Alcorn State scored four unanswered touchdowns with Foreman's 50-yarder boosting the score to 54-14 with 6:30 remaining.

Dejerric Bryant threw a TD pass to Quinn McElfresh with 55 seconds left, but the PAT kick was blocked and returned by Qwynnterrio Cole for Alcorn State's final two points.

MVSU was held to 22 yards rushing, 178 through the air.

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Scoring Summary
No Scoring Plays
Team Stats
1st Downs 0 0
Rushing 0 0
Passing 0 0
Penalty 0 0
3rd Down Conv 0-0 0-0
4th Down Conv 0-0 0-0
Total Net Yards 0 0
Total Plays 0 0
Avg Gain 0 0
Net Yards Rushing 0 0
Rush Attempts 0 0
Avg Rush Yards 0 0
Net Yards Passing 0 0
Comp. - Att. 0-0 0-0
Yards Per Pass 0 0
Sacked - Yards Lost 0-0 0-0
Penalties - Yards 0-0 0-0
Touchdowns
Rushing TDs 0 0
Passing TDs 0 0
Other
Turnovers 0 0
Fumbles - Lost 0-0 0-0
Int. Thrown 0 0
Punts - Avg 0-0 0-0
Return Yards
Punts - Returns 0-0 0-0
Kickoffs - Returns 0-0 0-0
Int. - Returns 0-0 0-0
Kicking / /
Extra Points 0/0 0/0
Field Goals 0/0 0/0
Safeties 0 0
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Alcorn St. 3-1 1017141556
Miss Valley St. 0-3 707620
0 PASS YDS 0
0 RUSH YDS 0
0 TOTAL YDS 0
Passing CP/ATT YDS TD INT
Rushing ATT YDS TD LG
Receiving REC YDS TD LG
Defense T-A SACK INT
Kicking FG LG XP PTS
Punting NO AVG IN20 LG
Kickoff Returns NO AVG LG TD
Punt Returns NO AVG LG TD
Passing CP/ATT YDS TD INT
Rushing ATT YDS TD LG
Receiving REC YDS TD LG
Defense T-A SACK INT
Kicking FG LG XP PTS
Punting NO AVG IN20 LG
Kickoff Returns NO AVG LG TD
Punt Returns NO AVG LG TD