Alcorn State gave Mississippi Valley State University its 14th consecutive loss in a 74-51 rout at Davey L. Whitney Health & Physical Education Complex on Monday evening. The Lady Braves had the upper hand in this one, going into half with a 21-point lead and outscoring the Devilettes 29-27 in the final 20 minutes.
Zy’Nyia White scored 21 points to lead the way for Alcorn State. As a team, the Lady Braves shot 49% from the field, 33% from behind the arc, and 44% from the free throw line. The advanced stats told a similar story, as the team put up 1.01 points per possession on 55% true shooting.
Kerrigan Johnson scored 19 points while Zaria Harleaux added another 10 to lead the way for Mississippi Valley State University. As a team, the Devilettes struggled to get things going offensively, scoring just 0.72 points per possession on 30% shooting from the field. They were heavily challenged near the hoop, going just 5-of-17 on field goal attempts in the paint.
Both teams face their next test on February 11. Alcorn State gets a chance to end Bethune-Cookman’s winning streak, while Mississippi Valley State University squares off with an Alabama A&M side riding high from a victory in its last outing. The Lady Braves will look to keep their winning streak intact. On the other side, the Devilettes will get a shot to recover from this loss.
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