BACK TO BACK: Alcorn State beats Southern, captures SWAC championship

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LORMAN, Miss. (WJTV) — For the second year in a row the Alcorn State Braves will face North Carolina A&T in the Celebration Bowl.

And for the second year in a row they beat Southern to get there.

The Braves overcame a 4th quarter deficit to beat the Jaguars for the sixth straight time, 39-24.

Southern took a 24-22 lead with 8:48 remaining in the 4th quarter. The Braves responded like a true champion, ripping off 17 unanswered points to close out the game and secure the 17th SWAC title in school history.

Check out the highlights and postgame reaction in the video above!

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