Scores

Final

Miss Valley St 28

(0-3, 0-1 SWAC)

Alcorn State 35

(2-1, 1-0 SWAC)

3:00 PM ET, September 14, 2013

Jack Spinks Stadium, ALCORN STATE, MS

1 2 3 4 T
MVSU 7 14 0 728
ALCN 7 0 6 2235

Top Performers

Passing: P. Ivy (MVSU) - 152 YDS, 3 TD, 1 INT

Rushing: A. Walker (ALCN) - 18 CAR, 118 YDS, 2 TD

Receiving: J. Moore (MVSU) - 3 REC, 30 YDS, 1 TD

Alcorn St defeats Mississippi Valley St 35-28

Associated Press

LORMAN, Miss. -- Arnold Walker rushed for two fourth-quarter touchdowns, leading Alcorn State to a comeback win over Mississippi Valley State 35-28 Saturday in the conference opener for both teams.

Down 21-13 in the fourth quarter, Alcorn State's (2-1, 1-0 Southwestern Athletic Conference) Terrence Green recovered a fumble at the MVSU 17-yard line. Walker carried three straight times for a Brave's touchdown and John Gibbs, Jr. connected with Tavoris Doss on a two-point conversion.

The Braves recovered an onside kick, sparking a Gibbs' 22-yard touchdown pass to LaDarrien Davis, putting the Braves up 28-21. During their next offensive series, the Braves rode Walker's back four straight times, concluded with his 26-yard touchdown run.

Walker had 18 carries for 118 yards, cracking Alcorn State's top 10 for career rushing leaders.

Patrick Ivy led Mississippi Valley State (0-3, 0-1) with three touchdown passes and 83 yards rushing.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
MVSU
ALCN
1st Downs1419
Total Yards283310
Passing152180
Rushing131130
Penalties7-605-28
3rd Down Conversions7-176-15
4th Down Conversions1-20-1
Turnovers20
Possession31:4728:13

Passing Leaders

Mississippi Valley StateC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Ivy9/251526.131
Alcorn StateC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Gibbs Jr.18/261806.920

Rushing Leaders

Mississippi Valley StateCARYDSAVGTDLG
Ivy14795.6011
Frizell15523.5015
Alcorn StateCARYDSAVGTDLG
Walker181186.6226
Young3237.7013

Receiving Leaders

Mississippi Valley StateRECYDSAVGTDLG
Stafford24120.5029
Dabney13434.0134
Alcorn StateRECYDSAVGTDLG
Doss44711.8025
Payne22914.5123

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTERMVSUALCN
TD09:10John Gibbs Jr. 1 Yd Run (Haiden Mccraney Kick) 07
TD03:02Kenneth Dabney 34 Yd Pass From Patrick Ivy (Cherchen Galon Kick) 77
SECOND QUARTERMVSUALCN
TD13:09Patrick Durr 28 Yd Pass From Patrick Ivy (Cherchen Galon Kick) 147
TD00:16Jeremy Collins 13 Yd Run (Cherchen Galon Kick) 217
THIRD QUARTERMVSUALCN
TD11:15Jordan Payne 23 Yd Pass From John Gibbs Jr. (Pat Failed) 2113
FOURTH QUARTERMVSUALCN
TD11:21Arnold Walker 6 Yd Run (John Gibbs Jr. Pass To Tavoris Doss For Two-Point Conversion) 2121
TD08:40LaDarrien Davis 22 Yd Pass From John Gibbs Jr. (Haiden Mccraney Kick) 2128
TD05:58Arnold Walker 26 Yd Run (Haiden Mccraney Kick) 2135
TD00:31Jerrell Moore 3 Yd Pass From Patrick Ivy (Cherchen Galon Kick) 2835