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SWAC QB Rankings: Alcorn State's Gibbs head of solid crop of QBs

(SWAC.org photo)John Gibbs, Jr. , Alcorn State There are several outstanding quarterbacks in the SWAC, but it would be hard for us to put anyone over Gibbs right now. The 6'6, 193 pound quarterback from Houston built on his solid sophomore campaign for a breakthrough 2014 season. A true dual-threat quarterback, Gibbs completed 58 percent of his passes for 21 touchdowns to just 7...
Via HBCU Gameday
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Alcorn State salutes hoops legend Davey L. Whitney

The college basketball world lost a giant last month when former Texas Southern and Alcorn State coach Davey L. Whitney died. A memorial was held for the College Basketball Hall of Famer on Saturday at the basketball complex at ASU that bares his name. Today, A Celebration of Life: “The Wiz” Davey L. Whitney Sr. at 12 p.m. in the Whitney Complex. pic.twitter.com/deQOnxlwTH ...
Via HBCU Gameday
28 days ago  |  Discuss

LSU pitchers dazzle vs. Alcorn State, make up for lethargic offense in a 6-1 win

Kyle Bouman and six relievers limit the Braves to two hits.
Via The Times Picayune - LSU
April 28, 2015

LSU does what it needs to do -- sparked by a solid pitching effort -- to beat Alcorn State 6-1 | Video

The Tigers weren't explosive, but Kyle Bouman and six relievers limited the Braves to a pair of hits.
Via The Times Picayune - LSU
April 28, 2015

LSU will go forward with scheduled game against Alcorn State on Tuesday despite damage at Alex Box Stadium

Both foul poles were victims of the severe weather.
Via The Times Picayune - LSU
April 27, 2015

LSU coach Paul Mainieri: Game on vs. Alcorn State | Video

Wicked weather in Baton Rouge did some damage, but the Tigers and Braves are scheduled to meet as scheduled on Tuesday.
Via The Times Picayune - LSU
April 27, 2015

Alcorn State at LSU: On deck

The Tigers get a mid-week tuneup before heading to Starkville for a three-game series.
Via The Times Picayune - LSU
April 27, 2015

Former Alcorn State basketball player dies from leukemia

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.
Via HBCU Gameday
March 30, 2015  |  Discuss

SWAC: Alcorn State moves past Grambling

SWAC: Alcorn State moves past Grambling
Via Philly Sports Live
March 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Alcorn State crushes Arkansas-Pine Bluff, 56-6

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...
Via AP on Fox
November 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Vine: Alcorn State RB Darryan Ragsdale hurdles Alabama State defender

Move over Todd Gurley, let’s give some love to the small schools. Watch this great play from Thursday’s college football action….
Via The Student Section
October 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Arizona sweeps doubleheader from Alcorn State

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...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
February 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Farris throws shutout in Arizona's win over Alcorn State

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...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
February 23, 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...
Via AP on Fox
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...
Via AP on Fox
February 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Grambling Wins First D1 Game In Nearly Two Years

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...
Via HBCU Gameday
February 10, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 HBCU Pro Prospects: Alcorn's Walker Could Be A Steal

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...
Via HBCU Gameday
February 10, 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...
Via AP on Fox
January 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Alcorn State defeats Mississippi Valley St. 65-53

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...
Via AP on Fox
January 18, 2014  |  Discuss
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