NORMAL, Ala. -- Branden Johnson scored 14 points and grabbed 12 rebounds and Alabama State extended its winning streak to three games, beating Alabama A&M 69-50 on Saturday night.
Alabama State shot 50 percent from the field compared to 38 percent for Alabama A&M.
The Hornets jumped to a 26-9 start, pushed it to 30-11 on a Jones jumper with 8:27 to play, and led 37-25 at the break.
Alabama State led by double figures throughout the second half. Alabama A&M got as close as 38-27 early in the period but Ewuosho made a 3-point play after that and Johnson and Terrance LeFlore followed with jumpers to help push it to 45-27 with 17:00 left.
Andre Kennedy scored 16 points with nine boards to lead the Bulldogs (2-23, 2-10) who have lost eight straight.
Rocket Watts, the No. 27 overall prospect in the 2019 class, has committed to Michigan State.
UNC Wilmington will open its preseason basketball practices at North Carolina due to lingering effects of Hurricane Florence.
Guard Miles Wilson has been dismissed from the Miami Hurricanes' men's basketball program for failing to meet team expectations.