LORMAN, Miss. (AP)Deshaw Andrews scored 17 points and grabbed nine rebounds, Troymain Crosby scored a go-ahead jumper with 47 seconds left to play and Alcorn State beat Alabama State 63-60 on Monday night to win its fifth straight.
Crosby hit his jumper for a 61-60 Braves’ lead, then added two free throws with 15 seconds left. The Hornets’ Tyrese Robinson missed a 3-pointer and Tobi Ewuosho missed a free throw with one second left before Alcorn State got the rebound as time expired.
Crosby finished with six points and Corey Tillery added 15 for the Braves (10-9, 6-2 Southwestern Athletic Conference). Arne Morris scored 10 points off the bench and Kobe Wison had seven rebounds.
Maurice Howard, whose 15 points per game coming into the matchup led the Braves, had six points. He failed to make a shot from beyond the arc (0 of 5).
Leon Daniels hit 6 of 7 3-pointers and scored a career-high 25 points for Alabama State (3-17, 2-5).
Alcorn State faces Southern on the road on Saturday. Alabama State matches up against Prairie View at home on Saturday.
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