Scores

Final

Alcorn State 51

(4-14, 2-1 SWAC)

Jackson State 48

(1-11, 0-3 SWAC)

6:30 PM ET, January 6, 2013

Williams Center, Jackson, Mississippi

1 2 T
ALCN 18 3351
JKST 28 2048

Top Performers

Alcorn State: M. Baker 18 Pts, 4 Reb, 3 Ast, 2 Stl

Jackson State: S. Coleman 6 Pts, 7 Reb, 1 Stl, 5 Blk

Alcorn St. 51, Jackson St. 48

Associated Press

JACKSON, Miss. -- Marquiz Baker scored 18 points and Anthony Nieves 17 as Alcorn State defeated Jackson State 51-48 Sunday night after trailing by 10 points at halftime.

Nieves scored nine straight points to cut a 34-24 Jackson State second-half lead to one point before a layup by Marius Myles gave the Braves (4-14, 2-1 Southwestern Athletic Conference) a 35-34 lead with 8:39 remaining.

LeAntwan Luckett's dunk with 1:05 left put Alcorn State ahead to stay, 49-48, in a game that featured 11 lead changes and eight ties.

Alcorn State has beaten the Tigers (1-11, 0-3) five straight times.

Jackson State led 28-18 at halftime after shooting 45.8 percent (11 of 24) to the Braves' 21.7 percent (5 of 23). Kelsey Howard scored 12 points for the Tigers during a 13-1 run that wiped out a 15-13 Alcorn State lead.

Howard and Jeff Stubbs finished with 12 points each for Jackson State.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
ALCN
JKST
Points 51 48
FG Made-Attempted 16-48 (.333) 18-45 (.400)
3P Made-Attempted 5-17 (.294) 3-14 (.214)
FT Made-Attempted 14-26 (.538) 9-15 (.600)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 20 (0/0) 20 (0/0)
Largest Lead 3 11

2012-13 Season

DATEGAMELINKS
» Jan 6, 2013 ALCN 51, @JKST 48Recap
Feb 2, 2013 JKST 84, @ALCN 71Recap