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Alcorn, Grambling predicted to meet for SWAC Title

The votes are in and it appears that last year's defending SWAC Champs and the SWAC West Runner up are the favorites for the 2015 SWAC title. The SWAC revealed its predicted finish at its Media Day in Houston on Friday and Alcorn State and Grambling State are predicted to win the East and West Divisions. First Team All SWAC Offense QB – John Gibbs JrAlcorn StateRB – Lenard TillerySouthernRB...
Via HBCU Gameday
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Alcorn St, Grambling picked to win SWAC divisions

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) Alcorn State, the defending Southwestern Athletic Conference champion, is the preseason favorite to win the league's Eastern Division while Grambling has been picked to win the West. Alcorn State quarterback John Gibbs Jr. is the preseason offensive player of the year. Gibbs threw for 2,482 yards and 21 touchdowns last season while also running for 1,006 yards...
Via AP on Fox
12 days ago  |  Discuss

SWAC Running Backs: Big play backs run the SWAC

Johnta Hebert, Prairie View The 2014 season was a disappointment for Prairie View, but a breakout year for the 5’10, 190pound running back from Baton Rouge. Already established as a special teams star, he emerged as a top-flight running back last season, as he rushed for 106.3 yards per game while retaining kick returning duties. He also led the SWAC in scoring with a total of...
Via HBCU Gameday
22 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
June 06, 2015  |  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 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

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

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

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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