2022-2023 Basketball

Alcorn State takes down Florida A&M in SWAC showdown

Destiny Brown led the Lady Braves to an on the road victory against Florida A&M University

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Alcorn State gave Florida A&M their third consecutive loss in a 73-67 contest at Al Lawson Center on Monday evening. The Lady Braves got off to a good start, going into halftime with a 37-34 lead. They then continued to outscore the Lady Rattlers 36-33 in the second half to come away with the victory.

Destiny Brown led the way for Alcorn State, putting up 18 points to go along with 14 boards. As a team, the Lady Braves shot 48% from the field, 18% from behind the arc, and 73% from the free throw line. The advanced stats told a similar story, as the team put up 0.95 points per possession on 53% true shooting.

Mide Oriyomi recorded 20 points and eight rebounds to lead the way for Florida A&M. As a team, the Lady Rattlers shot 23-of-62 from the field and 6-of-22 from three. In total, their overall offensive efficiency wasn’t great and was a major factor in the loss. They scored just 0.88 points per possession on 46% true shooting.

Both sides have some time off before facing their next opponents, which won’t be until Feb. 18. Alcorn State gets Jackson State fresh off a recent win of its own, while Florida A&M hits the road to meet Alabama State. The Lady Braves will look to keep their momentum rolling and earn another win. On the other side, the Lady Rattlers hope for a rebound performance on the road.

This content was produced using Artificial Intelligence technology before being approved and published by HBCU Gameday. Sam Quick is a moniker for our AI technology and is not an actual person.

Alcorn State takes down Florida A&M in SWAC showdown
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