Alcorn State (6-14, 2-5 Southwestern Athletic Conference) trailed 24-23 at halftime and started after intermission with a 9-0 run in less than two minutes and never trailed again.
The Braves scored on their first four possessions with a layup from Devon Brewer, Sterling's dunk and 3-pointer and a 3-point play from Mosby. Alabama A&M (2-17, 2-4) closed to 35-31 with a layup from Julian Walters, another from Arthur Johnson who then followed that with a 3 but the Bulldogs never got closer.
Johnson scored 16 points for Alabama A&M and Walters totaled 11 points, nine assists, six rebounds and three steals. Johnson and Walters combined to make 16 of the Bulldogs' 21 field goals.
Brown's 25 points help Miami (OH) beat N. Dakota St. 89-78
Dalonte Brown scored a career-high 25 points on 9-of-11 shooting, including 4 of 5 from 3-point range, to help Miami (Ohio) beat North Dakota State 89-78 on Friday in the Islands of the Bahamas Showcase.
Taylor has 21 points, 17 rebounds; Austin Peay beats CCSU
Terry Taylor had 21 points and career-high tying 17 rebounds and Jarrett Givens scored 10 of his 16 points in the second half to help Austin Peay hold on for an 80-78 win over Central Connecticut State on Friday in the Jamaica Classic.
Puryear scores 17, Missouri wins at Paradise Jam
Kevin Puryear scored 17 points, and Missouri pulled ahead in the final two minutes to beat Kennesaw State 55-52 on Friday at the Paradise Jam tournament.