Jack McClinton also scored 18 points and backcourt mate Eddie Rios had 17 for the Hurricanes, who have won 16 straight season openers.
John Thompson was the lone player in double figures for Florida Southern (3-1) with 10 points. The Moccasins shot 28.4 percent from the field and were dominated on the glass by a 56-37 count.
Notable deaths of 2014 [PHOTOS]
Arizona Cardinals player formally charged