Grambling St. overtakes Alcorn St. 27-20 for SWAC title

HOUSTON (AP) The Grambling State overcame a 17-point halftime deficit to defeat Alcorn State 27-20 in the Southwestern Athletic Conference Championship on Saturday. The game was a rematch of the 2015 SWAC title game, which Alcorn State won 49-21. The Tigers won their first SWAC championship since 2011 and 24th conference title in school history, the most in the conference. After...
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SWAC Championship Game: Alcorn State-Grambling State

The Matchup - Alcorn State (5-5) vs. Grambling State (9-1) Kickoff - 4 p.m. ET at NRG Stadium (72,220) in Houston Coverage - ESPNU Series - Grambling State leads 43-20-1 Players to Watch - Grambling State: QB DeVante Kincade (187 of 287, 2,633 yards, 28 TDs, 3 INTs), RB/RS Martez Carter (149.2 all-purpose ypg, 12 TDs), WR Chad Williams (80 receptions, 1,191 yards, 10 TDs); Alcorn...
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4 days ago

San Francisco beats Alcorn State 78-65

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) Charles Minlend scored 14 points with four rebounds to lead four players in double figures as San Francisco beat Alcorn State 78-65 on Wednesday night. Minlend was 5 of 8 from the field including three from distance for the Dons (5-1). Ronnie Boyce added 13 points and four rebounds, Chase Foster had 12 points and Mladen Djordjevic had 10. Matt McCarthy led the...
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Rams handle Alcorn State as J.D. Paige tallies a career-high 23 points

Tweet +1 Like Share Pin Reddit Read this story at The Colorado State men’s basketball team completed a three-game homestand with possibly its most complete game...
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Colorado State rides J.D. Paige’s career night to win over Alcorn State

Tweet +1 Like Share Pin Reddit The Colorado State men’s basketball team capped a busy five days with an 80-58 rout of Alcorn State in a nearly empty Moby Arena on Sunday...
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Larry Eustachy’s offense turns the Paige against Alcorn State

With a trip to Boulder just three days away, Colorado State men’s basketball needed to be sharp in Sunday’s afternoon contest against Alcorn State. The Rams defeated the Braves 80-58 as J.D. Paige scored a career-high 23 points. Paige got off to a blistering start, scoring eight points in the game’s first eight minutes. He then drove down the lane and finished with his left...
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8 days ago

Vance scores 23, Alcorn St beats NAIA Blue Mountain 83-57

LORMAN, Miss. (AP) Marquis Vance scored 23 points, on 8-of-9 shooting, and grabbed eight rebounds and Alcorn State beat NAIA-member Blue Mountain 83-57 on Tuesday night. Denzel Dulin and Avery Patterson scored 14 apiece, while Reginal Johnson added 12 points and eight rebounds for the Braves. Alcorn State (2-2) scored the first 10 points and never trailed. The Toppers pulled...
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Braves trio leads Alcorn State past Selma 93-48

LORMAN, Miss. (AP) A.J. Mosby, Reginal Johnson and Avery Patterson each scored 14 points to lead Alcorn State to a 93-48 win against Selma on Friday night. Maurice Howard scored 12 points and Yalen Reed and Marquis Vance each added 11. Vance, a senior, needs five points to reach 1,000 for his career. Alcorn State has won six straight home openers. The Braves scored the game...
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Evansville gets first win of the season over Alcorn St

EVANSVILLE, Ind. (AP) Ryan Taylor hit four 3-pointers and scored 21 points to help lead Evansville to its first win of the season 82-59 over Alcorn State on Monday night. Taylor finished 5 of 7 overall from the field and hit 7 of his 8 free throws. Jaylon Brown added 19 points and Christian Benzon had 10 for the Purple Aces (1-1), who shot 56.3 percent from the field while holding...
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Loyola(Chi) uses spurt after half to beat Alcorn State 69-44

CHICAGO (AP) Milton Doyle scored 21 points, had six assists and three rebounds to lift Loyola-Chicago past Alcorn State 69-44 on Friday night. The win gives the Ramblers their fifth consecutive season-opening win. Loyola used a 17-0 run early in the second half to take control of the game. The Ramblers struggled from the field and foul line in the first half, shooting 1-for-10...
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Loyola pulls away from Alcorn State in season opener

Milton Doyle and Loyola continued their success in season openers Friday. (Photo: Loyola Athletics) Senior guard Milton Doyle scored 21 points Friday as Loyola pulled away from Alcorn State for a 69-44 win in its season opener. The Ramblers trailed early in the second half but used a 17-0 run to take command. “We didn’t panic tonight and that was one of the things I liked most...
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23 days ago

Footman fuels Alcorn St. late in 42-19 win over Alabama A&M

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) Lenorris Footman accounted for five touchdowns - three rushing and two passing - and Alcorn State broke open a close game late to beat Alabama A&M 42-19 on Saturday. Leading 21-19 entering the fourth quarter, Alcorn State (2-3, 2-2 Southwestern Conference) scored 21 unanswered to close the game. Footman threw a 20-yard score to Jaborian McKenzie with...
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October 08, 2016  |  Discuss

Arkansas hopes to end Little Rock woes against Alcorn State

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) It would be so easy for Arkansas to overlook Football Championship Subdivision member Alcorn State on Saturday. Fresh off their first loss of the season and with home games against No. 1 Alabama and No. 16 Mississippi awaiting the next two weeks, the No. 20 Razorbacks (3-1) could easily be forgiven for taking the Braves (1-2) lightly this week. There's...
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September 30, 2016  |  Discuss

Kincade leads Grambling over Alcorn State 43-18

GRAMBLING, La. (AP) Devante Kincade threw five TD passes and ran for another score and Grambling State beat Alcorn State 43-18 on Saturday night in a Southwestern Atlantic Conference matchup. Kincade was 30 of 42 for 400 yards passing, and threw TD strikes of 17 and 47 yards to Martez Carter, a 20-yarder to Verlan Hunter, a 67-yarder to Chad Williams and an 8-yarder to Jordan...
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September 24, 2016  |  Discuss

MEAC/SWAC Challenge canceled due to weather

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) The college football game between Alcorn State and Bethune Cookman on Sunday has been canceled due to severe weather conditions. The MEAC/SWAC Challenge was delayed with 7:14 left in the second quarter and never resumed. Both schools agreed it won't be rescheduled. Alcorn State answered a Bethune-Cookman touchdown with an 8-play, 76-yard scoring drive...
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September 04, 2016  |  Discuss

Alcorn State tries for SWAC 3-peat with new coach

Alcorn State is the king of the Southwestern Athletic Conference after back-to-back league titles. Now the Braves must try for the three-peat with a new coach and a revamped roster. Fred McNair is in charge at Alcorn State after taking over for Jay Hopson, who left to become the head coach at Southern Mississippi. McNair, who was promoted after four seasons as Alcorn State's quarterbacks...
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August 12, 2016  |  Discuss

Alcorn State defense scores 3 TDs in spring win

(STATS) - Alcorn State ended spring practices feeling good that a McNair is in charge. Fred McNair succeeding the highly successful Jay Hopson as head coach has kept continuity in the program. He is an Alcorn alum elevated from assistant head coach and his late brother Steve will forever be royalty in the program. The two-time defending Southwestern Athletic Conference program...
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April 23, 2016  |  Discuss

MVSU takes out No. 2 seed Alcorn State in SWAC quarters

HOUSTON (AP) Marcus Romain had 22 points, five rebounds, four assists, three steals and two blocks to help seventh-seeded Mississippi Valley State beat No. 2 seed Alcorn State 64-61 Wednesday in the quarterfinals of the Southwestern Athletic Conference tournament. Ta'Jay Henry opened the second half with a 3-point play for a 31-29 lead and MVSU never again trailed - going up by...
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March 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Alabama State upsets Alcorn State 73-60

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) Jamel Waters scored 22 points with five rebounds, five assists and four steals to help Alabama State upset Alcorn State 73-60 on Monday night. Corvon Butler had 12 points on a perfect night - he went 5 of 5 from the field and made both free-throw attempts. Terrance LeFlore added 11 points with five assists for the Hornets (11-15, 6-8 Southwestern). Alcorn...
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February 22, 2016  |  Discuss

Alcorn State defeats Alabama A&M 62-58

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) Marquis Vance scored 10 of his 13 points in the second half and Tamarcio Wilson snapped a tie with 31 seconds left to lead Alcorn State over Alabama A&M 62-58 on Saturday night. The victory left the Braves (13-12, 11-3) alone in second place in the Southwestern Athletic Conference, a game ahead of Southern and Jackson State, both at 10-4, and two games...
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February 20, 2016  |  Discuss

Bethune, Alcorn expected in MEAC-SWAC Challenge

(STATS) - The MEAC-SWAC Challenge is one-sided in favor of the MEAC, but one of the SWAC's top programs may have the chance to decrease the conference's deficit this year. The annual season-opening showcase between the two historically black conferences in the FCS - scheduled for Sept. 4 at the Florida Citrus Bowl in Orlando - is expected to be a highly attractive matchup between...
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February 19, 2016  |  Discuss

Balanced scoring attack leads Alcorn State past UAPB 79-60

LORMAN, Miss. (AP) Tamarcio Wilson scored 12 points, while Devonte Hampton, Rahamanh Katumbusi II and Marquis Vance added 10 points apiece to help Alcorn State beat Arkansas-Pine Bluff 79-60 Monday night. It was a career high for the freshman Katumbusi, who averages 1.9 points. Twelve different Alcorn State players scored as the Braves shot a season-high 54.5 percent (24 of 44...
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February 15, 2016  |  Discuss

Alcorn St rallies to beat Mississippi Valley St, 72-71 OT

LORMAN, Miss. (AP) Devonte Hampton scored 24 points, Octavious Brown hit the game-winning jumper with one second left, and Alcorn State hung on to beat Mississippi Valley State 72-71 in overtime on Saturday. Tamarcio Wilson drilled a 3-pointer with one second left in regulation for Alcorn State (11-12, 9-3 SWAC) which tied the score at 65 and sent the game to overtime. The Delta...
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February 13, 2016  |  Discuss

Wilson, Brown pace Alcorn St. to 66-63 win at Grambling St.

GRAMBLING, La. (AP) Octavious Brown scored 15 points and made four free throws down the stretch as Alcorn State shot 57 percent from the field after halftime and held off Grambling State 66-63 on Monday night. Tamarico Wilson led Alcorn State (11-12, 8-3 Southwest Athletic Conference) with 20 points on 7-for-11 shooting. Brown opened the game with a jumper and a 3-pointer, then...
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February 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Alcorn State hires Fred McNair as new football coach

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) Alcorn State has named Fred McNair as its next football coach, promoting him after four seasons as the assistant head coach and quarterbacks coach. The 47-year-old McNair is the older brother of the late Steve McNair, who played quarterback in the NFL for 13 seasons. Both brothers played quarterback at Alcorn State. McNair replaces Jay Hopson, who led the...
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February 02, 2016  |  Discuss
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