LORMAN, Miss. – Gabriel Nash ran for 135 yards and two touchdowns to lead Alcorn State to a 41-21 victory over Alabama State on Saturday night.
The Braves (3-0, 2-0 Southwestern Athletic Conference) fell behind early after Devin Dominguez scored on a 10-yard touchdown run to put Alabama State in front 7-0 less than two minutes into the opening quarter.
Alcorn State then scored 24 straight points and entered halftime with a 31-14 lead.
Brandon Bridge scored on a 57-yard touchdown run, Nash ran for a 12-yard score, Arturo Tamayo kicked a 32-yard field goal and Herve Tonye-Tonye returned a fumble 55 yards for a touchdown before the Hornets (3-1, 3-1) were able to score again.
Terrance Lewis caught a 1-yard pass from Bridge to score the final touchdown of the first half for Alcorn State.
Nash also had a rushing score in the third quarter.