ITTA BENA, Miss. (AP) — Dekedran Thorn’s 17 points helped Alcorn State defeat Mississippi Valley State 70-60 on Thursday night.

Thorn also contributed six rebounds for the Braves (17-12, 14-3 Southwestern Athletic Conference). Jeremiah Kendall scored 13 points while shooting 6 of 10 from the field, and added five rebounds. Keondre Montgomery recorded 12 points and shot 4 for 10 (2 for 4 from 3-point range) and 2 of 4 from the free throw line.

Terry Collins led the Delta Devils (5-26, 4-13) in scoring, finishing with 16 points, four assists and two steals. Tyronn Mosley added 15 points and four assists for Mississippi Valley State. Danny Washington also recorded 10 points and five assists.