Scores

Final

Alabama A&M 72

(9-15, 5-8 SWAC)

Alcorn State 65

(9-20, 7-7 SWAC)

    6:00 PM ET, February 16, 2013

    David L. Whitney Gymnasium, Lorman, Mississippi

    1 2 T
    AAMU 26 4672
    ALCN 36 2965

    Top Performers

    Alabama A&M: D. Tabb 20 Pts, 14 Reb, 2 Ast, 2 Blk

    Alcorn State: L. Luckett 18 Pts, 5 Reb, 1 Stl

    Alabama A&,M 72, Alcorn St. 65

    Associated Press

    LORMAN, Miss. -- Brandon Ellis tied a season high with 25 points and Demarquelle Tabb added a double-double as Alabama A&M came back to beat Alcorn State 72-65 Saturday night in Southwestern Athletic Conference action.

    The Bulldogs (9-15, 5-8) trailed 36-26 at halftime, but forced a 45-45 tie on Ellis' 3-pointer with 11:22 remaining. Four more ties and four lead changes followed, with Jose Long's free throw putting Alabama A&M ahead 57-56 with 4:08 left. The foul shot sparked a 6-1 run that included another 3-pointer from Ellis.

    Marquiz Baker's 3-pointer for the Braves (9-20, 7-7) with 2:21 left pulled Alcorn State within 62-60, but the team didn't score again until Anthony Nieves' layup with 13 seconds left, too late for a comeback.

    Ellis hit 5 of 7 3-pointers, while Tabb had 20 points and 14 rebounds.

    Baker led Alcorn State with 20 points, while LeAntwan Luckett added 18.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    AAMU
    ALCN
    Points 72 65
    FG Made-Attempted 26-53 (.491) 23-67 (.343)
    3P Made-Attempted 6-16 (.375) 6-15 (.400)
    FT Made-Attempted 14-22 (.636) 13-19 (.684)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 15 (0/0) 19 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 7 10

    2012-13 Season

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