LORMAN, Miss. -- Brandon Bridge passed for two touchdowns and ran for a third as Alcorn State outscored Mississippi Valley State 29-7 in the second half and coasted to a 39-14 victory Saturday in a Southwest Athletic Conference game. The Braves (1-2 overall, 1-2 SWAC) led 10-7 at halftime but scored four touchdowns in the second half to trounce MSVU (0-3, 0-2 SWAC).
Alcorn State got two long second-half touchdown passes from two different quarterbacks. Bridge, who completed 7 of 16 attempts for 148 yards, hit Rodney Whitmore on a 72-yard scoring pass. Darius Smith, who was 7 for 11 for 144 yards, found Terrance Lewis for a 55-yard TD. Jerry Salas also caught a 5-yard scoring pass from Bridge.