Alcorn State visits Jackson State after Adams’ 21-point showing

Alcorn State Braves (14-11, 11-2 SWAC) at Jackson State Tigers (9-17, 8-5 SWAC)

Jackson, Mississippi; Saturday, 4 p.m. EST

BOTTOM LINE: Jackson State hosts the Alcorn State Braves after Chase Adams scored 21 points in Jackson State’s 91-64 victory against the Bethune-Cookman Wildcats.

The Tigers are 5-1 in home games. Jackson State ranks third in the SWAC with 10.2 offensive rebounds per game led by Zeke Cook averaging 2.5.

The Braves are 11-2 in conference matchups. Alcorn State is 4-8 in games decided by at least 10 points.

TOP PERFORMERS: Coltie Young averages 2.7 made 3-pointers per game for the Tigers, scoring 10.8 points while shooting 34.0% from beyond the arc. Ken Evans is averaging 11.3 points over the last 10 games for Jackson State.

Dominic Brewton is shooting 42.5% and averaging 13.6 points for the Braves. Dekedran Thorn is averaging 1.5 made 3-pointers over the last 10 games for Alcorn State.

LAST 10 GAMES: Tigers: 5-5, averaging 71.5 points, 30.9 rebounds, 12.7 assists, 7.1 steals and 2.7 blocks per game while shooting 43.6% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 70.6 points per game.

Braves: 9-1, averaging 71.4 points, 33.3 rebounds, 10.0 assists, 7.6 steals and 2.6 blocks per game while shooting 42.2% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 67.2 points.


The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.

Copyright © 2023 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, written or redistributed.

More from WTOP

Log in to your WTOP account for notifications and alerts customized for you.

Sign up