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.
North Florida hands Southern Miss first loss
Garrett Sams and Noah Horchler posted double-doubles and North Florida defeated Southern Miss 64-48 in the Cancun Challenge Tuesday, handing the Golden Eagles their first loss of the season.
San Diego State beats Xavier 79-74 in Maui
Jalen McDaniels scored 25 points, Devin Watson added 21 and San Diego State held off Xavier 79-74 on Tuesday to earn a spot in the Maui Invitational fifth-place game.
Colorado State beats FGCU 82-74 in Gulf Coast Showcase
Freshman Kendle Moore and Anthony Masinton-Bonner each scored 17 points, leading Colorado State past Florida Gulf Coast 82-74 on Tuesday in the Gulf Coast Showcase