Sports / National Sports / 

Alcorn State handles NAIA Rust College 89-50

Estimated read time: Less than a minute

This archived news story is available only for your personal, non-commercial use. Information in the story may be outdated or superseded by additional information. Reading or replaying the story in its archived form does not constitute a republication of the story.

LORMAN, Miss. (AP) — Maurice Howard set career highs with seven 3-pointers and 23 points, and Alcorn State dominated the final 25 minutes to beat NAIA Rust College 89-50 on Friday night.

Howard finished 7 of 10 from the arc, Yalen Reed added career highs with 20 points and 13 rebounds, and Dante Sterling had 17 points and seven boards.

The Braves (2-7) were tied with the Bearcats at 22 after the first 15 minutes and used a 12-2 run to get their first double-digit lead of the game late in the first half. Alcorn State then used two 8-0 runs to extend the lead early in the second and had a 19-0 run through the middle of the period to pull away for good.

The Braves shot 54 percent (34 of 63) overall and 46 percent (13 of 28) from 3-point range.

Rickey McCollum had 12 points, Cameron Sembly added 11 and DeVante Johnson scored 10 for Rust.

Copyright © The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Most recent National Sports stories

Related topics

NBANational Sports
The Associated Press


    Catch up on the top news and features from, sent weekly.
    By subscribing, you acknowledge and agree to's Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

    KSL Weather Forecast