Southern vs Alcorn State

Alcorn St. 60, Southern U. 40


LORMAN, Miss. (AP) - Twann Oakley scored 17 points to lead Alcorn State in a 60-40 win over Southern University on Saturday night, avenging a Jan. 28 loss to the second-place Jaguars of the Southwestern Athletic Conference.

Kendrick McDonald and Anthony Nieves added 11 points apiece for the Braves (9-19, 6-10), who led by six points at the break but outscored the Jaguars 31-17 in the second half to seal it.

Alcorn State outshot Southern 45.5 percent (20 of 44) to 34.2 percent (13 of 38) from the floor. Both teams hit five 3-pointers, but the Braves got theirs in half as many attempts (seven) as the Jaguars (14).

The Braves forced 12 Jaguars turnovers, nine of those coming from steals.

The Jaguars (15-14, 11-5), who didn't have a single player in double digits, had won two straight games and seven of nine coming in.

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Southern (15-14)231740
Alcorn State (8-19) «293160

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Q. Doggett, F344-90-07148
J. Grace, G332-72-32006
D. Beltran, G312-74-41029
F. Coleman, G220-10-05240
C. Monroe, G171-20-02022
M. Celestin211-50-00213
T. Marshall170-00-00110
N. Webb161-32-23035
M. Bol61-21-20004
R. Hill31-20-01003
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Alcorn State Braves
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K. McDonald, G375-110-010211
T. Oakley, G346-64-421017
A. Nieves, G294-62-361211
X. Rimmer, G282-62-21118
I. Francis191-44-62026
M. Sanders161-40-04302
M. Starks151-32-54004
D. Francis20-00-00000
Totals 20-4415-22256860
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