Alcorn State beats Jackson State to win SWAC East Division


LORMAN, Miss. (WJTV) – Alcorn State beat Jackson State 24-3 Saturday to clinch the East Divison title for the fifth straight season.

Jackson State played the Braves to a 3-3 tie at halftime, but the Braves pulled away in the third quarter.

P.J. Simmons rushed for a 10-yard touchdown and Juan Anthony, Junior caught a 47-yard touchdown pass later in the quarter to help the Braves pull away from Jackson State.

Alcorn will face either Grambling State or Southern in the SWAC Championship game December 1st.

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