LORMAN, Miss. -- Alcorn State used a big second half to run away from Mississippi College 87-61 on Tuesday night.
The Braves (2-1) led by just five, 32-27, at the half and the Division III Choctaws closed to within one on Willie Williams' basket with 17:49 left. But a few minutes later the Braves went on a 20-2 run to go up 61-41 with 13:04 left. The Choctaws would only get within 19 points after that.
The Braves dominated the paint, outscoring the Choctaws 48-26 and also had a healthy advantage from the free-throw line, hitting 27 of 46 while the visitors made 10 of 19.
The game was an exhibition for the Choctaws.