Central Michigan beats Alcorn State 74-66

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MOUNT PLEASANT, Mich. (AP)—Jeremy Allen scored 22 points as Central Michigan defeated Alcorn State 74-66 on Monday night.

The Chippewas (3-5) opened the game with a 25-9 lead, but the Braves (2-8) came back to take a 57-48 lead with 8:53 left in the game.

Central Michigan answered with a 19-4 run to take a 67-61 lead with 2:46 to play, which it would not relinquish.

Allen had 16 of his game-high 22 points in the second half to go along with five rebounds. Jacolby Hardiman added 12 points and nine rebounds for Central Michigan, while Marcus Van had 13 points and seven rebounds.

Alcorn State was led by Anthony Ford, who had 17 points and six rebounds. Troy Jackson added 14 points and eight rebounds.

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 Top Performers
 Alcorn St.
Anthony Ford Anthony Ford
6-14,  17 Pts
6 Rebs, 0 Assists
 Cent. Michigan
Jeremy Allen Jeremy Allen
7-13,  22 Pts
5 Rebs, 2 Assists

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