ALCORN STATE RUMORS & GOSSIP
Alcorn State is mourning the loss of a young man that played on its basketball team as late as 2010 Jonathan Boyd died after a bout with leukemia. Boyd played for the Braves from 2008-2010 and finished his career with an average of 10.2 points per game. "Our hearts and prayers go out to Jonathan's family," the school said in its release.
SWAC: Alcorn State moves past Grambling
By Steven J. GaitherAlcorn State tight end Jaborian McKenzie admitted to lying to prosecutors about a 2013 rape case on Monday. However, McKenzie insisted that he never touched the 21-year old student he and three other former Vanderbuilt teammates are accused of assaulting.McKenzie admits he lied and told "partial truth" twice, but eventually told whole truth. #vandytrial— Tony...
IOWA CITY — Games like these are little more than exhibitions to the Iowa fan base. While they appear to serve little purpose — 67-44 against Alcorn State last night — they’re vital to basketball programs
The North Florida men’s basketball team won at Purdue Saturday. North Florida plays at Iowa on Dec. 22.Which means Alcorn State, Iowa’s foe tonight, is the last of the pushovers on the Hawkeyes’ schedule.W
LORMAN, Miss. (AP) Jarvis Turner returned a kickoff 92 yards for a touchdown, Devon Francois added a 28 yard interception return for a score, and Alcorn State had no trouble beating Arkansas-Pine Bluff 56-6 on Saturday.
John Gibbs Jr. added two touchdown passes, and Arron Baker had two rushing touchdowns for the Braves (9-2, 7-1 Southwestern Athletic Conference), who had already...
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November 15, 2014
(The Republic photo)Alcorn State may be halfway home to a 2014 SWAC championship bid, but its administration is already looking toward's the 2015 season. The Clarion-Ledger's Ros Dumlao is reporting that Alcorn will play Georgia Tech in next year's season opener."No. 22 Georgia Tech (5-0, 2-0 ACC) and No. 3 Ole Miss had been scheduled to play in 2017 and 2018, before Monday's announcement...
Move over Todd Gurley, let’s give some love to the small schools. Watch this great play from Thursday’s college football action….
TUCSON, Ariz. -- The Arizona baseball team swept a Sunday doubleheader and the three-game series against Alcorn State with 20-1 and 11-1 victories Sunday at Hi Corbett Field.
Arizona improved to 6-2 on the season, while Alcorn State dropped to 0-8.
The Wildcats outscored the Braves 31-2 in the two games Sunday paced by an offensive attack that hit .500 (.39-for-78). Five players...
TUCSON, Ariz. -- Senior James Farris match his career high with 10 strikeouts in a complete-game shutout as Arizona blanked visiting Alcorn State 6-0 before a crowd of 2,385 at Hi Corbett Field on Saturday evening.
Farris (W, 2-0) went the distance for the fifth time in his career en route to his second career complete-game shutout. The righty scattered five hits and walked just...
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
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
Grambling finally stopped its Division I winning streak at 45 games. (AP Photo)It was a streak that was bound to end some time, and on Monday night it finally did. Grambling State defeated Alcorn State 95-80 to end a 45-game Division I losing streak. The G-Men hadn't beaten a D1 team since the end of the 2011-2012 season.FINAL: #Grambling 95, Alcorn State 80. Tigers end 45-game Division...
Alcorn State running back Arnold Walker was named SWAC Co-Offensive Player of The Year. (The Advocate photo)Arnold Walker, Alcorn StateWalker had an up and down career at Alcorn State, ending it with a bang. The Atlanta native had a banner 2013 season, rushing for nearly 1,200 yards while averaging over 5 yards per carry and rushing for 16 touchdowns. He also showed ability as a...
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
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Marquis Vance scored a career-high 24 points as Alcorn State opened a close game after halftime, defeating Mississippi Valley State 65-53 Saturday in a game that was moved 140 miles across the state after bomb threats at the MVSU campus.
Vance, a freshman, hit 10 of 16 field goals and Octavius Brown scored 17 - including a pair of jumpers after halftime as the Braves (6-11, 3-2...
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January 18, 2014