Alcorn State Braves and Lady Braves

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Alcorn State Braves and Lady Braves
UniversityAlcorn State University
ConferenceSouthwestern Athletic Conference
NCAADivision I
Athletic directorDerek Horne
LocationLorman, Mississippi
Varsity teams15
Football stadiumJack Spinks Stadium
Basketball arenaDavey Whitney Complex
Baseball stadiumFoster Baseball Field at McGowan Stadium
ColorsPurple and Gold[1]

The Alcorn State Braves and Lady Braves represent Alcorn State University in Lorman, Mississippi in intercollegiate athletics. They field fifteen teams including men and women's basketball, cross country, golf, tennis, and track and field; women's-only soccer, softball, and volleyball; and men's-only baseball and football. The Braves compete in NCAA Division I and are members of the Southwestern Athletic Conference.[2]


Men Women
Baseball Basketball
Basketball Cross Country
Cross Country Golf
Football Soccer
Golf Softball
Tennis Tennis
Track & Field Track & Field

War Chant Tradition[edit]

Alcorn State's "Sounds of Dyn-O-mite" plays the tune of the "War Chant" while Alcorn fans do a chopping motion with one arm known as the Tomahawk Chop. Fans end the tune with a coordinated high pitch chant.


  1. ^ The Alcorn State University Identity Standards and Editorial Stylebook (PDF). Retrieved April 23, 2017.
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