No. 25 Texas A&M beats Alcorn State 56-44 - - Jackson, MS

No. 25 Texas A&M beats Alcorn State 56-44

COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) - Ray Turner scored 16 points and No. 25 Texas A&M overcame a sleepy start and awful shooting to defeat Alcorn State 56-44 on Wednesday night.

David Loubeau added 14 points and Naji Hibbert had eight rebounds for the Aggies (5-1), who won their 64th consecutive nonconference home game.

KeDorian Sullivan led the Braves (1-6) with 11 points and eight rebounds.

A&M, in its most off-kilter outing of the early season, missed all 17 of its 3-point attempts. The Aggies outscored Alcorn State 20-2 on the fast break, and 42-26 in the paint.

Alcorn led 9-8 with 11:33 remaining in the first half before a layup by Jamal Branch gave the Aggies the lead for good. A&M shot only 40.3% (25 of 62), while Alcorn was even worse at 32.7% (18 of 55).

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