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Jaguars lose in OT to Alcorn State after back-and-forth rumble, 44-38

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Jaguars lose in OT to Alcorn State after back-and-forth rumble, 44-38

The Jaguars were not off to a good start in the first half of their homecoming game. The game began at around 5:30 p.m. and Alcorn State scored the first touchdown of the night.

The Jaguars returned with about 13 minutes left in the 2nd quarter and scored their first touchdown, tying the game, 7-7.

 But Southern couldn't manage to pull ahead as they tangoed with the Braves back and forth just before the end of the half. The Braves pulled ahead of Southern once again, 14-7, but then Southern responded once again to tie the lead with over 7 minutes left in the half. The Jags and the Braves were locked, 14-14.

Alcorn manages to push Southern back just a little with a field goal, breaking the tie, 17-14. By the end of the half, the Braves cinched their domination over the Jags with another touchdown, giving Alcorn the lead over Southern University, 24-14.

More details on this game will be available.

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