NEW ORLEANS -- Cameron Reynolds tied his career best with 28 points and seven 3-pointers and Tulane beat Alcorn State 81-65 on Wednesday night.
Reynolds had five rebounds, three assist and three blocks and scored his 1,000th career point.
Reynolds' layup put the Green Wave up for good, 11-10, and Tulane used 20-0 run while the Braves went scoreless for nearly seven minutes to take a 42-29 halftime lead.
A.J. Mosby's 3-pointer cut Alcorn State's deficit to 15 early in the second half, but Reynolds hit three straight 3-pointers with 2:17 to play to close out the scoring.
Tulane made 14 of 31 3-pointers (45.2 percent) and 17 of 24 free throws (70.8 percent) while holding the Braves to 39.1 percent shooting from the field (25 of 64).
Watts is one of the most dynamic scoring guards in the country and looks to develop his game under coach Tom Izzo's tutelage.
Rocket Watts, the No. 27 overall prospect in the 2019 class, has committed to Michigan State.
UNC Wilmington will open its preseason basketball practices at North Carolina due to lingering effects of Hurricane Florence.