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).
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