NCAA Basketball

Alcorn State Braves (15-15)


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@ AlSt 
L 59-73
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vs. Sou 
W 70-56
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vs. PVA&M 
W 81-64
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vs. TxSo 
L 66-76
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vs. MsVl 
L 61-64
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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 as many as 11.

Jabari Alex hit a long jumper from the corner for a 58-52 lead with 5:21 left. Alex scored their next field goal, off an assist from Romain, at the 2:28 mark for a 60-55 lead. The Delta Devils went 4 of 7 from the stripe the rest of the way.

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Leaders
Points: T. Wilson12.2
Rebounds: M. Vance5.4
Assists: D. Hampton2.3
FG%: No qualifiers
FT%: P. Onwenu72.9%
3P%: No qualifiers
Steals: D. Hampton1.0
Blocks: O. Brown1.3
AP Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 Kansas33-5
2 Michigan State29-6
3 North Carolina33-7
4 Virginia29-8
5 Oregon31-7
6 Villanova35-5
7 Oklahoma29-8
8 West Virginia26-9
9 Xavier28-6
10 Miami (FL)27-8
10 Kentucky27-9
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Coaches Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 Villanova35-5
2 North Carolina33-7
3 Kansas33-5
4 Oklahoma29-8
5 Virginia29-8
6 Oregon31-7
7 Michigan State29-6
8 Miami (FL)27-8
9 Indiana27-8
10 Syracuse23-14
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Southwestern Athletic Standings
 ConferenceOverall
  W-L W-L
Texas Southern 16-2 18-15
Alcorn State 13-5 15-15
Jackson State 12-6 20-16
Southern University 11-7 22-13
Alabama State 9-9 14-17
Prairie View A&M 7-11 7-24
Alabama A&M 6-12 11-18
UAPB 6-12 8-25
Mississippi Valley State 6-12 8-27
Grambling State 4-14 7-24
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Offense (Rank)
Points: 67.1 (302)
Rebounds: 12.8 (40)
Assists: 9.1 (348)
FG%: 40.9% (304)
FT%: 67.7% (260)
3P%: 30.9% (315)
Defense (Rank)
Points: 72.1 (178)
Rebounds: 22.9 (327)
Assists: 12.8 (149)
FG%: 44.7% (246)
FT%: 70.1% (187)
3P%: 36.4% (284)
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