Fort Valley State vs Alcorn State

Fort Valley St. 86, Alcorn St. 78


LORMAN, Miss. (AP) - Jeremy Sledge knocked down three 3-pointers en route to 23 points as Division II's Fort Valley State defeated Alcorn State 86-78 Monday.

Davey Brandon added 18 points and nine rebounds for Fort Valley State and also converted two 3-pointers. Brandon and Sledge combined to go 8 of 8 from the free-throw line.

Fort Valley State (2-3) jumped out to a 35-29 halftime lead behind a 54.2 percent (13 of 24) first-half shooting performance. Alcorn State shot just 32.5 percent (13 of 40) in the first half, including 0 of 7 from 3-point range.

Fort Valley State built a 52-48 second-half lead before Alcorn State rallied to tie the game 58-all with 10 minutes left. But Brandon and Sledge hit back-to-back 3-pointers to put Fort Valley State ahead 64-58. Brandon converted a three-point play after Sledge's 3-pointer to put the game away.

LeAntwan Luckett led Alcorn State (1-2) with 17 points.

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Fort Valley State Wildcats
K. Cooper, F184-101-23029
Z. Harmon, F70-00-22020
B. Davey, G317-142-292118
A. Bing, G270-00-01220
J. Sledge, G247-106-631423
J. Davis192-22-21138
C. Moye191-20-22023
C. Hunter183-42-24048
D. McCall152-32-43116
N. Domineck113-30-22016
A. Clanton61-20-01032
P. Mullings61-20-00003
S. Riley10-00-00000
R. Wilson10-10-00000
Totals 31-5315-243172586
Alcorn State Braves
S. Raquil, F212-41-27025
M. Starks, F133-60-02016
J. Nicholas, F40-00-01010
A. Evans, G363-152-212010
L. Luckett, G277-143-742417
D. Hampton334-111-261311
T. Hunt296-144-1090216
A. Nieves262-108-1003313
M. Myles60-00-00020
J. Hester40-10-01100
C. Nwosuh40-00-01000
Totals 27-7519-333291878

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