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Texas Southern breezes past Alcorn State in SWAC Tourney

By Nikki G. BannisterLeAntwan Luckett's 21 points weren't enough help Alcorn State get over Texas Southern in its 95-74 loss.Forward Malcolm Riley lead the Tigers with 21 points and guard Madarious Gibbs had 18 points in the win. TSU advances to play the winner of Prairie View and Jackson State 8:30 p.m. on Thursday.  NOTABLES: LeAntwan Luckett: 8-16, 21 pts, 3 rebMalcolm Riley...
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March 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Alcorn State outlasts Grambling State 72-70

GRAMBLING, La. (AP) LeAntwan Luckett scored 21 points - including a free throw with three seconds left for a two point lead - and Alcorn State outlasted Grambling State 72-70 on Monday. Luckett made 1 of 2 from the line, and then grabbed the offensive rebound off his miss to preserve the win. After Alcorn's George Thomas missed the front end of a one-and-one, Grambling's Chase Cormier...
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January 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Alabama State Tabbed SWAC Hoops Favorites

SWAC football may have all of the attention right now, but hoops season is right around the corner. The conference announced its annual preseason awards and predictions, and Alabama State looks to be the clear favorite heading into the 2014-15 season.Alabama State returns every starter from last year's 19-13 squad. Headlining the returnees is SWAC Preseason Player of the Year LeAntwan...
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October 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Alcorn State turns back Ark-Pine Bluff 57-54

LeAntwan Luckett and Devonte Hampton scored 16 points apiece as Alcorn State held on to defeat Arkansas-Pine Bluff 57-54 on Monday. Octavius Brown added 14 for the Braves (10-15, 7-6 Southwestern Athletic Conference), ending the five-game winning streak of the Golden Lions (9-16, 6-6). Marcel Mosley had 16 points and Ghiavonni Robinson, who missed a 3 with 2 seconds left, 15 for...
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February 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Alcorn State holds off MVSU 67-63

LeAntwan Luckett and Octavius Brown combined for 45 points to lead Alcorn State past Mississippi Valley State 67-63 Saturday night. The game originally was scheduled to be played at Alcorn State, but an earlier bomb threat on the Mississippi Valley State campus and the Leflore County Civic Center forced a change in the schedule. The January 18th game was played in Lorman, with the...
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February 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Alcorn State takes down Alabama A&M 70-64 in OT

LeAntwan Luckett scored 21 points, on 8-of-12 shooting, as Alcorn State beat Alabama A&M 70-64 in overtime after blowing a 13-point second half lead on Monday night. Octavius Brown scored 15 points, grabbed 11 rebounds and Marquis Vance added 12 points, eight boards for Alcorn State (8-12, 5-3 Southwestern Athletic Conference). It was a battle of the halves as Alcorn State...
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January 28, 2014  |  Discuss

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