ALCORN STATE RUMORS & GOSSIP
LSU got off to a slow start in multiple aspects of the game on Tuesday against Alcorn State. However, they bounced back to outlast the Braves and claim a 7-3 victory behind the bat of Raph Rhymes.
No. 3 LSU will finally be back at home tonight to take on Alcorn State after a stretch of four straight road games. LSU enters the contest on an eight game winning streak that they will attempt to extend.
Trey Bateaste ran for three touchdowns, all in the first half, and Mississippi Valley State University coasted to an easy 33-9 victory over Alcorn State on Saturday in a Southwestern Athletic Conference game.
The Delta Devils (3-6, 3-4) routed their SWAC East Division foe with ease. Bateaste's three touchdowns gave Mississippi Valley State a comfortable 20-3 lead at halftime...
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November 03, 2012
Jordan Payne ran for two touchdowns as Alcorn State rallied to beat Southern University 20-17 on Saturday in Southwestern Athletic Conference action.
The Braves opened the scoring with a 1-yard touchdown run from freshman backup quarterback Payne.
Alcorn State (2-4, 2-2) then jumped ahead 14-0 after John Gibbs connected with Joe Price on a 42-yard strike.
Four different quarterbacks...
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October 06, 2012
Alcorn State Makes Surprising Choice to Lead ProgramAlcorn State introduced Jay Hopson, Tuesday, as the school’s new football coach. What makes this story interesting, though, are the social implications that come with this hire. Alcorn State is a historically black college and, with Hopson’s hire, he becomes the first white head coach in the history of the school and the Southwestern...
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Alcorn State hired Jay Hopson as its football coach, making the former Memphis defensive coordinator the first "non-black" head coach in the history of the Southwestern Athletic Conference.
Hopson was hired Monday and the news conference was held on the lawn of school president M. Christopher Brown II. Hopson replaces Melvin Spears who was...
Alcorn State has hired former Memphis defensive coordinator Jay Hopson as its football coach.
The school announced the hiring on Monday, saying on its website that it is the first Southwestern Athletic Conference program to hire a ''non-black'' as its head coach.
Hopson replaces Melvin Spears, who was fired in February after going 2-8 in his only season.
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May 29, 2012
The Dawgs defeated Alcorn State last night 23-6. The Dawgs had 22 hits, 3 of those being of the dinger variety, scoring 23 runs and it couldn't have come at a better time with SEC play kicking off this weekend against the hated Hillbilly's from UT!
The Bulldogs (13-5) were led by freshmen Hunter Cole, who went 4-for-5 with a home run and four RBI, and Justin Bryan who...
Alcorn State football coach Melvin Spears has been fired after just one season on the job.
Spears led the Braves to a 2-8 record last fall, including an embarrassing 51-7 loss to rival Jackson State in the season finale. Spears was placed on administrative leave shortly after the season ended, but an official announcement wasn't made until Friday.
Defensive line coach Todd...
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February 24, 2012
Jan 9, 8:00 PM | Whitney Complex
Grambling State Tigers vs Alcorn State Braves Odds
The Alcorn State Braves will look to boost their win total and cover the spread when they tip off against the Grambling State Tigers at Whitney Complex on Monday in NCAAB play.
The Tigers will try to spoil to the party on Monday; they are 0-0 ATS against the number this...
Jan 5, 8:30 PM | William Nicks Building
Alcorn State Braves vs Prairie View A&M Panthers Odds
The Prairie View A&M Panthers host Alcorn State on Thursday, looking to build on their 4-10 mark against the 2-10 Braves in college hoops action at William Nicks Building.
Supporters of the Braves have watched them go 2-10 and 1-1 ATS on the year, while...
Dec 20, 7:00 PM | Whitney Complex
Rust Bearcats vs Alcorn State Braves Odds
Earning a win and covering the posted spread will be the goals for Rust when they take on the Braves on Tuesday in college hoops betting action.
The Bearcats will look to vanquish their hosts on Tuesday, as they are 2-4 ATS versus the spread this season, while the Braves are 1...
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Dec 13, 8:00 PM | Whitney Complex
Point University Chargers vs Alcorn State Braves Odds
Point University travels to Alcorn State on Tuesday, hoping to boost its 6-2 record with a victory over the Braves.
Supporters of the Chargers have watched them go 6-2 and 2-2 ATS on the year, while the Braves are at 0-7 and 1-1 ATS. In totals betting, the Braves...