LORMAN, Miss. -- LeAntwan Luckett's 14 points led four Alcorn State scorers in double figures in a 78-53 victory over winless Grambling State Monday night.
The Braves won the rebound battle 34-20 and outscored the Tigers 32-18 in the paint and 28-11 off the bench.
Grambling State (0-20, 0-11) committed 11 turnovers that led to 21 Braves points.
Grambling State shot 26.1 percent (6 of 23) in the first half while Alcorn State opened a 41-19 halftime advantage.
The Tigers' shooting improved in the second half and the team pulled within 49-35, but Alcorn State returned the lead to 20-plus points in short order and cruised to the win.
The Big 12/SEC Challenge will again feature Kansas and Kentucky, this time at Rupp Arena. That's not the only exciting matchup in next season's midseason conference showdown.
Northwestern has never made the NCAA tournament, but the Wildcats' upward trajectory suggests 2016-17 could finally be the season it happens.
Dillon Brooks, who led Oregon with 16.7 points per game last season, and Tyler Dorsey will opt out of the NBA draft process and return to the Ducks, sources told ESPN.