MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) Corey Tillery and Dominic Brewton scored 17 points apiece and Alcorn State held off Alabama State 80-77 on Monday night.
Troymain Crosby scored 14 points with eight rebounds for the Braves (13-13, 9-6 Southwestern Athletic Conference), who led 44-29 at halftime and ended their four-game road losing streak. Deshaw Andrews had 13 points and two steals.
Maurice Howard was held to only six points despite heading into the matchup as the Braves' second-leading scorer at 13 points per game. He hit 20% from 3-point range (1 of 5).