Scores

Final

Miss Valley St 67

(1-13, 1-3 SWAC)

Alcorn State 72

(6-14, 4-1 SWAC)

    6:00 PM ET, January 12, 2013

    Davey Whitney Complex, Lorman, Mississippi

    1 2 T
    MVSU 24 4367
    ALCN 36 3672

    Top Performers

    Miss Valley St: D. Marshall 21 Pts, 2 Reb, 1 Ast, 4 Stl

    Alcorn St: M. Baker 27 Pts, 4 Reb, 3 Ast, 3 Stl

    Alcorn St. 72, MVSU 67

    Associated Press

    LORMAN, Miss. -- Marquiz Baker scored 27 points and Alcorn State held on to beat Mississippi Valley State 72-67 Saturday night in a Southwestern Athletic Conference game.

    LeAntwan Luckett added 19 points and five assist for Alcorn State (6-14, 4-1).

    MVSU (1-13, 1-3) shot just 34.6 percent (9 for 26) in the first half and Baker scored 21 points in the period as Alcorn State led at halftime 36-24.

    The Braves led by as many as 17 points in the second half but the Delta Devils fought back to get within four, 69-65, with 1:19 left to play.

    After two free throws by Baker made it 71-65 with 59 seconds remaining, MVSU went just 1 for 4 on field goals the rest of the way to seal Alcorn's victory.

    The Braves shot 50 percent (14 for 28) in the period.

    Darryl Marshall scored 21 points for the Delta Devils.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    MVSU
    ALCN
    Points 67 72
    FG Made-Attempted 22-64 (.344) 26-57 (.456)
    3P Made-Attempted 5-24 (.208) 6-17 (.353)
    FT Made-Attempted 18-39 (.462) 14-22 (.636)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 22 (0/0) 24 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 0 16

    2012-13 Season

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