ITTA BENA, Miss. (AP) Jarveon Howard rushed for three touchdowns and Alcorn State cruised past Mississippi Valley State 30-7 on Saturday night.
Howard's first touchdown run gave Alcorn State (3-2, 2-0 Southwestern Athletic Conference) a 7-0 first-quarter lead.
Howard had a go-ahead touchdown run in the second quarter to put the Braves up 14-7 at halftime. The score was set up after the Braves recovered a fumble by MVSU (0-6, 0-3) quarterback Jamari Jones at the Delta Devils' 19-yard line.
Noah Kiani's 30-yard field goal stretched Alcorn State's lead to 17-7 just 12 seconds into the fourth quarter. Howard added his third touchdown run and the Braves' final tally came on a scoop-and-score fumble return with a little over a minute left in the game.
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