Southern University vs. Alcorn State: Recap and Stats

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Southern University vs. Alcorn State: Recap and Stats
Southern University 57
(14-7, 6-7 away)
Alcorn State 61
(8-16, 5-6 home)
Venue: Davey Whitney Complex
8:30PM ET / 5:30PM PT, January 26, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Southern University 23 34 57
Alcorn State 31 30 61
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Southern University M Miller 16 B Moore 7 J Grace 3
Alcorn State M Baker 18 I Francis 4 L Luckett 2

Alcorn State squared off with Southern University on Saturday, January 26th and came out on top against the Jaguars 61-57 in conference play. LeAntwan Luckett had a big game for the Braves and put up a season-high 27 points plus five rebounds. Michael Starks also contributed, scoring four points and adding four rebounds. For the Jaguars, Derick Beltran finished with a team-high 15 points and six rebounds. Next up for Alcorn State (7-16, 5-3 SWAC) is Jackson State (3-14, 2-6 SWAC) on Saturday, February 2nd on their home court.

Alcorn State Game Notes

  • Alcorn State started 8-16 during the 2006, 2003, and 2002 seasons (since 1996).
  • The Braves have won 4 close games this season (a win by 5 or fewer points). Since 2007, Alcorn State has won 17 close games.
  • The Braves have won 78% of the time this season (7-2) after recording 61 or more total points.
  • This season Alcorn State has won 80% of the time (4-1) when Marquiz Baker has 6 free throws made or more.
  • Alcorn State set a season low for assists.
  • The Braves have recorded more blocks than their opponents for the past 4 games.
  • Alcorn State has recorded fewer assists than their opponents for the past 4 games.
  • This is the 9th game at home this season--Alcorn State has a 2.2 average scoring margin against opponents at home.
  • LeAntwan Luckett accounted for 44.2% of the team's points.
  • LeAntwan Luckett has led the team in scoring in 6 out of 24 games this season.
  • Anthony Nieves has led the team in rebounding in 5 out of 24 games this season.
  • Marquiz Baker has 3 straight double-digit point games.
  • This marks the 4th 20-point game of LeAntwan Luckett's career.
  • LeAntwan Luckett has 3 straight double-digit point games.
  • This was the 4th foul out of the season for Michael Starks.
  • This was the 4th foul out of the season for Josh Nicholas.

Southern University Game Notes

  • The Jaguars have lost 3 times this season in games decided by 5 or fewer points. Since 2007, Southern University has lost 27 close games.
  • The top two scorers (Derick Beltran and Javan Mitchell) accounted for 43.8% of the points.
  • Macolm Miller accounted for 38.0% of the team's rebounds.
  • Derick Beltran has led the team in scoring 10 times in 21 games this season.
  • Macolm Miller has led the team in rebounding 7 times in 21 games this season.
  • Derick Beltran has 7 straight double-digit point games.
  • Macolm Miller has 19 straight double-digit point games.
SOU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
BDerick Beltran401561102
BJavan Mitchell351051010
BMacolm Miller251081100
CY. Johnson23811000
C-Brandon Moore24700000
D+Jameel Grace24411204
DC. Hyder23300100
-Cameron Monroe3000000
-Madut Bol3000000
ALCORN PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+L. Luckett332750212
B+Michael Starks17440020
B+Ian Francis17460000
BMarquiz Baker351332304
BDevonte Hampton21741001
CJamaal Hester17240011
CJosh Nicholas16050000
C-Anthony Nieves30460003
-Anthony Evans7000000
-Marius Myles4000000
-Stephane Raquil3000000

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