MONTGOMERY, Ala. -- Jacoby Ross had 19 points, seven rebounds and six assists Monday night to help Alabama State beat Alcorn State 82-62.
The Hornets (7-19, 7-7 Southwest Athletic Conference) went on a 14-3 run to lead 66-51 on Ross' jumper with 6:26 left in the second half. The Braves (10-18, 6-9) got the deficit no closer than 13 from there.
Alabama State led by as many as 14 in the first half with runs of 11 and eight straight points. But Alcorn State had a 9-0 run to get the deficit to 27-22 and later got as close as 52-48 before the Hornets pulled away for good.
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Michael Wilbon, who went to Northwestern, and Tony Kornheiser, who went to Binghamton, call a game that saw their alma maters faceoff.
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No. 6 Nevada dominates Little Rock, 87-59
Caleb Martin scored 19 points, Jordan Caroline had 17 points and 12 rebounds, and No. 6 Nevada beat Little Rock 87-59 on Friday night.