Alcorn State overwhelms Dillard 91-51

The Associated Press

LOWMAN, Miss. (AP) -- Twan Oakley, Devontae Hampton and Tyrel Hunt scored 13 points each as Alcorn State overwhelmed Dillard 91-51 Monday.

Shaunessy Smith contributed 10 points.

Alcorn State (3-1) was 16-of-32 from the floor in the first half and improved to 60.6% in the second, making 36 of 65 shots for the game. Dillard (1-2) could only hit 28.6% of its field goals. The Braves also dominated the boards, pulling down 44 rebounds to 31 for Dillard.

Dillard actually started strong, taking a 14-10 lead on a Jordan Kilson layup with 13:16 remaining in the first period. Alcorn State took the lead 15-14 on a Marquis Vance layup at the 10:16 point. The Braves stretched that to 43-20 at the half. The gap continued to widen until Alcorn State had a 76-36 lead with 6:37 remaining in the game.

Trent Flowers totaled 13 points for Dillard.

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