HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – LaAntwan Luckett and Octavius Brown scored 16 points apiece as Alcorn State came from behind to defeat Alabama A&M 64-56 Monday night.
Alabama A&M held a comfortable 35-23 halftime lead and was ahead 43-32 when Luckett hit a 3-point jumper, Marquis Vance made a jump shot and Stephan Raquil dunked to close the gap to 45-39. Later, Devante Hampton made a 3-pointer and Josh Nicholas followed with a dunk to give Alcorn State its first lead of the game at 48-47 lead with 8:02 remaining. Then Alabama A&M was held to only nine points for the rest of the game.
Alcorn State outrebounded the Bulldogs 43-26.
Hampton had 12 points and Vance added 10 for Alcorn State (11-16, 8-7 Southwestern Athletic Conference).
Nicholas West led Alabama A&M (10-14, 7-7) with 13 points and Demarquelle Tabb added 10.