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Grambling edges Alcorn State in OT

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LORMAN, Miss. — Martez Carter scored on a 1-yard run — and then booted the extra point — in overtime as Grambling rallied to defeat Alcorn State 35-34 and rise to 5-0 in conference.
Alcorn State scored on a 7-yard run by John Gibbs Jr. but Haiden McCraney’s PAT kick was blocked.

The game was a meeting of the Southwest Athletic Conference’s unbeaten teams.

Grambling (5-2, 5-0) tops the SWAC West. Alcorn State (4-2, 3-1) still leads the East.

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

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