LORMAN, Miss. -- Marquis Vance scored 20 points, eight coming at the free throw line, as Alcorn State beat Grambling State 64-56 on Monday night.
Alcorn State made four more free throws (19) than Grambling State attempted (8 of 15) and held a 28-18 advantage on the glass.
Grambling State scored just 19 points in the first quarter and trailed by as many as 20 points in the contest.
Alcorn State made 58.8 percent of its shots, including 8 of 13 in the second half.
Maryland point guard Melo Trimble, considered a lock to leave the program before struggling in the second half last season, has withdrawn from the NBA draft and will return for his junior season.
Louisville's Chinanu Onuaku, who recently underwent a medical procedure to correct a heart rhythm issue detected during the combine, will keep his name in the NBA draft pool.
Andrew White III will return to the Nebraska men's basketball team next season after removing his name from the NBA draft.