Alcorn State rallies past Texas Southern 82-79, extends win streak to 7

HOUSTON (AP) — Jeremiah Kendall had 27 points and Alcorn State scored the final eight points to rally for an 82-79 victory over Texas Southern on Monday night, running its win streak to seven in a row.

Kendall also grabbed eight rebounds for the Braves (12-17, 11-5 Southwestern Athletic Conference). Dekedran Thorn added 11 points and Jeremiah Gambrell scored 10.

Byron Joshua and Kendall hit jumpers to give Alcorn State an 80-79 lead with 11 seconds left. Gambrell began the late 8-0 run with a pair of free throws with 1:37 remaining. Thorn hit two foul shots with two seconds left to end the spurt.

Jonathan Cisse hit eight 3-pointers and scored 36 — both career highs — to lead the Tigers (13-15, 11-6). Deon Stroud added 11 points and Kenny Hunter pitched in with eight points and three blocks.


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