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).
Leon Daniels, the Hornets' second-leading scorer heading into the matchup at 10 points per game, shot only 18% for the game (2 of 11).
The Braves improve to 2-0 against the Hornets on the season. Alcorn State defeated Alabama State 63-60 on Jan. 27. Alcorn State plays Southern at home on Saturday. Alabama State faces Prairie View on the road on Saturday.
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