Scores

Final

Alcorn State 78

(1-3, 1-1 home)

3:00 PM ET, November 19, 2012

David L. Whitney Gymnasium, Lorman, Mississippi

1 2 T
FVS 35 5186
ALCN 29 4978

Top Performers

Fort Valley State: J. Sledge 23 Pts, 3 Reb, 1 Ast

Alcorn State: L. Luckett 17 Pts, 4 Reb, 2 Ast, 1 Blk

Fort Valley St. 86, Alcorn St. 78

Associated Press

LORMAN, Miss. -- 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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Team Stat Comparison

 
FVS
ALCN
Points 86 78
FG Made-Attempted 31-53 (.585) 27-75 (.360)
3P Made-Attempted 9-15 (.600) 5-20 (.250)
FT Made-Attempted 15-24 (.625) 19-33 (.576)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 25 (0/0) 18 (0/0)
Largest Lead 8 0

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