Grant Maxey and Garrison Johnson scored 14 points each as Jackson State dealt Alcorn State its sixth straight loss with an 81-72 victory Saturday.
Maxey, the team's leading scoring, and Johnson came off the bench for the second straight game after coach Tevester Anderson demoted the entire starting lineup.
Jackson State (8-15, 6-4 Southwestern Athletic Conference) led from the opening tip to win its second straight game.
De'Suan Dixon scored 11 points and Darrion Griffin added 10 as Jackson State led 38-28 at halftime and by as much as 65-43 with 8:40 left.
Jackson State shot 43 percent and forced 23 Alcorn State (3-20, 2-8) turnovers.
Alex Owumi led Alcorn State with 23 points, Troy Jackson added 22 and Anthony Searcy scored 10.