LORMAN, Miss. — Martez Carter scored on a 1-yard run and then booted the extra point in overtime as Grambling State rallied to defeat Alcorn State 35-34 Saturday to stay unbeaten in conference play.

The Braves scored on a 7-yard run by John Gibbs Jr. but Haiden McCraney’s point after attempt was blocked.


Grambling (5-2, 5-0)  is now the only undefeated team in conference play and tops the SWAC West.  Alcorn (4-2, 3-1) still leads the East.

Carter earned his second-straight 100-yard game, rushing for 133 yards on 11 carries.

Gibbs rushed for 96 yards and two TDs, and passed for 222 yards with another score as the Braves scored four touchdowns to lead 28-14 at halftime. The Tigers scored twice in the third quarter to tie things at 28-28.

Alcorn gained 218 yards on the ground with rushing touchdowns from Gibbs, Aaron Baker and Darryl Ragsdale.

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