Alcorn State vs Texas Southern

Texas Southern 78, Alcorn St. 59


HOUSTON (AP) - Fred Sturdivant scored 24 points, grabbed six rebounds and had five blocked shots to lead Texas Southern to a Southwestern Conference regular season title with a 78-59 rout over Alcorn State on Saturday night.

Texas Southern (17-14, 16-2 Southwestern) built a 39-27 lead by halftime and used a 10-1 run to begin the second half to put the Braves away early. The Tigers shot 51 percent from the field, hitting seven 3-pointers and knocking down 19 of 26 free-throw attempts. Texas Southern had 19 assists as a team.

Omar Strong chipped in with 18 points for the Tigers and Madarious Gibbs had 11 points and pulled eight rebounds.

Marquiz Baker led Alcorn State (10-23, 8-10) with 22 points including four 3-pointers and LeAntwan Luckett had 13 points and four assists. The Braves shot just 39 percent from the field and were 4 of 15 from beyond the arc.

Copyright 2017 by STATS LLC and The Associated Press. Any commercial use or distribution without the express written consent of STATS LLC and The Associated Press is strictly prohibited.
Alcorn State (10-23)273259
Texas Southern (17-14) «393978

Related Video

September 19, 2017
Season Preview: Da'Monte Williams (2:02)
September 19, 2017
First Domino in Illini 2018 class?
September 19, 2017
Season Preview: Matic Vesel
September 19, 2017
Arizona got a major favor from the Pac-12 office on Tuesday

CBSSports Shop

Men's Nike White Villanova Wildcats 2016 NCAA Men's Basketball National Champions Locker Room T-Shirt

Villanova Wildcats 2016 National Champs
Get the Locker Room Gear!
Shop Now

Alcorn State Braves
D. Hampton, F220-21-23201
I. Francis, F162-30-06044
M. Baker, G396-146-820022
L. Luckett, G346-161-204313
A. Nieves, G271-100-02222
T. Birdie132-20-01004
J. Nicholas132-30-15054
M. Starks131-30-03032
M. Myles101-21-14133
S. Raquil102-20-00004
J. Hester20-20-01000
C. Nwosuh10-00-00000
Totals 23-599-143392059
Texas Southern Tigers
F. Sturdivant, F329-136-862424
A. Clayborn, F281-34-78236
O. Strong, G407-120-033218
R. Penn, G382-62-24828
L. Johnson-Danner, G273-110-02107
M. Gibbs263-55-583211
K. Sutton71-12-41014
D. Ellington20-00-01000
S. Bedford00-00-01000
Totals 26-5119-2637191478
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Texas So.17-223-12105
Alcorn St.14-518-14228
Southern U.11-815-18320
Jackson St.10-914-18322
Prairie View10-913-20307
Miss. Val.7-127-25334
Alabama St.6-138-23342
Alabama A&M2-162-27351
Other games
BAMA 52 Final
FLA 64
LOU 58 Final
SYR 53
BUTL 52 Final
VCU 84
MEMP 76 Final
UCF 67
WVU 65 Final
KAN 91
ND 64 Final
MU 72
STL 66 Final
GW 58
TEXAS 65 Final
WYO 42 Final
PORT 52 Final
MIAMI 76 Final
KSU 64 Final
IOWA 60 Final
IND 73
SJST 61 Final
LT 88
RUT 51 Final
ARIZ 69 Final