Saddler leads Southern U. over Jackson St. 76-67
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Jayden Saddler had a season-high 20 points as Southern defeated Jackson State 76-67 on Monday night.
Richard Lee had 15 points for Southern (4-20, 3-8 Southwestern Athletic Conference), which ended its four-game losing streak. Aaron Ray added 15 points and eight rebounds.
Jackson State totaled 42 points in the second half, a season high for the team.
Gee, Farrar lead Alabama State to 68-65 win over Southern
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Reginald Gee scored 15 points, including three 3-pointers, and AJ Farrar had a double-double to help Alabama State beat Southern 68-65 on Monday night for its fourth win in a row.
Farrar finished with 17 points, on 6-of-7 shooting, and a career-high 14 rebounds. Tobi Ewuosho added 10 points for Alabama State (8-10, 6-1 Southwestern Athletic Conference).
Kennedy scores 26 with 10 boards; Alabama A&M beats Southern
NORMAL, Ala. (AP) — Andre Kennedy had a career-high 26 points, on 11-of-15 shooting, and 10 rebounds to help Alabama A&M hold off Southern on Saturday night for a 68-62 win.
Tre Todd added 14 points and Jalen Reeder scored 11 for Alabama A&M. The Bulldogs (3-17, 2-4 Southwestern Athletic Conference) snapped a three-game skid and won for just the second time since Christmas.
Hussein, Saddler help Southern beat Mississippi Valley St.
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Hassan Hussein had 18 points and Jayden Saddler added 14, on 6-of-6 shooting, with seven assists to help Southern beat Mississippi Valley State 80-56 on Monday night.
Hussein made 9 of 11 from the field. Aaron Ray finished with 10 points and eight rebounds for Southern (3-16, 2-4 Southwestern Athletic Conference), which has won two in a row following a 10-game skid.
Jackson St. capitalizes on foul-prone Southern for 64-58 win
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Venjile Wallis scored 17 points, Chris Howell added 14 and Jackson state beat Southern 64-58 on Monday night.
Sidney Umude's 3-point play with 2:23 left put Southern ahead 54-52 before the Tigers (6-11 3-1 Southwestern Athletic Conference) closed it out with a 12-4 run. Jontrell Walker made a pair of free throws, Wallis made a layup and Howell's layup off a steal made it 58-54 with 77 seconds to go.
Acquaah scores 25, California Baptist edges Southern 79-76
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Milan Acquaah had 25 points and eight rebounds, De'jon Davis added 16 points and nine boards and California Baptist beat Southern 79-76 on Wednesday.
Davis had dunks on back-to-back possessions to give California Baptist a 75-67 lead with 1:28 remaining, but those were the final field goals of the game for the Lancers. Aaron Ray answered the second dunk with a 3-point play to start a 7-0 run to pull to 75-74 with 45 seconds left.
Sam scores 18 points, Southern holds off Alabama State 70-67
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Jared Sam scored 18 points and grabbed nine rebounds and Southern held off Alabama State 70-67 on Saturday night.
Sam was just 4 of 13 from the field but made 10 of 14 free throws for the Jaguars (13-14, 9-5 Southwestern Athletic Conference), who have won four straight. Jamar Sandifer and Eddie Reese added 12 points apiece and Chris Thomas also had 12 points along with nine rebounds.
Blackston scores 24; Prairie View A&M beats Southern 78-74
PRAIRIE VIEW, Texas (AP) — Gary Blackston scored 24 points and Zachary Hamilton added 18 points, including four 3-pointers, to help Prairie View A&M hold on for a 78-74 win over Southern on Wednesday night.
Austin Starr had 14 points, five rebounds, six assists and four steals, and Dennis Jones finished with 11 points, five assists and five steals for Prairie View (5-11, 2-0 Southwestern Athletic Conference). The Panthers are 2-0 in conference play for the first time since the 2009-10 season.
Umude scores 14, Southern rolls to 99-57 win over Eccelsia
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Sidney Umude scored 14 points, Mubashar Ali had a double-double and Southern cruised to a 99-57 win over Ecclesia on Friday.
Jamar Sandifer and Richard Lee added 13 points apiece for the Jaguars (4-9), Aaron Ray had 12 and Christopher Thomas 10. Ali had 10 points and 11 rebounds as Southern had a 62-38 advantage on the boards, 22-6 on the offensive end.
Southern beats NAIA Wiley 92-69
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Jared Sam scored 24 points and tied a career-high with 13 rebounds, LaQuentin Collins added 15 points, and Southern beat NAIA Wiley 92-69 on Wednesday night.
DeRias Johnson's 3-pointer extended Southern's lead to 26-15 and Sam's 3 just before the halftime buzzer made it 48-29.